Second EU-South Mediterranean Civil Society Forum to take place next week in Brussels

Second EU-South Mediterranean Civil Society Forum to take place next week in Brussels

22 November 2019
More than 160 representatives from around 130 civil society organizations, the majority of which coming from the South of the Mediterranean region, will gather, with European representatives, for the second MAJALAT Civil Society Forum (Brussels, December 2-3). Supported by the European Union (DG…
EU Ambassador Ivan Surkos in Fayoum

Egypt : visit of EU Ambassador and Swedish Ambassador to Fayoum

22 November 2019
On the occasion of the Universal Child Rights Day, the Swedish Ambassador Jan Thesleff and the EU Ambassador Ivan Surkos both participated in a special field visit to Fayoum on 21 November, where the ‘Dawwie’ initiative is taking place. Launched by the National Council for Childhood &…
Universal Children's Day celebration

Statement by HR/VP Mogherini on the occasion of Universal Children's Day

19 November 2019
On the occasion of Universal Children's Day on 20 November, the European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy stated the following : "This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child - the most widely…
Anna Lindh Foundation and Egypt: Hand in hand to promote intercultural dialogue

Anna Lindh Foundation and Egypt: Hand in hand to promote intercultural dialogue

13 November 2019
The Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shukri, received Dr. Nabil Al-Sharif, Executive Director of Anna Lindh Foundation for intercultural dialogue on 12 November. The cooperation between Egypt and the Foundation was at the heart of the meeting, with a view to supporting dialogue of…
27th edition of European Film Weeks in Morocco

Morocco: Kick off of the 27th edition of European Film Weeks

13 November 2019
The 26th edition of the European Film Weeks in Morocco kicked off on Monday 11 November at Cinéma Le Colisée in Marrakech with the screening of “ The truth ” by Hirokazu Kore-Eda. The film was selected as the opening film at the 76th Venice International Film Festival, where it premiered on 28…
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…
Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

05 November 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is co-organizing the second edition of Creative Forum Ljubljana together with the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH commissioned by BMZ. This Forum is the only platform that links…
EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

31 October 2019
The first call of “Med Fellows: Addressing the Ecological Challenge” will focus on all the challenges facing the Mediterranean region. Through this 1st call, 20 young leaders will be selected, and will have the opportunity to: - Attend a Webinar (a preliminary session) presenting the activity and…
Anna Lindh Foundation annual meeting to agree on 2020 Action Plan

Anna Lindh Foundation annual meeting to agree on 2020 Action Plan

31 October 2019
In collaboration with the Heads of the Hellenic Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF), the Anna Lindh Foundation Secretariat organized its annual statuary meeting of its Coordinators of National Civil Society Networks in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24 to 25 October 2019. The meeting served as…
Young Med Voices: National Debate Forums

Young Med Voices : youth-led national debate forum in Rabat

28 October 2019
The Young Mediterranean Voices programme is organising a month-long, region-wide initiative of debate competitions and national dialogue forums in October-November in 8 Southern Mediterranean countries. More than 800 young people will be involved in the NDFs taking place across Algeria, Egypt,…