European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and EU raise awareness about waste management in Jordanian schools

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and EU raise awareness about waste management in Jordanian schools

27 February 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched a programme to raise awareness about solid waste management in Jordan among the young people in Jordan, an important step towards building an environmentally-conscious generation. Supported by the EBRD and the European Union…
High-level panel discussion examines ways to attain rights-based migration policies

High-level panel discussion examines ways to attain rights-based migration policies

27 February 2020
On 24 February 2020, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development’s Director General was a panelist at the High-Level Panel Discussion “A New Balanced Narrative on Migration – Attaining rights-based migration policy through a balanced public debate on migration” in Geneva. The event…
World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

27 February 2020
On world Non-Governmental Organisation Day, celebrated on 27 February, the European Union applauds the fundamental contribution made by civil society organisations to the promotion of human rights, good governance, democracy and the rule of law. As such, they are key partners for the successful…
EU-funded seminar to focus on inland transport of dangerous goods

EU-funded seminar to focus on inland transport of dangerous goods

25 February 2020
The EU-funded EUMedRail project is organising a seminar on regulations and risk assessment of transport of dangerous goods on 2-3 March in Belgrade, Serbia. The main objective of the seminar is to raise awareness and facilitate the understanding of provisions of Directive 2008/68/EC on the inland…
Egypt: European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice organised workshop on conducting satisfaction surveys aimed at court users

Egypt: European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice organised workshop on conducting satisfaction surveys aimed at court users

24 February 2020
In the framework of the South Programme III, the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) organised a workshop for judges and staff of the Egyptian Council of State on conducting satisfaction surveys aimed at court users in Cairo, Egypt, on 18 February 2020. The objective of the…
COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

24 February 2020
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. To boost global preparedness, prevention and containment of the virus the Commission announced, on Monday 24 February, a new aid package worth €232…
IEMed Focus 159 – Security challenges and authoritarian resilience in the Levant in a regional and international perspective – The case of Jordan – February 2020

IEMed Focus 159 – Security challenges and authoritarian resilience in the Levant in a regional and international perspective – The case of Jordan – February 2020

20 February 2020
Over recent decades the political relations between Jordan and the West in general have been good. Jordan has pursued a policy of moderation, and has kept a strategically balanced position with the major regional and international powers (Shlaim, 2008: 546). Very much as a result of regional…
Market Survey on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources Professional Training

Market Survey on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources Professional Training

20 February 2020
Under the project’s capacity building activities, a market survey of the renewable energy sources (RES) and energy efficiency (EE) professional training schemes in Algeria, Egypt, Greece, France, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Spain and Tunisia was conducted by the…
UniDem Med project : EU partner countries exchange good practices to modernise their public administration

UniDem Med project : EU partner countries exchange good practices to modernise their public administration

20 February 2020
The fifth coordination meeting of the UniDem project for the South of the Mediterranean took place on 6 February in Rabat, Morocco. This annual meeting gathered the national coordinators of the following partner countries: Algeria, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. The participants took stock…