the European Development Days (EDD)

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,…
UFM

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…
MEDREG is funded by the EU

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…
Efficient Municipalities for Prosperous Cities

Efficient Municipalities for Prosperous Cities: Closure of the Libya Local Governance and Stabilization EU Programme

17 June 2019
The closing conference of the Libya Local Governance and Stabilization Program entitled "Efficient Municipalities for Prosperous Cities" was held on 12 June. This program is funded by the European Union and supported by the Government of the Netherlands. Attended by representatives of local…
High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini

High Representative/Vice-President Mogherini speaks to Libyan Prime Minister Al-Serraj

14 June 2019
The High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini had a phone conversation yesterday with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Mustafa Al-Serraj to discuss the political situation in Libya. High Representative Mogherini stressed the importance of the political track under UN auspices reiterating…
The Report

From Vision to Action: The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward

14 June 2019
High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini has presented the third progress report on the implementation of the European Union Global Strategy, “The EU Global Strategy in Practice - Three years on, looking forward”, which will be discussed by the EU Foreign and Defence Ministers at the…
EUNAVFOR Med: Force Commander handover ceremony

EUNAVFOR Med: Force Commander handover ceremony

13 June 2019
Yesterday, in the Italian Fleet Headquarters in Rome, at the presence of the Operation Sophia Commander, the Italian Navy Vice Admiral Enrico Credendino, the Force Commander, Italian Navy Rear Admiral (LH) Stefano Turchetto, hands over the Command of EUNAVFOR Med Task Force to Italian Navy Rear…
100 Euro Mediterranean civil society personalities present key development projects for the region

100 Euro Mediterranean civil society personalities present key development projects for the region

13 June 2019
100 civil society representatives from the ten countries of the Western Mediterranean (also known as 5+5 Dialogue) have gathered in Tunis for a pre-Summit preparatory Forum entitled: “Towards a common space of intercultural dialogue; sustainable, inclusive production and development”. Each country…
MedFish4Ever

EU promotes sustainable fisheries in the Mediterranean at high-level conference on MedFish4Ever initiatives

13 June 2019
The countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea met on 11 and 12 June, in Marrakech, Morocco, for the high-level conference of the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean on restoring healthy fisheries in this important sea basin. Adopted in 2017, the Declaration sets in motion a new…
 International Albinism Awareness Day

EU Statement on the occasion of the International Albinism Awareness Day, 13 June

12 June 2019
n the occasion of the International Albinism Awareness Day, we celebrate the courage and strength of persons with albinism, in countering the discrimination, stigmatisation and violence they face in many countries in the world. Misconceptions of albinism persist, putting both adults and children…