COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

24 February 2020
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. To boost global preparedness, prevention and containment of the virus the Commission announced, on Monday 24 February, a new aid package worth €232…
Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on Israeli settlement announcements

Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on Israeli settlement announcements

24 February 2020
The Israeli authorities have announced an imminent decision regarding settlement construction in the Givat Hamatos and Har Homa neighbourhoods in East Jerusalem. Such steps would be deeply detrimental to a two-state-solution. As set out clearly on numerous occasions by the European Union,…
Market Survey on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources Professional Training

Market Survey on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources Professional Training

20 February 2020
Under the project’s capacity building activities, a market survey of the renewable energy sources (RES) and energy efficiency (EE) professional training schemes in Algeria, Egypt, Greece, France, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Spain and Tunisia was conducted by the…
LIVINGAGRO e-newsletter n°1 – January 2020

LIVINGAGRO e-newsletter n°1 – January 2020

20 February 2020
LIVINGAGRO project, funded under the ENI CBC Med Programme 2014-2020, has issued its first newsletter. The document presents the newly-launched LIVINGAGRO-Cross Border Living Laboratories for Agroforestry“ project and its upcoming news. The last section of the newsletter is devoted to the project…
Lebanon: press conference to launch the 15th Samir Kassir Award

Lebanon: press conference to launch the 15th Samir Kassir Award

20 February 2020
The European Union to Lebanon will hold a press conference on 25 of February, chaired by the EU Ambassador to Lebanon His Excellency M.Ralph Tarraf, to launch the fifteenth edition of the "Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press" in the presence of Ms. Gisèle Khoury-Kassir, representatives of…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV project provides training on new information system THETIS-Med

EU-funded SAFEMED IV project provides training on new information system THETIS-Med

18 February 2020
The training on THETIS-Med of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project took place on 12-13 February 2020 at EMSA premises in Lisbon. Overall, 16 participants from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Turkey attended the course. The two-day training aimed at ensuring a smooth transition to…
Funky Friday experience on Virtual Exchange to be held on 21 February in Brussels

Funky Friday experience on Virtual Exchange to be held on 21 February in Brussels

17 February 2020
Join Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange in Brussels for a “Funky Friday” experience on 21 February. "Building bridges between youth in the digital era: Pioneering Virtual Exchange" is an opportunity to discuss the values of digital and virtual learning in an interactive and unique format. Young people,…
Syria: EU adds eight businessmen and two entities to sanctions list

Syria: EU adds eight businessmen and two entities to sanctions list

17 February 2020
The Council has added, on Monday 17 February, eight prominent businessmen and two entities linked to those businessmen to the list of persons and entities subject to the sanctions against the Syrian regime and its supporters. Their activities directly benefited the Assad regime, including through…
TRAFIG Working Paper No. 3 - Governing protracted displacement - An analysis across global, regional and domestic contexts

TRAFIG Working Paper No. 3 - Governing protracted displacement - An analysis across global, regional and domestic contexts

13 February 2020
This working paper explores the governance of protracted displacement across global, regional and domestic levels in the context of the project “Transnational Figurations of Displacement” (TRAFIG). The multiple contemporary crises that have led to forced displacement show not only the limits of a…
SAFEMED IV newsletter – Issue 3 – February 2020

SAFEMED IV newsletter – Issue 3 – February 2020

13 February 2020
The latest issue of SAFEMED newsletter presents the EU-funded project’s regional activities and bilateral actions carried out from July to December 2019 as well as their achievements.