EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

20 December 2019
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in seven Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the values with which it is associated. A separate survey was conducted in Egypt by polling partner…
Ambassador of the European Union Ralph Tarraf visiting the Beqaa

Ambassador of the European Union Ralph Tarraf visits the Beqaa

17 December 2019
Ambassador of the European Union Ralph Tarraf visited Northern Beqaa on Monday 16 December to meet with local authorities and communities, and to visit projects benefitting the people in the region. Ambassador Tarraf visited Al Qaa, where he inaugurated a hill-lake, part of a project funded by the…
Improving irrigation for date palm cultivation in Palestine: EU-funded MEDISS project presented to 30 beneficiaries

Improving irrigation for date palm cultivation in Palestine: EU-funded MEDISS project presented to 30 beneficiaries

12 December 2019
Monther Hind, director general of the Palestinian Wastewater Engineers Group (PWEG) and project manager of MEDISS, has met with the Palestinian beneficiaries of the project in Jericho, namely the Palm Farm Cooperatives Association and its President Mr Ghazi Zahir. MEDISS project, 'Mediterranean…
EU-funded LIVINGAGRO project launched to better combine agriculture and forestry in the Mediterranean

EU-funded LIVINGAGRO project launched to better combine agriculture and forestry in the Mediterranean

09 December 2019
Green light in a green environment fir the start of ENI CBC MED’s LIVINGAGRO project whose launching event took place on 26-27 November in Cagliari, Italy. The various speakers during the kick-off meeting underlined the importance of international cooperation, exchange of good practices between…
Less water for more sustainable irrigation: start of the EU-funded PROSIM project

Less water for more sustainable irrigation: start of the EU-funded PROSIM project

05 December 2019
In the framework of the ENI CBC Med Program, funded by the European Union, the kick-off meeting of PROSIM Project was held on 28-29 November in Rome, Italy. The meeting, dedicated to project partners, was preceded by a press conference. The event, organized by ICU - Institute for University…
President von der Leyen

Speech by President von der Leyen on the occasion of the COP25 in Madrid

03 December 2019
In ten days from now, the European Commission will present the European Green Deal. Our goal is to be the first climate neutral continent by 2050. If we want to achieve that goal, we have to act now, we have to implement our policies now. Because we know that this transition needs a generational…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV project training focused on port facility security

EU-funded SAFEMED IV project training focused on port facility security

28 November 2019
The training on port facility security under the Maritime Security component of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project took place on 19 – 20 November 2019 at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) premises in Lisbon. 14 participants from Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia attended the…
EU-funded MENAWARA project launched to promote water re-use in agriculture in Mediterranean countries

EU-funded MENAWARA project launched to promote water re-use in agriculture in Mediterranean countries

21 November 2019
A press meeting was held on 18 November in the historical building of the University of Sassari in Italy to meet the local and national press and announce the official launch of EU-funded MENAWARA project, in the framework of ENI CBC MED programme. Project manager prof. Pier Paolo Roggero informed…
Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

19 November 2019
The EU Agency for Railways organised last month a seminar aimed at increasing the understanding on European Train Control System (ETCS) technology and exchanging practices on signaling systems. Throughout the seminar, delegations from Western Balkans and Southern Mediterranean countries expanded…
GREENinMED Malaga, Spain

Series of EU-funded cross-border cooperation projects kick off

15 November 2019
GREENinMED is to be launched on 27 November in Malaga, Spain. The project, which will be implemented in Spain, France and Israel, proposes an integrated approach for the development of new products and services addressed to the efficient use of water and energy and reduction in consumption by 10%…