the European Development Days (EDD)

European Development Days 2019 to focus on fighting inequalities

17 June 2019
Tomorrow, the 13th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), the leading global forum on development cooperation, kicks off in Brussels. The two day event will host more than 8,000 participants from 140 countries worldwide, representing 1,200 organisations from the development community,…
EU Egypt

The European Union supports Egypt in the transformation of the Egyptian Museum of Cairo

17 June 2019
The European Union (EU) joins forces with several Egyptian ministries to provide unique collaboration to transform the Egyptian Museum in downtown Cairo. Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation Dr. Sahar Nasr, and the EU Ambassador…

EU-funded Union for the Mediterranean Gas Platform Conference: The Role of Liquefied Natural Gas in the Mediterranean Gas Security

17 June 2019
The UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel has participated in the UfM Gas Platform Conference held on 13 June in Paris. The conference tackled the key Role of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) in the Mediterranean Gas Security and gathered high-level speakers including the Minister of Petroleum of Egypt and…
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Mediterranean Energy Regulatory staff got trained by the EU on the Scope and Role of Regulation

17 June 2019
From 10 to 12 June, 18 regulatory staff from 10 different Energy Regulatory Authorities members of MEDREG participated in Milan to a 3-day-training organised by MEDREG on the topic of the Scope and Role of Regulation. Through interactive lectures given by energy regulators, academics and…

Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

17 June 2019
Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood: Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood. Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships ICT Manager, ECHO Regional…

Lebanon: EU Ambassador Christina Lassen meets with Prime Minister Saad Hariri

14 June 2019
EU Ambassador Christina Lassen met today with Prime Minister Saad Hariri at his residence to discuss local and regional developments and EU-Lebanon relations. Ambassador Lassen welcomed the Government's recent agreement on the 2019 national budget but requested more information and dialogue on the…
 #EU4Egypt #EU4Women

EU support on the occasion of Egypt’s Day against Female Genital Mutilation

14 June 2019
On the occasion of Egypt’s Day against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), the European Union reiterates its strong commitment and support to Egypt in its fight against FGM and all harmful practices that negatively affects girls’ and women’s physical and psychological well-being. The EU is strongly…
The Report

From Vision to Action: The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward

14 June 2019
High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini has presented the third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward”, which will be discussed by the EU Foreign and Defence Ministers at the…
EU Lebanon Syria

EU-funded Qudra renovates the social development centre “Majdel Anjar” in Lebanon

13 June 2019
A big round of applause for the newly renovated social development centre “Majdel Anjar” in Bekaa! EU-funded Qudra rehabilitates social development centres (SDCs) in communities in Lebanon with a high percentage of Syrian refugees. Since not all Syrians and Lebanese live close to one of the…

EU promotes sustainable fisheries in the Mediterranean at high-level conference on MedFish4Ever initiatives

13 June 2019
The countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea met on 11 and 12 June, in Marrakech, Morocco, for the high-level conference of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean on restoring healthy fisheries in this important sea basin. Adopted in 2017, the Declaration sets in motion a new…