Second EU-South Mediterranean Civil Society Forum to take place next week in Brussels

Second EU-South Mediterranean Civil Society Forum to take place next week in Brussels

22 November 2019
More than 160 representatives from around 130 civil society organizations, the majority of which coming from the South of the Mediterranean region, will gather, with European representatives, for the second MAJALAT Civil Society Forum (Brussels, December 2-3). Supported by the European Union (DG…
EU funds new cross-border project to face the issue of overwhelming waste production in the Mediterranean

EU funds new cross-border project to face the issue of overwhelming waste production in the Mediterranean

22 November 2019
INNOMED-UP, “Promoting Upcycling in Circular Economy through INNovation and education for creative industries in MEDiterranean cities”, was launched today in Athens, Greece. The project proposes to work with Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) to shift local urban economies towards a circular…
Palestine: EU civilian missions provide representatives of EU Member States first-hand look at work in the field

Palestine: EU civilian missions provide representatives of EU Member States first-hand look at work in the field

22 November 2019
Members of the EU Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management (CIVCOM) Committee are visiting Israel and Palestine from 18 to 22 November, giving them a chance to see the impact of EU support to the region first-hand. The trip focuses on the work of the EU’s two civilian Missions in…
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TAIEX organises the 20th International Forum for Prosecutors on Fighting Cross-Border Organised Crime

22 November 2019
The Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument of the European Commission (TAIEX), in cooperation with the Prosecutor’s General Office of Saxony, is organising the 20th International Forum for Prosecutors on Fighting Cross-Border Organised Crime, which will take place on 25-27…
EU Ambassador Ivan Surkos in Fayoum

Egypt : visit of EU Ambassador and Swedish Ambassador to Fayoum

22 November 2019
On the occasion of the Universal Child Rights Day, the Swedish Ambassador Jan Thesleff and the EU Ambassador Ivan Surkos both participated in a special field visit to Fayoum on 21 November, where the ‘Dawwie’ initiative is taking place. Launched by the National Council for Childhood &…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development President Chakrabarti to visit Egypt

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development President Chakrabarti to visit Egypt

21 November 2019
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) President Suma Chakrabarti will visit Egypt on Saturday 23 November for high-profile meetings and participation in the Investment for Africa forum in the country’s new administrative capital. Several project signings are planned during the…
EU-funded MENAWARA project launched to promote water re-use in agriculture in Mediterranean countries

EU-funded MENAWARA project launched to promote water re-use in agriculture in Mediterranean countries

21 November 2019
A press meeting was held on 18 November in the historical building of the University of Sassari in Italy to meet the local and national press and announce the official launch of EU-funded MENAWARA project, in the framework of ENI CBC MED programme. Project manager prof. Pier Paolo Roggero informed…
Algeria: EU-supported SHAREK programme gives more visibility to youth associations

Algeria: EU-supported SHAREK programme gives more visibility to youth associations

21 November 2019
The EU-supported SIDRA association has launched in the framework of SHAREK programme a digital civic platform devoted to the Algerian youth and youth associations in Algeria. The web platform has been online since 28 September. The digital platform aims at reinforcing the local youth and national…
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The EU in Egypt announces winners of its 12th annual photography competition held under the theme of Egyptian Women Champions

21 November 2019
The European Union (EU) in Egypt announced the three winners of the 12th edition of its annual photography competition with the theme of "Egyptian Women Champions". 242 people from all over Egypt participated in the competition, submitting more than 591 photos. The theme of this year’s competition…
EU Local Statement on the occasion of the Universal Children’s Day

Palestine: EU Local Statement on the occasion of the Universal Children’s Day

21 November 2019
The European Union Representative issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah. On the occasion of the International Children’s Day, which coincides with the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the EU missions in…