EU helps Libya combat organised crime

EU helps Libya combat organised crime

05 December 2019
After several months of intensive work with the Libyan law enforcement authorities represented in the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID), the General Administration for Anti-Narcotic (ANGA), the Libyan Interpol office, General Administration for Border Security (GABS), the approval was given…
HR/VP Josep Borrell

HR/VP Josep Borrell: A stronger European Union within a better, greener and safer world

02 December 2019
On 1 December, Josep Borrell assumed the post of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission. " I am privileged and honoured to take up the role of the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and…
European Endowment for Democracy to shed light on civil society’s role in Tunisia

European Endowment for Democracy to shed light on civil society’s role in Tunisia

02 December 2019
The European Endowment for Democracy is organising a panel discussion on civil society’s role within the new Tunisian political reality. The event is to be held on 4 December in Brussels, Belgium. This year’s presidential and parliamentary elections have changed Tunisia’s political landscape with…
EDU SYRIA programme: a football match to build bridges between Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities

EDU SYRIA programme: a football match to build bridges between Syrian refugees and Jordanian host communities

02 December 2019
EDU-SYRIA Project, funded by the European Union and managed by the German Jordanian University (GJU), organised friendly football matches for the students enrolled in the Programme. The final game was held on 1 December 2019, under the patronage of the EU Ambassador to Jordan, H.E Ms. Maria…
EU-funded high level event on public communication on migration for a new balanced narrative in Athens

EU-funded high level event on public communication on migration for a new balanced narrative in Athens

02 December 2019
On 11-12 November 2019, the second Euro-Mediterranean Communicator’s Workshop and a high-level event on public communication and migration were held in Athens, Greece in the framework of the EUROMED Migration IV (EMM4) programme. The joint event was hosted by the Greek Ministry for Citizen…
Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament plenary debate on the situation in the broader Middle East region, including the crises in Iran, Iraq and Lebanon

Speech by Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament plenary debate on the situation in the broader Middle East region, including the crises in Iran, Iraq and Lebanon

29 November 2019
Here are some excerpts of Federica Mogherini’s speech at the European Parliament plenary debate on the situation in the broader Middle East region: Let me say a few words on Lebanon, where protests have led to the Prime Minister's resignation. Lebanon is a very special partner for the European…
President-elect von der Leyen

Speech by President-elect von der Leyen in the European Parliament Plenary on the occasion of the presentation of her College of Commissioners and their programme

28 November 2019
Mr President, Honourable Members,  Exactly thirty years ago, today - the 27th of November, the clock strikes twelve.Church bells ring. Sirens blare. Workers down tools. Factories, mines and shops empty as the streets fill up with dance and hope. The historic two-hour general strike in the middle…
European Parliament elects the von der Leyen Commission

European Parliament elects the von der Leyen Commission

28 November 2019
In a roll call vote that took place at noon on Wednesday, MEPs approved the new College of Commissioners with 461 votes in favour, 157 against and 89 abstentions. During her opening statement, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen reiterated many of the commitments she made in…
Tunisia: EU-funded EBSOMED offers training on design thinking for Business Support Organisations

Tunisia: EU-funded EBSOMED offers training on design thinking for Business Support Organisations

28 November 2019
In the framework of EU-funded EBSOMED project and following the outcomes of the first BSO management academy on Strategic Planning for BSOs, held last year in Lebanon, CAWTAR will organize the BSO Management Academy “Design Thinking for Business Support Organisations (BSOs)” on November 29-30, 2019…
EU-funded programme to support private sector in Libya held first steering committee

EU-funded programme to support private sector in Libya held first steering committee

27 November 2019
The first Steering Committee of the European Union for Private Sector in Libya (EU4PSL) was held on 22 November with the participation of Mr. Alan Bugeja, Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union to Libya. The meeting approved the implementation steps of the activities as well as the…