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Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the demolition of Palestinian buildings in East Jerusalem

23 July 2019
Israeli authorities have proceeded with the demolition of 10 Palestinian buildings, containing some 70 apartments, in Wadi al Hummus, part of Sur Baher neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem. The majority of the buildings are located in Area A and B of the West Bank where, according to the Oslo…
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Commission steps up EU action to protect and restore the world's forests

23 July 2019
Today the European Commission adopted a comprehensive Communication setting out a new framework of actions to protect and restore the world's forests, which host 80% of biodiversity on land, support the livelihoods of around a quarter of the world's population, and are vital to our efforts to fight…
EU-funded CyberSouth and Interpol join efforts to fight against cybercrime

EU-funded CyberSouth and Interpol join efforts to fight against cybercrime

23 July 2019
Interpol 12th MENA (Middle east and North Africa) Working Group on Cybercrime for Heads of Units was held on 16-17 July 2019 in Amman, Jordan, with the support of the EU-funded CyberSouth project and the Public Security Department of Jordan. The meeting aimed to review the implementation of last…
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EU4Monitoring Drugs: new EU-funded project launched to respond to drug-related security and health threats

23 July 2019
In 2019, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) launched a new technical cooperation project called EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD). The three-year project, funded by the European Union, will involve countries in the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) area, supporting…
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EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD)

2019-2021 Budget: €3 million

The programme will support national and regional readiness to identify and respond to drug-related security and health threats.

Countries covered: Algeria, Armenia,…

EU to develop network of national judicial trainers on cybercrime and electronic evidence

EU to develop network of national judicial trainers on cybercrime and electronic evidence

22 July 2019
The Council of Europe organised the first Meeting of the National Judicial Trainers on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence on 10-12 July 2019 in Strasbourg, France. Around 100 judges, prosecutors, representatives of training institutions and other national authorities from more than 20 countries of…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

22 July 2019
Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood: Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood. Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships Paid traineeship at the…
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UE Ambassador to Israel visits Umm el-Fahem and meets the Mayor

22 July 2019
Last week, UE Ambassador to Israel, Emanuele Giaufret, visited Umm el-Fahem and met with the Mayor, Dr. Samir Mahamed, and MK Dr. Yousef Jabareen. It was a great opportunity to learn more about the city's priorities, potential and challenges. The Ambassador also visited the Umm el-Fahem Art Gallery…
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European Union presents its progress towards sustainable development

19 July 2019
Yesterday, at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York, the EU reaffirmed its strong commitment to deliver on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a shared global roadmap for a peaceful and prosperous world, with human well-being…
INTERPOL Chief in Egypt for meetings on combating transnational crime

INTERPOL Chief in Egypt for meetings on combating transnational crime

19 July 2019
On the final leg of his mission to the Middle East, the head of INTERPOL, Secretary General Jürgen Stock, has met with senior Egyptian government and police officials. Discussions with Major General Alaa el Din Selim, Assistant Minister of Interior and Director of Public Security Sector, and Major…