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…
Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

19 November 2019
The EU Agency for Railways organised last month a seminar aimed at increasing the understanding on European Train Control System (ETCS) technology and exchanging practices on signaling systems. Throughout the seminar, delegations from Western Balkans and Southern Mediterranean countries expanded…
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…
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…
Anna Lindh Foundation and Egypt: Hand in hand to promote intercultural dialogue

Anna Lindh Foundation and Egypt: Hand in hand to promote intercultural dialogue

13 November 2019
The Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shukri, received Dr. Nabil Al-Sharif, Executive Director of Anna Lindh Foundation for intercultural dialogue on 12 November. The cooperation between Egypt and the Foundation was at the heart of the meeting, with a view to supporting dialogue of…
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…
“On the Insufficiencies and Dark Side of the Principle of Differentiated Bilateralism”

EuroMeSCo new paper: “On the Insufficiencies and Dark Side of the Principle of Differentiated Bilateralism”

12 November 2019
The EuroMeSCo network of think tanks has released a new paper entitled  “On the Insufficiencies and Dark Side of the Principle of Differentiated Bilateralism”. This paper is part of its activities of the project co-funded by the European Union and the European Institute of the Mediterranean called…
Mediterranean Regulators Lead Discussions on the Future of Gas and Renewable Energy Developments

Mediterranean regulators lead discussions on the future of gas and renewable energy developments

12 November 2019
On 6 November in Brussels, MEDREG held its energy Forum entitled “At the Forefront of Pro-active and Resilient Energy Regulation”, which saw the participation of nearly 80 key energy experts who exchanged on gas and renewable energy developments in the Mediterranean region through a pro-active…