Classical music concert to celebrate EU commitment in supporting cultural heritage in Jordan

Classical music concert to celebrate EU commitment in supporting cultural heritage in Jordan

22 March 2019
Petra (Jordan), a World Heritage Site, and Matera (Italy), the 2019 European Capital of Culture, have been officially twins since 2011. The European Union in Jordan, Italy in Jordan and Petra National Trust celebrated this special twinning with a unique classical music concert performed yesterday…
World Water Day: FEMISE and partners take stock of the situation in the Mediterranean

World Water Day: FEMISE and partners take stock of the situation in the Mediterranean

22 March 2019
World Water Day is celebrated on March 22nd and this year its theme is “Leave no one behind”. The event is an opportunity for FEMISE and its partners to take stock of the situation in the Mediterranean, where the water problem has become a crucial issue. “The Mediterranean represents only 7% of…
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU to commemorate the World Water Day

22 March 2019
On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU…

IEMed Youth Forum 2019

21 March 2019
Opinion poll 2018 - Factsheet Jordan ENG

Opinion Poll 2018 - Jordan (factsheet)

21 March 2019
Most Jordanians rate the relations between their country and the EU above the regional average, new poll finds An overwhelming majority (84%) of Jordanians feel their country has good relations with the European Union, and almost two out of three say EU support contributes a lot to development in…
Factsheet regional overview

Opinion Poll 2018 – regional overview (factsheet)

21 March 2019
Polls highlight positive views of EU partnership across southern Mediterranean Most people in the EU’s southern Mediterranean partners feel the European Union has a very or fairly positive relation with their country and they believe EU financial support to be effective. These are just some of the…
EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2018

EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2019: call for papers launched

21 March 2019
The EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2019 “Civil Society and Social Movements in the Euro-Mediterranean Region” will be held on 18-19 June in Barcelona. The event is organised by EuroMeSCo network and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed). This year’s edition will explore the social…
The Union for the Mediterranean joins the efforts for promoting the transition from informal to formal employment

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the efforts for promoting the transition from informal to formal employment

21 March 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat organized a workshop on Informal Business Integration at its premises in Barcelona on 18 March 2019. The workshop focused on two interrelated thematics, namely the Role of Social Dialogue and the Protection of Women, Young People and Vulnerable Groups in…
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Egypt: The EU's conference on "Enhancing Bilateral and Regional Cooperation on Labour Mobility in the Mediterranean Region"

21 March 2019
The European Union and the Egyptian Foreign Ministry launched a two-day conference on "Strengthening bilateral and regional cooperation on labour mobility in the Mediterranean region" in Cairo. EU Ambassador Surkoš stressed the importance of cooperation and dialogue among the various parties…
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

EU Declaration on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2019
This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). The Convention has proven to be an effective tool, by holding Governments accountable to their citizens and on the international…