EU Lebanon

European Union support for the Lebanese Healthcare System reaches €173 million

18 December 2018
The European Union has renewed its commitment to strengthen the Lebanese health care system and secure access to chronic medications, vaccines and essential medical commodities to the most vulnerable population in Lebanon. Through an additional contribution of 19 million Euro from the EU Regional…
Euromed Summit recommends enhanced educational and vocational training and lifelong learning in the region

Euromed Summit recommends enhanced educational and vocational training and lifelong learning in the region

18 December 2018
Members of civil society representative bodies from countries of the Euro-Mediterranean region met in Turin to discuss the situation of education and training in the area. Although the challenges faced by each of the countries are different, as access to education and training is very unbalanced in…
Lebanon

The EU supports Lebanon’s forestry efforts

17 December 2018
Lebanon has a very rich biodiversity and a large variety of habitats and species. To preserve it, a national biodiversity strategy was developed. However, its biodiversity is under great pressure. Threats, affecting each of us, include mass and unregulated urbanisation; air, land and water…
European Commission on International Migrants Day 2018

Statement by the European Commission on International Migrants Day 2018

17 December 2018
On the occasion of International Migrants Day on 18 December, the European Commission and the High Representative made the following statement: “The history of humankind is a history of migration. For thousands of years people have migrated from one place to another, for a variety of reasons, and…

Call for Expression of Interest for Production Support, EU funded OPEN Media Hub Project

Get Support for Usage of Produced Stories as Series or Strands The Open Media Hub has launched a Call for Expression of Interest for Production Support, a scheme to enable TV and online video journalists in the European Neighbourhood to create content related to the European Union and their…

Sakharov Fellowship for human rights defenders selected from non-EU countries

The European Parliament's Sakharov Fellowship offers up to 14 human rights defenders selected from non-EU countries the opportunity to follow a two week intensive training in Brussels and the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation in Venice. It has been organised…

Second call for projects: Innovate and create online media content for young people, EU funded D-Jil project

Webtv, webradio, YouTube Channels, innovative online programmes…You have a project that aims at giving a voice to young people in the Arab world and would like to take to another level? Apply for D-Jil and benefit from support to produce online media content for the new generation! Focused studies…
Lebanon

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development fosters international trade in Lebanon

17 December 2018
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is fostering international trade in Lebanon by providing a US$ 75 million trade finance line to BLOM BANK SAL, one of the largest banks in Lebanon and a leading regional bank. Under this facility, which is part of the EBRD’s Trade…
Mediterranean Transport Ministers call for reinforced cooperation in transport and logistics

Mediterranean Transport Ministers call for reinforced cooperation in transport and logistics

14 December 2018
In the framework of the Ninth Conference of Group of Transport Ministers of the Western Mediterranean (GTMO 5+5) held in Nouakchott (Mauritania) on 11-12 December 2018, the Ministers welcomed the leading role of the UfM in the promotion of regional cooperation, dialogue and the implementation of…
UfM at COP24: Climate action initiatives in the Mediterranean need science-based policies

The Union for the Mediterranean at COP24: Climate action initiatives in the Mediterranean need science-based policies

13 December 2018
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) has actively participated in COP24 in Poland, where it has presented two studies on the impact of climate change and on the state of play of climate finance in the region. A call for action towards a shared Mediterranean Climate Agenda is…