Universal Children's Day celebration

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies organised event to share views on the future of Euromed relations

The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies organised event to share views on the future of Euromed relations

19 November 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies - EMNES, the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association - EMEA, and the Centre for European Policy Studies CEPS, organised the lunch time meeting event "How important is the Southern neighborhood for the future of Europe?", which took place on 14…
Euromesco Policy Brief n°99 – Three steps in ensuring digital security of Egyptian activists abroad

Euromesco Policy Brief n°99 – Three steps in ensuring digital security of Egyptian activists abroad

18 November 2019
Throughout recent years under Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egyptian activists have faced numerous arrests for alleged online offenses, ranging from blasphemy to inciting protests or opposing the government. In August 2018, the final clampdown on online media has been enacted with a cybercrime law, signed…
Tunisia: EU funds rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison and probation office

Tunisia: EU funds rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison and probation office

18 November 2019
The project of rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison was inaugurated on 15 November by Minister of Justice Mohamed Karim Jamoussi, in the presence of representatives of the EU Delegation to Tunisia, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), local authorities, the prison’s…
EU4PSL workshop in Tunisia

Libya : EU4PSL workshop to conduct a capacity assessment and develop a capacity building plan for the Ministry of Economy’s private sector department

15 November 2019
A workshop was organised in Tunisia with the Private Sector and Investment Department Staff, on 14 and 15 November in the framerwork of EU4PSL, an EU co-funded project on the development of the private sector in Libya, implemented by Expertise France. The main objectives of the workshop were to…
GREENinMED Malaga, Spain

Series of EU-funded cross-border cooperation projects kick off

15 November 2019
GREENinMED is to be launched on 27 November in Malaga, Spain. The project, which will be implemented in Spain, France and Israel, proposes an integrated approach for the development of new products and services addressed to the efficient use of water and energy and reduction in consumption by 10%…
Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum

Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum: a unique opportunity for women to grow their leadership skills

15 November 2019
The 2019 edition of the Women Business Forum will be celebrated on 19-21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain in conjunction with the Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona that is expected to gather over 1.000 start-ups and world’s leading companies and more than 25.000 visitors ranging from…
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development backs Egypt’s New Urban Communities Authority

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development backs Egypt’s New Urban Communities Authority

14 November 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the development of modern urban infrastructure in Egypt through its participation in a local currency bond issue that will free up funds for investment by a municipal authority that aims to create sustainable cities where…
Euromed Report 2019 on repatriation of refugees from Arab conflicts to be presented in Cairo

Euromed Report 2019 on repatriation of refugees from Arab conflicts to be presented in Cairo

14 November 2019
The latest FEMISE-ERF (Economic Research Forum) EuroMed report on “Repatriation of refugees from Arab conflicts: Conditions, Costs and Scenarios for Reconstruction” will be presented in a special session that will be organised by ERF during its workshop on 20-21 November in Cairo, Egypt. The…
Tunisia: EU Ambassador inaugurates Court of First Instance headquarters rehabilitated with EU funds

Tunisia: EU Ambassador inaugurates Court of First Instance headquarters rehabilitated with EU funds

13 November 2019
The new headquarters of the Court of First Instance of Nabeul were inaugurated last week by the Tunisian Justice Minister Mohamed Karim Jamoussi in the presence of EU Ambassador in Tunisia Patrice Bergamini, representatives of the judiciary, lawyers and local authorities of the governorate of…