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EIB MED 2019 – Investing in a resilient and inclusive future

16 August 2019
The 19th edition of the dedicated European Investment Bank’s (EIB) Conference to the Mediterranean region will take place in Beirut on 30 September 2019. This year’s conference will explore ways to invest in a resilient and inclusive future for the region. It will focus on how key enabling…
EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

13 August 2019
TESIM will organise a workshop on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium, on the theme: “What environment for post-2020?”. In its first part, the participants will share possible answers to the following questions: how does cross-border cooperation foster the protection and preservation of the environment…
10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

13 August 2019
The 10th meeting of the Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group is to be held on 23-24 September in Athens, Greece. The meeting aims to take stock and review progress achieved with the implementation of the programme of work of the H2020 Review and Monitoring group and in particular assess…
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Joint statement by EU Commissioners Mimica, Thyssen, Navracsics, and Gabriel on the occasion of International Youth Day 2019

12 August 2019
The European Commission joins the celebration of this year's International Youth Day, the theme of which is "Transforming Education", highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica,…
Egypt: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provides funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa

Egypt: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provides funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa

12 August 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is stepping up its support for renewable energy in Egypt by providing funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa. A joint US$ 252 million investment by the EBRD, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Overseas Private…
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Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the attack in Benghazi, Libya

12 August 2019
The European Union’s spokesperson published the following statement on 10 August: “Today’s attack in Benghazi, with two reported casualties among United Nations staff, is contemptible and a further worrying development in the Libyan crisis. Our thoughts are with our UN colleagues and with the…
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International Youth Day: OPEN Media Hub shares stories depicting lives of youth in European Neighbourhood

09 August 2019
To mark the International Youth Day on 12 August, the EU-supported OPEN Media Hub shared its “Being 20” series. The series includes stories produced by media professionals in the European Neighbourhood with support from the OPEN Media Hub. This media content, produced in the form of video stories…
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Libya : EU statement on the occasion of Eid Al Adha

09 August 2019
Alan Bugeja, Head of the European Union Delegation in Libya, has published today the following statement: On Sunday, the people of Libya celebrate the start of Eid al-Adha, a time of prayer, reflection, solidarity with the needy and reconciliation. I extend to them my sincerest wishes for a…
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The European Training Foundation will play a key role in a conference about Sustainable Development Goals in the MENA region

09 August 2019
Are Arab countries delivering on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? What is the role of skills development and government support in this process? The Middle East and North Africa Public Administration Research (MENAPAR) network is organising a conference in Ifrane, Morocco, from 28-31…
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

09 August 2019
This year, as we mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we also honour the International Year of Indigenous Languages by celebrating the contributions of indigenous peoples to the world’s linguistic diversity. Language is the most direct expression of culture and what gives…