10th anniversary of EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

EU Charter of Fundamental Rights marks its 10th anniversary

11 November 2019
On 1 December 2019, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights will celebrate its 10th anniversary since it became legally binding, with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1 December 2009. To mark this anniversary, the European Commission, together with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of…
Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

08 November 2019
The Annual Steering Committee of the EUMedRail project was held in Brussels on 6 November 2019. Hosted by the Directorate for Mobility of the European Commission, the Steering Committee took place prior to the celebration of the UfM Working Groups (WGs) on Land, Air and Maritime Transport &…
Euromed Police high-level meeting

Euromed Police high-level meeting : envisioning the future of euro-Mediterranean police cooperation

08 November 2019
Euromed Police held its 4th High-Level Meeting last month at Europol headquarters in the Hague, Holland, in conjunction with the European Police Chiefs Convention. High-Level Meetings are an opportunity for South Partner Countries (SPC), EU member states and institutional stakeholders (such as the…
Mediterranean Energy Regulators Association to hold workshop on licensing procedures and electricity storage in Jordan

Mediterranean Energy Regulators Association to hold workshop on licensing procedures and electricity storage in Jordan

06 November 2019
In 2018, MEDREG carried out a peer review to the Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) on the topic of issuing and managing licensing procedures applied for generation, transmission and distribution, including licenses for the commerce and self-consumption of renewable energy sources.…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

06 November 2019
Under the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) delivered a training on the implementation and enforcement of the International Maritime Organisation’s Ballast Water Management Convention. Overall, 18 participants from Algeria, Israel, Jordan,…
delegation of the EBSOMED project visiting the International Trade Centre

EU-funded EBSOMED : visit of a delegtion to Geneva to meet representatives from the International Trade Centre

06 November 2019
As part of the development of the business country desk (BCD), a delegation of the EBSOMED project visited the International Trade Centre (ITC-Euromed Trade and Investment Facilitation Mechanism) at Geneva to meet representatives from the market development division for a preliminary meeting on the…
Erasmus+ programme

Erasmus+: EU will invest over €3 billion in young Europeans and Africans to study or train abroad in 2020

05 November 2019
Today, the European Commission published its 2020 call for proposals for the Erasmus+ programme. 2020 is the last year of the current European Union programme for mobility and cooperation in education, training, youth and sport.  As in 2019, this year's call will offer additional opportunities to…
Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

05 November 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is co-organizing the second edition of Creative Forum Ljubljana together with the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH commissioned by BMZ. This Forum is the only platform that links…
Closing ceremony of the 2nd edition of Heritage Days

EUNIC Jordan showcasing talent at Heritage Days closing ceremony

04 November 2019
Heritage Days in Jordan closing ceremony under the patronage of HRH Princess Rym Ali, featured the screening of four Jordanian-produced short films and the opening of the Belgian Hejaz Wagon "Cinema on Wheels". An old Belgian train wagon that was used in the historic Hejaz Railway, was restored…
PPRD South 3 logo

PPRD South: Initiative for a strengthened euro Mediterranean collaboration in terms of prevention, preparedness and natural disasters management

04 November 2019
Sixteen managers and high-ranking officers will meet in Rome on 5-7 November 2019. Coming from national services of civil protection and disaster risk management agencies of South Mediterranean partner countries, they will identify a common road map in order to enhance national and regional…