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Coronavirus: European Union launches “Team Europe” package to support partner countries with more than €20 billion

09 April 2020
Yesterday, the European Union launched its “Team Europe” package to support partner countries in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and its consequences. The objective of the “Team Europe” approach is to combine resources from the EU, its Member States, and financial institutions, in…
Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

08 April 2020
On Wednesday 8 April, the European Commission and the High Representative set out plans for a robust and targeted EU response to support partner countries' efforts in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. The EU's collective action will focus on addressing the immediate health crisis and resulting…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange to organise information webinars on opportunities it offers

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange to organise information webinars on opportunities offered

08 April 2020
Information webinars are organised to present the opportunities Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange project offers. Webinars provide information on how to engage and benefit as a young individual, educator, youth organisation or Higher Education institution. The upcoming webinars are scheduled as follows…
UfM Member States to step up cooperation on research and innovation in the context of the COVID-19

UfM Member States to step up cooperation on research and innovation in the context of the COVID-19

08 April 2020
Conscious of the pressure that COVID-19 puts on health systems, the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is exploring ways to speed and scale–up actions in the field of research and innovation. This was the objective of the virtual meeting of the UfM Regional Platform on Research and Innovation, held…
World Health Day: FEMISE initiative to face COVID-19 in the Mediterranean

World Health Day: FEMISE initiative to face COVID-19 in the Mediterranean

07 April 2020
«The coronavirus crisis threatens our health and, as a result, it also hurts our societies and our economies. But it offers us an opportunity to rethink our priorities and systems, to make them sustainable, inclusive, in line with the SDGs» underlines Constantin Tsakas, General Secretary of FEMISE…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Online Masterclass: how can youth organisations integrate virtual exchange?

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Online Masterclass: how can youth organisations integrate virtual exchange?

02 April 2020
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is organising an online masterclass on 7 April to explore how youth organisations can integrate virtual exchange in their programmes to offer young people a meaningful, safe and rewarding online experience. Virtual Exchange is a groundbreaking digital tool enabling deep,…
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Survey open until 7 May to assess MSME’s digitalization in North and South Mediterranean

02 April 2020
A survey conducted under the research agenda of the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies has been launched to seek to establish the level of digital engagement of MSMEs in the North and South Mediterranean, as well as their digital capability, the barriers they may face, their digital…
EU approves close to €240 million to strengthen resilience in neighbouring countries hosting Syrian refugees in light of the coronavirus pandemic

EU approves close to €240 million to strengthen resilience in neighbouring countries hosting Syrian refugees in light of the coronavirus pandemic

01 April 2020
The European Union is strengthening its support for refugees from Syria and vulnerable persons in Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon through a new package of almost €240 million, raising the total assistance via the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis to more than €2 billion. The new…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange upcoming online course explores youth, peace and security

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange upcoming online course explores youth, peace and security

31 March 2020
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is organising an Interactive Open Online Course on “Youth, Peace and Security” from 13 April to 7 May 2020. The deadline to send application is 5 April. This 4-week course introduces participants to core concepts of violence, conflict and peace and provides a space to…
Preventing the spread of Covid-19 among Syrian refugees

Preventing the spread of Covid-19 among Syrian refugees

31 March 2020
The European Endowment for Democracy grantee Bousla for Training and Innovation trains Syrian refugees and displaced people in Turkey and north-west Syria. Since the outbreak of Covid-19, it has launched an awareness-raising campaign to combat the spread of the virus among these vulnerable…