Mediterranean Regulators Lead Discussions on the Future of Gas and Renewable Energy Developments

Mediterranean regulators lead discussions on the future of gas and renewable energy developments

12 November 2019
On 6 November in Brussels, MEDREG held its energy Forum entitled “At the Forefront of Pro-active and Resilient Energy Regulation”, which saw the participation of nearly 80 key energy experts who exchanged on gas and renewable energy developments in the Mediterranean region through a pro-active…
AFrica-Europe Alliance

Africa-Europe Alliance: two new financial guarantees under the EU External Investment Plan

12 November 2019
In the margins of the 2019 Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, the European Commission signed two guarantee agreements with two Member States' development finance institution: the Dutch 'Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V' (FMO) and the Italian 'Cassa…
10th anniversary of EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

EU Charter of Fundamental Rights marks its 10th anniversary

11 November 2019
On 1 December 2019, the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights will celebrate its 10th anniversary since it became legally binding, with the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1 December 2009. To mark this anniversary, the European Commission, together with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of…
Idhna in Hebron Governorate, Palestine

With the support of the EU: Laying the cornerstone for the European-Palestinian Center for the E-Waste Treatment in Hebron Governorate

11 November 2019
In the presence of the Governor of Hebron, the President of the Environmental Quality Authority and representatives of the European Union and several ministries and local authorities, the cornerstone of the European-Palestinian Center for the E-Waste treatment was laid in the town of Idhna in…
Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

08 November 2019
The Annual Steering Committee of the EUMedRail project was held in Brussels on 6 November 2019. Hosted by the Directorate for Mobility of the European Commission, the Steering Committee took place prior to the celebration of the UfM Working Groups (WGs) on Land, Air and Maritime Transport &…
Eu contributing to the PA payment of October salaries and pensions

Palestine: the EU contributes €16.5 million to the payment of October salaries and pensions

07 November 2019
The European Union has made a contribution of €16.5 million to the payment of October salaries and pensions of more than 40,000 Palestinian civil servants and pensioners in the West Bank. This contribution is funded by the European Union as part of its Direct Financial Support to the Palestinian…
Study in Europe Webinar Series Africa 2019: join the online info sessions to learn about study options in Europe

Study in Europe Webinar Series Africa 2019: join the online info sessions to learn about study options in Europe

07 November 2019
You’ve always dreamed about getting a university education in Europe – but there are just so many possibilities to choose from? And there are so many questions to ask…? Well, now it’s the time to get answers! Join the online Study in Europe Webinar Series, online info sessions on study options in…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development addressing youth unemployment in West Bank and Gaza

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development addressing youth unemployment in West Bank and Gaza

07 November 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and its co-investors the Palestine Investment Fund, Semilla de Olivo and FMO (the Netherlands Development Finance Company) are financing the first Palestinian employment-development impact bond to address high levels of youth unemployment…
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…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

06 November 2019
Under the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) delivered a training on the implementation and enforcement of the International Maritime Organisation’s Ballast Water Management Convention. Overall, 18 participants from Algeria, Israel, Jordan,…