Classical music concert to celebrate EU commitment in supporting cultural heritage in Jordan

Classical music concert to celebrate EU commitment in supporting cultural heritage in Jordan

22 March 2019
Petra (Jordan), a World Heritage Site, and Matera (Italy), the 2019 European Capital of Culture, have been officially twins since 2011. The European Union in Jordan, Italy in Jordan and Petra National Trust celebrated this special twinning with a unique classical music concert performed yesterday…
#WorldWaterDay

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU to commemorate the World Water Day

22 March 2019
On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU…
EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2018

EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2019: call for papers launched

21 March 2019
The EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2019 “Civil Society and Social Movements in the Euro-Mediterranean Region” will be held on 18-19 June in Barcelona. The event is organised by EuroMeSCo network and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed). This year’s edition will explore the social…
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

EU Declaration on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2019
This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). The Convention has proven to be an effective tool, by holding Governments accountable to their citizens and on the international…
EU Lebanon

Lebanon: The EU launches a regional programme for Youth and Media

20 March 2019
The EU delegation in Lebanon launched the SHABAB LIVE programme. This EU regional programme for MENA places the spotlight on the youth and wants to see the media representation of youth grow. It aims at strengthening synergies and build bridges of collaboration among young people, the media and…
Middle-Eastern journalists covered Brussels Conference with EU-funded OPEN Media Hub assistance

Middle-Eastern journalists covered Brussels Conference with EU-funded OPEN Media Hub assistance

19 March 2019
Eleven journalists from Syria, Jordan and Lebanon covered the Third Brussels Conference “Supporting the future of Syria and the region” with OPEN Media Hub assistance on 12-14 March 2019. OPEN Media Hub mentors and experts worked with the journalists to help them gather information, make…
SouthMed WIA

EU initiatives to empower women behind cameras

18 March 2019
Watch the interview made in Alicante with Atidel Mejbri from Center of Arab Women for Training and Research-CAWTAR (Tunisia) and Dana Zaghayar from Shashat.org (Palestine). They are representatives of the EU SouthMed WIA sub-granted project of the 2nd call «Fostering Gender Equality for Women and…
Migration Media Award 2019: Call for applications launched

Migration Media Award 2019: Call for applications launched

14 March 2019
The Call for submissions for the Migration Media Award, aimed at showcasing and awarding journalistic excellence in the Euro-Mediterranean region, has been launched. It is for the third time that journalists reporting on migration have the chance to receive the EU-funded award. The 2019 edition…
Running an Efficient Media Business: New OPEN Media Hub online course now open

Running an Efficient Media Business: New OPEN Media Hub online course now open

13 March 2019
The OPEN Media Hub is launching a new online course on The Principles of Media Company Management. The author of the course is Eamonn Byrne, senior director of The Byrne Partners Ltd, a UK based media development and consultancy company. Previously Eamonn was a director of national and regional…
The EU-funded Project SOLiD

The closing conference of the EU-funded Project SOLiD will take place in Brussels

13 March 2019
The Closing Conference of the EU funded “Pilot Project for the Promotion of Social Dialogue in the Southern Mediterranean Neighbourhood – SOLiD”, will take place on March 14th 2019, in the headquarters of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels. The High level event organised…