EU Budget Support – Trends and results 2019

EU Budget Support – Trends and results 2019

18 October 2019
Based on the country context, EU budget support accompanies reforms in a variety of areas. Under the development policy, it focuses on fostering sustainable development, with the primary aim of eradicating poverty. Under the European neighbourhood policy, the EU works with its southern and eastern…
Joint investments for financing the green transition

The European Union and countries worldwide join their forces to mobilise private investors for financing the green transition

18 October 2019
The European Union has launched the International Platform on Sustainable Finance (IPSF) together with relevant authorities from Argentina, Canada, Chile, China, India, Kenya, and Morocco. Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability,…
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European Maritime Safety Agency hosts seminar to promote safety of life and property at sea and protect marine environment

18 October 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded project SAFEMED IV, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) hosted the seminar on “Enhancing your knowledge on Standards of Training and Certification and Watch-keeping (STCW)” on 8-10 October 2019. Overall, 14 participants from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya,…
EU mobilises planes to battle forest fires in Lebanon

Lebanon: EU mobilises planes to battle forest fires

17 October 2019
Lebanon has activated the EU Civil Protection Mechanism to assist in efforts to stop the spread of forest fires as up to 100 active fires have been reported in the country. In an immediate response, the EU has mobilised 6 firefighting planes: 4 of which are rescEU aircraft, 2 from Italy and 2 from…
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The European Investment Bank boosts resilient and sustainable growth of municipalities in Jordan

17 October 2019
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the lending arm of the European Union, and the Cities and Villages Development Bank (CDVB) have signed a loan agreement of €45 million to finance energy efficiency projects targeting municipal, building and lighting infrastructure in Jordan. The financing…
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FEMISE newsletter issue of September-October goes over an eventful period

17 October 2019
The newsletter Inside Femise n°18 reviews the events organised by FEMISE recently such as the annual conference on sustainable development, in its broad sense, in the Mediterranean region, or the workshop on “Social Entrepreneurship in the MENA Region: Inclusiveness and Growth”. FEMISE presents to…
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European Commission campaign on consumer rights to roll out across Europe until 2020

17 October 2019
Travellers from the European Neighbourhood to Europe may be interested to learn about a new communication campaign launched by the European Commission on consumer rights -#YourEURight. Currently being rolled out across Europe, this digital-led campaign aims to raise awareness of key EU consumer…
Algeria : EU-funded SAFEMED IV organises training for maritime administration

Algeria : EU-funded SAFEMED IV organises training for maritime administration

16 October 2019
Under the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) staff delivered a training on MARPOL Annex VI and EU Legislation for the Algerian Maritime Administration on 8-9 October in Algeria. EMSA organised this training to gather insight into issues…
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European Agenda on Migration four years on: Marked progress needs consolidating

16 October 2019
Ahead of the October European Council, the Commission is reporting on key progress under the European Agenda on Migration since 2015, with focus on steps taken by the EU since the last progress report in March 2019. The Commission also set out those areas where work must continue to address current…
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The EU-funded Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators trains Algerian Electricity Regulator staff

15 October 2019
MEDREG is organizing a training for the Algerian Electricity Regulator CREG on 15-16 October in Algiers, Algeria. Since CREG's mission relating to the performance of Public Service Obligations (PSOs), particularly in electricity and gas distribution, is to ensure that the provisions of the…