Universal Children's Day celebration

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…
“On the Insufficiencies and Dark Side of the Principle of Differentiated Bilateralism”

EuroMeSCo new paper: “On the Insufficiencies and Dark Side of the Principle of Differentiated Bilateralism”

12 November 2019
The EuroMeSCo network of think tanks has released a new paper entitled  “On the Insufficiencies and Dark Side of the Principle of Differentiated Bilateralism”. This paper is part of its activities of the project co-funded by the European Union and the European Institute of the Mediterranean called…
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…
Launch of the "Joint European Roadmap for Engagement with Civil Society in Palestine 2018-2020"

Launch of the Joint European Road-map for Engagement with Palestinian Civil Society

08 November 2019
The European Development Partners, representatives of Palestinian Civil Society Organisations and the Palestinian Authority marked yesterday the launch of the "Joint European Roadmap for Engagement with Civil Society in Palestine 2018-2020". The launching event was attended by Dr. Estephan Salameh…
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…
Freedom of expression- Palestine

Local EU statement on the need for legislative harmonization to uphold freedom of expression

01 November 2019
The European Union Representative issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah. The EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah note the decision taken by the Ramallah Magistrate Court on 17 October to block 49 Palestinian websites, under the Decree-…
EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

31 October 2019
The first call of “Med Fellows: Addressing the Ecological Challenge” will focus on all the challenges facing the Mediterranean region. Through this 1st call, 20 young leaders will be selected, and will have the opportunity to: - Attend a Webinar (a preliminary session) presenting the activity and…
Anna Lindh Foundation annual meeting to agree on 2020 Action Plan

Anna Lindh Foundation annual meeting to agree on 2020 Action Plan

31 October 2019
In collaboration with the Heads of the Hellenic Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF), the Anna Lindh Foundation Secretariat organized its annual statuary meeting of its Coordinators of National Civil Society Networks in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24 to 25 October 2019. The meeting served as…

Open call for interest Med Dialogue Fellows: Addressing the Ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

The regional EU-funded Programme Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality invites to apply to its 1st Med Dialogue Fellows regional bootcamp, aimed at young civil society leaders across 10 South Mediterranean countries including Syrian and Palestinian diasporas, to work around common regional advocacy…
U and UN conclude their 30-day walk for child rights

Palestine: EU and UN conclude their 30-day walk for child rights

28 October 2019
Within the 30 years anniversary celebration on signing children right convention, Representatives of the European Union, the United Nations, and the Palestinian Authority joined Palestinian students to celebrate the final stretch of the 30-day awareness-raising walk for child rights along the Masar…