Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum

Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum: a unique opportunity for women to grow their leadership skills

15 November 2019
The 2019 edition of the Women Business Forum will be celebrated on 19-21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain in conjunction with the Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona that is expected to gather over 1.000 start-ups and world’s leading companies and more than 25.000 visitors ranging from…
Emerging Valley 2019: EU-funded FEMISE workshop to shed light on empowering women and youth change makers in the Mediterranean and Africa

Emerging Valley 2019: EU-funded FEMISE workshop to shed light on empowering women and youth change makers in the Mediterranean and Africa

07 November 2019
The latest edition of Emerging Valley, real gateway between African and European tech, is taking place on 3-5 December 2019 in Marseille and Aix-en-Provence, France. This international summit attracts investors, African start-ups and emerging digital ecosystems that want to increase their…
EUPOL COPPS

EU supports Palestinian female lawyers

24 October 2019
EUPOL COPPS (the EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support) concluded on Tuesday 22 October 2019 the last leadership workshop for Palestinian female lawyers to further enhance their capabilities in commanding key role in the Palestinian Bar Association (PBA). During the session, many…
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European Commission campaign on consumer rights to roll out across Europe until 2020

17 October 2019
Travellers from the European Neighbourhood to Europe may be interested to learn about a new communication campaign launched by the European Commission on consumer rights -#YourEURight. Currently being rolled out across Europe, this digital-led campaign aims to raise awareness of key EU consumer…
European Agenda on Migration

European Agenda on Migration four years on: Marked progress needs consolidating

16 October 2019
Ahead of the October European Council, the Commission is reporting on key progress under the European Agenda on Migration since 2015, with focus on steps taken by the EU since the last progress report in March 2019. The Commission also set out those areas where work must continue to address current…
EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
2019 European Week of Action for Girls

Last day of 2019 European Week of Action for Girls

11 October 2019
Organised by a coalition of civil society organisations, and supported by the European Institutions and UN Agencies, the 2019 European Week of Action for Girls (EWAG) took place from 7 to 11 October. Based around the International Day of the Girl Child, celebrated every 11 October, this week-long…
EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

More than half a billion of EU investment to stop HIV, tuberculosis and malaria

11 October 2019
Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, announced yesterday a contribution of €550 million for the period 2020-2022 to support the work of the Global Fund to end the epidemics of HIV, tuberculosis and malaria worldwide. Commissioner Mimica made the announcement in…
Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators President raises awareness of gender inequality in energy sector

Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators President raises awareness of gender inequality in energy sector

10 October 2019
MEDREG’s President Ms. Gülefsan Demirbas moderated a panel discussion titled “Women Leaders Guiding Energy!” as part of the 10th Turkey Energy Summit which took place in Antalya, Turkey, on 6-8 October. The session addressed gender inequality in the energy sector and sought possible solutions to…
A comparison of the fears of GWAC and GWEU respondents

The EU-funded “Generation What?” program reveals similarities between young people from Europe and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region

08 October 2019
“Generation What?” is an interactive multi-media program drawing the portrait of the current generation of 18-35-year-old in Europe as well as in eight Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Through a unique survey,…