Factsheet – EU Budget for the future

Factsheet – EU Budget for the future

18 June 2018
The European Commission has published a factsheet to explain the detailed functioning of the new instrument, the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). It will be the EU’s main tool to contribute to eradicating poverty and promoting sustainable development,…
CIFE institut (Centre international de formation européenne ) in Nice

Scholarships for students from the MENA region

18 June 2018
Call for Applications! Discover the scholarships for students from the MENA region for the Master in Advanced European and International Studies (MAEIS) from the CIFE institut (Centre international de formation européenne ) in Nice. Deadline closes 30 June. Read more Tweet Link to the MAEIS
"CivicTech4Democracy", a global competition

Be part of #CivicTech4Democracy: digital tools bringing democracy closer to people

18 June 2018
In the run-up to International Democracy Day, celebrated every year on 15 September, EU4Democracy's campaign this year is entitled "CivicTech4Democracy", a global competition for citizen-led projects using new technologies to promote democracy. The campaign will run from June to September 2018, and…
FEMISE MED BRIEF 10 : Are Females good Managers in MENA Countries?

FEMISE MED BRIEF 10 : Are Females good Managers in MENA Countries?

18 June 2018
This policy brief tries to answer the important question of whether firms gain from women participation in management positions. The debate on academic and policy levels have not reached a consensus regarding the existence of gender gaps in firm performance. This policy brief attempts to clarify…
A new European Peace Facility (EPF)

European Peace Facility - An EU off-budget fund to build peace and strengthen international security

17 June 2018
In a more challenging global environment, the European Union needs to step up its actions to enhance its ability to prevent conflicts, build peace and strengthen international security. By proposing a new European Peace Facility (EPF) the European Union is taking another step towards cementing its…
Celebrating five years of the European Endowment for Democracy

Celebrating five years of the European Endowment for Democracy

15 June 2018
On the occasion of their 5th anniversary, the European Endowment for Democracy, together with the European Parliament’s Democracy Support and Election Coordination Group, is organising a joint high-level event and reception at the European Parliament in Brussels on 27 June 2018.  The event will…
UE Libya

Fight against human trafficking in Libya: EU sanctions six human traffickers and smugglers in line with UN decision

15 June 2018
On 14 June, the Council transposed into EU law sanctions adopted by the United Nations on 7 June, imposing a travel ban and an asset freeze on six human traffickers and smugglers operating in Libya, four of Libyan nationality and two of Eritrean nationality. The individuals targeted by the…
Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the joint press conference on Neighbourhood and the world

Remarks by HR/VP Mogherini at the press conference on Neighbourhood and the world

15 June 2018
(...) In the world of today there is a growing demand for a strong, reliable, predictable, and active European Union at a global level. This is why we propose a budget for external action today of €123 billion for the next 7-year period and that is an increase of more than 30% compared to the…
FFEM photo exhibition

Conference and photo exhibition on gender issues to be organized by UfM-labelled project in August in Paris

14 June 2018
As part of the 8th edition of the International Congress of Feminist Research in the Francophonie (CIRFF2018) to be held on 27-28 August in Paris, the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM) organizes a conference titled "Fieldwork: Innovative strategies to influence the political and social…
MEDSTAT IV

Improving the production of energy balances in the ENP-S countries as to prepare for a regional publication with harmonised data

13 June 2018
The EU’s MEDSTAT IV project organises a Regional workshop that will take place in Brussels, on 26-28 June 2018. This workshop should allow to present international and European concepts and methodologies for imputing transformation processes in the compilation of the Energy balances, in relation…