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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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Support for mobility among researchers of EuroMeSCo institutes

19 July 2019
The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), in its capacity as EuroMeSCo Academic Secretariat, will provide support to institutes from the EuroMeSCo network for the organisation of international seminars, workshops and conferences on Euro-Mediterranean issues. The objective of the…
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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…
EU-funded CyberSouth steering committee reviewed achievements

EU-funded CyberSouth steering committee reviewed achievements

18 July 2019
The third Steering Committee meeting of CyberSouth project was held on 9 July 2019 in Strasbourg, France with the participation of representatives from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia, and partners from France and Romania as well as the European Commission. The meeting was the…
INTERPOL Chief on first official visit to Lebanon and Jordan

INTERPOL Chief on first official visit to Lebanon and Jordan

18 July 2019
On his first official mission to Lebanon, INTERPOL chief Jürgen Stock met with the Minister of the Interior Raya Haffar El Hassan and Major General Imad Osman, head of the Internal Security Forces. National and regional security issues, particularly in relation to terrorism, were high on the agenda…
New EU project launched to reinforce Jordan’s capabilities at the Eastern Borders

New EU project launched to reinforce Jordan’s capabilities at the Eastern Borders

18 July 2019
The Delegation of the European Union to Jordan and Expertise France have announced today the launch of a new project entitled “Reinforcing Jordan’s Capabilities at the Eastern Borders”. This project, funded by the EU for a total amount of 6 million euros, aims at improving the coordination and…
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EU Ambassador to Israel visited Haifa

18 July 2019
EU Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret visited Haifa. He met with Mayor Einat Kalisch Rotem and discussed opportunities for EU-Israel cooperation. For many years, the EU has provided support to Haifa institutions, both scientific and cultural, through various EU programmes. Ambassador Giaufret…
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.…