Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

08 April 2020
On Wednesday 8 April, the European Commission and the High Representative set out plans for a robust and targeted EU response to support partner countries' efforts in tackling the coronavirus pandemic. The EU's collective action will focus on addressing the immediate health crisis and resulting…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange to organise information webinars on opportunities it offers

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange to organise information webinars on opportunities offered

08 April 2020
Information webinars are organised to present the opportunities Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange project offers. Webinars provide information on how to engage and benefit as a young individual, educator, youth organisation or Higher Education institution. The upcoming webinars are scheduled as follows…
UfM Member States to step up cooperation on research and innovation in the context of the COVID-19

UfM Member States to step up cooperation on research and innovation in the context of the COVID-19

08 April 2020
Conscious of the pressure that COVID-19 puts on health systems, the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is exploring ways to speed and scale–up actions in the field of research and innovation. This was the objective of the virtual meeting of the UfM Regional Platform on Research and Innovation, held…
EU funds relief to flood victims in Egypt amid coronavirus outbreak

EU funds relief to flood victims in Egypt amid coronavirus outbreak

07 April 2020
In response to the severe weather and ensuing floods that hit Egypt from 12 March 2020 onwards, the European Commission has allocated €100,000 for relief to over 12,000 people in the most affected areas. Continued rains, heavy winds and flash floods over several days resulted in widespread damage…
World Health Day: FEMISE initiative to face COVID-19 in the Mediterranean

World Health Day: FEMISE initiative to face COVID-19 in the Mediterranean

07 April 2020
«The coronavirus crisis threatens our health and, as a result, it also hurts our societies and our economies. But it offers us an opportunity to rethink our priorities and systems, to make them sustainable, inclusive, in line with the SDGs» underlines Constantin Tsakas, General Secretary of FEMISE…
EU-funded TEX-MED ALLIANCES contributes to ensuring the production of personal protection equipment in an effort to fight COVID-19 pandemic

EU-funded TEX-MED ALLIANCES contributes to ensuring the production of personal protection equipment in an effort to fight COVID-19 pandemic

06 April 2020
The TEX-MED ALLIANCES project is currently working to assure the supply chain of textile sanitary materials that are highly demanded due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mapping the industrial capacities in terms of production of personal protection equipment, masks, protective gloves and glasses for…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Online Masterclass: how can youth organisations integrate virtual exchange?

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Online Masterclass: how can youth organisations integrate virtual exchange?

02 April 2020
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is organising an online masterclass on 7 April to explore how youth organisations can integrate virtual exchange in their programmes to offer young people a meaningful, safe and rewarding online experience. Virtual Exchange is a groundbreaking digital tool enabling deep,…
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Survey open until 7 May to assess MSME’s digitalization in North and South Mediterranean

02 April 2020
A survey conducted under the research agenda of the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies has been launched to seek to establish the level of digital engagement of MSMEs in the North and South Mediterranean, as well as their digital capability, the barriers they may face, their digital…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange upcoming online course explores youth, peace and security

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange upcoming online course explores youth, peace and security

31 March 2020
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is organising an Interactive Open Online Course on “Youth, Peace and Security” from 13 April to 7 May 2020. The deadline to send application is 5 April. This 4-week course introduces participants to core concepts of violence, conflict and peace and provides a space to…
“ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth”: an overview of the ecological challenges in the Mediterranean region

“ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth”: an overview of the ecological challenges in the Mediterranean region

30 March 2020
The EU-funded Technical Assistance regional Programme Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality published a video titled “ Ecological Challenges in the Eyes of Mediterranean Youth” which provides an overview of the ecological challenges that the Mediterranean region is facing today and what role the…