Union for the Mediterranean conference promotes digital transformation across the Euro-Mediterranean region

Union for the Mediterranean conference promotes digital transformation across the Euro-Mediterranean region

01 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Conference on “Digital Transformation and Digital Skills for the Future”, which took place on 30 September in the Estonian capital Tallinn, marked an important step towards the UfM’s engagement with the rapidly shifting technological landscape whose character…
 EU funded “Generation What? Arabic” project

Presentation of the “Generation What? Arabic” project

30 September 2019
“Generation What” is an interactive multi-media program, originally initiated in France in 2016 by France Televisions, and subsequently implemented by public service broadcasters in 13 EU Member States and France’s Overseas Territories as well as in Asian Pacific countries. In 2018, the EU…
A 5 million euros EU-funded programme implemented by UNICRI to fight the rise of violent extremism in the Maghreb and Sahel region

No one is left behind in the fight of the EU against violent extremism

18 September 2019
31st January 2019, at the European parliament in Brussels, several officials, experts, researchers and journalists concerned with finding solutions to the rise of violent extremism in the Maghreb and Sahel region gathered to share insights on a 5 million euros EU-funded programme implemented by…

EU/Southern neighbourhood: Union for the Mediterranean focus group to discuss the development of its youth strategy

13 September 2019
Taking advantage of the unique space for exchange, peer-learning, cooperation and networking that the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe’s University on Youth and Development offers, the UfM Secretariat aims at convening a focus group during the 20th edition of the event that is taking…

Lebanon: The latest on the EU Delegation's agenda

06 September 2019
How to make Lebanon's primary health care centres, school/education system, and water/ wastewater systems stronger for the benefit of Lebanon. The EU delegation opened its doors to civil society today. Joined also by UN, the EU wants to have a frank exchange taking stock of the commitments taken by…

The EU supports showcasing research-based start-ups: a Demo Day in Lebanon

06 September 2019
Within the context of THE NEXT SOCIETY, Berytech runs a 6-month acceleration programme for researchers, postgraduates, engineers and technicians willing to develop a start-up based on a research project: the Innovation Factory: From Research to Market programme. 11 teams passed the selection and…

The European Training Foundation: Skills and sustainable development goals in Arab countries

05 September 2019
The Middle East and North Africa Public Administration Research (MENAPAR) network is organising a conference in Ifrane, Morocco, from 28-31 of October, to discuss how Arab countries are delivering on the SGDs and what is the role of skills development and government support in this process, among…
2020 EU budget

2020 EU budget: Council supports continued focus on growth, innovation, security and migration

03 September 2019
The Council wants the EU's budget to continue to focus on strengthening the European economy and boosting its competitiveness. Other priorities include ensuring sufficient funding for migration and the protection of the EU's external borders, strengthening civil protection, tackling climate change…
ENI CBC Med Seminars

EU Cross-Border Cooperation to organize training seminars for lead beneficiaries of standard projects

30 August 2019
The Managing Authority of the EU-funded ENI CBC Med Programme is organizing two training seminars in Rome to support the implementation of the 41 projects funded under the standard call. The seminars, dedicated to the project coordinators, financial and communication managers of the lead…