FEMISE Med BRIEF 27: Social Entrepreneurship to Alleviate Refugee Crisis in Jordan and Lebanon

FEMISE Med BRIEF 27: Social Entrepreneurship to Alleviate Refugee Crisis in Jordan and Lebanon

21 November 2019
In the face of an ongoing refugee crisis in Syria, the private sector has been increasingly involved in the quest to alleviate the situation. The present policy brief discusses the potential of one particular group of businesspeople, social entrepreneurs, to help relieve the situation of hundreds…
MEDREG informative leaflet: Empowering Mediterranean regulators for a common energy future

MEDREG informative leaflet: Empowering Mediterranean regulators for a common energy future

21 November 2019
This brochure provides an overview of MEDREG, its membership, governance, mission, areas of work, network and latest reports. It highlights the association’s recent achievements and tries to demonstrate MEDREG’s unique position to foster Euro-Mediterranean energy market integration.
EU-funded MENAWARA project launched to promote water re-use in agriculture in Mediterranean countries

EU-funded MENAWARA project launched to promote water re-use in agriculture in Mediterranean countries

21 November 2019
A press meeting was held on 18 November in the historical building of the University of Sassari in Italy to meet the local and national press and announce the official launch of EU-funded MENAWARA project, in the framework of ENI CBC MED programme. Project manager prof. Pier Paolo Roggero informed…
Young Mediterranean Voices Leadership Seminar kicked off

Young Mediterranean Voices Leadership Seminar kicked off

20 November 2019
The Young Mediterranean Voices (YMV) Leadership Seminar has kicked off in Malta with 22 emerging leaders from across the Mediterranean region. Over the course of the week, delegates will have the opportunity to meet global leaders, EU policy-makers, media drivers, and civil society leaders, from…
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Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the air strike that hit a factory in Tripoli, Libya

20 November 2019
The EU spokesperson issued yesterday the following statement: [on 18 November] An airstrike hit a biscuit factory in Tripoli's Wadi Rabea neighbourhood causing again civilian casualties. We extend our condolences to the families of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to those injured. The…
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Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies organised event to share views on the future of Euromed relations

The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies organised event to share views on the future of Euromed relations

19 November 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies - EMNES, the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association - EMEA, and the Centre for European Policy Studies CEPS, organised the lunch time meeting event "How important is the Southern neighborhood for the future of Europe?", which took place on 14…
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Jordan: European Investment Bank promotes media visibility of climate change challenges

19 November 2019
A greater media visibility of the challenges related to climate change, particularly in the Mediterranean area, is the goal of COPEAM (Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators) and the European Investment Bank (EIB), which have launched today in Amman (Jordan) an…
Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

19 November 2019
The EU Agency for Railways organised last month a seminar aimed at increasing the understanding on European Train Control System (ETCS) technology and exchanging practices on signaling systems. Throughout the seminar, delegations from Western Balkans and Southern Mediterranean countries expanded…
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EU assists Jordan in strengthening border management

19 November 2019
The Integrated Border Management (IBM) project was launched on 18 November in Amman, Jordan. The event was attended by the Director of General Security, General Fadel Al-Homoud, Ms. Maria Hadjitheodosiou, EU Ambassador to Jordan, Ms. Cristina Albertin, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (…