ETF

European Training foundation growing support to EU East and South Neighbourhood

23 July 2019
Each year, the ETF supports the European Commission services and EU Delegations in the field of human capital development at bilateral and regional level in the Enlargement, Neighbourhood (East and South) and the Central Asian regions. ETF’s support to EU external assistance is targeted to the…
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Commission steps up EU action to protect and restore the world's forests

23 July 2019
Today the European Commission adopted a comprehensive Communication setting out a new framework of actions to protect and restore the world's forests, which host 80% of biodiversity on land, support the livelihoods of around a quarter of the world's population, and are vital to our efforts to fight…
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EU4Monitoring Drugs: new EU-funded project launched to respond to drug-related security and health threats

23 July 2019
In 2019, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) launched a new technical cooperation project called EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD). The three-year project, funded by the European Union, will involve countries in the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) area, supporting…
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EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD)

2019-2021 Budget: €3 million

The programme will support national and regional readiness to identify and respond to drug-related security and health threats.

Countries covered: Algeria, Armenia,…

Supporting Media for Democracy (2013-2019)

Supporting Media for Democracy (2013-2019)

22 July 2019
This publication presents the work of the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) in the area of independent media, and reflects on lessons learned in six years of media and democracy support. It offers an analysis of the worrying trends and challenges faced by media today and calls for an urgent re…
Union for the Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Women’s Empowerment develops indicators to assess progress on gender equality

Union for the Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Women’s Empowerment develops indicators to assess progress on gender equality

22 July 2019
UfM Ministries in charge of gender equality and women issues, national statistic institutions, regional and international organisations, business women associations, cooperation agencies, donors and civil society regional networks gathered in Barcelona for the UfM Regional Dialogue on Women’s…
EU to develop network of national judicial trainers on cybercrime and electronic evidence

EU to develop network of national judicial trainers on cybercrime and electronic evidence

22 July 2019
The Council of Europe organised the first Meeting of the National Judicial Trainers on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence on 10-12 July 2019 in Strasbourg, France. Around 100 judges, prosecutors, representatives of training institutions and other national authorities from more than 20 countries of…
EU-funded Erasmus Mundus catalogue is expanding

EU-funded Erasmus Mundus catalogue is expanding

22 July 2019
Erasmus+ has selected 44 new Erasmus Mundus joint master degree programmes that will offer scholarships to students from across the world, starting in 2020. These newly-selected programmes will be added to the list, or ‘catalogue’ of Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees later during the summer 2019…
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SwitchMed II

2019-2022 Budget: €16.4 million ( EU Investment: €15 million )

SwitchMed II aims at achieving productive, circular and sustainable economies by changing the way goods and services are produced and consumed. In order to achieve this, the programme will provide tools and services directly to the…

UN SDGs

European Union presents its progress towards sustainable development

19 July 2019
Yesterday, at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York, the EU reaffirmed its strong commitment to deliver on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a shared global roadmap for a peaceful and prosperous world, with human well-being…