Universal Children's Day celebration

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies organised event to share views on the future of Euromed relations

The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies organised event to share views on the future of Euromed relations

19 November 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies - EMNES, the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association - EMEA, and the Centre for European Policy Studies CEPS, organised the lunch time meeting event "How important is the Southern neighborhood for the future of Europe?", which took place on 14…
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EU assists Jordan in strengthening border management

19 November 2019
The Integrated Border Management (IBM) project was launched on 18 November in Amman, Jordan. The event was attended by the Director of General Security, General Fadel Al-Homoud, Ms. Maria Hadjitheodosiou, EU Ambassador to Jordan, Ms. Cristina Albertin, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (…
HR/VP Federica Mogherini

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on Israeli settlement policy

19 November 2019
The European Union's position on Israeli settlement policy in the occupied Palestinian territory is clear and remains unchanged: all settlement activity is illegal under international law and it erodes the viability of the two-state solution and the prospects for a lasting peace, as reaffirmed by…
Euromesco Policy Brief n°99 – Three steps in ensuring digital security of Egyptian activists abroad

Euromesco Policy Brief n°99 – Three steps in ensuring digital security of Egyptian activists abroad

18 November 2019
Throughout recent years under Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Egyptian activists have faced numerous arrests for alleged online offenses, ranging from blasphemy to inciting protests or opposing the government. In August 2018, the final clampdown on online media has been enacted with a cybercrime law, signed…
Tunisia: EU funds rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison and probation office

Tunisia: EU funds rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison and probation office

18 November 2019
The project of rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison was inaugurated on 15 November by Minister of Justice Mohamed Karim Jamoussi, in the presence of representatives of the EU Delegation to Tunisia, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), local authorities, the prison’s…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

18 November 2019
Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood: Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood. Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships Call for Consultants…

Support to the Strengthening of Local Development, EU-funded ARDeL project, Algeria

Overall objective Support the Ministry of Interior, Local Authorities, and Territory Planning (MICLAT) in its institutional, organisational and operational reforms and increase the attractiveness and the resources of the territories in order to ensure a sustainable local development. Specific…
“Guiding Principles for Shelters Working with Victims of Human Trafficking” presentation

Jordan : EU-funded MIEUX Initiative presents Standard Operating Procedures to protect victims of trafficking

15 November 2019
On 10-11 November 2019, the Migration EU eXpertise Initiative, funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), presented the “Guiding Principles for Shelters Working with Victims of Human Trafficking”. They are a result from its…
Palestinian delegation paid EU-funded visit to Spain to learn more about advanced border security methods

Palestinian delegation paid EU-funded visit to Spain to learn more about advanced border security methods

14 November 2019
On 5-7 November, eight representatives from the Palestinian General Administration for Borders and Crossings (GABC) visited the National Centre for coordination of Border Crossing Points (CEFRONT) and the Command and Control Centre in Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas Airport in Spain. This visit came…