Strengthening the Administrative and Operational Capacities of the Egyptian Customs Authority, Egypt

The overall objective is to contribute to a gradual harmonisation of Egyptian customs legislation, regulation and practices with relevant EU standards, norms and best practice, and support the on-going institutional reform measures aimed at enhancing the trade facilitation environment and creating…
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EIB MED 2019 – Investing in a resilient and inclusive future

16 August 2019
The 19th edition of the dedicated European Investment Bank’s (EIB) Conference to the Mediterranean region will take place in Beirut on 30 September 2019. This year’s conference will explore ways to invest in a resilient and inclusive future for the region. It will focus on how key enabling…
EMNES Policy Paper 009 – Legal migration pathways across the Mediterranean: achievements, obstacles and the way forward

EMNES Policy Paper 009 – Legal migration pathways across the Mediterranean: achievements, obstacles and the way forward

14 August 2019
This policy brief reviews the state of legal migration across the Mediterranean: it examines the existing migration links between the South Med countries and the EU, attempts to uncover the obstacles to legal migration and suggests ways to improve migration management. The authors argue that, if…
European Endowment for Democracy thematic report 2013-2019: Supporting media for democracy

European Endowment for Democracy thematic report 2013-2019: Supporting media for democracy

14 August 2019
The report presents EED’s work in the area of independent media, and reflects on lessons learned during six years of media and democracy support. Published to coincide with the ‘Global Conference for Media Freedom: London 2019’ organised by the UK and Canadian governments, this key report offers…
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Read Migration Media Awardees’ story about Syrian refugees

14 August 2019
Read a story about Syrian refugees facing discrimination in Germany, written by the Migration Media 2018 Awardees Sally Hayden and Ziad Ghandour for The Irish Times. This article was supported by a grant from the Migration Media Award, funded by the EU.   Read more Facebook post Sally Hayden…
EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

13 August 2019
TESIM will organise a workshop on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium, on the theme: “What environment for post-2020?”. In its first part, the participants will share possible answers to the following questions: how does cross-border cooperation foster the protection and preservation of the environment…
10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

13 August 2019
The 10th meeting of the Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group is to be held on 23-24 September in Athens, Greece. The meeting aims to take stock and review progress achieved with the implementation of the programme of work of the H2020 Review and Monitoring group and in particular assess…
Showcasing research-based start-ups: an EU-funded Demo Day in Lebanon

Showcasing research-based start-ups: an EU-funded Demo Day in Lebanon

13 August 2019
Within the context of the EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY, Berytech runs a 6-month acceleration programme for researchers, postgraduates, engineers and technicians willing to develop a start-up based on a research project: the Innovation Factory: From Research to Market programme. 11 teams passed the…
EMNES Policy Paper 008 – Global Value Chains in the euro-Mediterranean: Becoming the pillar for regional integration

EMNES Policy Paper 008 – Global Value Chains in the euro-Mediterranean: Becoming the pillar for regional integration

12 August 2019
The objective of this policy brief is to examine the status of global value chains (GVCs) on the two shores of the Mediterranean and provide some insights on how to enhance regional integration. We argue that GVCs will help firms improve their productivity, that SMEs will become more sustainable…
EU4Youth Campus Tour - Palestine

Joint statement by EU Commissioners Mimica, Thyssen, Navracsics, and Gabriel on the occasion of International Youth Day 2019

12 August 2019
The European Commission joins the celebration of this year's International Youth Day, the theme of which is "Transforming Education", highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica,…