Environnement - The European Green Deal

The European Green Deal sets out how to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, boosting the economy, improving people's health and quality of life, caring for nature, and leaving no one behind

12 December 2019
The European Commission today presented The European Green Deal – a roadmap for making the EU's economy sustainable by turning climate and environmental challenges into opportunities across all policy areas and making the transition just and inclusive for all. President Ursula von der Leyen said…
Palestine: EU funds training on investigations on cross-border crimes

Palestine: EU funds training on investigations on cross-border crimes

12 December 2019
Six participants from the General Administration for Borders and Crossings (GABC) and the relevant border agencies took part in a three-day-training entitled "Investigations on Cross-Border Crimes" at the Judicial Training Institute in Amman, Jordan. The training which was held on 2-4 December,…
Improving irrigation for date palm cultivation in Palestine: EU-funded MEDISS project presented to 30 beneficiaries

Improving irrigation for date palm cultivation in Palestine: EU-funded MEDISS project presented to 30 beneficiaries

12 December 2019
Monther Hind, director general of the Palestinian Wastewater Engineers Group (PWEG) and project manager of MEDISS, has met with the Palestinian beneficiaries of the project in Jericho, namely the Palm Farm Cooperatives Association and its President Mr Ghazi Zahir. MEDISS project, 'Mediterranean…
Libya : EU-funded project provides training on operational project management

Libya : EU-funded project provides training on operational project management

12 December 2019
For a full intensive week, 15 top Libyan executives from the 6 Chambers of Commerce of Benghazi, Garhyan, Misrata, Sebah, Tripoli and Zintan, and from the General Libyan Union of Chambers of Commerce, have received an international training in “Operational Project Management”, within the framework…
Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, North Africa Window

EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa: new actions of almost €150 million to tackle human smuggling, protect vulnerable people and stabilise communities in North Africa

12 December 2019
The European Union – via the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa, North Africa Window - adopted four new migration-related actions totalling €147.7 million that will support Morocco in tackling human smuggling and irregular migration; improve the living conditions in Libyan communities and protect…
EU-funded meetMED and the Union for the Mediterranean: building a way forward for EE in appliances

EU-funded meetMED and the Union for the Mediterranean: building a way forward for EE in appliances

12 December 2019
On 4 and 5 December 2019, 20 experts from Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Portugal gathered at the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in Barcelona, Spain for the first meeting of the UfM Working Group (WG) on Energy…
Global Climate City Challenge

Global Climate City Challenge: a Clima-Med partner city selected

12 December 2019
At the UN Climate Change COP25, five frontrunner cities have been selected for their ambitious and potentially transformative urban climate projects that could receive technical support from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to get their projects off the ground. The following cities: Cotonou (…
Multipurpose buildings inauguration at Bethlehem

The EU, Denmark and the Palestinian Authority inaugurate multipurpose buildings in Area C villages near Bethlehem

12 December 2019
The European Union, Denmark and the Palestinian Authority inaugurated on 11 December two multipurpose buildings in Al Ma’sarah and Marah Mi’allah villages in Bethlehem governorate. Both buildings are located in Area C of the West Bank. The total area of the two buildings is 630 square meters and…
EU-funded project provides training on energy audits in industrial small to medium-sized enterprises

EU-funded project provides training on energy audits in industrial small to medium-sized enterprises

11 December 2019
The meetMED training seminar on the methodology for the elaboration of energy audits in industrial Small to Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) is taking place from 8 to 12 December 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. Hosted by the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), this event is…
EU-funded Cybersouth Judicial Network holds first meeting

EU-funded Cybersouth Judicial Network holds first meeting

11 December 2019
The Council of Europe, within the framework of the EU-funded CyberSouth project and with the support of the Prosecutor General’s Office of Portugal, organised the first meeting of Cyber South Judicial Network that took place on 3-4 December 2019 in Lisbon, Portugal. Benefiting from the experience…