Egypt again tops European Bank for Reconstruction and Development investments in 2019

Egypt again tops European Bank for Reconstruction and Development investments in 2019

16 January 2020
For the second year in a row, Egypt has topped the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD’s) annual investments with new commitments of €1.2 billion in 26 projects in 2019 after €1.1 billion in the previous year. Continuing its support for the southern and eastern Mediterranean (…
EU Police Mission advocates for reform of criminal sanctions in Palestine

EU Police Mission advocates for reform of criminal sanctions in Palestine

16 January 2020
At a workshop for 17 officials working in Palestine’s Ministry of Justice, the European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) advisers presented the Finnish and Swedish approaches to dealing with criminals and underlined the important role that non-custodial sanctions can play in…
European Economic and Social Committee president Luca Jahier

European Economic and Social Committee president Luca Jahier: Now more than ever, it's time for the EU to speak with one voice

16 January 2020
Here is an excerpt of the statement that the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) president Luca Jahier published on 14 January: On behalf of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), representing the organised civil society at EU level, I am deeply concerned about the increased…
Morocco : European practices on care for women victims of violence presented at national seminar

Morocco : European practices on care for women victims of violence presented at national seminar

16 January 2020
How to coordinate between several departments to optimize the care for girls and women victims of violence at local level? What are the challenges faced for a better partnership with civil society? How to harmonize the procedures to ensure an adequate support for women victims of violence? These…
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Morocco : EU experts attend the presentation of the strategy 2020-2024 of the National Health Insurance Agency

15 January 2020
European Union experts participated in the presentation of the strategy 2020-2024 of the National Health Insurance Agency (Agence Nationale de l’assurance Maladie - ANAM), which took place on 13 January in Rabat, Morocco. This event aimed at sharing ANAM’s strategic priorities in order to…
EU-funded Med Pearls project: a new approach to sustainable tourism

EU-funded Med Pearls project: a new approach to sustainable tourism

15 January 2020
The opening conference of the EU-funded Med Pearls project has taken place in Barcelona with a contribution of 15 speakers from the tourism sector and about 70 attendees. The Med Pearls project is part of the ENI CBC Med Programme of the European Commission and will work during the next 3 years to…
11th plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM)

11th plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) to be held on 22-23 January 2020

14 January 2020
The 11th plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) will take place in Barcelona, Spain on 22 and 23 January 2020 at the invitation of Ms Ada Colau Ballano, Mayor of Barcelona and hosted by the Union for the Mediterranean. The ARLEM members will adopt the Action…
Palestine: European Union Heads of Mission visit Al-Issawiya in East Jerusalem

Palestine: European Union Heads of Mission visit Al-Issawiya in East Jerusalem

14 January 2020
EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah yesterday visited Al-Issawiya, a neighbourhood in East Jerusalem. The diplomats met residents and representatives of civil society organisations, and were briefed about unprecedented and continuous incursions and clashes observed in the neighbourhood…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange : new online course on gender in/equality in media and journalism in February

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange : new online course on gender in/equality in media and journalism in February

13 January 2020
Interested in journalism and gender equality? Register for the new Erasmus + Virtual Echange online course “Gender In/Equality in Media and Journalism” that will be held from 3 February to 6 March 2020. The application deadline is 20 January. “Gender In/Equality in Media and Journalism” provides…
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Israel: Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the latest settlement announcements

09 January 2020
On January 5 and 6, the Israeli authorities approved the construction of almost two thousand housing units in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, including the retroactive approval of already existing constructions, some of which were built on private Palestinian land. This decision…