EU, GIZ

The EU delegation to Lebanon ‪launches a New Local Development programme with GIZ, the German Corporation for International Cooperation

24 June 2019
The EU delegation to Lebanon ‪launched a new EU funded Local development programme with GIZ, the German Corporation for International Cooperation GmbH, to offer opportunities to vulnerable youth in North Lebanon in accessing jobs, promoting local economy fostering exchanges among youth on culture…
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​The EU delegation to Lebanon celebrates the achievements of its QUDRA Programme

24 June 2019
The EU delegation to Lebanon celebrated the achievements of the QUDRA Programme jointly funded by EU and Germany. 35 schools across Lebanon benefited from EU support for school rehabilitation. The EU has also invested in technical and vocational training, extracurricular activities for children as…
SAFEMED IV

EU-funded SAFEMED IV takes part in the Union for the Mediterranean regional event on maritime transport

24 June 2019
From 11 to 13 June 2019, EU-funded SAFEMED IV participated in the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Platform on Transport Connectivity and Working Groups on Maritime Transport in Barcelona, Spain. The European Maritime Safety Agency presented the achievements of the SAFEMED IV project in…
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…
The European Council

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…
#WorldRefugeeDay #StepWithRefugees

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…
ETF

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…