Third Vienna Migration Conference: overcoming current refugee crisis and working toward long-term migration policies

Third Vienna Migration Conference: overcoming current refugee crisis and working toward long-term migration policies

17 October 2018
The 3rd Vienna Migration Conference, “From Crisis Management to Future Governance”, organised by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), will take place on the 18-19 October in Vienna, Austria. Solving the political crisis related to refugee protection and addressing…
Take part in ETF opinion poll and have your say on the future of work and skills!

Take part in ETF opinion poll and have your say on the future of work and skills!

17 October 2018
Can you picture your life in 20 years? Do you feel positive about it? Will your job still exist in 2040? The European Training Foundation wants to hear your ideas about the future of work and skills, with a focus on countries surrounding the EU. The opinion poll, which will close on 31 October,…
Working Paper on employment intensity and sectoral output growth

The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies publishes a new article about employment intensity and sectoral output growth

17 October 2018
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies – EMNES recently published the WP "Employment Intensity and Sectoral Output Growth: A Comparative Analysis for MENA Economies". The purpose of the article is to assess the relationship between employment intensity and sectoral output growth, in…
MEDSTAT IV project

EU Publication of comparative gender indicators for the ENP-S countries

16 October 2018
The working group for gender statistics established under the MEDSTAT IV project met in Paris on October 9-10, 2018. Among the discussions, the members of the working group reviewed a publication of comparable gender-related indicators that will be disseminated very soon. The publication covers…
Women stereotypes and Mediterranean cities

The Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM) organises a photo exhibition: Women stereotypes and Mediterranean cities

16 October 2018
From October 22 to November 3, 2018, the Francesca Bonnemaison Library, in Barcelona (Spain) will host the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM)´s photo exhibition "Women breaking barriers: Transforming Mediterranean cities". The exhibition’s opening ceremony will be held at the Library’s…
THE NEXT SOCIETY to select second promotion of startups for its Booster Track support programme

THE NEXT SOCIETY to select second promotion of startups for its Booster Track support programme

16 October 2018
THE NEXT SOCIETY launches its 2nd call for applications to join the Start-up Booster Track, the tailor-made support programme for entrepreneurs in the MENA region. Through this call for applications, talented entrepreneurs and innovative businesses will be selected to form the 2nd promotion of…
Beirut, October 12

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development launches advisory programme for SMEs in Lebanon

12 October 2018
Small businesses in Lebanon will benefit from the EBRD’s Advice for Small Business (ASB) Programme for Lebanon, launched together with the European Union in Beirut today, October 12. To mark this milestone, the EBRD hosted an event under the patronage of His Excellency Saad Hariri, attended by…
Fourth UfM women’s empowerment conference

Fourth UfM women’s empowerment conference reaffirms key role of women in building inclusive societies and unlocking Mediterranean’s potential

11 October 2018
The UfM Secretariat held its fourth high-level conference on women’s empowerment entitled, ‘Women build inclusive societies in the Mediterranean’ on 10-11 October in Lisbon. This edition brought together some of the most active voices on gender equality in the region, involving 300 participants…

Funding for Investigative Reporting from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia

The OPEN Media Hub is launching a call for expression of interest, a production support scheme, to enable TV and online journalists in the Southern Neighbourhood countries to create content (TV reports of varying lengths: news, features, long reads, online portfolio…). The OPEN Media Hub will…
Interpol

The EU-supported organisation INTERPOL targets terrorist mobility and illicit weapons in Middle East and North Africa

10 October 2018
An INTERPOL-led operation to disrupt the movement of illicit weapons in the Middle East and North Africa has led to 115 arrests and the seizure of firearms, drugs and cash. Operation Trigger IV took place across four countries in the region – Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Morocco. Checks were carried…