Safir : a new EU-cofunded project  to support 15 youth-led media initiatives in Southern Mediterranean countries

Safir : a new EU-cofunded project to support 15 youth-led media initiatives in Southern Mediterranean countries

21 January 2020
The Safir project, co-funded by the European Union, will implement actions to support innovative social entrepreneurship in favour of Southern Mediterranean youth. The project will be deployed as early as March 2020 in seven countries: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan.…
“This Is My Night” : Produced by the EU, the film will be screened at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

“This is my night” : Produced by the EU, the film will be screened at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

21 January 2020
Produced by the EU and UNICEF, the film “This Is My Night” will be screened in France at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (31 Jan – 8 Feb). The film was first screened at the El-Gouna Film Festival in Egypt then at the Karama Film Festival for Human Rights in Jordan. “This…

Country Consultant for Libya - European Endowment for Democracy (EED)

The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is a grant-making organisation which has been established by the European Union Member States, and the European Union institutions to foster and encourage democratisation and deep and sustainable democracy. EED has been established as an independent…
Libya: Joint statement by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the HRVP, Josep Borrell Fontelles

Berlin Conference on Libya: Joint statement by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the HRVP, Josep Borrell Fontelles

20 January 2020
The Berlin Conference on Libya brought together the most influential regional and international partners at this critical moment in the Libyan crisis. 55 points were agreed by the attending countries and organisations. The participants have committed themselves to refrain from any measures and…
Egypt again tops European Bank for Reconstruction and Development investments in 2019

Egypt again tops European Bank for Reconstruction and Development investments in 2019

16 January 2020
For the second year in a row, Egypt has topped the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD’s) annual investments with new commitments of €1.2 billion in 26 projects in 2019 after €1.1 billion in the previous year. Continuing its support for the southern and eastern Mediterranean (…
European Economic and Social Committee president Luca Jahier

European Economic and Social Committee president Luca Jahier: Now more than ever, it's time for the EU to speak with one voice

16 January 2020
Here is an excerpt of the statement that the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) president Luca Jahier published on 14 January: On behalf of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), representing the organised civil society at EU level, I am deeply concerned about the increased…

Towards Collaborative Practice (TCP) 2020 Forum on “Social Innovation for Social Inclusion” in Cyprus

This edition of the TCP Forum will be an opportunity to discuss future pathways for social innovation and how it can foster social inclusion, delving, at the same time, into topics such as digital technology and entrepreneurship for inclusion and participation, female entrepreneurship, migrants’…
EU-funded scholarships empower Syrian refugees

EU-funded scholarships empower Syrian refugees

15 January 2020
EU-funded scholarship programmes are helping young Syrian refugees pursue an education, learn hands-on job skills and become self-reliant in tough circumstances. But thanks to projects financed by the €1.9 billion EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, these young people with…
EU-funded Med Pearls project: a new approach to sustainable tourism

EU-funded Med Pearls project: a new approach to sustainable tourism

15 January 2020
The opening conference of the EU-funded Med Pearls project has taken place in Barcelona with a contribution of 15 speakers from the tourism sector and about 70 attendees. The Med Pearls project is part of the ENI CBC Med Programme of the European Commission and will work during the next 3 years to…