Viva Tech award

The EU behind the Viva Tech award for Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Innovative solutions were awarded by the jury of the "Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean in 2030" challenge and honored by the South Region - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and EU-supported ANIMA Investment Network during the VivaTechnology 2019 exhibition in Paris. After a lively debate, the 10…
Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
100 representatives of civil society, youth organisations and non-state actors from the Euro-Mediterranean will meet to discuss regional challenges during the UfM Regional Dialogue on “Shared views on key issues in the Mediterranean”, which will take place on 22-23 May 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.…
EU4Youth

EU Statement for Education, Youth, Culture and Sport on the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

20 May 2019
On the occasion of the World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we pay tribute to the essential role of cultural diversity in Europe and around the world for fostering dialogue, respect, and contributing to sustainable development and growth. Europe is a continent of cultural…
TAIEX

Lebanon: The EU supports innovation and technology

20 May 2019
The Lebanese spirit of entrepreneurship innovation deserves great support. EU's TAIEX technical assistance mission was held in Beirut to support the development of an acceleration programme for the creation of research-based innovative products services. This TAIEX is enabling academia, business…
UFM

Union for the Mediterranean promotes the Mediterranean Diet as a tool to support sustainable development in the region

20 May 2019
The second World Conference on the Revitalization of the Mediterranean Diet, organised by CIHEAM Bari and the Forum on Mediterranean Food Cultures and under the auspices of the UfM, has promoted the Mediterranean diet as a lever for bridging consumption and production, in a sustainable and healthy…
European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

17 May 2019
The UN's Global Compact for Migration was on the agenda of the hearing held at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 2 May 2019, where a number of stakeholders met to discuss its implementation. “The Global Compact is very compatible with the European Treaties and reflects EU values…
Reporting On Migration Course

Discover the EU-funded Open Media Hub "Reporting On Migration" online Course

17 May 2019
The EU-funded Open Media Hub Reporting On Migration online Course is still running. The aim of this course is to ensure journalists have a basic firm understanding of the complex issues of migration, refugees, and human trafficking and their impact on the politics, economics, demographics,…
Euromed Justice meeting held to present two years of achievements in the field of international judicial cooperation in criminal matters

Euromed Justice meeting held to present two years of achievements in the field of international judicial cooperation in criminal matters

16 May 2019
The 9th CrimEx session held in Bucharest last April was the last session organised under the current phase of the EuroMed Justice IV project. It therefore constituted an opportunity to take stock of the work accomplished within this timeframe and to reflect on the future of the CrimEx. The…
EuroMed Justice organized regional workshop on Quality Legal Aid services for vulnerable populations in the MENA region

EuroMed Justice organized regional workshop on Quality Legal Aid services for vulnerable populations in MENA region

16 May 2019
Representatives of the Ministries of Justice, Bar Associations, and Civil Societies Organisations from Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt have gathered in Beirut on the occasion of the EU-funded EuroMed Justice regional workshop “Together for quality legal aid (LA) services for vulnerable populations”.…
©EIB

The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…