MEDSTAT IV project

EU Publication of comparative gender indicators for the ENP-S countries

16 October 2018
The working group for gender statistics established under the MEDSTAT IV project met in Paris on October 9-10, 2018. Among the discussions, the members of the working group reviewed a publication of comparable gender-related indicators that will be disseminated very soon. The publication covers…
Women stereotypes and Mediterranean cities

The Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM) organises a photo exhibition: Women stereotypes and Mediterranean cities

16 October 2018
From October 22 to November 3, 2018, the Francesca Bonnemaison Library, in Barcelona (Spain) will host the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM)´s photo exhibition "Women breaking barriers: Transforming Mediterranean cities". The exhibition’s opening ceremony will be held at the Library’s…
THE NEXT SOCIETY to select second promotion of startups for its Booster Track support programme

THE NEXT SOCIETY to select second promotion of startups for its Booster Track support programme

16 October 2018
THE NEXT SOCIETY launches its 2nd call for applications to join the Start-up Booster Track, the tailor-made support programme for entrepreneurs in the MENA region. Through this call for applications, talented entrepreneurs and innovative businesses will be selected to form the 2nd promotion of…
Outcomes of the first UfM Med4Jobs Stakeholders’ Dialogue: UfM project beneficiaries at the centre stage

Outcomes of the first UfM Med4Jobs Stakeholders’ Dialogue: UfM project beneficiaries at the centre stage

16 October 2018
Within the framework of the Third UfM Regional Forum which marked the 10th Anniversary of the Paris Declaration that gave birth to the Union for the Mediterranean, the UfM Secretariat celebrated the first Stakeholders’ Dialogue for its flagship initiative Med4Jobs on 8 October 2018 with the aim of…
MEDREG Annual Report 2017

MEDREG Annual Report 2017

15 October 2018
MEDREG’s Annual Report 2017 presents the activities the organisation carried out over the past year and describes how they contributed to the establishment of compatible energy regulatory frameworks and intensified regional energy cooperation in the Mediterranean region.   
©EU

Statement by the EU Spokesperson on latest developments in Palestine

15 October 2018
In Gaza on Friday again thousands of Palestinians have demonstrated, sometimes violently, near the fence. At least six were killed and hundreds injured from Israeli live fire, some while attempting to cross into Israel. We once again call on all to act with utmost restraint to avoid further loss of…
#MyGreenJerusalem #EUinEastJerusalem

My Green Jerusalem: The EU event was a success!

11 October 2018
European Union representatives joined more than 300 Palestinian students from ten schools in East Jerusalem as they launched the EU-funded environmental initiative ''My Green Jerusalem'' in which the students cleaned the streets of the city.  The initiative amassed efforts of seven Palestinian…
Understanding the psychology of crowds

EUPOL COPPS in Palestine: Workshop on the ‘Psychology of Crowds'

11 October 2018
The concept of the ‘Psychology of Crowds’ organised and funded by EUPOL COPPS was thoroughly discussed in a three-day workshop in Jericho by a visiting expert from Portugal.  Policing approach can determine the nature of the reaction of the crowd. Initiating a dialogue with the crowd can yield…
Training on the “Role of border authorities in Fighting Corruption”

The European Union Border Assistance Mission Fights Corruption in Palestine

11 October 2018
The European Union Border Assistance Mission, EUBAM Rafah, in close cooperation with the General Administration of Borders and Crossings (GABC), facilitated a two-day training held by the Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) on the role of GABC in encountering the specter of corruption.…
Fourth UfM women’s empowerment conference

Fourth UfM women’s empowerment conference reaffirms key role of women in building inclusive societies and unlocking Mediterranean’s potential

11 October 2018
The UfM Secretariat held its fourth high-level conference on women’s empowerment entitled, ‘Women build inclusive societies in the Mediterranean’ on 10-11 October in Lisbon. This edition brought together some of the most active voices on gender equality in the region, involving 300 participants…