10th anniversary of EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

EU Charter of Fundamental Rights marks its 10th anniversary

11 November 2019
On 1 December 2019, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights will celebrate its 10th anniversary since it became legally binding, with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1 December 2009. To mark this anniversary, the European Commission, together with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of…
Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

05 November 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is co-organizing the second edition of Creative Forum Ljubljana together with the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH commissioned by BMZ. This Forum is the only platform that links…
EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

31 October 2019
The first call of “Med Fellows: Addressing the Ecological Challenge” will focus on all the challenges facing the Mediterranean region. Through this 1st call, 20 young leaders will be selected, and will have the opportunity to: - Attend a Webinar (a preliminary session) presenting the activity and…
Anna Lindh Foundation annual meeting to agree on 2020 Action Plan

Anna Lindh Foundation annual meeting to agree on 2020 Action Plan

31 October 2019
In collaboration with the Heads of the Hellenic Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF), the Anna Lindh Foundation Secretariat organized its annual statuary meeting of its Coordinators of National Civil Society Networks in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24 to 25 October 2019. The meeting served as…
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SLEiDSE : 90 projects across 6 universities in Libya selected for the Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development

25 October 2019
In the framework of EU co-funded programme Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development (SLEiDSE), 90 projects across 6 universities were successfully selected for the Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development. Trainings will start on…
Sustainable tourism to boost local economies: launch of EU-funded CROSSDEV project

Sustainable tourism to boost local economies: launch of EU-funded CROSSDEV project

23 October 2019
What if abandoned ruins become the key factor to develop the economy of entire regions? That is what the CROSSDEV project ('Cultural Routes for Sustainable Social and economic Development in Mediterranean') intends to realize in 4 Mediterranean countries: Italy, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine. Its…
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EU-funded Majalat supports the execution of five national projects in the region

22 October 2019
Out of 62 project proposals received following the call for projects launched last July, five national organizations from the Southern Mediterranean civil society were selected in relation to Majalat's five priority themes to carry out Majalat-funded projects this month. These actions, which aim to…
Digitalisation and SMEs in the Mediterranean region, main focus of Euromed Summit

Digitalisation and SMEs in the Mediterranean region, main focus of Euromed Summit

22 October 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Summit of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions is taking place on 22-23 October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. It aims at promoting greater understanding of the main issues affecting organised civil society in the Euromed region and at discussing the common…
The Union for the Mediterranean and FotoNostrum to stimulate cultural interaction, dialogue and social integration

The Union for the Mediterranean and FotoNostrum to stimulate cultural interaction, dialogue and social integration

21 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretary General Nasser Kamel signed on 17 October 2019 a Memorandum of Understanding with The WonderPick Limited – FotoNostrum. Through this MoU the UfM confirms its contribution for the intercultural dialogue in the Mediterranean region and reinforces its…
Libya: €2 million in humanitarian assistance

Libya: EU annouces €2 million in additional humanitarian aid

21 October 2019
On Monday, 21 October, the European Commission has announced €2 million in additional humanitarian aid to help those most in need. The assistance will cover emergency health care services, food, livelihood support and protection services. "The EU is committed to supporting the most vulnerable in…