EUPOL COPPS Mission in Palestine

EUPOL COPPS organised an Effective Leadership Course in Palestine

18 October 2018
EUPOL COPPS Mission organised in Jericho a three day’s course on "Effective Leadership" that ends today. It was planned for 10 Palestinian officers belonging to the Special Police Force unit of the Palestinian Civil Police. A Portuguese consultant, Norberto Rodrigues, is delivering the course at…
Luca Jahier, President of EESC, and Federica Mogherini, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission

The European Economic and Social Committee calls for greater involvement of civil society in EU external action

18 October 2018
Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, attended the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) plenary session on 17 October 2018, engaging in a debate with members on the main external threats and challenges for the EU. President of the…
SAFEMED IV in Aqaba, Jordan

EU funded project SAFEMED IV meeting in Jordan

18 October 2018
On 10-11 October 2018, the Jordan Maritime Commission (JMC) hosted the 2nd Steering Committee of the EU funded project SAFEMED IV in Aqaba, Jordan. The meeting was attended by various participants from the project’s Beneficiary Countries, namely from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Lebanon,…
EU-Palestine flags

Statement by the Spokesperson on rocket fire from Gaza and the need for de-escalation

17 October 2018
Last night a rocket launched from Gaza struck a house in the Israeli city of Be'er Sheva, another reportedly landed off the coast of central Israel. In response, Israeli forces have struck 20 targets in Gaza. The rocket and mortar fire by Palestinian militants from Gaza towards Israel must stop…
Take part in ETF opinion poll and have your say on the future of work and skills!

Take part in ETF opinion poll and have your say on the future of work and skills!

17 October 2018
Can you picture your life in 20 years? Do you feel positive about it? Will your job still exist in 2040? The European Training Foundation wants to hear your ideas about the future of work and skills, with a focus on countries surrounding the EU. The opinion poll, which will close on 31 October,…
Working Paper on employment intensity and sectoral output growth

The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies publishes a new article about employment intensity and sectoral output growth

17 October 2018
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies – EMNES recently published the WP "Employment Intensity and Sectoral Output Growth: A Comparative Analysis for MENA Economies". The purpose of the article is to assess the relationship between employment intensity and sectoral output growth, in…
MEDSTAT IV project

EU Publication of comparative gender indicators for the ENP-S countries

16 October 2018
The working group for gender statistics established under the MEDSTAT IV project met in Paris on October 9-10, 2018. Among the discussions, the members of the working group reviewed a publication of comparable gender-related indicators that will be disseminated very soon. The publication covers…
Women stereotypes and Mediterranean cities

The Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM) organises a photo exhibition: Women stereotypes and Mediterranean cities

16 October 2018
From October 22 to November 3, 2018, the Francesca Bonnemaison Library, in Barcelona (Spain) will host the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation (FFEM)´s photo exhibition "Women breaking barriers: Transforming Mediterranean cities". The exhibition’s opening ceremony will be held at the Library’s…
THE NEXT SOCIETY to select second promotion of startups for its Booster Track support programme

THE NEXT SOCIETY to select second promotion of startups for its Booster Track support programme

16 October 2018
THE NEXT SOCIETY launches its 2nd call for applications to join the Start-up Booster Track, the tailor-made support programme for entrepreneurs in the MENA region. Through this call for applications, talented entrepreneurs and innovative businesses will be selected to form the 2nd promotion of…
Outcomes of the first UfM Med4Jobs Stakeholders’ Dialogue: UfM project beneficiaries at the centre stage

Outcomes of the first UfM Med4Jobs Stakeholders’ Dialogue: UfM project beneficiaries at the centre stage

16 October 2018
Within the framework of the Third UfM Regional Forum which marked the 10th Anniversary of the Paris Declaration that gave birth to the Union for the Mediterranean, the UfM Secretariat celebrated the first Stakeholders’ Dialogue for its flagship initiative Med4Jobs on 8 October 2018 with the aim of…