Euromed Police project and closing conference lay the foundation of future Euro-Mediterranean police community

Euromed Police project and closing conference lay the foundation of future Euro-Mediterranean police community

27 January 2020
On 16 January, Euromed Police held its closing conference at the Academy Palace in Brussels. The event convened around eighty representatives and experts from partner countries on both sides of the Mediterranean. Following the opening speeches, the Euromed Police team summarized the main…
Civicus Protest Resilience toolkit

Civicus Protest Resilience toolkit

23 January 2020
This toolkit by Civicus World Alliance for Citizen Participation has been produced with the assistance of the European Union, and has everything you need on protest tactics and strategies. The information contained in this toolkit has been sourced from a combination of published reports, existing…
Euromed Migration IV project takes part in Global Forum on Migration and Development

Euromed Migration IV project takes part in Global Forum on Migration and Development

23 January 2020
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is participating in the 12th Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit in the framework of numerous projects. The Forum, which is held in Quito, Ecuador, during the week of 20 - 24 January 2020, welcomes about 1000…
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Syria: Statement by the EU Spokesperson on military attacks on civilians in Idlib

23 January 2020
Airstrikes by the Syrian regime and its backers in north west Syria have killed at least 35 people, many of them civilians, women and children in the last few days. Yet another ceasefire has been flouted. More than 350,000 civilians have been displaced over the last month alone. The renewal of the…
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EU local statement on the blockade of Libyan oil facilities

23 January 2020
The Delegation of the European Union, in agreement with EU Member States embassies accredited to Libya, is deeply concerned that the National Oil Corporation (NOC) has been compelled to suspend operations at critical oil facilities across Libya and calls for the immediate resumption of NOC…
EU-funded project organises workshop for Southern neighbourhood countries on collaboration with European civil protection mechanism

EU-funded project organises workshop for Southern neighbourhood countries on collaboration with European civil protection mechanism

22 January 2020
PPRD South 3 is holding its second high level workshop on how to work with the European civil protection mechanism (UCPM) for preventing, preparing and managing major emergencies. Countries outside the EU can ask the Mechanism to intervene during a disaster. Participants from Algeria, Israel,…
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EU Delegation to Libya reviews achievements and 2020 work plan of EU-funded migration management project

22 January 2020
On 20 January 2020, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) co-organised with the Delegation of the European Union to Libya and the Libyan Government of National Accord’s National Team for Border Security and Management the Project Review Meeting “ICMPD in Libya - Lessons…
EU humanitarian budget for 2020 to help people in over 80 countries

EU humanitarian budget for 2020 to help people in over 80 countries

21 January 2020
On Monday 20 January, the Commission has adopted its initial annual humanitarian budget for 2020 worth €900 million. The EU is the leading global humanitarian aid donor and helps people in over 80 countries. From protracted conflicts in Africa and the Middle East, to severe food crises,…
King Abdullah II of Jordan and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen

King Abdullah II’s visit to Brussels consolidates long-standing EU-Jordan relations

20 January 2020
European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli met his Majesty King Abdullah II during his visit to Brussels and Strasbourg last week. President Ursula von der Leyen and His Majesty exchanged…
Libya: Joint statement by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the HRVP, Josep Borrell Fontelles

Berlin Conference on Libya: Joint statement by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the HRVP, Josep Borrell Fontelles

20 January 2020
The Berlin Conference on Libya brought together the most influential regional and international partners at this critical moment in the Libyan crisis. 55 points were agreed by the attending countries and organisations. The participants have committed themselves to refrain from any measures and…