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A high-level European Union delegation will be at the 74th United Nations General Assembly next week

20 September 2019
A high-level European Union delegation will be in New York for the 74th United Nations General Assembly next week. The EU representatives will host and participate in a large number of events and meetings with world leaders. The EU continues to be a leader in global cooperation: joining forces with…
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#EUBeachCleanUp: EU organises record number of cleaning actions worldwide

20 September 2019
On beaches across Europe and the world, EU staff are joining hands with local communities to clean up marine litter as part of the #EUBeachCleanUp campaign. Launched on 19 August, this year's campaign will run through October, culminating on Saturday 21 September, the International Coastal CleanUp…
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EU-Neighbourhood Partner Countries cooperation help dismantle criminal networks in the Mediterranean

20 September 2019
A maritime border operation coordinated by INTERPOL has detected more than a dozen suspected foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) travelling across the Mediterranean. Operation Neptune II (24 July – 8 September) focused on the threats posed by suspected FTFs potentially using maritime routes between…
EU funds release of Standard Operating Procedures to secure integrity of digital evidence

EU funds release of Standard Operating Procedures to secure integrity of digital evidence

19 September 2019
A guide intended for use by law enforcement and judicial authorities has been developed within the framework of EU-funded CyberSouth Project. This guide includes Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) aiming at covering procedures to be followed for the onsite retrieval, securing, transport and…
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Meet the new EU Ambassador to Lebanon Ralph Tarraf

19 September 2019
Meet the new EU Ambassador to Lebanon Ralph Tarraf, in his first video message to the Lebanese. Read more Facebook
Lebanon’s European Theatre Festival

Lebanon’s European Theatre Festival Press Conference on Monday 23 September 2019

19 September 2019
The European Union in Lebanon and Al Madina Theatre invite you to a press conference on Monday 23 September at 11h45 at Al Madina Theatre, to launch the 2nd edition of Lebanon’s European Theatre Festival. Please confirm your presence by email, or call Nathalie Elmir at 03-026622 for more…
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The Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators MEDREG looks into its communication strategy and future activities for 2020-2022

18 September 2019
The 13th MEDREG Communication Officers (Cos) Network meeting is taking place today in Brussels, Belgium. The meeting will brainstorm on the MEDREG’s communication strategy for 2020-2022, and the future activities and deliverables that could be developed to promote both the association’s technical…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Crédit Libanais joining forces

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Crédit Libanais joining forces

18 September 2019
Small businesses in Lebanon will benefit from a new partnership which was sealed in Beirut last Monday between Crédit Libanais, the country’s ninth-largest bank, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The banks signed agreements for the provision of a loan of up to US$ 50…
EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY

Entrepreneurs in the MENA region: EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY launches its 3rd call for applications

18 September 2019
EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY is calling entrepreneurs and innovators in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Tunisia to join the 3rd promotion of the Start-up Booster Track. Talented entrepreneurs and innovative businesses will be selected to benefit from the programme services to…
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For a torture-free world: Council reinforces EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment

17 September 2019
The Council adopted the following conclusions on the revised Guidelines on EU policy towards third countries on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment: "1. The Council welcomes the Guidelines on EU Policy Towards Third Countries on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or…