EU-funded SAFEMED IV beneficiary countries take part in awareness raising workshop on sulphur regulation

EU-funded SAFEMED IV beneficiary countries take part in awareness raising workshop on sulphur regulation

15 February 2019
On 13-14 February 2019, the European Commission (Directorate-General for Environment) organised a workshop on Sulphur Regulation with the technical assistance of the European Maritime Safety Agency. The workshop was hosted in the Agency’s premises in Lisbon. Representatives from EU member States…
The 15th Plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean focuses its debates on the challenges of migrants and refugees in the region

The 15th Plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean focuses its debates on the challenges of migrants and refugees in the region

15 February 2019
The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, participated in the 6th Summit of Presidents of Parliament and the 15th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the UfM (PA-UfM), which took place in Strasbourg on the 13th and 14th February. The annual…
EIB Africa

European Investment Bank engagement in Africa in 2018 : EUR 3.3 billion

15 February 2019
In 2018 the European Investment Bank agreed EUR 3.3 billion (USD 3.74 billion) of new financing for private sector and infrastructure investment in 20 African countries. Addressing the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank confirmed that 2018…
Libya

The European Union gives donations to a maintenance project in Libya

14 February 2019
Two days ago, on Tuesday 12th February, Dr. Emad Sayeh, the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) Chairman, met with the EU Ambassador to Libya, Alan Bugeja. The discussion was about the progress of work at the project of maintenance and construction works at HNEC new Head Quarters, which is a…
Union for the Mediterranean round-table debate on the future of the Euro-Mediterranean region

Union for the Mediterranean round-table debate on the future of the Euro-Mediterranean region

13 February 2019
UfM Secretary General, Nasser Kamel, hosted this week a discussion between Josep Borrell, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation of Spain, and 15 experts and researchers from different Euro-Mediterranean countries on the state of the region and its perspectives horizon 2030…
EU neighbouring countries - ETF - European Training Foundation

Providing learning, Employ people: Trends in Countries Neighbouring the EU

13 February 2019
Vocational training is proven to be a fast-track from school to work, with higher employment rates among young adults who graduated from vocational training in nearly all countries. Nevertheless, not all countries offer the same opportunities. Even though there are local or regional differences,…
Fourth Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Meeting to address employment and labour challenges in the region

Fourth Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Meeting to address employment and labour challenges in the region

12 February 2019
The fourth Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conference on Employment and Labour will be hosted by Portugal on 2-3 April 2019 in Cascais. Under the Co-Presidency of the European Union and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the UfM Ministerial Conference will encompass on the first day a…
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Imagine Europe: Take part in a contest about what Europe will look like in 2050

12 February 2019
What is your vision of Europe in 2050? Present your idea in a short written and video-recorded pitch, and join the EU’s recently announced Imagine Europe contest. Imagine Europe is open to everyone (all ages and nationalities) and is being presented by a series of European Partners. The…
"She Codes"  an EU-funded project in Libya

She Codes: The European Union empowers Libyan Women through technology and entrepreneurship

11 February 2019
"She Codes" aims at training Libyan women on computer programming and coding, providing them with the necessary skills which will empower and help them to become independent. The project helps Libyan women to better access the job market, which will ultimately contribute to the overall development…