EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
2019 European Week of Action for Girls

Last day of 2019 European Week of Action for Girls

11 October 2019
Organised by a coalition of civil society organisations, and supported by the European Institutions and UN Agencies, the 2019 European Week of Action for Girls (EWAG) took place from 7 to 11 October. Based around the International Day of the Girl Child, celebrated every 11 October, this week-long…
Anna Lindh MedForum 2020 : call for participation for self-financed applicants launched

Anna Lindh MedForum 2020 : call for participation for self-financed applicants launched

09 October 2019
The Anna Lindh Foundation launches the call for participation for self-financed applicants to the Anna Lindh MedForum 2020, which will take place in Šibenik, Croatia, from 2 to 5 April 2020. The deadline for the submission of applications is 1 December 2019. Building on the success of the first…
They are Syria : EU co-funds short films to give Syrians a voice

They are Syria : EU co-funds short films to give Syrians a voice

09 October 2019
The European External Action Service - EEAS will be hosting screenings of three short films by Syria-born filmmakers exploring the consequences of eight years of conflict. The screening will take place on 16 October in Brussels, Belgium. It will be followed by a conversation with the directors and…
4th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: “Paving the way forward”

4th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: Paving the way forward

07 October 2019
The 4th edition of the Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM): “Paving the way forward”, will take place on 10 October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Building on the success of the first three editions, the 4th UfM Regional Forum will provide the occasion to take stock of the progress…
Anna Lindh Foundation

EU-funded Anna Lindh Foundation regional forum focuses on building inclusive, sustainable and intercultural cities

04 October 2019
The annual regional forum of the Anna Lindh Foundation Network in Sweden “Celebrating Our Diversity” will take place on 9-11 October in Helsinki, Finland, on the theme "Building Inclusive, Sustainable & Intercultural Cities". The forum will bring together nearly 50 participants from the Euro-…
European Union and United Nations sign agreement to help partner countries accelerate progress towards Sustainable Development Goals

European Union and United Nations sign agreement to help partner countries accelerate progress towards Sustainable Development Goals

27 September 2019
The European Union and the United Nations signed yesterday a Contribution Agreement of €30 million to the Joint Fund for the 2030 Agenda. The Fund is a central component of the ongoing reform of the UN Development System and seeks to support the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (…
EU UNGA

EU is there with full support to end Syria crisis, Mogherini says at the United Nations General Assembly

26 September 2019
An EU hosted event on the Syria crisis is the first meeting on Syria following the UN announcement of an agreement on the formation of a Constitutional Committee. A political solution under UN auspices is the goal the EU always supported also with the three Brussels Conferences, bringing together…
EU Israel

The EU Researchers' Night 2019 was a success in Israel

25 September 2019
The EUD to Israel is happy that tens of thousands of families and young people came to research institutes and museums across the country on EU Researchers' Night 2019, to experience the groundbreaking research and Israeli innovation first-hand. The delegation will continue to promote cooperation…
EU-funded Majalat organises regional video contest to shed light on commitment of Southern Neighbourhood civil society actors

EU-funded Majalat organises regional video contest to shed light on commitment of Southern Neighbourhood civil society actors

24 September 2019
EU-funded Majalat is organizing a video contest in connection with the project’s priority themes (Good governance and state of law, economic development and social dialogue, migration, climate and social justice, security and the fight against violence). The aim is to highlight the commitment and…