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 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…
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SwitchMed II

2019-2022 Budget: €16.4 million ( EU Investment: €15 million )

SwitchMed II aims at achieving productive, circular and sustainable economies by changing the way goods and services are produced and consumed. In order to achieve this, the programme will provide tools and services directly to the…

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European Union presents its progress towards sustainable development

19 July 2019
Yesterday, at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York, the EU reaffirmed its strong commitment to deliver on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a shared global roadmap for a peaceful and prosperous world, with human well-being…
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The EU delegation in Lebanon celebrates Lebanon's 1st NanoSatellite

19 July 2019
For millennia people of all cultures have been fascinated by the universe. Ancient civilizations in this region had advanced technology to study the planets, stars and universe. The EU delegation in Lebanon celebrated together joint efforts to develop Lebanon's 1st NanoSatellite! CubeSat Technology…
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Water experts from Mediterranean countries gathered under an EU-funded programme

19 July 2019
On 9-10 July 2019, water experts from Mediterranean countries gathered in Marseille to review the progress on the H2020/NAP water cluster indicators at the national and regional level and to further engage in the development of the water thematic assessment as part of the regional H2020 indicator-…
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Announcement about the fourth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week

19 July 2019
The fourth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week, as announced by the Commissioner Ms. Marianne Thyssen, will take place from 14-18 October 2019 in Helsinki (Finland). Everyone with an interest in vocational education and training, both from the European Union and its neighbouring…
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EU funds Youth in Lebanon to advocate for greater participation in decision-making processes at local level

18 July 2019
Young people from the Youth RESOLVE consortium, funded by the European Union, advocate for greater participation in decision-making processes at local levels, in a roundtable discussion at the Delegation of the European Union to Lebanon. The consortium selected eight youth, representing various…