High-level panel discussion examines ways to attain rights-based migration policies

High-level panel discussion examines ways to attain rights-based migration policies

27 February 2020
On 24 February 2020, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development’s Director General was a panelist at the High-Level Panel Discussion “A New Balanced Narrative on Migration – Attaining rights-based migration policy through a balanced public debate on migration” in Geneva. The event…
World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

27 February 2020
On world Non-Governmental Organisation Day, celebrated on 27 February, the European Union applauds the fundamental contribution made by civil society organisations to the promotion of human rights, good governance, democracy and the rule of law. As such, they are key partners for the successful…
Progress of EU-funded programme for better access to services in Libya presented

Progress of EU-funded programme for better access to services in Libya presented

26 February 2020
The progress of the EU-funded programme « Recovery, Stability and Socio-economic Development in Libya » was presented yesterday, at the third steering committee meeting, in presence of H.E. Dr Milad, Libyan Minister of Local Governance, who commended the European Union and partners for the…
Farewell to Vice Admiral CREDENDINO, Operational Commander of Operation EUNAVFOR MED “SOPHIA”

Farewell to Vice Admiral CREDENDINO, Operational Commander of Operation EUNAVFOR MED “SOPHIA”

25 February 2020
On 21 February 2020, the farewell ceremony for Italian Navy Vice Admiral Enrico Credendino, Commander of the Operation EUNAVFORMED “SOPHIA”, took place at the “F. BARACCA” airport in Centocelle, the Operational Headquarter. Vice Admiral Credendino, has been Commander of Operation Sophia since it…
COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

24 February 2020
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. To boost global preparedness, prevention and containment of the virus the Commission announced, on Monday 24 February, a new aid package worth €232…
UniDem Med project : EU partner countries exchange good practices to modernise their public administration

UniDem Med project : EU partner countries exchange good practices to modernise their public administration

20 February 2020
The fifth coordination meeting of the UniDem project for the South of the Mediterranean took place on 6 February in Rabat, Morocco. This annual meeting gathered the national coordinators of the following partner countries: Algeria, Jordan, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. The participants took stock…
Lebanon: press conference to launch the 15th Samir Kassir Award

Lebanon: press conference to launch the 15th Samir Kassir Award

20 February 2020
The European Union to Lebanon will hold a press conference on 25 of February, chaired by the EU Ambassador to Lebanon His Excellency M.Ralph Tarraf, to launch the fifteenth edition of the "Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press" in the presence of Ms. Gisèle Khoury-Kassir, representatives of…
Libya: EU Ministers agree to launch new Mediterranean Sea operation to implement arms embargo

Libya: EU Ministers agree to launch new Mediterranean Sea operation to implement arms embargo

19 February 2020
EU Foreign Affairs Ministers reached a political agreement at the Foreign Affairs Council, held on Monday 17 February in Brussels, to launch a new operation in the Mediterranean Sea to implement the arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council. “The operation will comprise aerial,…
Intercultural Integration Academy: EU promotes intercultural integration policy model

Intercultural Integration Academy: EU promotes intercultural integration policy model

18 February 2020
An Intercultural Integration Academy is being organised in Marrakech, Morocco, today and tomorrow. It will bring together participants from ministries, cities and NGOs from Morocco, Tunisia, Palestine and Jordan to focus on interculturalism in policymaking and city strategies, introducing the anti-…
Tunisia : Cross-border launch of course for legal professionals on fight against trafficking in human beings

Tunisia : Cross-border launch of course for legal professionals on fight against trafficking in human beings

18 February 2020
Following the completion of HELP courses in Tunisia and Morocco on the fight against trafficking in human beings, the cross-border launch of the course took place in Tunis on 13-14 February 2020 in collaboration with the Tunisian National Authority in charge of combating trafficking in human beings…