EU-funded SAFEMED IV takes part in the Union for the Mediterranean regional event on maritime transport

24 June 2019
From 11 to 13 June 2019, EU-funded SAFEMED IV participated in the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Platform on Transport Connectivity and Working Groups on Maritime Transport in Barcelona, Spain. The European Maritime Safety Agency presented the achievements of the SAFEMED IV project in…
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The EU produces a video for World Refugee Day

21 June 2019
"We reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect the rights of the most vulnerable, those who are forced to flee and therefore leave their homes behind" said Federica Mogherini High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission…
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A close partnership between the European Union and the African Union

21 June 2019
The European Union has made a long lasting commitment to support the African continent through a strong EU-AU partnership. The level of cooperation is already significant and succeeded in defining this strong partnership. This was the major highlight of "African Cities: Engine of Sustainable…

The European Training Foundation: Vocational education and training as a tool to address global challenges

20 June 2019
The European Training Foundation is back at the annual IIAS-Lien conference. This year’s theme is ‘Effective, Accountable and Inclusive Governance’ and the meeting is taking place at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. This major event is organised by the International Institute of…
First Union for the Mediterranean Regional Business Forum to promote the Trade Agenda and foster economic integration in the region

First Union for the Mediterranean Regional Business Forum to promote the Trade Agenda and foster economic integration in the region

20 June 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat organized its first UfM Business Forum on 18 June 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. The event was fully dedicated to Trade and focused on two interrelated themes, namely Market Access and the e-Commerce. The Forum brought together 150 stakeholders and representatives…
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EU External Investment Plan: two new agreements unlock funding for underserved and displaced entrepreneurs in the region

19 June 2019
Today the European Commission, the Dutch development bank FMO, and the Jordanian microfinance institution Tamweelcom have signed two agreements to help train entrepreneurs and support local banks targeting under-served groups, such as women and young people, in particular amongst migrants and…
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EU and World Health Organisation team up to boost access to health services in developing countries

19 June 2019
The EU has signed a €102 million contribution agreement with the World Health Organisation (WHO) at the European Development Days in Brussels. The EU will invest in building health care systems to provide quality services in more than 80 African, Caribbean, Pacific, and Asian countries. The “…