EU Lebanon

European Union support for the Lebanese Healthcare System reaches €173 million

18 December 2018
The European Union has renewed its commitment to strengthen the Lebanese health care system and secure access to chronic medications, vaccines and essential medical commodities to the most vulnerable population in Lebanon. Through an additional contribution of 19 million Euro from the EU Regional…
#InternationalMigrantsDay

The EU Delegation to Egypt produces videos for International Migrants Day

18 December 2018
Today is International Migrants Day. The European Union in cooperation with its Member States and other partners strongly supports the Egyptian Government's efforts to address the root causes of irregular migration, counter trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants providing positive…
EU-Libya

The Council revises the mandate of the EU integrated border management assistance mission in Libya

18 December 2018
Yesterday, the Council adopted a decision mandating the EU integrated border management assistance mission in Libya (EUBAM Libya) to actively support the Libyan authorities in contributing to efforts to disrupt organised criminal networks involved in smuggling migrants, human trafficking and…
Batan al-Hawa

Palestine: ️EU Political counsellors visit neighbourhoods threatened by eviction

18 December 2018
Yesterday, ️EU Political counsellors in Jerusalem and Ramallah visited Batan al-Hawa, an East Jerusalem neighbourhood where Israeli settlers are continuing procedures that could lead to the eviction of up to 600 Palestinians living in the area. The counsellors also visited East Jerusalem’s Sheikh…
EBRD

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development approves a new country strategy for Tunisia

18 December 2018
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Board of Directors has approved the Bank’s new country strategy for Tunisia for the period 2018 to 2023. The document sets out four key priorities for the EBRD’s engagement in Tunisia: Supporting the competitiveness of Tunisian companies…
EU Morocco

Irregular Migration: EU reinforces support to Morocco

18 December 2018
The EU is intensifying its support to Morocco to address irregular migration in response to increased migratory pressure along the Western Mediterranean Route. The additional funding adopted under the EU emergency Trust Fund for Africa will bring the overall migration-related assistance to Morocco…
EU-funded project organises advanced judicial training on cybercrime and electronic evidence in Algeria

EU-funded project organises advanced judicial training on cybercrime and electronic evidence in Algeria

18 December 2018
Within the framework of CyberSouth projet, and with the support of the Ministry of Justice of Algeria, the advanced judicial training on cybercrime investigations and electronic evidence was organised in Alger from 3-6 December 2018. This training session was dedicated to the magistrates who…
Euromed Summit recommends enhanced educational and vocational training and lifelong learning in the region

Euromed Summit recommends enhanced educational and vocational training and lifelong learning in the region

18 December 2018
Members of civil society representative bodies from countries of the Euro-Mediterranean region met in Turin to discuss the situation of education and training in the area. Although the challenges faced by each of the countries are different, as access to education and training is very unbalanced in…
European Parliament President Tajani to attend the Africa-Europe High-Level Forum in Vienna

European Parliament President Tajani to attend the Africa-Europe High-Level Forum in Vienna

18 December 2018
European Parliament President, Antonio Tajani, will attend the Africa-Europe High-Level Forum organised by Austrian Chancellor Kurz, president-in-office of the Council of the EU, and President Kagame of Rwanda, Chairman of the African Union for the year 2018. President Tajani will open the High-…
EU Morocco

Morocco: EU Reinforces young people’s skills about human rights

18 December 2018
On 15th and 16th December twenty-five young men and twenty-five young women from a number of regions in Morocco took part in a series of training workshops in Rabat. These looked at human rights principles and instruments and were organised by the Driss Benzekri Foundation for Human Rights and…