A 5 million euros EU-funded programme implemented by UNICRI to fight the rise of violent extremism in the Maghreb and Sahel region

No one is left behind in the fight of the EU against violent extremism

18 September 2019
31st January 2019, at the European parliament in Brussels, several officials, experts, researchers and journalists concerned with finding solutions to the rise of violent extremism in the Maghreb and Sahel region gathered to share insights on a 5 million euros EU-funded programme implemented by…
Sujood Darabkeh’s, the 22-year-old winner of the EU-funded Creative Jordan Fashion Designer Competition “Khayt”.

Stitching Jordanian traditions into innovative design

28 August 2019
The EU-funded Creative Jordan Fashion Designer Competition (“Khayt”) was launched for the first time this year in Jordan, with the goal of advancing the fashion and design industry through creative and innovative partnerships between designers and fashion and textile manufacturers. The non-profit…
The “Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press” funded by the European Union

The EU and the Samir Kassir Foundation defend Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Press

03 May 2019
Since 2006, the “Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press”, funded by the European Union, rewards journalists from the Middle East and North Africa (the MENA Region) and the Gulf who, through their work, are devoting their lives to human rights and democracy despite the persecution and threats…
Omar Shanti, winner of the the EU-funded (MED)RESET Project’s “Young Writer Prize”

"An earnest gesture of appreciation and love from a Palestinian to the Maghreb”: A view on migration by ‘Young Writer Prize’ winner

11 April 2019
Omar Shanti is a Palestinian young man who studies Maghrebi literature and has won the EU-funded (MED)RESET Project’s “Young Writer Prize”.
Flagship Event #EU4YOUth: EU-Tunisia Youth Partnership: Let’s go further together!

EU-Tunisia Youth Partnership: Let's go further together

26 December 2018
City of Culture: Tunis. Last 17 November, this new jewel in the crown was engulfed by a wave of enthusiastic students, who came to participate in the “Flagship Event #EU4YOUth: EU-Tunisia Youth Partnership: Let’s go further together!” Under the patronage of European Commissioner Johannes Hahn, the…
THE NEXT SOCIETY Innovators Academy - Milan

THE NEXT SOCIETY

2017-2020 Budget: €7.8 million

THE NEXT SOCIETY is an open community of change makers engaged in innovation and economic development. It aims at reinforcing innovation ecosystems and fostering value creation as well as pushing forward concrete…

EASA

EuroMed Transport Aviation Safety Project (EASP)

2015-2017 Budget: €2 million

The project promotes the harmonisation of safety standards between the EU and Mediterranean partner states.

Countries covered: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Libya…

EuroMed Transport Maritime Project (SAFEMED IV)

EuroMed Transport Maritime Project (SAFEMED IV)

2017-2021 Budget: €4 million

As maritime safety, maritime security and protection of the marine environment are common concerns of the EU MS and Non-EU countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, EMSA is implementing a project for technical assistance bringing…

EuroMed Transport Rail Project (EUMedRail)

EuroMed Transport Rail Project (EUMedRail)

2017-2020

The purpose of this project is to improve the operations and the efficiency of the Mediterranean transport system by concentrating its efforts on regulatory reforms, training, and dialogue with the decision makers.

DG Near

AMICI: A Southern Mediterranean Investment Coordination Initiative

2014-2015 Budget: €1.5 million

The aim of this initiative is to better coordinate, at a strategic level, investment-related programmes launched by the EU in order to increase their impact. Eventually, this coordination should also cover programmes launched by EU…