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…
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…
#EUSyria

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
#EUinLebanon

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
‘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…
#YoungMedvoices2030

EU-supported Young Mediterranean Voices programme launched a region-wide campaign to empower Mediterranean youth

09 July 2019
The government of Spain is partnering in the launch of #YoungMedvoices2030, a region-wide campaign to empower Mediterranean youth in accelerating the implementation of the global Agenda for Sustainable Development. The campaign is affiliated to “Young Mediterranean Voices”, the region’s leading…
The European Council

The European Council adopts conclusions: Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals across the world

08 July 2019
The EU Council adopted conclusions welcoming the publication of the first joint synthesis report of the EU and its member states on ''Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals across the world'' as an important contribution to EU reporting at the High Level Political Forum in 2019. The Council…
The European Training Foundation (ETF)

The European Training Foundation participated at a key event on career guidance policies

08 July 2019
The European Training Foundation (ETF) participated at a key event on career guidance policies, organized bi-annually by the International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy (ICCDPP) in the polar circle city of Tromsø, Norway. Country delegations from all over the world joined the…
EU-funded CyberSouth

EU-funded CyberSouth trains law enforcement officers on malware analysis techniques

05 July 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded CyberSouth project, and in cooperation with Euromed Police Project and the Tunisian Police Academy, a 5-day intensive technical training on Malware Analysis was delivered on specifically designed infrastructure and software environment from 23 to 28 June 2019 in…
David Sassoli,  the new president of the European Parliament

David Sassoli has been elected the new president of the European Parliament

04 July 2019
Italian SD member David Sassoli was elected as European Parliament president on 3 July following two rounds of voting. Sassoli, 63, received 345 votes out of 667 votes cast in the second ballot. He is a former TV journalist and has been an MEP since 2009. In his statement before the start of the…