Batan al-Hawa

Palestine: ️EU Political counsellors visit neighbourhoods threatened by eviction

18 December 2018
Yesterday, ️EU Political counsellors in Jerusalem and Ramallah visited Batan al-Hawa, an East Jerusalem neighbourhood where Israeli settlers are continuing procedures that could lead to the eviction of up to 600 Palestinians living in the area. The counsellors also visited East Jerusalem’s Sheikh…
Euromed Summit recommends enhanced educational and vocational training and lifelong learning in the region

Euromed Summit recommends enhanced educational and vocational training and lifelong learning in the region

18 December 2018
Members of civil society representative bodies from countries of the Euro-Mediterranean region met in Turin to discuss the situation of education and training in the area. Although the challenges faced by each of the countries are different, as access to education and training is very unbalanced in…
European Commission on International Migrants Day 2018

Statement by the European Commission on International Migrants Day 2018

17 December 2018
On the occasion of International Migrants Day on 18 December, the European Commission and the High Representative made the following statement: “The history of humankind is a history of migration. For thousands of years people have migrated from one place to another, for a variety of reasons, and…
Mediterranean Transport Ministers call for reinforced cooperation in transport and logistics

Mediterranean Transport Ministers call for reinforced cooperation in transport and logistics

14 December 2018
In the framework of the Ninth Conference of Group of Transport Ministers of the Western Mediterranean (GTMO 5+5) held in Nouakchott (Mauritania) on 11-12 December 2018, the Ministers welcomed the leading role of the UfM in the promotion of regional cooperation, dialogue and the implementation of…
UfM at COP24: Climate action initiatives in the Mediterranean need science-based policies

The Union for the Mediterranean at COP24: Climate action initiatives in the Mediterranean need science-based policies

13 December 2018
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) has actively participated in COP24 in Poland, where it has presented two studies on the impact of climate change and on the state of play of climate finance in the region. A call for action towards a shared Mediterranean Climate Agenda is…
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Energy regulators across Europe and the Eastern and Mediterranean region sign cooperation arrangement

13 December 2018
Three regional associations of energy regulatory authorities signed a Cooperation Arrangement yesterday in Vienna, Austria, that will strengthen regulatory cooperation between energy regulators across Europe through to the Mediterranean, South East Europe and Black Sea regions. The Council of…
EBSOMED

EU-funded project provides Economic Development Master classes to Mediterranean executives

12 December 2018
The Economic Development Master Classes are being launched as part of EBSOMED, a project co-financed by the European Union to strengthen business support organisations and business networks in the southern neighbourhood. The Economic Development Master Classes are certified training courses for…
2018 ClimaMed regional photo contest first prize

EU-funded ClimaMed announced 2018 regional photo contest winners

12 December 2018
The EU-funded ClimaMed project has announced the winners of its regional photo contest 2018. The regional competition, organized by Clima-Med in collaboration with the European Union, was launched on November 16th to bring awareness on how climate is affecting daily life and landscapes in South…
#knowyourrights #EU4HumanRights #HumanRightsDay

Today the EU Delegation to Palestine launched the "Know Your Rights" campaign

11 December 2018
Today the EU Delegation to Palestine launched the "Know Your Rights" campaign in the West Bank and Gaza with the EU Representative in Jerusalem Ralph Tarraf. Human rights are born free rights. You and the EU will work to promote and protect them.   Read more Facebook link
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The EU provides €12.6 million for the payment of social allowances to Palestinian Families

11 December 2018
The European Union, Finland and Spain made a contribution of €12.6 million to the Palestinian Authority payment of social allowances to poor families in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The payments provided (€10 million from EU, €1.6 million from Finland and €1 million from Spain) will cover the…