Fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear risks and threats: annual meeting to review progress and define priorities

Fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear risks and threats: annual meeting to review progress and define priorities

21 June 2019
A turning point has been reached in the fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) risks and threats worldwide. This was highlighted during the Annual meeting of the European Union CBRN Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence (EU CBRN CoE) that took place from 12 to 14 June…
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The European Council adopted conclusions on external relations

21 June 2019
The European Council on 20 June 2019 adopted conclusions on the next institutional cycle, external relations, the multiannual financial framework (MFF), climate change, disinformation and hybrid threats, the European Semester and enlargement. On External relations: . On the occasion of the…
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The EU produces a video for World Refugee Day

21 June 2019
"We reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect the rights of the most vulnerable, those who are forced to flee and therefore leave their homes behind" said Federica Mogherini High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission…
EU-AU partnership

A close partnership between the European Union and the African Union

21 June 2019
The European Union has made a long lasting commitment to support the African continent through a strong EU-AU partnership. The level of cooperation is already significant and succeeded in defining this strong partnership. This was the major highlight of "African Cities: Engine of Sustainable…
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The European Training Foundation: Vocational education and training as a tool to address global challenges

20 June 2019
The European Training Foundation is back at the annual IIAS-Lien conference. This year’s theme is ‘Effective, Accountable and Inclusive Governance’ and the meeting is taking place at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. This major event is organised by the International Institute of…
World Refugee Day

Joint Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the occasion of World Refugee Day, 20 June 2019

20 June 2019
“In 2018, 70.8 million people were forcibly displaced across the world, fleeing conflicts, human rights violations, persecution, natural disasters and the impacts of climate change - 29.4 million are refugees or asylum seekers. Today, we reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect…
First Union for the Mediterranean Regional Business Forum to promote the Trade Agenda and foster economic integration in the region

First Union for the Mediterranean Regional Business Forum to promote the Trade Agenda and foster economic integration in the region

20 June 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat organized its first UfM Business Forum on 18 June 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. The event was fully dedicated to Trade and focused on two interrelated themes, namely Market Access and the e-Commerce. The Forum brought together 150 stakeholders and representatives…
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EU External Investment Plan: two new agreements unlock funding for underserved and displaced entrepreneurs in the region

19 June 2019
Today the European Commission, the Dutch development bank FMO, and the Jordanian microfinance institution Tamweelcom have signed two agreements to help train entrepreneurs and support local banks targeting under-served groups, such as women and young people, in particular amongst migrants and…
Make your voice heard and participate in the first South-South Consultation Workshop “Vision Med 2030”

Make your voice heard and participate in the first South-South Consultation Workshop “Vision Med 2030”

19 June 2019
Are you a young activist from the Southern Mediterranean? Are you involved in civil society? Do you want to shape the future of the Mediterranean? Make your voice heard and apply now to participate in the first South-South Consultation Workshop “Vision Med 2030”. The deadline for submitting…
Mediterranean Energy Regulators facilitate sustainable energy schemes and reinforce regional cooperation

Mediterranean Energy Regulators facilitate sustainable energy schemes and reinforce regional cooperation

19 June 2019
The Mediterranean Energy Regulators Association (MEDREG) held its 27th General Assembly on 18-19 June in Tirana, which was marked by a redoubling of the organisation’s efforts to promote and facilitate the deployment of sustainable support schemes for Renewable Energy Sources (RES). MEDREG has…