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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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…
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…
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…
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…
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The EU delegation to Lebanon and MACAM announce the winners of the “Wall of Contemplation” competition

04 September 2019
The EU delegation in Lebanon and MACAM – Modern And Contemporary Art Museum are happy to announce that 12 artists from all over the world have won the competition to paint the “Wall of Contemplation”, a mural inspired by human rights. Congrats to the winners! Read more Facebook
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European Training Foundation: Skills dimensions of migration to promote decent employment for all

04 September 2019
In 2017 an estimated 258 million people were living in a country other than their country of birth, up from 173 million in 2000 and often they do not enjoy decent work conditions. Moreover, the simultaneous inflows and outflows of migration are experienced today by more countries. In this context…
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2020 EU budget: Council supports continued focus on growth, innovation, security and migration

03 September 2019
The Council wants the EU's budget to continue to focus on strengthening the European economy and boosting its competitiveness. Other priorities include ensuring sufficient funding for migration and the protection of the EU's external borders, strengthening civil protection, tackling climate change…
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HR/VP Federica Mogherini speaks to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi about the situation of refugees and migrants

03 September 2019
Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, held a phone call with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi. The High Representative and the High Commissioner discussed the current…