#WorldWaterDay

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU to commemorate the World Water Day

22 March 2019
On World Water Day, we remember how much access to sufficient, safe, drinkable, physically accessible and affordable water is precondition for a decent life. The fundamental human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation apply to every human being and are fully recognised and backed by the EU…
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

EU Declaration on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2019
This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). The Convention has proven to be an effective tool, by holding Governments accountable to their citizens and on the international…
Migration Media Award 2019: Call for applications launched

Migration Media Award 2019: Call for applications launched

14 March 2019
The Call for submissions for the Migration Media Award, aimed at showcasing and awarding journalistic excellence in the Euro-Mediterranean region, has been launched. It is for the third time that journalists reporting on migration have the chance to receive the EU-funded award. The 2019 edition…
Running an Efficient Media Business: New OPEN Media Hub online course now open

Running an Efficient Media Business: New OPEN Media Hub online course now open

13 March 2019
The OPEN Media Hub is launching a new online course on The Principles of Media Company Management. The author of the course is Eamonn Byrne, senior director of The Byrne Partners Ltd, a UK based media development and consultancy company. Previously Eamonn was a director of national and regional…
EU-funded FEMISE

EU-funded FEMISE concludes strategic partnership for women in the Mediterranean with Altafemina and “Institut de la Méditerranée”

11 March 2019
FEMISE, Altafemina and “Institut de la Méditerranée” are committed actors in their efforts to contribute to inclusive development models, to advocate values of diversity and solidarity and are aware of the need to pool resources to act for strengthening women’s engagement in the Mediterranean. This…
EU in Libya and Tunisia

EU supports women participation in local governance in Libya and Tunisia

11 March 2019
With the support of the European union, the International Development Centre for Innovative Local Governance (CILG VNG International) organised in Tunis, Tunisia, a round table entitled "Women and Local Development in Libya and Tunisia: Participation, Leadership and Empowerment" in the presence of…
European Parliament

EU external action: more funds for human rights, development and climate change for 2021-2027

08 March 2019
This week, the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs and Development committees adopted their joint position on the proposed Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). The new financial instrument would, once agreed by both Parliament and EU ministers, channel the…
Federica Mogherini

Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the inter-parliamentary committee meeting on "Women's Power in Politics"

08 March 2019
(…) If you only see sixty, seventy years old white men in ties and the society does not look that way, you might feel a certain distance that might translate into a lack of trust, or a lack of confidence or a lack of identification. I believe we are serving not only girls' dreams, not only…
Femise

EU funded project Femise gives the floor to Euro-Mediterranean researchers

07 March 2019
"Med Change Makers" is an inclusive Mediterranean initiative launched by the EU funded project Femise - Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Institutes of Economics, in order to allow its researchers to illustrate how their research addresses politically relevant issues contributing to the strengthening of…
MEDSTAT visual

EU-funded MEDSTAT IV activities to improve relations between statisticians and journalists

06 March 2019
The journalists are important users of statistics as they relay information to different other categories of users. If they understand the data, what they say and how they are build, they may be in a better position to analyse them and to relay an information of quality. This may in turn have an…