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Joint statement to the press following the 15th meeting of the EU-Tunisia Association Council

17 May 2019
The fifteenth session of the Association Council between the European Union and Tunisia was held in Brussels on 17 May 2019. This session of the Association Council highlighted the excellence of the privileged EU - Tunisia partnership, based on shared values and dynamic and diversified cooperation…
2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators: Israeli applicant among the winners

2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators: Israeli applicant among the winners

17 May 2019
Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos Moedas announced yesterday at the VivaTech conference in Paris the four winners of the 2019 EU Prize for Women Innovators. The prize is funded under Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme. The winners are Irina Borodina (…
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…
EU Syria

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…
EU Morocco

The European Union accompanies senior officials of the Ministry of Health during a study trip to France and Belgium

17 May 2019
A few days ahead of the Salon Hospital Expo to be held in Paris from May 21 to 23, and in the framework of the European Union support program for the health sector in Morocco, the European Union will accompany from 19 to 24 May, 23 senior executives of the Ministry of Health including the Secretary…
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,…
The European Union and the World Food Programme (WFP)

A biscuit-flavored school

17 May 2019
Since the partnership agreement was signed in July 2014 between the European Union and the World Food Programme (WFP) to implement the project ‘Enhancing Access of Children to Education and Fighting Child Labour’, a number of the most vulnerable governorates in Egypt have received 60 million euros…
Euromed Justice meeting held to present two years of achievements in the field of international judicial cooperation in criminal matters

Euromed Justice meeting held to present two years of achievements in the field of international judicial cooperation in criminal matters

16 May 2019
The 9th CrimEx session held in Bucharest last April was the last session organised under the current phase of the EuroMed Justice IV project. It therefore constituted an opportunity to take stock of the work accomplished within this timeframe and to reflect on the future of the CrimEx. The…
EuroMed Justice organized regional workshop on Quality Legal Aid services for vulnerable populations in the MENA region

EuroMed Justice organized regional workshop on Quality Legal Aid services for vulnerable populations in MENA region

16 May 2019
Representatives of the Ministries of Justice, Bar Associations, and Civil Societies Organisations from Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt have gathered in Beirut on the occasion of the EU-funded EuroMed Justice regional workshop “Together for quality legal aid (LA) services for vulnerable populations”.…
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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.…