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…
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Syria: Statement by EU Spokesperson on calls for nationwide ceasefire

30 March 2020
The European Union adds its voice to the call by the UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen for an immediate and nationwide ceasefire across Syria, particularly in view of the coronavirus pandemic. The recently agreed ceasefire in Idlib remains fragile. It must be upheld and extended to the whole…
The Coronavirus pandemic and the new world it is creating

The Coronavirus pandemic and the new world it is creating

27 March 2020
" COVID-19 will reshape our world. We don’t yet know when the crisis will end. But we can be sure that by the time it does, our world will look very different. How different will depend on the choices we make today ", writes the High Representative for Security and Foreign Policy Josep Borrell in a…

Live Q&A with Experts on Youth Participation

Join SALTO Participation and Information Resource Centre (SALTO Resource Centre) online for a live Q&A about youth participation with our experts Dan Moxon and Cristina Bacalso, and find out everything you wanted to know about dos and don’ts of Youth Participation! Date: 9 April 2020 Time: 2:…
The European Union provides €82 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

The European Union provides €82 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)

26 March 2020
The European Union is a strategic and predictable partner of UNRWA and a major provider of assistance to Palestine refugees, whose needs are met by the Agency.  With the provision of funding worth €82 million for 2020, the European Union will allow UNRWA to continue providing access to education…
Second Online Euro-Med Debate Competition: register before 29 march

Second Online Euro-Med Debate Competition: register before 29 march

26 March 2020
In the framework of the European Commission’s project Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange, and building up on the successful first edition in 2019, the second Online Euro-Med Debate Competition will be held on 18, 19, 25 and 26 April. The event brings together debate teams from diverse backgrounds and…