EU-funded workshop to address post-2020 cooperation on EU external borders

EU-funded workshop to address post-2020 cooperation on EU external borders

19 August 2019
In the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, “Europe in my region” is organising a workshop on the theme “Cooperation on EU external borders: post-2020, what’s new?” on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium. With the third programming period 2021-2027 approaching, the future of…
EU-funded project: Shabab Live

EU-funded project: Shabab Live teams kick off their projects

19 August 2019
Lively discussions, hard work and a joint vision on the role of young people in the media marked the three days of the Shabab Live kick off-event in Tunis During the launch event, around fifty members of the 18 selected Shabab Live projects gathered in Tunis to discuss about their passion for…
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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…
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…
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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,…
EMNES Policy Paper 007 – Unleashing trade potential in the South and East Mediterranean Countries : How do non-tariff measures matter?

EMNES Policy Paper 007 – Unleashing trade potential in the South and East Mediterranean Countries : How do non-tariff measures matter?

09 August 2019
The objective of this policy paper is twofold. First, it analyses how non-tariff measures (NTMs) became more protectionist than tariffs. Second, it provides some policy options to address NTMs in Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) in order to unleash their trade potential. Recent…
EMNES Policy Paper 006 – Science, Technology and innovation as drivers for economic development in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries : What role for the EU?

EMNES Policy Paper 006 – Science, Technology and innovation as drivers for economic development in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries : What role for the EU?

09 August 2019
This paper provides a critical examination of the cooperation in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation between the European Union and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries. It provides an overview of the main features of this cooperation and then focuses on two of the main…
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The European Training Foundation will play a key role in a conference about Sustainable Development Goals in the MENA region

09 August 2019
Are Arab countries delivering on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? What is the role of skills development and government support in this process? The Middle East and North Africa Public Administration Research (MENAPAR) network is organising a conference in Ifrane, Morocco, from 28-31…
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EU-funded summer camp for refugee children in Lebanon

09 August 2019
The Qudra summer camp for children in Majdel Anjar-Bekaa focused on expressing feelings and emotions by using different methods such as Drawing, music, sports and story-telling... The activities are financed by the EU-funded Madad Fund (in response to the Syrian crisis) and the Geman government…