Universal Children's Day celebration

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…
EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

More than half a billion of EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

11 October 2019
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced yesterday a contribution of €550 million for the period 2020-2022 to support the work of the Global Fund to end the epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide. Commissioner Mimica made the announcement in…
EU@UNGA 74

A high-level European Union delegation will be at the 74th United Nations General Assembly next week

20 September 2019
A high-level European Union delegation will be in New York for the 74th United Nations General Assembly next week. The EU representatives will host and participate in a large number of events and meetings with world leaders. The EU continues to be a leader in global cooperation: joining forces with…
EU WHO

Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…
2020 EU budget

2020 EU budget: Council supports continued focus on growth, innovation, security and migration

03 September 2019
The Council wants the EU's budget to continue to focus on strengthening the European economy and boosting its competitiveness. Other priorities include ensuring sufficient funding for migration and the protection of the EU's external borders, strengthening civil protection, tackling climate change…
#EU4Israel  #climatechange  #OurPlanet #EWWR2019 #circulareconomy

The EU delegation to Israel signs a 1.5 million euro program

03 September 2019
The EU delegation together with Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection signed a 1.5 million euro program implemented by Spain to improve sustainable waste management in Israel, public health and to preserve the environment. Read more Twitter
#EU4Israel #DidYouKnow

Discover the "Did you know?" series created by the EU Delegation to Israel

26 August 2019
Discover the "Did you know?" series created by the EU Delegation to Israel about EU-funded or supported projects. Research and innovation, human rights, business development, trade and economy are a few of the covered topics, Read more Facebook Facebook Facebook Facebook Facebook Facebook
EU Israel

The European Union granted 2.4 million euros to the an Israeli company

23 August 2019
Israel-based anti-bacterial fabric startup Sonovia was awarded a 2.4 million euros (approximately $2.66 million) grant from Horizon 2020, the European Union’s research and innovation program. Sonovia develops sonochemical coating for fabrics to make them anti-bacterial and odorless. Read more…
Israel: EU contributes to ground-breaking scientific discovery

Israel: EU contributes to ground-breaking scientific discovery

08 August 2019
Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a nano-vaccine for melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer. The European Union has contributed to the funding of this scientific breakthrough via Horizon 2020 programme and ERC Europe. Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation…