Africa-Europe Alliance: Four new financial guarantees worth €216 million signed under the EU External Investment Plan

Africa-Europe Alliance: Four new financial guarantees worth €216 million signed under the EU External Investment Plan

23 January 2020
The European Commission signed on 22 January four guarantee agreements worth €216 million that will help unlock €2 billion to invest in renewables, urban infrastructure and start-ups in Africa and the Neighbourhood. The guarantees were signed with the European Bank for Reconstruction and…
Safir : a new EU-cofunded project  to support 15 youth-led media initiatives in Southern Mediterranean countries

Safir : a new EU-cofunded project to support 15 youth-led media initiatives in Southern Mediterranean countries

21 January 2020
The Safir project, co-funded by the European Union, will implement actions to support innovative social entrepreneurship in favour of Southern Mediterranean youth. The project will be deployed as early as March 2020 in seven countries: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan.…
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…

Towards Collaborative Practice (TCP) 2020 Forum on “Social Innovation for Social Inclusion” in Cyprus

This edition of the TCP Forum will be an opportunity to discuss future pathways for social innovation and how it can foster social inclusion, delving, at the same time, into topics such as digital technology and entrepreneurship for inclusion and participation, female entrepreneurship, migrants’…

Training course in Germany: "Let's go civic! Youth Exchanges for Civic Engagement"

The idea of the training course... ...is owed to the current situation in Europe and the need to promote awareness of democracy, participation and critical thinking about political and social issues as well as to enable youth to play an active role in political life. "Let's go civic!" aims to give…
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…
European Commission publishes video to highlight International Partnerships priorities for 2020-2025

European Commission publishes video to highlight International Partnerships priorities for 2020-2025

06 January 2020
The European Commission has published a short video showing Jutta Urpilainen, the new EU Commissioner for International Partnerships, member of the new College of the Von der Leyen Commission which took office on 1 December 2019. Mrs Urpilainen is entrusted with the mission to lead the global…

#EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest for influencers

Instagrammers, YouTubers, the #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes contest is for you! ️ ️ ️ ️ ️ In 2020, use your influence to highlight ambitious young locals through video content! Participate in the #InTheirEyes contest by sending a video explaining your motivations. You will then follow an audiovisual…
EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

20 December 2019
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in seven Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the values with which it is associated. A separate survey was conducted in Egypt by polling partner…
Opinion Poll 2019 – regional overview (factsheet)

Opinion Poll 2019 – regional overview (factsheet)

20 December 2019
Polls highlight positive views of EU partnership across southern Mediterranean Most people in the EU’s southern Mediterranean partners feel the European Union has a very or fairly positive relation with their country and they believe EU financial support to be effective. These are just some of the…