EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
2019 European Week of Action for Girls

Last day of 2019 European Week of Action for Girls

11 October 2019
Organised by a coalition of civil society organisations, and supported by the European Institutions and UN Agencies, the 2019 European Week of Action for Girls (EWAG) took place from 7 to 11 October. Based around the International Day of the Girl Child, celebrated every 11 October, this week-long…
EU supports vocational training for Libyan youth

EU supports vocational training for Libyan youth

10 October 2019
With support from the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reached an agreement with Toyota Libya F.Z.C to provide young people with three-month vocational training on car maintenance and repairing, computer skills and English among other disciplines. Yesterday 20…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange open online course to start on 14 October

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange open online course to start on 14 October

09 October 2019
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is launching an open online course on “Cultural encounters: Perspectives on Populism” on 14 October. Throughout its 10-week duration, participants learn with, and from their peers in online sessions, as well as from expert academics and practitioners through an original…
Youth Employment in the Mediterranean

Youth Employment in the Mediterranean

2018-2020 Budget: €2.1 million ( EU Investment: €2 million )

The Youth Employment in the Mediterranean (YEM) project is a three-year regional initiative implemented by UNESCO, which aims at improving skills anticipation systems and promoting technical and vocational education and training (TVET).…

A comparison of the fears of GWAC and GWEU respondents

The EU-funded “Generation What?” program reveals similarities between young people from Europe and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region

08 October 2019
“Generation What?” is an interactive multi-media program drawing the portrait of the current generation of 18-35-year-old in Europe as well as in eight Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Through a unique survey,…
EU-supported Young Mediterranean Voices programme launches national dialogue forums in 8 Southern Mediterranean countries

EU-supported Young Mediterranean Voices programme launches national dialogue forums in 8 Southern Mediterranean countries

08 October 2019
The Young Mediterranean Voices (YMV) programme is organising a month-long, region-wide initiative of debate competitions and national dialogue forums. During the months of October and November, 8 Southern Mediterranean countries (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, and…
4th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: “Paving the way forward”

4th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: Paving the way forward

07 October 2019
The 4th edition of the Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM): “Paving the way forward”, will take place on 10 October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Building on the success of the first three editions, the 4th UfM Regional Forum will provide the occasion to take stock of the progress…

ARLEM Award 2020 - Young local entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean

Following up to the ARLEM report on "Youth entrepreneurship in the Mediterranean" adopted in February 2019, the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) shall award a successful young entrepreneur from the South Mediterranean partner countries and the local authority which helped her/…
Generation What

The EU-funded “Generation What?” program is closing a chapter

03 October 2019
On 14 October 2019, the EBU and partners will host an important event in celebration of the closing of the EU-funded program “Generation What?” at the Residence Palace in Brussels “Generation What?” is an interactive multi-media program drawing the portrait of the current generation of 18-35-year-…