EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
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Union for the Mediterranean Regional Forum: focus on regional cooperation and environmental changes

11 October 2019
Co-chaired by EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and Jordan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, the 4th edition of the Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) took place on 10 October 2019, in Barcelona, Spain.  “ We cannot be multilateral alone.…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM43-17 – The economic contribution of immigration on Europe: Fresh evidence from a “hybrid” quantile regression model

FEMISE Research Paper FEM43-17 – The economic contribution of immigration on Europe: Fresh evidence from a “hybrid” quantile regression model

10 October 2019
Both forced and voluntary migration have become one of the core concerns in the public debate in many important receiving countries as Europe over the past few years. The contemporary refugee crisis and the noticeable changes in migration trends and policies led the authors to reconsider the…
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EU Election Observation mission in Tunisia : well-organized legislative elections

10 October 2019
The legislative elections of 6 October took place in an orderly manner. The voting procedures and the transparency measures have been properly implemented, noted the EU Election Observation Mission in Tunisia in a statement published on 8 October. The Mission deployed 95 observers in 479 polling…
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European Union and Council of Europe together against death penalty

09 October 2019
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe have published a joint declaration to mark the European and World Day against the Death Penalty on 10 October. Joint statement firmly reiterate both organisations’ opposition to the…
4th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: “Paving the way forward”

4th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: Paving the way forward

07 October 2019
The 4th edition of the Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM): “Paving the way forward”, will take place on 10 October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Building on the success of the first three editions, the 4th UfM Regional Forum will provide the occasion to take stock of the progress…

Call for tenders for the provision of consultancy services in the field of freedom of expression and media pluralism, Tunisia

The Council of Europe constitutes a pool of experts consultants having specific expertise in various topics in the field of freedom of expression and media pluralism in order to support the implementation of the joint EU-CoE programme “Support to independent bodies in Tunisia – (PAII-T) “ and the…
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EU election observation mission in Tunisia: importance to respect equal opportunities between presidential elections candidates

04 October 2019
The EU election observation mission in Tunisia (MOE UE) published a release on 3 October, an extract of which is given below: “As the election campaign for the second round of the presidential elections is starting, the EU election observation mission in Tunisia (MOE UE) expresses its hope that…
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Watch the Facebook live session today to learn more about ARLEM Award

03 October 2019
Following up to the ARLEM report on "Youth entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean" adopted in February 2019, the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) shall award a successful young entrepreneur from the South Mediterranean partner countries (Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina…
EU Naval Force organised forum to address migratory phenomenon in the Mediterranean

EU Naval Force organised forum to address migratory phenomenon in the Mediterranean

02 October 2019
The 8th edition of Shared Awareness and De-confliction for the Mediterranean Sea (SHADE MED) was held in Rome at the Francesco Baracca Italian airbase, Rome (Italy), on 25 and 26 September 2019. The forum was opened by Vice Admiral Enrico Credendino, operation SOPHIA Commander, who welcomed an…