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European Union presents its progress towards sustainable development

19 July 2019
Yesterday, at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development in New York, the EU reaffirmed its strong commitment to deliver on the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – a shared global roadmap for a peaceful and prosperous world, with human well-being…
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Support for mobility among researchers of EuroMeSCo institutes

19 July 2019
The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), in its capacity as EuroMeSCo Academic Secretariat, will provide support to institutes from the EuroMeSCo network for the organisation of international seminars, workshops and conferences on Euro-Mediterranean issues. The objective of the…
INTERPOL Chief in Egypt for meetings on combating transnational crime

INTERPOL Chief in Egypt for meetings on combating transnational crime

19 July 2019
On the final leg of his mission to the Middle East, the head of INTERPOL, Secretary General Jürgen Stock, has met with senior Egyptian government and police officials. Discussions with Major General Alaa el Din Selim, Assistant Minister of Interior and Director of Public Security Sector, and Major…
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A new round of the energy dialogue between the EU and Egypt is launched

19 July 2019
Ambassador Ivan Surkoš, Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt, and representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy launched a new round of the energy dialogue between the EU and…
EU-funded CyberSouth steering committee reviewed achievements

EU-funded CyberSouth steering committee reviewed achievements

18 July 2019
The third Steering Committee meeting of CyberSouth project was held on 9 July 2019 in Strasbourg, France with the participation of representatives from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia, and partners from France and Romania as well as the European Commission. The meeting was the…
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…
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Egypt: The World Food Programme celebrates long-standing partnership with the European Union

16 July 2019
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union (EU) celebrated their five-year-long partnership in Egypt during which they have assisted more than 2.3 million people in collaboration with the Egyptian Government. A generous contribution of €60 million from the EU helped WFP…
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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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Second meeting of the Migration Dialogue between the European Union and Egypt

12 July 2019
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt, Sameh SHOUKRY, and EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris AVRAMOPOULOS inaugurated on June 25th, 2019 the Second Round of the Migration Dialogue and touched upon enhanced cooperation with EU Agencies. The first Session of Egypt-EU…
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The EU participated in the Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors and Presidents of African Universities (COREVIP), which is in line with the EU's support to the education in Egypt

11 July 2019
The European Union participated in the Conference of Rectors, Vice Chancellors and Presidents of African Universities (COREVIP), which is in line with the EU's support to the education, vocational and technical education sectors in Egypt. Over EUR 150 million were deploied to boost the development…