European Training Foundation promotes positive role of technical and vocational education and training in World Youth Skills Day 2019

European Training Foundation promotes positive role of technical and vocational education and training in World Youth Skills Day 2019

17 July 2019
The 15th of July is UNESCO and UNEVOC Network's World Youth Skills Day: a major opportunity to raise awareness about the importance of youth skills development. According to the UN, today, there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 per cent of the global population.…
European Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as first female Commission President

European Parliament elects Ursula von der Leyen as first female Commission President

17 July 2019
With 383 votes in favour, the European Parliament elected Ursula von der Leyen President of the next European Commission in a secret ballot on 16 July. She is set to take office on 1 November 2019 for a five-year term. EP President David Sassoli said: "On behalf of Parliament, I congratulate you…
Union for the Mediterranean to hold regional dialogue on women empowerment

Union for the Mediterranean to hold regional dialogue on women empowerment

16 July 2019
Ministries in charge of gender equality and women issues, national statistic institutions, regional and international concerned organizations and civil society regional networks will gather in Barcelona for the Union for the Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Women Empowerment on 18 July 2019. The…
EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme call for strategic projects: 198 proposals submitted

EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme call for strategic projects: 198 proposals submitted

15 July 2019
Notwithstanding the reduced number of thematic priorities (7), the results of the call show once again the interest of the Euro-Mediterranean partnership for the ENI CBC Med Programme. 198 proposals were submitted under the call for strategic projects, closed on the 3rd of July. The financial value…
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SANAD launches new equity impact fund in Middle East and North Africa

15 July 2019
The SANAD Fund for MSME (SANAD) has launched a new sub-fund for equity investments in impactful financial intermediaries in the Middle East and North Africa. Carrying on SANAD’s mission to fuel entrepreneurship and employment in the region, the SANAD Equity Sub-Fund II (SANAD ESF II) mobilizes…
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32 EuroMed journalists selected for Migration Media Award

15 July 2019
The third edition of the Migration Media Award has selected 32 journalists from 12 countries to receive financial and mentoring support to produce stories contributing to a more balanced narrative on migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The four partners of the Migration Media Award…
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Syria: The EU funds food vouchers for vulnerable families

15 July 2019
Each month, the NGO People in Need provides food vouchers funded by the European Union to approximately 2.400 vulnerable families in Syria. Watch the video about Bashira. She hopes for peace, education for her children and a better and safer life without shelling. Read more Video About
Union for the Mediterranean Energy and Climate Business Forum to support local authorities in their efforts towards energy transition

Union for the Mediterranean Energy and Climate Business Forum to support local authorities in their efforts towards energy transition

12 July 2019
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean will organize the 2nd UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum: Supporting local authorities in their efforts towards the energy transition in Lisbon on 18 July 2019. The Forum is in line with the fulfillment of the UfM Roadmap aiming to “foster…
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In Lebanon the EU delegation is working for safer communities

12 July 2019
In Lebanon the EU delegation has been working towards supporting dialogue between security agencies, civilian authorities and citizens. Community engagement, trust and accountability are key ingredients for stability. Watch the below video to discover the EU action in Lebanon. Read more Facebook
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Lebanon: The European Union Ambassadors meet with H.E. Prime Minister Saad Hariri

11 July 2019
The Ambassadors of the European Union and EU Member States were received by H.E. Prime Minister Saad Hariri. The ambassadors and the Prime Minister exchanged views on the political and economic situation as well as EU-Lebanon relations. The ambassadors reaffirmed the strong and enduring…