European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

European Economic and Social Committee hearing calls for fact-based debate on migration

17 May 2019
The UN's Global Compact for Migration was on the agenda of the hearing held at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) on 2 May 2019, where a number of stakeholders met to discuss its implementation. “The Global Compact is very compatible with the European Treaties and reflects EU values…
Reporting On Migration Course

Discover the EU-funded Open Media Hub "Reporting On Migration" online Course

17 May 2019
The EU-funded Open Media Hub Reporting On Migration online Course is still running. The aim of this course is to ensure journalists have a basic firm understanding of the complex issues of migration, refugees, and human trafficking and their impact on the politics, economics, demographics,…
Euromed Justice meeting held to present two years of achievements in the field of international judicial cooperation in criminal matters

Euromed Justice meeting held to present two years of achievements in the field of international judicial cooperation in criminal matters

16 May 2019
The 9th CrimEx session held in Bucharest last April was the last session organised under the current phase of the EuroMed Justice IV project. It therefore constituted an opportunity to take stock of the work accomplished within this timeframe and to reflect on the future of the CrimEx. The…
EuroMed Justice organized regional workshop on Quality Legal Aid services for vulnerable populations in the MENA region

EuroMed Justice organized regional workshop on Quality Legal Aid services for vulnerable populations in MENA region

16 May 2019
Representatives of the Ministries of Justice, Bar Associations, and Civil Societies Organisations from Lebanon, Jordan, and Egypt have gathered in Beirut on the occasion of the EU-funded EuroMed Justice regional workshop “Together for quality legal aid (LA) services for vulnerable populations”.…
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The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
#RaiseYourPencil Campaign

Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

16 May 2019
The European Commission has announced an unprecedented €164 million for Education in Emergencies projects in 2019. Together with international and Belgian celebrities as well as around 400 students, the Commission has launched a social media campaign to raise awareness and solidarity among young…
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Declaration by the HR Mogherini, on behalf of the EU, on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

16 May 2019
On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the European Union reiterates its unswerving commitment to promoting and protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons. The EU continues its fight against impunity for…
EU-funded Euromed Justice organised European courts study visits for Mediterranean partner countries representatives

EU-funded Euromed Justice organised European courts study visits for Mediterranean partner countries representatives

15 May 2019
EU-funded Euromed Justice has gathered the members of the High Judicial Councils and Supreme Courts of the Southern Partner Countries (SPC) on the occasion of a study visit to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in Luxembourg and to the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in…
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Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the ratification of the Arms Trade Treaty by Lebanon

15 May 2019
Lebanon became the 102nd State Party to the Arms Trade Treaty, after depositing his instrument of ratification to the Secretary General of the United Nations on 9 May. Universal adherence to the ATT would positively contribute to global peace, security and stability, and create better conditions…
ANIMA Investment Network

The European-supported ANIMA Investment Network organises the Afterwork "Risks & Opportunities in the Southern Mediterranean"

15 May 2019
ANIMA Investment Network, (COOPERATION PLATFORM FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN) in partnership with GM Consultant, is organising the Afterwork "Risks & Opportunities in the Southern Mediterranean" on May 16, 2019 in Marseille. This is an opportunity to discuss around 4 round…