The Mission’s Traffic Adviser, Erik Nielsen met with Chief of Traffic, Lieutenant Colonel Maher during the visit to Hebron District Police Station.

Palestine: EUPOL COPPS improves road safety

06 August 2018
To improve road safety, the Palestinian Civil Police confiscate and destroy more than 20,000 illegal vehicles each year. Alone in the Hebron Police District, the Police confiscate and destroy around 500 illegal vehicles monthly. EUPOL COPPS supports the implementation of the road safety strategy,…

€10 million from the EU for the salaries and pensions of Palestinian civil servants

03 August 2018
The European Union and the Netherlands made a contribution of €10.0 million from the EU and €0.62 million from the Netherlands to the Palestinian Authority's payment of nearly 55,000 Palestinian civil servants and pensioners in the West Bank. "The civil servants play an important role in…

EU statement on settlement activity in Batn Al-Hawa, Silwan

03 August 2018
The European Union Representative and the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah issue the following statement: The EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah express serious concern at the official inauguration on 1St August of a touristic center, run by a settler organization, in the Batn al-…
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The European Training Foundation (ETF) supports a more entrepreneurial drive in the Middle East

03 August 2018
What do eight North-African and Middle Eastern countries have in common? All are committed to developing the entrepreneurial skills of young people, the entrepreneurship potential of women and the skills base of small and medium enterprises. This is one finding emerging from the assessment of the…
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UfM calls for contribution to Higher Education in the World Report

02 August 2018
The UfM Secretariat has issued a call for contributions to identify and select authors interested in collaborating in the publication of the report “Higher Education in the World” (HEIW) n. 7 “Humanities and Higher Education; Generating Synergies between Science, Technology and Humanities”.  In…
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Water for Gaza: EU switches on the biggest solar energy field in the Gaza strip

02 August 2018
This week, the EU has completed the biggest photovoltaic solar field in Gaza. It will provide 0.5 Megawatts of electricity per day to fuel the Southern Gaza Desalination Plant. The EU-funded Southern Gaza Desalination Plant currently provides drinking water to 75,000 inhabitants in the Khan Younis…

Workshop in Palestine: “Telling an Impactful Story on EU issues”

02 August 2018
On 19-21 August 2018 , the OPEN Media Hub is organising a three-day workshop on Telling an Impactful  Story on EU issues for TV and online journalists from Palestine. The course will focus on editorial, writing and editing skills. The training will empower them to understand the basics of EU…

Regional training for the professionalisation of facilitators and trainers involved in the culture sector, EU funded Med Culture

The Technical Assistance team of Med Culture, a regional programme funded by the European Union (DG NEAR) for the promotion of culture as vector of Human, Social and Economic Development in South Mediterranean countries, is launching a call for participation in a regional 3-day training workshop…

Regional training to empower the civil society in Palestine and Israel through a leading and resilient culture sector, Med Culture

The Technical Assistance team of Med Culture, a regional programme on culture funded by the European Union, Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR), for the promotion of culture as vector of Human, Social and Economic Development in South Mediterranean countries…