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A high-level European Union delegation will be at the 74th United Nations General Assembly next week

20 September 2019
A high-level European Union delegation will be in New York for the 74th United Nations General Assembly next week. The EU representatives will host and participate in a large number of events and meetings with world leaders. The EU continues to be a leader in global cooperation: joining forces with…
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#EUBeachCleanUp: EU organises record number of cleaning actions worldwide

20 September 2019
On beaches across Europe and the world, EU staff are joining hands with local communities to clean up marine litter as part of the #EUBeachCleanUp campaign. Launched on 19 August, this year's campaign will run through October, culminating on Saturday 21 September, the International Coastal CleanUp…
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EU-Neighbourhood Partner Countries cooperation dismantles criminal networks in the Mediterranean

20 September 2019
A maritime border operation coordinated by INTERPOL has detected more than a dozen suspected foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) travelling across the Mediterranean. Operation Neptune II (24 July – 8 September) focused on the threats posed by suspected FTFs potentially using maritime routes between…
EU funds release of Standard Operating Procedures to secure integrity of digital evidence

EU funds release of Standard Operating Procedures to secure integrity of digital evidence

19 September 2019
A guide intended for use by law enforcement and judicial authorities has been developed within the framework of EU-funded CyberSouth Project. This guide includes Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) aiming at covering procedures to be followed for the onsite retrieval, securing, transport and…
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The Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators MEDREG looks into its communication strategy and future activities for 2020-2022

18 September 2019
The 13th MEDREG Communication Officers (Cos) Network meeting is taking place today in Brussels, Belgium. The meeting will brainstorm on the MEDREG’s communication strategy for 2020-2022, and the future activities and deliverables that could be developed to promote both the association’s technical…
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Entrepreneurs in the MENA region: EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY launches its 3rd call for applications

18 September 2019
EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY is calling entrepreneurs and innovators in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Tunisia to join the 3rd promotion of the Start-up Booster Track. Talented entrepreneurs and innovative businesses will be selected to benefit from the programme services to…
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For a torture-free world: Council reinforces EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment

17 September 2019
The Council adopted the following conclusions on the revised Guidelines on EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: "1. The Council welcomes the Guidelines on EU Policy Towards Third Countries on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or…
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Rabat hosts a Mediterranean meeting about climate change as part of the CLima-Med programme, financed by the European Union

16 September 2019
Eleven Moroccan towns particularly concerned by the development of action plans for access to sustainable energy and the climate took part, as pilot towns, in a Mediterranean meeting that took place in Rabat as part of the CLima-Med programme, financed by the European Union. This meeting helped to…
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Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

13 September 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should…
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Erasmus+: EU boosts participation of African students and staff in 2019

13 September 2019
The EU has invested an additional €17.6 million to support over 8,500 newly selected African students and staff to participate in Erasmus+ in 2019. This increase in Erasmus+ funding is one more step towards the commitment announced by President Jean-Claude Juncker in his State of the Union speech…