World Water Day: FEMISE and partners take stock of the situation in the Mediterranean

World Water Day: FEMISE and partners take stock of the situation in the Mediterranean

22 March 2019
World Water Day is celebrated on March 22nd and this year its theme is “Leave no one behind”. The event is an opportunity for FEMISE and its partners to take stock of the situation in the Mediterranean, where the water problem has become a crucial issue. “The Mediterranean represents only 7% of…
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Egypt: EU Ambassador Ivan Surkoš's message on the occasion of World Water Day

22 March 2019
Watch this video message from Ambassador Ivan Surkoš, head of the European Union to Egypt, on the occasion of World Water Day. Read more Video Related Facebook
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The EU Delegation to Israel to promote Holocaust research

22 March 2019
The EU Delegation to Israel hosted a meeting in Yad Vashem to present the EHRI EU-funded project "European Holocaust Research Infrastructure" in which Yad Vashem is a central leading partner. The event was held jointly with Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, in Jerusalem and is…
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU to commemorate the World Water Day

22 March 2019
On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU…
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EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2019: call for papers launched

21 March 2019
The EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2019 “Civil Society and Social Movements in the Euro-Mediterranean Region” will be held on 18-19 June in Barcelona. The event is organised by EuroMeSCo network and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed). This year’s edition will explore the social…
The Union for the Mediterranean joins the efforts for promoting the transition from informal to formal employment

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the efforts for promoting the transition from informal to formal employment

21 March 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat organized a workshop on Informal Business Integration at its premises in Barcelona on 18 March 2019. The workshop focused on two interrelated thematics, namely the Role of Social Dialogue and the Protection of Women, Young People and Vulnerable Groups in…
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Egypt: The EU's conference on "Enhancing Bilateral and Regional Cooperation on Labour Mobility in the Mediterranean Region"

21 March 2019
The European Union and the Egyptian Foreign Ministry launched a two-day conference on "Strengthening bilateral and regional cooperation on labour mobility in the Mediterranean region" in Cairo. EU Ambassador Surkoš stressed the importance of cooperation and dialogue among the various parties…
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EU Delegation to Israel awards prizes to the winners of the competition for young scientists

21 March 2019
Mr. Benoit Schapas of the EU Delegation to Israel awarded prizes to the winners of the Israeli competition for young scientists. The young winners will represent Israel in the 31st European Union competition for young scientists to be held in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, this September. The EU…
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

EU Declaration on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2019
This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). The Convention has proven to be an effective tool, by holding Governments accountable to their citizens and on the international…
EU-funded CSO-WINS project promotes women’s rights campaigns in the region

EU-funded CSO-WINS project promotes women’s rights campaigns in the region

20 March 2019
Each one of the 8 associations that are part of the EU-funded CSO WINS project will carry out policy dialogue actions during the first semester of 2019 as part of their advocacy campaigns. These actions aim primarily to promote the women’s rights campaigns conducted in 2017/2018, and to follow up…