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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…
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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…
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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…
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Palestine: Local EU statement on demolition orders in Wadi Hummus and the eviction of the Siam family in Silwan

17 July 2019
The European Union Representative issues the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah. The EU missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah note with concern the stated intention of the Israeli authorities to proceed with the demolition of 10 Palestinian…
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…