International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2019

25 June 2019
On the occasion of the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the European Union reiterates its strongest opposition to any kind of acts of torture worldwide. Torture is a crime that can target anyone through different forms and in different settings, and all victims of torture,…
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Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies to hold annual conference on regional integration and economic development model

25 June 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) organizes its Third Annual Conference – 2019: “Towards A Regional Integration and Employment Driven Socio-Economic Model in the Mediterranean: A Comprehensive Policy Roadmap”. The event will take place at the Centre for European Policy…
Summit of the Two Shores: The Union for the Mediterranean to put forward the project ideas of the Euro-Mediterranean civil society

Summit of the Two Shores: The Union for the Mediterranean to put forward the project ideas of the Euro-Mediterranean civil society

25 June 2019
The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, has participated yesterday in the «Summit of the Two Shores» in Marseille, France. The Summit brought together the ten countries of the Western Mediterranean (also known as 5+5 Dialogue) and Germany and consisted of a…
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EU approves disbursement of €100 million in Macro-Financial Assistance to Jordan

25 June 2019
The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has approved the disbursement of a €100 million loan to Jordan. With today's disbursement, the EU has now provided Jordan with €380 million in Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) funds since 2013. The current MFA programme has helped Jordan to cover its…
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The EU delegation to Lebanon ‪launches a New Local Development programme with GIZ, the German Corporation for International Cooperation

24 June 2019
The EU delegation to Lebanon ‪launched a new EU funded Local development programme with GIZ, the German Corporation for International Cooperation GmbH, to offer opportunities to vulnerable youth in North Lebanon in accessing jobs, promoting local economy fostering exchanges among youth on culture…
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​The EU delegation to Lebanon celebrates the achievements of its QUDRA Programme

24 June 2019
The EU delegation to Lebanon celebrated the achievements of the QUDRA Programme jointly funded by EU and Germany. 35 schools across Lebanon benefited from EU support for school rehabilitation. The EU has also invested in technical and vocational training, extracurricular activities for children as…
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EU-funded SAFEMED IV takes part in the Union for the Mediterranean regional event on maritime transport

24 June 2019
From 11 to 13 June 2019, EU-funded SAFEMED IV participated in the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Platform on Transport Connectivity and Working Groups on Maritime Transport in Barcelona, Spain. The European Maritime Safety Agency presented the achievements of the SAFEMED IV project in…
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EU Commissioner Hahn to mark 40 years of EU in Jordan with a visit to the Kingdom

24 June 2019
The European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn is visiting Jordan today to meet with HM King Abdullah II and members of the Jordanian Government. Commissioner Hahn and Dr. Mohamad Al-Ississ, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation,…
Fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear risks and threats: annual meeting to review progress and define priorities

Fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear risks and threats: annual meeting to review progress and define priorities

21 June 2019
A turning point has been reached in the fight against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) risks and threats worldwide. This was highlighted during the Annual meeting of the European Union CBRN Risk Mitigation Centres of Excellence (EU CBRN CoE) that took place from 12 to 14 June…
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The European Council adopted conclusions on external relations

21 June 2019
The European Council on 20 June 2019 adopted conclusions on the next institutional cycle, external relations, the multiannual financial framework (MFF), climate change, disinformation and hybrid threats, the European Semester and enlargement. On External relations: . On the occasion of the…