EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality project to hold regional workshop in Tunis

EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality project to hold regional workshop in Tunis

17 July 2019
Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality, a regional Programme funded by the European Union, is gathering almost 35 civil society actors from five Arab countries (Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, and Tunisia) on 18-21 July 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia, to take part in the regional consultation workshop “…
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Palestine: Local EU statement on demolition orders in Wadi Hummus and the eviction of the Siam family in Silwan

17 July 2019
The European Union Representative issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah. The EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah note with concern the stated intention of the Israeli authorities to proceed with the demolition of 10 Palestinian…
EU Delegation to Egypt takes part in event to promote investments in Egyptian tourism sector

EU Delegation to Egypt takes part in event to promote investments in Egyptian tourism sector

17 July 2019
Investment in tourism should integrate sustainable concepts and approaches so as to yield sustainable revenues for the country; this was the key message of H.E. Ambassador Ivan Surkoš, Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt during his welcome address in the MediTour conference, launched in…
EU-funded exhibition on the brain opened in Israel

EU-funded exhibition on the brain opened in Israel

17 July 2019
The Head of Operations at the EU Delegation to Israel opened the first ever exhibition on the brain, as part of the Human Brain Project at the Bloomfield Museum in Jerusalem together with the Human Brain Project team and the head of the Bloomfield museum. The Human Brain Project is an ambitious EU…
European Training Foundation promotes positive role of technical and vocational education and training in World Youth Skills Day 2019

European Training Foundation promotes positive role of technical and vocational education and training in World Youth Skills Day 2019

17 July 2019
The 15th of July is UNESCO and UNEVOC Network's World Youth Skills Day: a major opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of youth skills development. According to the UN, today, there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 per cent of the global population.…
European Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as first female Commission President

European Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as first female Commission President

17 July 2019
With 383 votes in favour, the European Parliament elected Ursula von der Leyen President of the next European Commission in a secret ballot on 16 July. She is set to take office on 1 November 2019 for a five-year term. EP President David Sassoli said: "On behalf of Parliament, I congratulate you…
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Supporting Jordan’s health sector in cooperation with the European Union

17 July 2019
Today, the European Union, the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Office of Project Services (UNOPS) formally launched a project to improve Jordan’s health sector. The 10-million-euro contribution by the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis (EUTF Madad), will support the…
Union for the Mediterranean to hold regional dialogue on women empowerment

Union for the Mediterranean to hold regional dialogue on women empowerment

16 July 2019
Ministries in charge of gender equality and women issues, national statistic institutions, regional and international concerned organizations and civil society regional networks will gather in Barcelona for the Union for the Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Women Empowerment on 18 July 2019. The…
EU helps young Jordanians create their start-ups

EU helps young Jordanians create their start-ups

16 July 2019
Through the EU-funded Project “Jordanian Action for the Development of Enterprises” (JADE), the European Union in Jordan has supported a competition targeting different sectors and industries to help young participants create their own start-ups. The "start-up battle" included over 1000 applicants…
Jordanian House of Representatives on its way to become full electronic Parliament, thanks to EU

Jordanian House of Representatives on its way to become full electronic Parliament, thanks to EU

16 July 2019
“We are proud to jointly introduce the Electronic Conference and Voting System, which was procured by the EU-JDID programme with the financial support of the European Union. It is a milestone for the House of Representatives on its way to become a full electronic Parliament,” said the Ambassador of…