Euromesco Policy Brief 97 - Toward Understanding Violence and Revising Counter-Violence Policies in the Southern Mediterranean

Euromesco Policy Brief 97 - Toward Understanding Violence and Revising Counter-Violence Policies in the Southern Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Back in 2011, a wave of violence and radicalisation started in the Southern Mediterranean region, which was characterised by a variety of forms, such as unorganised brutality accompanying riots, insurgencies, violent attacks directed against particular targets, or random attacks regardless of the…
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The EU behind the Viva Tech award for Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Innovative solutions were awarded by the jury of the "Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean in 2030" challenge and honored by the South Region - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and EU-supported ANIMA Investment Network during the VivaTechnology 2019 exhibition in Paris. After a lively debate, the 10…
Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
100 representatives of civil society, youth organisations and non-state actors from the Euro-Mediterranean will meet to discuss regional challenges during the UfM Regional Dialogue on “Shared views on key issues in the Mediterranean”, which will take place on 22-23 May 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.…
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Israel: EU Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret meets with students at the University of Haifa

21 May 2019
Continuing the Europe Day celebrations and activities, EU Ambassador Emanuele Giaufret met with students and spoke at the University of Haifa, which hosted a European market place and an international conference on the subject: "Migration in Europe: Past, Present, Future". Around 80 High School…
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EU Statement for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport on the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

20 May 2019
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we pay tribute to the essential role of cultural diversity in Europe and around the world for fostering dialogue, respect, and contributing to sustainable development and growth. Europe is a continent of cultural…
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A special day organised by the EU at the Hebrew University

20 May 2019
The European Forum at the Mount Scopus campus of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, in cooperation with the EU Delegation, hosted a special day of activities to mark Europe Day, aimed at introducing students to European Studies options at the university. Read more Facebook
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EU helps Israel electricity regulator prepare to open its wholesale electricity market to competition

20 May 2019
The Israeli Electricity Authority (PUA) got trained in a two-day course facilitated by MEDREG, the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators, in Jerusalem on 14 and 15 May, with the aim to enhance their understanding of the electricity market framework in Europe that can provide guidance on…
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Union for the Mediterranean promotes the Mediterranean Diet as a tool to support sustainable development in the region

20 May 2019
The second World Conference on the Revitalization of the Mediterranean Diet, organised by CIHEAM Bari and the Forum on Mediterranean Food Cultures and under the auspices of the UfM, has promoted the Mediterranean diet as a lever for bridging consumption and production, in a sustainable and healthy…
2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators: Israeli applicant among the winners

2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators: Israeli applicant among the winners

17 May 2019
Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas announced yesterday at the VivaTech conference in Paris the four winners of the 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators. The prize is funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. The winners are Irina Borodina (…
European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

17 May 2019
The UN's Global Compact for Migration was on the agenda of the hearing held at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 2 May 2019, where a number of stakeholders met to discuss its implementation. “The Global Compact is very compatible with the European Treaties and reflects EU values…