HR/VP Federica Mogherini

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…
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Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…
UfM

EU/Southern neighbourhood: Union for the Mediterranean focus group to discuss the development of its youth strategy

13 September 2019
Taking advantage of the unique space for exchange, peer-learning, cooperation and networking that the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe’s University on Youth and Development offers, the UfM Secretariat aims at convening a focus group during the 20th edition of the event that is taking…
The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum

EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum: giving more visibility to women who fight cultural and gender stereotypes

13 September 2019
The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum was held on 11-12 September in Amman, Jordan, to promote renewed images of women as agents of intercultural dialogue in the region, and to counter prevailing stereotypes that still hamper women's full participation and potential in their societies. Organized by…
Ursula von der Leyen

The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

11 September 2019
Yesterday, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have eight Vice-Presidents. Three Executive Vice-Presidents (Frans Timmermans, Netherlands; Margrethe Vestager, Denmark; Valdis…
#BackToSchool #EU4YOUth

The EU launches the "Back To School" EU4YOUth challenge

09 September 2019
Join the #BackToSchool #EU4YOUth challenge and post your childhood photo. Tell us about an achievement, which you haven't even dreamed of back then, but which became possible later on - with a little help from the EU! Don’t forget to use the #BackToSchool and #EU4YOUth hashtags. Read more…
Women at the heart of stability and development: the UfM at the Bled Strategic Forum 2019

Women at the heart of stability and development: the Union for the Mediterranean at the Bled Strategic Forum 2019

05 September 2019
In the framework of an official visit to Slovenia, UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel was invited to address the 14th Bled Strategic Forum, a platform for high-level strategic dialogue among leaders from the private and public sectors on key issues of the 21st century. Held on 2-3 September 2019…
Libya: EU contributes to disseminating entrepreneurship culture among youth

Libya: EU contributes to disseminating entrepreneurship culture among youth

05 September 2019
The closing ceremony of Janzour Coding Academy Training of Trainers (ToTs) was held in Expertise France office in Tunis. The ToTs were selected from Janzour Municipality employees and were trained for 8 weeks. The activity aimed at disseminating entrepreneurship culture among the youth in Libya, a…
ETF

The European Training Foundation: Skills and sustainable development goals in Arab countries

05 September 2019
The Middle East and North Africa Public Administration Research (MENAPAR) network is organising a conference in Ifrane, Morocco, from 28-31 of October, to discuss how Arab countries are delivering on the SGDs and what is the role of skills development and government support in this process, among…