UN SDGs

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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Announcement about the fourth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week

19 July 2019
The fourth edition of the European Vocational Skills Week, as announced by the Commissioner Ms. Marianne Thyssen, will take place from 14-18 October 2019 in Helsinki (Finland). Everyone with an interest in vocational education and training, both from the European Union and its neighbouring…
EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality project to hold regional workshop in Tunis

EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality project to hold regional workshop in Tunis

17 July 2019
Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality, a regional Programme funded by the European Union, is gathering almost 35 civil society actors from five Arab countries (Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, and Tunisia) on 18-21 July 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia, to take part in the regional consultation workshop “…
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…
Migration Media Award

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
A Sea of Words 2019: Algerian, Egyptian, Jordanian and Tunisian writers among the winners

A Sea of Words 2019: Algerian, Egyptian, Jordanian and Tunisian writers among the winners

11 July 2019
The international jury of "A Sea of Words 2019" literary contest has announced the 10 best stories from the 12th edition of the Youth Euro-Mediterranean Literary Contest, which this year received up to 246 stories from young people from 26 countries. Under the motto of this year’s edition, "Young…
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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…
‘SouthMed WiA

EU co-funded project ‘SouthMed WiA published the “Guidelines for a balanced gender approach in audiovisual training and education”

10 July 2019
The project ‘SouthMed WiA – Towards Greater Gender Equality: Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector’ has recently published the “Guidelines for a balanced gender approach in audiovisual training and education”. SouthMed WiA is implemented by a…