EMNES Policy Paper 012 – Brain drain in southern Mediterranean countries: evidence, challenges and policies

EMNES Policy Paper 012 – Brain drain in southern Mediterranean countries: evidence, challenges and policies

13 February 2020
A review of the literature and the available data support the evidence that an increasing share of population outflows from the South Med region to the EU is individuals with tertiary education. In recent years, this has gone hand in hand with increasing educational attainments amongst the regional…
ICMPD Migration Outlook 2020

ICMPD Migration Outlook 2020

13 February 2020
ICMPD’s Migration Outlook presents a brief analysis of migration and policy trends and provides an outlook on developments and events to watch out for in 2020. Thus, the outlook does not claim to foretell the future or to cover all relevant trends. It wants to use past experience and highlight what…
Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

Joint statement marking Safer Internet Day 2020

11 February 2020
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day 2020, the Commission highlighted, on 11 February, the need to raise awareness and act on online safety issues.  Executive Vice-President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age, Margrethe Vestager, Vice-President Věra Jourová for Values and Transparency, Vice-…
EU-Libya relations: New video to outline EU support to Libyan neighbours in 2019

EU-Libya relations: New video to outline EU support to Libyan neighbours in 2019

04 February 2020
How did the EU support its Libyan neighbours in 2019? The EU Delegation to Libya has released a video that gives an overview of EU support to Libya in 2019. Through diplomatic action and bilateral support, the European Union (EU) is helping Libya return to peace and resume its political transition…
EU organises workshop on volunteering, population information and people response facing crisis

EU organises workshop on volunteering, population information and people response facing crisis

03 February 2020
A workshop on “Volunteerism, Population information and people response facing crisis” kicked off in Madrid, Spain, in the framework of the EU-funded PPRD South 3 project. Mr Federico Fernandez, Deputy Director of Training and Institutional relations, Antonia Garces, Head of Training of the…
New EU visa rules

New EU visa rules

03 February 2020
New EU rules on short-stay visas apply worldwide from 2 February 2020. They make it easier for legitimate travellers to apply for a visa to come to Europe, facilitating tourism, trade and business, while providing more resources for countering irregular migration risks and threats to internal…
Euromed Police project and closing conference lay the foundation of future Euro-Mediterranean police community

Euromed Police project and closing conference lay the foundation of future Euro-Mediterranean police community

27 January 2020
On 16 January, Euromed Police held its closing conference at the Academy Palace in Brussels. The event convened around eighty representatives and experts from partner countries on both sides of the Mediterranean. Following the opening speeches, the Euromed Police team summarized the main…
Civicus Protest Resilience toolkit

Civicus Protest Resilience toolkit

23 January 2020
This toolkit by Civicus World Alliance for Citizen Participation has been produced with the assistance of the European Union, and has everything you need on protest tactics and strategies. The information contained in this toolkit has been sourced from a combination of published reports, existing…
Delegation of the EU to Libya

EU local statement on the blockade of Libyan oil facilities

23 January 2020
The Delegation of the European Union, in agreement with EU Member States embassies accredited to Libya, is deeply concerned that the National Oil Corporation (NOC) has been compelled to suspend operations at critical oil facilities across Libya and calls for the immediate resumption of NOC…
EU-Libya flags

EU Delegation to Libya reviews achievements and 2020 work plan of EU-funded migration management project

22 January 2020
On 20 January 2020, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) co-organised with the Delegation of the European Union to Libya and the Libyan Government of National Accord’s National Team for Border Security and Management the Project Review Meeting “ICMPD in Libya - Lessons…