Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange: online collaborative learning without borders

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange: online collaborative learning without borders

25 March 2020
Twenty thousand young people, educators and youth workers have benefited from Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange since its launch in 2018. Participants have built relationships with their peers from countries like Libya, Germany, Syria, Italy, Morocco, Turkey, or Finland without having to cross borders or…
5+5 Dialogue Ministers of Foreign Affairs link migration and development

5+5 Dialogue Ministers of Foreign Affairs link migration and development

19 March 2020
Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Secretaries of State from the member countries of the 5+5 Dialogue gathered in Marrakech in early March to discuss the migration and development issue in the Western Mediterranean, with representatives from the European Union (EU), the African Union (AU), the Union…
COVID-19: Temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU

COVID-19: Temporary restriction on non-essential travel to the EU

19 March 2020
EU Leaders agreed to temporary restriction of non-essential travel from third countries into the EU area for 30 days. Any possible prolongation of this period should be assessed depending on further developments. The temporary travel restriction foresees exemptions for nationals of all EU Member…
COVID-19: European Union supports repatriation of EU citizens from Morocco

COVID-19: European Union supports repatriation of EU citizens from Morocco

18 March 2020
The European Union is working on all fronts to assist European citizens across the world who are affected by travel issues due to the COVID-19 outbreak. High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell spoke to Morocco Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita on Sunday, 15 March, to address the situation…
Commission statement on the European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism

Commission statement on the European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism

11 March 2020
On the occasion of the 16th European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism, the Commission has issued the following statement: “ Today, we remember and honour all victims of terrorist atrocities, and we stand by those who grieve and those who endure the physical and psychological wounds of…
Farewell to Vice Admiral CREDENDINO, Operational Commander of Operation EUNAVFOR MED “SOPHIA”

Farewell to Vice Admiral CREDENDINO, Operational Commander of Operation EUNAVFOR MED “SOPHIA”

25 February 2020
On 21 February 2020, the farewell ceremony for Italian Navy Vice Admiral Enrico Credendino, Commander of the Operation EUNAVFORMED “SOPHIA”, took place at the “F. BARACCA” airport in Centocelle, the Operational Headquarter. Vice Admiral Credendino, has been Commander of Operation Sophia since it…
New EU visa rules

New EU visa rules

03 February 2020
New EU rules on short-stay visas apply worldwide from 2 February 2020. They make it easier for legitimate travellers to apply for a visa to come to Europe, facilitating tourism, trade and business, while providing more resources for countering irregular migration risks and threats to internal…
Migration: Launch of the journalist's guide and the facilitator's guide in Morocco

Migration: Launch of the journalist's guide and the facilitator's guide in Morocco

30 January 2020
The European Union in Morocco and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Morocco, in partnership with the Minister Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Residing Abroad, responsible for Moroccans Residing Abroad (MDCMRE) and the Higher…
Euromed Migration IV project takes part in Global Forum on Migration and Development

Euromed Migration IV project takes part in Global Forum on Migration and Development

23 January 2020
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is participating in the 12th Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit in the framework of numerous projects. The Forum, which is held in Quito, Ecuador, during the week of 20 - 24 January 2020, welcomes about 1000…
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EU Delegation to Libya reviews achievements and 2020 work plan of EU-funded migration management project

22 January 2020
On 20 January 2020, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) co-organised with the Delegation of the European Union to Libya and the Libyan Government of National Accord’s National Team for Border Security and Management the Project Review Meeting “ICMPD in Libya - Lessons…