10th anniversary of EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

EU Charter of Fundamental Rights marks its 10th anniversary

11 November 2019
On 1 December 2019, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights will celebrate its 10th anniversary since it became legally binding, with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1 December 2009. To mark this anniversary, the European Commission, together with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of…
Euromed Police high-level meeting

Euromed Police high-level meeting : envisioning the future of euro-Mediterranean police cooperation

08 November 2019
Euromed Police held its 4th High-Level Meeting last month at Europol headquarters in the Hague, Holland, in conjunction with the European Police Chiefs Convention. High-Level Meetings are an opportunity for South Partner Countries (SPC), EU member states and institutional stakeholders (such as the…
delegation of the EBSOMED project visiting the International Trade Centre

EU-funded EBSOMED : visit of a delegtion to Geneva to meet representatives from the International Trade Centre

06 November 2019
As part of the development of the business country desk (BCD), a delegation of the EBSOMED project visited the International Trade Centre (ITC-Euromed Trade and Investment Facilitation Mechanism) at Geneva to meet representatives from the market development division for a preliminary meeting on the…
Erasmus+ programme

Erasmus+: EU will invest over €3 billion in young Europeans and Africans to study or train abroad in 2020

05 November 2019
Today, the European Commission published its 2020 call for proposals for the Erasmus+ programme. 2020 is the last year of the current European Union programme for mobility and cooperation in education, training, youth and sport.  As in 2019, this year's call will offer additional opportunities to…
Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

05 November 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is co-organizing the second edition of Creative Forum Ljubljana together with the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH commissioned by BMZ. This Forum is the only platform that links…
EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

31 October 2019
The first call of “Med Fellows: Addressing the Ecological Challenge” will focus on all the challenges facing the Mediterranean region. Through this 1st call, 20 young leaders will be selected, and will have the opportunity to: - Attend a Webinar (a preliminary session) presenting the activity and…
Syria - Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the inaugural meeting of Syria Constitutional Committee

31 October 2019
Today is a day of renewed hope: the opening ceremony of the Constitutional Committee, established in the framework of UN Security Council Resolution 2254 to discuss a future constitutional framework for Syria, took place in Geneva.   This is an important and long-awaited moment, a result of the…

Open call for interest Med Dialogue Fellows: Addressing the Ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

The regional EU-funded Programme Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality invites to apply to its 1st Med Dialogue Fellows regional bootcamp, aimed at young civil society leaders across 10 South Mediterranean countries including Syrian and Palestinian diasporas, to work around common regional advocacy…
International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists – 2nd November 2019

31 October 2019
Freedom of expression, in all its forms, is the very essence of democracy. Only with a thriving, free and independent media landscape, we can hold governments, businesses and society at large accountable. And precisely for this fundamental right, far too often, journalists and media workers are…
4th EU-Arab World Summit: reinforcing the strategic regional partnership

4th EU-Arab World Summit: reinforcing the strategic regional partnership

30 October 2019
UfM Secretary General, Nasser Kamel, participated yesterday in the 4th EU-Arab World Summit in Athens, held on 29-30 October under the title “A Strategic Partnership”. Established in 2016, the EU-Arab World Summit is an international forum of economic and political dialogue between the EU and the…