International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2019

25 June 2019
On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the European Union reiterates its strongest opposition to any kind of acts of torture worldwide. Torture is a crime that can target anyone through different forms and in different settings, and all victims of torture,…
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Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies to hold annual conference on regional integration and economic development model

25 June 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) organizes its Third Annual Conference – 2019: “Towards A Regional Integration and Employment Driven Socio-Economic Model in the Mediterranean: A Comprehensive Policy Roadmap”. The event will take place at the Centre for European Policy…
Summit of the Two Shores: The Union for the Mediterranean to put forward the project ideas of the Euro-Mediterranean civil society

Summit of the Two Shores: The Union for the Mediterranean to put forward the project ideas of the Euro-Mediterranean civil society

25 June 2019
The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, has participated yesterday in the «Summit of the Two Shores» in Marseille, France. The Summit brought together the ten countries of the Western Mediterranean (also known as 5+5 Dialogue) and Germany and consisted of a…
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EU approves disbursement of €100 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to Jordan

25 June 2019
The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has approved the disbursement of a €100 million loan to Jordan. With today's disbursement, the EU has now provided Jordan with €380 million in Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) funds since 2013. The current MFA programme has helped Jordan to cover its…
Handbook on Improving the Investment Climate through EU Action

Handbook on Improving the Investment Climate through EU Action

24 June 2019
The Handbook is a part of the integrated approach of the External Investment Plan (EIP). It will help facilitate the implementation of Pillar 3 of the EIP (investment climate). The Handbook presents the building blocks of Pillar 3, and the key investment climate drivers and challenges, with a view…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

24 June 2019
Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood: Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood. Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships Short-term expert for a…

Short-term expert for a final review of the results of the action “the rehabilitation of new and existing wadis in the governorate of Matrouh”, Egypt

The Overall Objective of the action is to improve the socio-economic life of the people living in the rural target area with special focus on the sustainable management of the main natural resources (soil and water) and to reduce the poverty and create job opportunities for those people through…
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EU-funded SAFEMED IV takes part in the Union for the Mediterranean regional event on maritime transport

24 June 2019
From 11 to 13 June 2019, EU-funded SAFEMED IV participated in the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Platform on Transport Connectivity and Working Groups on Maritime Transport in Barcelona, Spain. The European Maritime Safety Agency presented the achievements of the SAFEMED IV project in…
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EU Commissioner Hahn to mark 40 years of EU in Jordan with a visit to the Kingdom

24 June 2019
The European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn is visiting Jordan today to meet with HM King Abdullah II and members of the Jordanian Government. Commissioner Hahn and Dr. Mohamad Al-Ississ, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation,…
Fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear risks and threats: annual meeting to review progress and define priorities

Fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear risks and threats: annual meeting to review progress and define priorities

21 June 2019
A turning point has been reached in the fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) risks and threats worldwide. This was highlighted during the Annual meeting of the European Union CBRN Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence (EU CBRN CoE) that took place from 12 to 14 June…