HR/VP Federica Mogherini

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

13 September 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should…

Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…

EU/Southern neighbourhood: Union for the Mediterranean focus group to discuss the development of its youth strategy

13 September 2019
Taking advantage of the unique space for exchange, peer-learning, cooperation and networking that the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe’s University on Youth and Development offers, the UfM Secretariat aims at convening a focus group during the 20th edition of the event that is taking…
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EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum: giving more visibility to women who fight cultural and gender stereotypes

13 September 2019
The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum was held on 11-12 September in Amman, Jordan, to promote renewed images of women as agents of intercultural dialogue in the region, and to counter prevailing stereotypes that still hamper women's full participation and potential in their societies. Organized by…
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The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

11 September 2019
Yesterday, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have eight Vice-Presidents. Three Executive Vice-Presidents (Frans Timmermans, Netherlands; Margrethe Vestager, Denmark; Valdis…
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EU-funded SANAD Technical Assistance Facility helps expand access to finance for Lebanese entrepreneurs

11 September 2019
The EU-funded Technical Assistance Facility of the SANAD Fund for MSME (SANAD TAF) has partnered with the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, to assist Lebanese microfinance provider Al Majmoua in transforming from a non-profit NGO into a commercial financial institution, regulated by the…
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EU-funded Clima-Med project in Morocco for a training on preparation of Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action Plans

09 September 2019
EU-funded Clima-Med project was in Rabat for a two-day training on preparation of Sustainable Energy Access and Climate Action Plans (SEACAPs) , with representatives of national authorities and municipalities in Morocco. The workshops were organised in collaboration with Association Marocaine pour…
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The EU launches the "Back To School" EU4YOUth challenge

09 September 2019
Join the #BackToSchool #EU4YOUth challenge and post your childhood photo. Tell us about an achievement, which you haven't even dreamed of back then, but which became possible later on - with a little help from the EU! Don’t forget to use the #BackToSchool and #EU4YOUth hashtags. Read more…

Lebanon: The latest on the EU Delegation's agenda

06 September 2019
How to make Lebanon's primary health care centres, school/education system, and water/ wastewater systems stronger for the benefit of Lebanon. The EU delegation opened its doors to civil society today. Joined also by UN, the EU wants to have a frank exchange taking stock of the commitments taken by…
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The European Union congratulates the Palestinian students celebrating their graduation

06 September 2019
Congratulations to all the Palestinian students celebrating their graduation at the UNRWA Siblin Training Centre. The European Union is proud of them and will always be by their side. Read more Facebook