Council of Europe launches call for proposals to promote youth engagement in peace, security and democratic processes in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Council of Europe launches call for proposals to promote youth engagement in peace, security and democratic processes in the Euro-Mediterranean region

20 August 2019
The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe is launching a call for proposals for youth-led projects taking place in the Euro-Mediterranean region connected with the key findings and recommendations of the 2018 Lisbon Forum on "Youth, Peace and Security in the Euro-Mediterranean region" which…
EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood

EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood: The first edition of the on-site workshops has begun

20 August 2019
It’s time to open the first edition of the EU-funded Journalistic Craft for Neighbourhood on-site workshops at the College of Europe in Natolin. A warm welcome to more than 40 participants from the European Union (EU) and the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries and a big thank you to Mr…
EU-funded workshop to address post-2020 cooperation on EU external borders

EU-funded workshop to address post-2020 cooperation on EU external borders

19 August 2019
In the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities, “Europe in my region” is organising a workshop on the theme “Cooperation on EU external borders: post-2020, what’s new?” on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium. With the third programming period 2021-2027 approaching, the future of…
EU-funded project: Shabab Live

EU-funded project: Shabab Live teams kick off their projects

19 August 2019
Lively discussions, hard work and a joint vision on the role of young people in the media marked the three days of the Shabab Live kick off-event in Tunis During the launch event, around fifty members of the 18 selected Shabab Live projects gathered in Tunis to discuss about their passion for…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Literature Prize 2020 open for submissions

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Literature Prize 2020 open for submissions

19 August 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched the EBRD Literature Prize 2020, in partnership with the British Council. The Prize reflects and recognises the rich cultures and creativity of the region where the Bank works - a region that stretches from central Europe to…
EU on the World Humanitarian Day 2019

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Stylianides on the World Humanitarian Day 2019

19 August 2019
This is a key year for International Humanitarian Law, as 2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. As the risk humanitarian workers face continues to increase, the European Union pays tribute to the commitment of those who risk their lives to deliver humanitarian aid worldwide.…
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EIB MED 2019 – Investing in a resilient and inclusive future

16 August 2019
The 19th edition of the dedicated European Investment Bank’s (EIB) Conference to the Mediterranean region will take place in Beirut on 30 September 2019. This year’s conference will explore ways to invest in a resilient and inclusive future for the region. It will focus on how key enabling…
Chellah Jazz Festival from 25 to 29 September in Rabat, Morocco : Save the date !

Chellah Jazz Festival from 25 to 29 September in Rabat, Morocco : Save the date !

16 August 2019
The 24th edition of the Chellah Jazz Festival will take place from 25 to 29 September in Rabat, Morocco. The festival is back this year with more surprises and a whole range of artistic encounters between European and Moroccan jazzmen. Since 1996, the festival has become a key event of the…
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Read Migration Media Awardees’ story about Syrian refugees

14 August 2019
Read a story about Syrian refugees facing discrimination in Germany, written by the Migration Media 2018 Awardees Sally Hayden and Ziad Ghandour for The Irish Times. This article was supported by a grant from the Migration Media Award, funded by the EU.   Read more Facebook post Sally Hayden…
5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean meeting to take stock of achievements and discuss future actions

5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean meeting to take stock of achievements and discuss future actions

14 August 2019
The 8th Technical Working Group (WG) of the 5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean will take place in Valencia, Spain, on 18-19 September 2019. The main objectives of this meeting are to set out the state of play of the Initiative and take stock of the accomplished actions; Propose and…