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…
Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

19 November 2019
The EU Agency for Railways organised last month a seminar aimed at increasing the understanding on European Train Control System (ETCS) technology and exchanging practices on signaling systems. Throughout the seminar, delegations from Western Balkans and Southern Mediterranean countries expanded…
Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum

Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum: a unique opportunity for women to grow their leadership skills

15 November 2019
The 2019 edition of the Women Business Forum will be celebrated on 19-21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain in conjunction with the Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona that is expected to gather over 1.000 start-ups and world’s leading companies and more than 25.000 visitors ranging from…
AFrica-Europe Alliance

Africa-Europe Alliance: two new financial guarantees under the EU External Investment Plan

12 November 2019
In the margins of the 2019 Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, the European Commission signed two guarantee agreements with two Member States' development finance institution: the Dutch 'Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V' (FMO) and the Italian 'Cassa…
Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

08 November 2019
The Annual Steering Committee of the EUMedRail project was held in Brussels on 6 November 2019. Hosted by the Directorate for Mobility of the European Commission, the Steering Committee took place prior to the celebration of the UfM Working Groups (WGs) on Land, Air and Maritime Transport &…
Study in Europe Webinar Series Africa 2019: join the online info sessions to learn about study options in Europe

Study in Europe Webinar Series Africa 2019: join the online info sessions to learn about study options in Europe

07 November 2019
You’ve always dreamed about getting a university education in Europe – but there are just so many possibilities to choose from? And there are so many questions to ask…? Well, now it’s the time to get answers! Join the online Study in Europe Webinar Series, online info sessions on study options in…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

06 November 2019
Under the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) delivered a training on the implementation and enforcement of the International Maritime Organisation’s Ballast Water Management Convention. Overall, 18 participants from Algeria, Israel, Jordan,…
Erasmus+ programme

Erasmus+: EU will invest over €3 billion in young Europeans and Africans to study or train abroad in 2020

05 November 2019
Today, the European Commission published its 2020 call for proposals for the Erasmus+ programme. 2020 is the last year of the current European Union programme for mobility and cooperation in education, training, youth and sport.  As in 2019, this year's call will offer additional opportunities to…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-13 - Education Mismatch in North Africa: determinants and impact

FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-13 - Education Mismatch in North Africa: determinants and impact

30 October 2019
Using the SAHWA survey, this paper examines the determinants and impact of the education-job mismatch in three North African countries. The results show that men and low educated workers are more likely to be in an unmatched situation. The presence of unemployed in the household has ambiguous…