EU cross border projects seek to develop synergies on social inclusion through social & solidarity economy

EU cross border projects seek to develop synergies on social inclusion through social & solidarity economy

03 June 2020
Partners from MedTOWN and MoreThanAJob projects and experts in social inclusion from the Joint Technical Secretariat of the ENI CBC Med Programme had a fruitful online meeting on 27 May, getting to know each other better and discussing common ground to work together. This first meeting has laid the…
EU-funded MAIA-TAQA partners discuss progress of pilot projects in Lebanon and Jordan

EU-funded MAIA-TAQA partners discuss progress of pilot projects in Lebanon and Jordan

03 June 2020
The EU-funded MAIA-TAQA project partners and technical team members met online on 28 May 2020, willing to work closer than ever to continue and reinforce cooperation across borders ensuring a successful deliverables of the project. The objectives of the meeting were to monitor progress of the Work…
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COVID-19 impact to drug markets: A trendspotter meeting for Southern partnership countries

03 June 2020
An online meeting on the COVID-19 impact to drug markets is to take place on 4 June, in the framework of the EU4Monitoring Drugs project. The event will gather selected experts from south European Neighbourhood countries (ENP) who are participating in the trendspotter study ‘Impact of COVID-19…
EU-funded COMMON project: start of monitoring activities of beach litter in Tunisia

EU-funded COMMON project: start of monitoring activities of beach litter in Tunisia

03 June 2020
The EU-funded COMMON and CLAIM projects have partnered to carry out a beach litter monitoring activity in La Goulette, in the suburbs of Tunis, Tunisia. More than 200 plastic bags, 45 cans and 800 cigarette butts were collected in an hour. The data collected will be useful to survey the amount of…
Aviation Safety: Commission adopts new EU Air Safety List

Aviation Safety: Commission adopts new EU Air Safety List

03 June 2020
The European Commission updated the EU Air Safety List, the list of airlines that are subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union as they do not meet international safety standards. The Commission wishes to ensure the highest level of air safety for all…
The EU budget for recovery increases funds for a stronger Europe in the world

The EU budget for recovery increases funds for a stronger Europe in the world

02 June 2020
As part of the revised long-term EU budget 2021-2027 package, the European Commission has proposed a budget of €118.2 billion for external action, with an additional €15.5 billion to support its partners in recovery efforts in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, in line with the European Union's role of…
UfM webinar on maritime transport: ports must remain fully operational with all their regular services in place

UfM webinar on maritime transport: ports must remain fully operational with all their regular services in place

02 June 2020
In view of the disruption generated by the COVID-19 pandemic on the maritime networks, the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the MEDports Association co-hosted a webinar with key sectorial partners to discuss how to enhance sustainability and resilience of ports and maritime transport in the…
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Syria: Sanctions against the regime extended by one year

02 June 2020
The European Council has extended EU restrictive measures against the Syrian regime for one additional year, until 1 June 2021. In line with the EU strategy on Syria, the EU decided to maintain its restrictive measures against the Syrian regime and its supporters, as the repression of the civilian…
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Libya: Statement by the EU Delegation on the murder of trafficked migrants

02 June 2020
The European Union Delegation issued the following statement on 30 May in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission to Libya: The European Union Delegation and EU Member State Heads of Mission condemn the murder of thirty trafficked migrants, mostly Bangladeshi nationals, on 27 May in Mizda which…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

01 June 2020
Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood: Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood. Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships Press Officer, EU-…