UfM Climate Week 2019

22 February 2019
EU  Arab States

European Union – The League of Arab States Summit will start in Egypt

22 February 2019
The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will, alongside the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, represent the European Union at the 1st EU-League of Arab States (LAS) Summit on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 February in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The Presidents will be…
UE Visa Policy : Commission welcomes agreement to modernise EU visa rules

UE Visa Policy : Commission welcomes agreement to modernise EU visa rules

22 February 2019
Member States have endorsed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission's proposal to modernise the EU's common visa policy, adapting the rules to evolving security concerns, challenges linked to migration and new opportunities offered by technological…
MEDSTAT IV

The EU-funded MEDSTAT IV project measures international migration in the European Neighbourhood Policy-South region

22 February 2019
Jointly with the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), MEDSTAT IV organised a new regional workshop on the experiences and tools related to MED-HIMS (Ankara, 14-16 February 2019). The workshop mainly highlighted the importance of producing…
Jordan: EU-funded Qudra programme promotes art projects to reduce tension between communities

Jordan: EU-funded Qudra programme promotes art projects to reduce tension between communities

21 February 2019
Recycling, graffiti, story-telling, painting and sculptors; all to provide children spaces to explore their creativity and talents while complementing their academic education. Participants and artists from Jordan and Syria visited Prince Mohammad Public Boy School in Zarqa, Jordan, to use art…
Round table discussion

An EU-funded project works to increase trade between Iraq and Jordan

20 February 2019
The EU-funded project “Upgrading Karamah Border Crossing Point: Improved Access to Economic Development and Enhanced Stability” works with IOM (International Organisation for Migration) Jordan and UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) to increase traffic through al-Karamah border and…
EU-funded CyberSouth organises meeting on cybercrime and electronic evidence

EU-funded CyberSouth organises meeting on cybercrime and electronic evidence

20 February 2019
The Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Embassy of Lebanon in Romania, organized a breakfast briefing on the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and activities related to CyberSouth project in Bucharest, Romania. The briefing addressed representatives from Arab speaking Embassies such as…