Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation

Survey: Europeans show continued support for international development

23 October 2019
This year's Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation shows a widespread consensus amongst European citizens on the importance of international cooperation and development. Almost 9 in 10 EU citizens say that development cooperation is important to support people in developing countries,…
EU-funded Cybersouth organises conference on counter-terrorism and new technologies

EU-funded Cybersouth organises conference on counter-terrorism and new technologies

21 October 2019
The Council of Europe organised a Conference on counter-terrorism and the impact of the new technology on 10-11 October 2019. The event was held jointly with the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean and under the framework of the EU-funded CyberSouth project. The conference gathered…
European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) seminar

European Maritime Safety Agency hosts seminar to promote safety of life and property at sea and protect marine environment

18 October 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded project SAFEMED IV, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) hosted the seminar on “Enhancing your knowledge on Standards of Training and Certification and Watch-keeping (STCW)” on 8-10 October 2019. Overall, 14 participants from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya,…
EU condemns Turkey’s military action in Syria

Syria: EU condemns Turkey’s military action

15 October 2019
On Monday 14 October, EU foreign affairs ministers, gathered in Luxembourg for a Foreign Affairs Council, have condemned Turkey's military action in north east Syria. "We have a common united European Union position … on the developments in the north-east of Syria … there is a clear condemnation…
North East Syria: Council adopts conclusions

North East Syria: Council adopts conclusions

15 October 2019
The Council recalls the 9 October 2019 Declaration of the High Representative on behalf of the European Union and urges Turkey again to cease its unilateral military action in North East Syria and to withdraw its forces. The EU condemns Turkey’s military action which seriously undermines the…
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.…
EU HR/VP Federica Mogherini

Military operation in north-east Syria: declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU

10 October 2019
In light of the Turkish military operation in north-east Syria, the EU reaffirms that a sustainable solution to the Syrian conflict cannot be achieved militarily. The EU calls upon Turkey to cease the unilateral military action. Renewed armed hostilities in the north-east will further undermine the…
EU funds regional workshop on law enforcement training strategy on cybercrime and electronic evidence

EU funds regional workshop on law enforcement training strategy on cybercrime and electronic evidence

02 October 2019
The EU-funded CyberSouth project, in cooperation with the Jordan Armed Forces, organised a regional workshop on Law Enforcement training strategy on 24-25 September 2019 in Amman, Jordan. The event gathered 35 participants from Law Enforcement agencies of southern countries (Algeria, Tunisia,…
EU provides recommendations on cybercrime legislation amendments in Jordan

EU provides recommendations on cybercrime legislation amendments in Jordan

01 October 2019
A workshop aiming to assess the amendments to the Jordanian Electronic Crimes Law was organised on 23 September in Amman, Jordan under the framework of the EU-funded CyberSouth project. Members of the Law Committee in charge of drafting the amendments attended the event. The Council of Europe…
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…