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Lebanon: EU Ambassador Christina Lassen meets with Prime Minister Saad Hariri

14 June 2019
EU Ambassador Christina Lassen met today with Prime Minister Saad Hariri at his residence to discuss local and regional developments and EU-Lebanon relations. Ambassador Lassen welcomed the Government's recent agreement on the 2019 national budget but requested more information and dialogue on the…
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High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini speaks to Libyan Prime Minister Al-Serraj

14 June 2019
The High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini had a phone conversation yesterday with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Mustafa Al-Serraj to discuss the political situation in Libya. High Representative Mogherini stressed the importance of the political track under UN auspices reiterating…
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“The Lebanon Mountain Trail; the track through the mountains of Lebanon that helped me find my way”

14 June 2019
The life of Rita Becassini, aged 33, was transformed when she was asked to organise a day’s hiking in her home village of Tannourine, as part of the Lebanese Mountain Trail (LMT), the country’s greatest hiking route. This trail runs from the North to the South of Lebanon, passing through 76…
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The EU is co-financing the cinema and human rights “Nuit Blanche” in Morocco

14 June 2019
The Association of Mediterranean Meetings of Cinema and Human Rights (ARMCDH) is organising the 8th edition of the “Nuit blanche” of cinema and human rights, on the subject of workers’ rights, from 14 to 15 June 2019 at the National Library of the Kingdom of Morocco in Rabat. This event is part of…
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From Vision to Action: The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward

14 June 2019
High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini has presented the third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward”, which will be discussed by the EU Foreign and Defence Ministers at the…
Euromesco Joint Policy Study 14 - Cooperation with Religious Institutions as a European Policy Tool

Euromesco Joint Policy Study 14 - Cooperation with Religious Institutions as a European Policy Tool

13 June 2019
In the European neighbourhood, major social and political phenomena have acquired an increasingly religious angle: radicalisation – in the words of Olivier Roy – is becoming Islamised, intra and interstate conflicts have a sectarian character, and governments either want to increase their control…
“MIgration EU eXpertise” (MIEUX) publishes 2018 Annual Report

“MIgration EU eXpertise” (MIEUX) publishes 2018 Annual Report

13 June 2019
One of ICMPD’s flagship programmes, MIEUX, publishes its Annual Report for the year 2018, describing its main achievements in 26 countries and the special events held to celebrate ten years delivering capacity building on migration. The MIgration EU eXpertise (MIEUX) Initiative is funded by the EU…
EUNAVFOR Med: Force Commander handover ceremony

EUNAVFOR Med: Force Commander handover ceremony

13 June 2019
Yesterday, in the Italian Fleet Headquarters in Rome, at the presence of the Operation Sophia Commander, the Italian Navy Vice Admiral Enrico Credendino, the Force Commander, Italian Navy Rear Admiral (LH) Stefano Turchetto, hands over the Command of EUNAVFOR Med Task Force to Italian Navy Rear…
100 Euro Mediterranean civil society personalities present key development projects for the region

100 Euro Mediterranean civil society personalities present key development projects for the region

13 June 2019
100 civil society representatives from the ten countries of the Western Mediterranean (also known as 5+5 Dialogue) have gathered in Tunis for a pre-Summit preparatory Forum entitled: “Towards a common space of intercultural dialogue; sustainable, inclusive production and development”. Each country…
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EU-funded Qudra renovates the social development centre “Majdel Anjar” in Lebanon

13 June 2019
A big round of applause for the newly renovated social development centre “Majdel Anjar” in Bekaa! EU-funded Qudra rehabilitates social development centres (SDCs) in communities in Lebanon with a high percentage of Syrian refugees. Since not all Syrians and Lebanese live close to one of the…