Young Mediterranean Voices Leadership Seminar kicked off

Young Mediterranean Voices Leadership Seminar kicked off

20 November 2019
The Young Mediterranean Voices (YMV) Leadership Seminar has kicked off in Malta with 22 emerging leaders from across the Mediterranean region. Over the course of the week, delegates will have the opportunity to meet global leaders, EU policy-makers, media drivers, and civil society leaders, from…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV project conducts studies on port reception facilities for 5 ports in Algeria

EU-funded SAFEMED IV project conducts studies on port reception facilities for 5 ports in Algeria

20 November 2019
Ship waste does not only affect marine life. There is unquestionable evidence that waste from ships has become a serious social, environmental, economic and health issue worldwide. Consequently, there is an urgent need for proper handling of ship-generated waste with adequate Port Reception…
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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…
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Jordan: European Investment Bank promotes media visibility of climate change challenges

19 November 2019
A greater media visibility of the challenges related to climate change, particularly in the Mediterranean area, is the goal of COPEAM (Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators) and the European Investment Bank (EIB), which have launched today in Amman (Jordan) an…
Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

19 November 2019
The EU Agency for Railways organised last month a seminar aimed at increasing the understanding on European Train Control System (ETCS) technology and exchanging practices on signaling systems. Throughout the seminar, delegations from Western Balkans and Southern Mediterranean countries expanded…
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EU assists Jordan in strengthening border management

19 November 2019
The Integrated Border Management (IBM) project was launched on 18 November in Amman, Jordan. The event was attended by the Director of General Security, General Fadel Al-Homoud, Ms. Maria Hadjitheodosiou, EU Ambassador to Jordan, Ms. Cristina Albertin, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (…
FEMISE Med BRIEF 26: ” Unequal Opportunities in Early Childhood in 6 Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries”

FEMISE Med BRIEF 26: Unequal Opportunities in Early Childhood in 6 Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries

18 November 2019
Early childhood is the most important period for human development. However, countries tend to under-invest in this phase of development, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Children face unequal opportunities to develop because of the circumstances of their birth. This…
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EU contributes to expanding access to housing and Small and Medium Enterprises finance in Jordan

18 November 2019
The SANAD Fund for MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises) has provided a senior loan of USD 10 million to Investbank to support the bank’s efforts in providing housing loans to low-income individuals as well as expanding its lending operations to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Jordan.…
EU-funded meetMED workshop focuses on mobilizing private sector for energy transition in Algeria

EU-funded meetMED workshop focuses on mobilizing private sector for energy transition in Algeria

18 November 2019
A workshop on “Mobilizing the Private Sector for the Energy Transition in Algeria and in the Mediterranean Region” will take place on 21 November 2019 in Algiers, Algeria in the presence of relevant stakeholders of the renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) sectors in the Southern and…