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European Union presents its progress towards sustainable development

19 July 2019
Yesterday, at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York, the EU reaffirmed its strong commitment to deliver on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a shared global roadmap for a peaceful and prosperous world, with human well-being…
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Water experts from Mediterranean countries gathered under an EU-funded programme

19 July 2019
On 9-10 July 2019, water experts from Mediterranean countries gathered in Marseille to review the progress on the H2020/NAP water cluster indicators at the national and regional level and to further engage in the development of the water thematic assessment as part of the regional H2020 indicator-…
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Announcement about the fourth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week

19 July 2019
The fourth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week, as announced by the Commissioner Ms. Marianne Thyssen, will take place from 14-18 October 2019 in Helsinki (Finland). Everyone with an interest in vocational education and training, both from the European Union and its neighbouring…
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Palestine: The European Union and UNDP Inaugurate Nabi Musa

18 July 2019
Restoring the iconic Maqam Nabi Musa is immeasurable. Safeguarding culture and enabler for jobs social development. Watch pictures and a video about the inauguration of Nabi Musa in Palestine with the support of the The European Union and the UNDP. Read more Video Facebook Facebook Facebook…
EU Delegation to Egypt takes part in event to promote investments in Egyptian tourism sector

EU Delegation to Egypt takes part in event to promote investments in Egyptian tourism sector

17 July 2019
Investment in tourism should integrate sustainable concepts and approaches so as to yield sustainable revenues for the country; this was the key message of H.E. Ambassador Ivan Surkoš, Head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt during his welcome address in the MediTour conference, launched in…
EU-funded exhibition on the brain opened in Israel

EU-funded exhibition on the brain opened in Israel

17 July 2019
The Head of Operations at the EU Delegation to Israel opened the first ever exhibition on the brain, as part of the Human Brain Project at the Bloomfield Museum in Jerusalem together with the Human Brain Project team and the head of the Bloomfield museum. The Human Brain Project is an ambitious EU…
European Training Foundation promotes positive role of technical and vocational education and training in World Youth Skills Day 2019

European Training Foundation promotes positive role of technical and vocational education and training in World Youth Skills Day 2019

17 July 2019
The 15th of July is UNESCO and UNEVOC Network's World Youth Skills Day: a major opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of youth skills development. According to the UN, today, there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 per cent of the global population.…
European Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as first female Commission President

European Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as first female Commission President

17 July 2019
With 383 votes in favour, the European Parliament elected Ursula von der Leyen President of the next European Commission in a secret ballot on 16 July. She is set to take office on 1 November 2019 for a five-year term. EP President David Sassoli said: "On behalf of Parliament, I congratulate you…
Union for the Mediterranean to hold regional dialogue on women empowerment

Union for the Mediterranean to hold regional dialogue on women empowerment

16 July 2019
Ministries in charge of gender equality and women issues, national statistic institutions, regional and international concerned organizations and civil society regional networks will gather in Barcelona for the Union for the Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Women Empowerment on 18 July 2019. The…
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The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) in Israel to intensify contacts

16 July 2019
Leading members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) met the Federation of Local Authorities in Israel on 2 July during a brief visit to Tel Aviv intended to strengthen cooperation. The meeting in Tel Aviv offered an opportunity for both delegations to identify issues on which both sides…