EU Palestine

The European Union and Palestinian Authority Inaugurate a Multipurpose Building and Public Park in Daher al-Abed

24 May 2019
The European Union and the Palestinian Authority inaugurated a multipurpose building and public park in Daher al-Abed village in Jenin governorate. Daher al-Abed is located in Area C of the West Bank. The project amounted to €300,000 to support building the social infrastructure in the village.…
EU Egypt

EU Ambassador Ivan Surkoš hosted an Iftar event for journalists and media professionals

24 May 2019
On the occasion of Ramadan, Ambassador Ivan Surkoš hosted at the EU residence in Cairo an Iftar event for journalists and media professionals. The Ambassador welcomed the attendees, saying that the work they are doing is not easy as well as stressing that free media and informed citizens are basis…
EU in Jordan believes in the national efforts promoting civil society organizations and human rights

EU in Jordan believes in the national efforts promoting civil society organizations and human rights

24 May 2019
543 members from 46 community based organizations (CBO) from Irbid, Balqa and Aqaba in Jordan graduated - during a ceremony held under the patronage of Her Majesty Queen Noor Al Hussein - from the EU-funded project titled “EU Support to CSOs - Strengthening Community Based Organizations' Roles as…
Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

24 May 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) hosted the Regional Conference “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean” on 22-23 May in Barcelona. More than 100 representatives of the civil society and youth organisations were brought together to discuss how to best address environmental,…
EU Palestine

European Union Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah visit Sliwan

24 May 2019
EU Heads of Missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah visited the Silwan neighborhood in East Jerusalem. The diplomats met representatives of Palestinian families living under the threat of eviction. They were also briefed on the educational situation and the challenges facing Palestinian students and…
#EU4Israel

EU sends planes to help Israel to tackle forest fires

24 May 2019
The EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated to tackle forest fires, following a request for assistance from the Israeli authorities last night (23 May). In an immediate response, the European Union has already helped mobilise 4 firefighting planes (2 from Italy and 2 from Cyprus) to be…
EU Lebanon

The EU in Lebanon supports a conference on Electoral Reforms and Gender

23 May 2019
The EU in Lebanon supports a conference in Beirut on Electoral Reforms and Gender. The EU has invested a lot on electoral support to ensure Lebanese people can benefit from more inclusive and fair elections. It's time to see a strategy in place and take concrete steps to make sure electoral reforms…
 "Our Water Our Right"

Palestine: The EU delegation congratulates the winners of the photo contest "Our Water Our Right"

23 May 2019
The EU delegation to Palestine Congratulates the winners of the photo contest "Our Water Our Right". First place: Eyad Al-Baba from Gaza, second place Mohammad Al-Zanoun from Gaza and the third is Irene Keileh from Ramallah. The EU thank all those who took part in this competition. Discover the…
The UfM joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the regional efforts to promote youth entrepreneurship

23 May 2019
The UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel has participated in the Legacy event: ‘EU Med means Business – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South’ that took place on 21-22 May in Brussels, bringing together 100 participants that included young entrepreneurs, journalists, international…
EU UN

Morocco: Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the resignation of UN Envoy for Western Sahara Köhler

23 May 2019
Horst Köhler, Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for the Western Sahara peace process has announced his resignation for personal reasons. The European Union commends the progress made by President Köhler. During his mandate, he has contributed to bringing a new dynamism to the Western…