Quality education for Palestinian children in Area C: The EU and France build a new school in the Jordan Valley

Quality education for Palestinian children in Area C: The EU and France build a new school in the Jordan Valley

24 September 2020
The European Union, the French Consulate in Jerusalem, the Agence Française de Développement, and the Palestinian Authority inaugurated yesterday the new building of Furush Beit Dajan Secondary Mixed School located in Area C. The total area of the building is 340 square meters and it will serve…
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EU-funded project El-Hiwar II holds online training workshop on the Wider Human Rights Agenda

24 September 2020
The College of Europe Development Office has organised a four-day online training workshop (that started on 21 September) on the Wider Human Rights Agenda including environmental, economic, social and cultural rights and its applicability to Policy Planning. On the first day, the group analysed…
EU contributes to enhancing resilience and food security of Jordanians and Syrian refugees

EU contributes to enhancing resilience and food security of Jordanians and Syrian refugees

24 September 2020
Three United Nations agencies, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP), are partnering with the Ministry of Agriculture in Jordan to launch a project that is funded by the European Union, to enhance resilient…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV trains Jordan Maritime Commission on environmental legislation

EU-funded SAFEMED IV trains Jordan Maritime Commission on environmental legislation

24 September 2020
The live-broadcasting training on environmental legislation for the Jordan Maritime Commission was held via Teams on 9-10 September 2020. Overall, 15 participants from the Jordan maritime Commission attended the course. The two-day training aimed at providing an overview of the international…
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EuroMeSCo Connect & Kick Off Meetings tackle Covid-19 related opportunities for terrorist groups and cyber resilience

24 September 2020
On 16 and 22 September, EuroMeSCo held the Connect and Kick Off Meetings of the last two out of the five Joint Study Groups 2020. The objective of these meetings, that involve an audience of 15-20 experts and policymakers, is to bring the members of the Joint Study Groups closer to the current…
United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Monaco and Union for the Mediterranean  partner to empower women in Tunisia

United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Monaco and Union for the Mediterranean partner to empower women in Tunisia

23 September 2020
The Principality of Monaco has recently signed its first funding agreement with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the two parties have agreed a tripartite declaration together with the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) on empowering women in Tunisia through…
EU funds trainings in Jordan and Lebanon to raise awareness on combating violence against women

EU funds trainings in Jordan and Lebanon to raise awareness on combating violence against women

23 September 2020
Training workshops on Violence Against Women and Girls were held in Jordan and Lebanon last summer in the framework of the project “Combating Violence against Women in the Southern Mediterranean Region”, funded by the European Union. In Lebanon, the workshop was organised by EuroMed Feminist…
EU-funded Project El-Hiwar II organises foresight exercise

EU-funded Project El-Hiwar II organises foresight exercise

23 September 2020
The College of Europe Development Office organised on 15 September an online foresight exercise named: “Anticipating future crises (and opportunities): follow up” within the EU-funded Project El-Hiwar II. It follows a first foresight exercise organised within the project on 27-28 August 2019 which…
EU cross border programme webinar to shed light on situation of tourism in the Mediterranean

EU cross border programme webinar to shed light on the situation of tourism in the Mediterranean

23 September 2020
The ENI CBC Med Programme is organising a webinar to celebrate World Tourism Day on 28 September. The objective of the event – under the title “Building a resilient tourism sector in the COVID-19 era: challenges and opportunities in the Mediterranean” – is to shed light on the current situation of…
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The European Union contributes €12.6 million to support Palestinian refugees from Syria in Jordan

23 September 2020
Yesterday, the European Union renewed its commitment to supporting the work carried out by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), with a €12.6 million contribution targeting Palestinian refugees from Syria in Jordan. It comes as part of a larger…