HR/VP Federica Mogherini

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

13 September 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should…
EU WHO

Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…
UfM

EU/Southern neighbourhood: Union for the Mediterranean focus group to discuss the development of its youth strategy

13 September 2019
Taking advantage of the unique space for exchange, peer-learning, cooperation and networking that the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe’s University on Youth and Development offers, the UfM Secretariat aims at convening a focus group during the 20th edition of the event that is taking…
The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum

EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum: giving more visibility to women who fight cultural and gender stereotypes

13 September 2019
The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum was held on 11-12 September in Amman, Jordan, to promote renewed images of women as agents of intercultural dialogue in the region, and to counter prevailing stereotypes that still hamper women's full participation and potential in their societies. Organized by…
Ursula von der Leyen

The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

11 September 2019
Yesterday, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have eight Vice-Presidents. Three Executive Vice-Presidents (Frans Timmermans, Netherlands; Margrethe Vestager, Denmark; Valdis…
#EU4Egypt

The EU in Egypt with International Organization for Migration launched the regional "Joint Initiative For Migrant Protection And Reintegration in North Africa"

10 September 2019
The European Union in Egypt together with International Organization for Migration launched the regional "Joint Initiative For Migrant Protection And Reintegration in North Africa". The initiative assists migrants who decide to willingly return to their countries of origin to do so in a safe and…
Libya: EU and UNDP join efforts to provide basic services to local communities

Libya: EU and UNDP join efforts to provide basic services to local communities

09 September 2019
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) started the rehabilitation of the Albirkht Medical Center in Ghat, as part of the “Strenthening Local Capacities for Recovery and Resilience” project funded by the European Union (EU). With the US$1.2 million allocated to Ghat, the EU-UNDP Resilience…
Security tops agenda in Libyan Interior Minister and INTERPOL Chief meeting

Security tops agenda in Libyan Interior Minister and INTERPOL Chief meeting

09 September 2019
Libya’s Interior Minister, Fathi Bashagha has met with INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock in Lyon, France, to discuss a range of crime and security issues. The Minister also held discussions with other senior INTERPOL officials, particularly in relation to people smuggling, human trafficking…
ETF

The European Training Foundation: Skills and sustainable development goals in Arab countries

05 September 2019
The Middle East and North Africa Public Administration Research (MENAPAR) network is organising a conference in Ifrane, Morocco, from 28-31 of October, to discuss how Arab countries are delivering on the SGDs and what is the role of skills development and government support in this process, among…