Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

24 May 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) hosted the Regional Conference “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean” on 22-23 May in Barcelona. More than 100 representatives of the civil society and youth organisations were brought together to discuss how to best address environmental,…
The UfM joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

23 May 2019
The UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel has participated in the Legacy event: ‘EU Med means Business – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South’ that took place on 21-22 May in Brussels, bringing together 100 participants that included young entrepreneurs, journalists, international…
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‘EU MED means business': entrepreneurs from Southern Neighbourhood set out priorities for action to boost growth and jobs

22 May 2019
The European Commission organised a first edition of ‘EU Med means business' – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South' on 21-22 May in Brussels with parallel events in Tunis (Tunisia), Cairo (Egypt), Irdib (Jordan) and Rabat (Morocco). Some 150 young entrepreneurs, economic leaders…
Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
100 representatives of civil society, youth organisations and non-state actors from the Euro-Mediterranean will meet to discuss regional challenges during the UfM Regional Dialogue on “Shared views on key issues in the Mediterranean”, which will take place on 22-23 May 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.…
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EU Statement for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport on the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

20 May 2019
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we pay tribute to the essential role of cultural diversity in Europe and around the world for fostering dialogue, respect, and contributing to sustainable development and growth. Europe is a continent of cultural…
European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

17 May 2019
The UN's Global Compact for Migration was on the agenda of the hearing held at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 2 May 2019, where a number of stakeholders met to discuss its implementation. “The Global Compact is very compatible with the European Treaties and reflects EU values…
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Syria: EU renews sanctions against the regime by one year

17 May 2019
On 17 May 2019, the Council extended EU restrictive measures against the Syrian regime until 1 June 2020. In line with the EU strategy on Syria, the EU decided to maintain its restrictive measures against the Syrian regime and its supporters as the repression of civilian population continues. The…
Reporting On Migration Course

Discover the EU-funded Open Media Hub "Reporting On Migration" online Course

17 May 2019
The EU-funded Open Media Hub Reporting On Migration online Course is still running. The aim of this course is to ensure journalists have a basic firm understanding of the complex issues of migration, refugees, and human trafficking and their impact on the politics, economics, demographics,…
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The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
#RaiseYourPencil Campaign

Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

16 May 2019
The European Commission has announced an unprecedented €164 million for Education in Emergencies projects in 2019. Together with international and Belgian celebrities as well as around 400 students, the Commission has launched a social media campaign to raise awareness and solidarity among young…