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Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the demolition of Palestinian buildings in East Jerusalem

23 July 2019
Israeli authorities have proceeded with the demolition of 10 Palestinian buildings, containing some 70 apartments, in Wadi al Hummus, part of Sur Baher neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem. The majority of the buildings are located in Area A and B of the West Bank where, according to the Oslo…
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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…
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-funded SAFEMED IV provides training to Israeli Maritime Administration representatives

EU-funded SAFEMED IV provides training to Israeli Maritime Administration representatives

22 July 2019
Under the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) staff delivered a training on MARPOL Annex VI on 16-17 July in Haifa, Israel. 29 participants from the Israeli Maritime Administration attended the 16-hour course. The main objective of the training…
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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UE Ambassador to Israel visits Umm el-Fahem and meets the Mayor

22 July 2019
Last week, UE Ambassador to Israel, Emanuele Giaufret, visited Umm el-Fahem and met with the Mayor, Dr. Samir Mahamed, and MK Dr. Yousef Jabareen. It was a great opportunity to learn more about the city's priorities, potential and challenges. The Ambassador also visited the Umm el-Fahem Art Gallery…
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Lebanon: Towards a plastic free Mediterranean Sea with the help of the EU

22 July 2019
Lebanese civil society and the European Union Delegation to Lebanon launched a new environmental initiative tackling marine litter. The joint initiative is part of the "Bahr Bala Plastic" project, which aims at raising awareness about the dangers related to plastic and reducing its use. The "Bahr…