“On the Insufficiencies and Dark Side of the Principle of Differentiated Bilateralism”

EuroMeSCo new paper: “On the Insufficiencies and Dark Side of the Principle of Differentiated Bilateralism”

12 November 2019
The EuroMeSCo network of think tanks has released a new paper entitled  “On the Insufficiencies and Dark Side of the Principle of Differentiated Bilateralism”. This paper is part of its activities of the project co-funded by the European Union and the European Institute of the Mediterranean called…
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Euromed Police analysts convene to work on threat assessment

12 November 2019
The International Cooperation Division of the French Interior Ministry (DCI) hosted the meeting of the Euromed Police Analysis Network last month. Over two days, the analysts from the Euromed Police partner countries worked on the project’s flagship product: the Euromed Police Threat Assessment,…
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Euromed Police high-level meeting : envisioning the future of euro-Mediterranean police cooperation

08 November 2019
Euromed Police held its 4th High-Level Meeting last month at Europol headquarters in the Hague, Holland, in conjunction with the European Police Chiefs Convention. High-Level Meetings are an opportunity for South Partner Countries (SPC), EU member states and institutional stakeholders (such as the…
EU-funded project organises event to assist Libyan authorities in improving migration governance

EU-funded project organises event to assist Libyan authorities in improving migration governance

05 November 2019
In the framework of the "Strategic and institutional management of migration in Libya " project, financed by the EU, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is carrying out an assessment of the Libyan legal framework on migration. The final review meeting gathering Libyan…
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PPRD South: Initiative for a strengthened euro Mediterranean collaboration in terms of prevention, preparedness and natural disasters management

04 November 2019
Sixteen managers and high-ranking officers will meet in Rome on 5-7 November 2019. Coming from national services of civil protection and disaster risk management agencies of South Mediterranean partner countries, they will identify a common road map in order to enhance national and regional…
Workshop gathering 16 municipalities across Libya

"Support to Municipalities in Libya" programme: a workshop gathering 16 municipalities across Libya

01 November 2019
In the framework of "Support to Municipalities in Libya" programme, co-financed by the European Union and Germany, a workshop was organised, gathering 16 municipalities across Libya. The objective is to develop institutional capacities for improved delivery of services at the local level. The…
Syria - Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the inaugural meeting of Syria Constitutional Committee

31 October 2019
Today is a day of renewed hope: the opening ceremony of the Constitutional Committee, established in the framework of UN Security Council Resolution 2254 to discuss a future constitutional framework for Syria, took place in Geneva.   This is an important and long-awaited moment, a result of the…
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists – 2nd November 2019

31 October 2019
Freedom of expression, in all its forms, is the very essence of democracy. Only with a thriving, free and independent media landscape, we can hold governments, businesses and society at large accountable. And precisely for this fundamental right, far too often, journalists and media workers are…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-12: Social Entrepreneurs’ Responses to the Refugee Crisis in Jordan and Lebanon

FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-12: Social Entrepreneurs’ Responses to the Refugee Crisis in Jordan and Lebanon

30 October 2019
Following the outbreak of the civil war in Syria in 2011, an estimated 1.5 million and 1.3 million Syrian refugees sought a safe haven in Lebanon and Jordan respectively (Reuters, 2017; Ghazal, 2017). Considering that the population of Jordan is just under 10 million, and that of Lebanon – under 7…
4th EU-Arab World Summit: reinforcing the strategic regional partnership

4th EU-Arab World Summit: reinforcing the strategic regional partnership

30 October 2019
UfM Secretary General, Nasser Kamel, participated yesterday in the 4th EU-Arab World Summit in Athens, held on 29-30 October under the title “A Strategic Partnership”. Established in 2016, the EU-Arab World Summit is an international forum of economic and political dialogue between the EU and the…