EU in Egypt honours winners of its 11th photography competition

EU in Egypt honours winners of its 11th photography competition

14 December 2018
The European Union in Egypt honoured yesterday the winners of its 11th annual photography competition entitled "Description of Modern Egypt" in a ceremony at Bayt Al-Sinnari, organised in cooperation with Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA). Mr. Ivan Surkoš, Ambassador of the EU to Egypt, and Dr. Khaled…
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European Parliament condemns human right breaches in Egypt

14 December 2018
Yesterday, the European Parliament adopted a resolution taking stock of the human rights situation in Egypt. The members of Parliament (MEPs) strongly condemn the continuous restrictions on fundamental democratic rights in Egypt, including freedom of expression, association and assembly, political…
Mediterranean Transport Ministers call for reinforced cooperation in transport and logistics

Mediterranean Transport Ministers call for reinforced cooperation in transport and logistics

14 December 2018
In the framework of the Ninth Conference of Group of Transport Ministers of the Western Mediterranean (GTMO 5+5) held in Nouakchott (Mauritania) on 11-12 December 2018, the Ministers welcomed the leading role of the UfM in the promotion of regional cooperation, dialogue and the implementation of…
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The EU Delegation in Libya issues a statement regarding the security in the country

14 December 2018
The EU Delegation and the EU Heads of Mission to Libya express their deep concern about the current security and socio-economic situation in the south of the country. They condemn the abhorrent murder of the six civilians taken hostage during the Da’esh attack on Al-Fuqaha in October and express…
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development supports Jordan’s women-led businesses

14 December 2018
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is continuing to promote women’s entrepreneurship in Jordan by providing a third loan, of US$ 4 million in local currency, to the Microfund for Women (MFW) in Jordan. The funds will increase access to finance for women-led businesses,…
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EU Funded project behind the Digitalisation of the municipalities in Jordan

13 December 2018
The Mayor of Ramtha welcomed engineer Hussain Abu Al-Sheeh as well as a delegation from the EU funded Qudra Organisation which is working on the Digitalisation of the municipalities in Jordan by the Spanish Cooperation (AECID & FIIAPP) and implemented by E-Diwan. Meetings happening at the…
NET-MED Youth

Tunisia: EU Increases appetite for creative digital technologies

13 December 2018
NET-MED Youth organises today and tomorrow, 13-14 December 2018, a two-day Regional Training Workshop in Tunis, Tunisia, entitled; Increasing appetite for creative digital technologies among young cultural heritage defenders. It will bring together over 50 participants that were selected based on…
UfM at COP24: Climate action initiatives in the Mediterranean need science-based policies

The Union for the Mediterranean at COP24: Climate action initiatives in the Mediterranean need science-based policies

13 December 2018
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) has actively participated in COP24 in Poland, where it has presented two studies on the impact of climate change and on the state of play of climate finance in the region. A call for action towards a shared Mediterranean Climate Agenda is…
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Energy regulators across Europe and the Eastern and Mediterranean region sign cooperation arrangement

13 December 2018
Three regional associations of energy regulatory authorities signed a Cooperation Arrangement yesterday in Vienna, Austria, that will strengthen regulatory cooperation between energy regulators across Europe through to the Mediterranean, South East Europe and Black Sea regions. The Council of…
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The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development supports trade in Lebanon

13 December 2018
Strengthening trade from and within Lebanon, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a US$ 75 million trade finance line to Bank Audi, the largest commercial bank in Lebanon and one of the leading regional banks. By joining the EBRD’s Trade Facilitation Programme (…