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EU External Investment Plan: two new agreements unlock funding for underserved and displaced entrepreneurs in the region

19 June 2019
Today the European Commission, the Dutch development bank FMO, and the Jordanian microfinance institution Tamweelcom have signed two agreements to help train entrepreneurs and support local banks targeting under-served groups, such as women and young people, in particular amongst migrants and…
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The EU delegation to Lebanon is marking the achievements of the "Back to the Future" project

19 June 2019
The EU delegation (EUD) to Lebanon is marking the achievements of the "Back to the Future" project. The EU support has allowed vulnerable children to enrol in school, stay in school and improve their educational outcomes. EU support addresses the needs of both vulnerable Lebanese and refugee…
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EU Commission celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Jean Monnet Activities promoting European studies worldwide

19 June 2019
Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, hosted a high-level event to celebrate 30 years of excellence in teaching and research about the EU. The Jean Monnet Activities are part of the Erasmus+ programme. They are dedicated to promoting excellence in European studies…
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Statement by EU High Representative and UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

18 June 2019
On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the European Union and the United Nations join their voices to call on the international community to accelerate its efforts to eliminate the scourge of all forms of sexual violence, including as a strategy…
The South EU Summit highlights the role of the Union for the Mediterranean as key partner in the Mediterranean

The South EU Summit highlights the role of the Union for the Mediterranean as key partner in the Mediterranean

18 June 2019
The 6th South EU Summit -also referred to as Southern EU Countries Summit-, which was hosted in Malta’s capital city of Valletta, underlined the need for multilateral efforts for a positive Mediterranean agenda based on human and sustainable development. The final declaration highlighted the role…
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Lebanon: The EU Green Day was a success

18 June 2019
The second edition of the EU Green Day at the Beirut Hippodrome was a great success! The delegation wishes to thank all those who showed up. Lebanon's environment concerns every and each one of us and the EU Green Day is all about nature love and protection, sustainability, awareness and recycling…
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European Development Days 2019 to focus on fighting inequalities

17 June 2019
Tomorrow, the 13th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), the leading global forum on development cooperation, kicks off in Brussels. The two day event will host more than 8,000 participants from 140 countries worldwide, representing 1,200 organisations from the development community,…
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EU-funded Union for the Mediterranean Gas Platform Conference: The Role of Liquefied Natural Gas in the Mediterranean Gas Security

17 June 2019
The UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel has participated in the UfM Gas Platform Conference held on 13 June in Paris. The conference tackled the key Role of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) in the Mediterranean Gas Security and gathered high-level speakers including the Minister of Petroleum of Egypt and…
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Mediterranean Energy Regulatory staff got trained by the EU on the Scope and Role of Regulation

17 June 2019
From 10 to 12 June, 18 regulatory staff from 10 different Energy Regulatory Authorities members of MEDREG participated in Milan to a 3-day-training organised by MEDREG on the topic of the Scope and Role of Regulation. Through interactive lectures given by energy regulators, academics and…
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EU-funded Qudra renovates the social development centre “Majdel Anjar” in Lebanon

13 June 2019
A big round of applause for the newly renovated social development centre “Majdel Anjar” in Bekaa! EU-funded Qudra rehabilitates social development centres (SDCs) in communities in Lebanon with a high percentage of Syrian refugees. Since not all Syrians and Lebanese live close to one of the…