HR/VP Josep Borrell

HR/VP Josep Borrell: A stronger European Union within a better, greener and safer world

02 December 2019
On 1 December, Josep Borrell assumed the post of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. " I am privileged and honoured to take up the role of the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and…
European Endowment for Democracy to shed light on civil society’s role in Tunisia

European Endowment for Democracy to shed light on civil society’s role in Tunisia

02 December 2019
The European Endowment for Democracy is organising a panel discussion on civil society’s role within the new Tunisian political reality. The event is to be held on 4 December in Brussels, Belgium. This year’s presidential and parliamentary elections have changed Tunisia’s political landscape with…
EU-funded high level event on public communication on migration for a new balanced narrative in Athens

EU-funded high level event on public communication on migration for a new balanced narrative in Athens

02 December 2019
On 11-12 November 2019, the second Euro-Mediterranean Communicator’s Workshop and a high-level event on public communication and migration were held in Athens, Greece in the framework of the EUROMED Migration IV (EMM4) programme. The joint event was hosted by the Greek Ministry for Citizen…
President-elect von der Leyen

Speech by President-elect von der Leyen in the European Parliament Plenary on the occasion of the presentation of her College of Commissioners and their programme

28 November 2019
Mr President, Honourable Members,  Exactly thirty years ago, today - the 27th of November, the clock strikes twelve.Church bells ring. Sirens blare. Workers down tools. Factories, mines and shops empty as the streets fill up with dance and hope. The historic two-hour general strike in the middle…
European Parliament elects the von der Leyen Commission

European Parliament elects the von der Leyen Commission

28 November 2019
In a roll call vote that took place at noon on Wednesday, MEPs approved the new College of Commissioners with 461 votes in favour, 157 against and 89 abstentions. During her opening statement, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen reiterated many of the commitments she made in…
TAIEX

TAIEX organises the 20th International Forum for Prosecutors on Fighting Cross-Border Organised Crime

22 November 2019
The Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX), in cooperation with the Prosecutor’s General Office of Saxony, is organising the 20th International Forum for Prosecutors on Fighting Cross-Border Organised Crime, which will take place on 25-27…
Universal Children's Day celebration

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies organised event to share views on the future of Euromed relations

The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies organised event to share views on the future of Euromed relations

19 November 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies - EMNES, the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association - EMEA, and the Centre for European Policy Studies CEPS, organised the lunch time meeting event "How important is the Southern neighborhood for the future of Europe?", which took place on 14…
Tunisia: EU funds rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison and probation office

Tunisia: EU funds rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison and probation office

18 November 2019
The project of rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison was inaugurated on 15 November by Minister of Justice Mohamed Karim Jamoussi, in the presence of representatives of the EU Delegation to Tunisia, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), local authorities, the prison’s…
Tunisia: EU Ambassador inaugurates Court of First Instance headquarters rehabilitated with EU funds

Tunisia: EU Ambassador inaugurates Court of First Instance headquarters rehabilitated with EU funds

13 November 2019
The new headquarters of the Court of First Instance of Nabeul were inaugurated last week by the Tunisian Justice Minister Mohamed Karim Jamoussi in the presence of EU Ambassador in Tunisia Patrice Bergamini, representatives of the judiciary, lawyers and local authorities of the governorate of…