Libya: EU funds training on delivering mine risk education

Libya: EU funds training on delivering mine risk education

18 July 2019
With a generous funding from EU Neighbourhood and Enlargement, twelve volunteers from Libya Red Crescent and the Boy Scouts completed a five-day training on delivering Mine Risk Education to Children, caregivers and community members. The overall objective of the Mine Risk Education programme is…
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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Egypt: The World Food Programme celebrates long-standing partnership with the European Union

16 July 2019
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union (EU) celebrated their five-year-long partnership in Egypt during which they have assisted more than 2.3 million people in collaboration with the Egyptian Government. A generous contribution of €60 million from the EU helped WFP…
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32 EuroMed journalists selected for Migration Media Award

15 July 2019
The third edition of the Migration Media Award has selected 32 journalists from 12 countries to receive financial and mentoring support to produce stories contributing to a more balanced narrative on migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The four partners of the Migration Media Award…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

15 July 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 International Training in…
EU maritime mission held meeting to improve mutual understanding and cooperation in Central Mediterranean Sea

EU maritime mission held meeting to improve mutual understanding and cooperation in Central Mediterranean Sea

12 July 2019
The third edition of Intersessional Meeting was held in Rome, Italy last month with the main focus on: “Moving forward together to enhance mutual understanding and cooperation at sea”. The meeting was organized by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), EUNAVFOR MED (ENFM) – Sophia…
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Second meeting of the Migration Dialogue between the European Union and Egypt

12 July 2019
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, Sameh SHOUKRY, and EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris AVRAMOPOULOS inaugurated on June 25th, 2019 the Second Round of the Migration Dialogue and touched upon enhanced cooperation with EU Agencies. The first Session of Egypt-EU…
MEDRESET Policy Papers n°10 – Towards a more reflexive EU in the Mediterranean : Final policy recommendations of MEDRESET

MEDRESET Policy Papers n°10 – Towards a more reflexive EU in the Mediterranean : Final policy recommendations of MEDRESET

11 July 2019
In MEDRESET’s final policy recommendations, aimed at the new European Parliament, Commission and High Representative, it is proposed that the EU should become a more reflexive actor in the Mediterranean. Three related steps are key to take into this direction: (1) Substance: Begin to have periodic…
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Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the situation in the Tajoura detention centre

11 July 2019
The release of the detainees remaining in the Tajoura detention centre, hit by a deadly attack on 2 July, is a positive step by the Libyan authorities. All refugees and migrants have to be released from detention and provided with all the necessary assistance. In this context, we have supported the…
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The EU participated in the Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors and Presidents of African Universities (COREVIP), which is in line with the EU's support to the education in Egypt

11 July 2019
The European Union participated in the Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors and Presidents of African Universities (COREVIP), which is in line with the EU's support to the education, vocational and technical education sectors in Egypt. Over EUR 150 million were deploied to boost the development…