2019 Gaza Summer Festival winners

Palestine: EU and Sharek Youth Forum celebrating winning young talents from Gaza

17 October 2019
The European Union and Sharek Youth Forum celebrated three winning young talents from Gaza after participating in the Gaza Summer Festival in 2019. Organised in Gaza City, the festival is the crowning event of a talent competition launched during August 2019. The festival was popular on social…
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European Commission campaign on consumer rights to roll out across Europe until 2020

17 October 2019
Travellers from the European Neighbourhood to Europe may be interested to learn about a new communication campaign launched by the European Commission on consumer rights -#YourEURight. Currently being rolled out across Europe, this digital-led campaign aims to raise awareness of key EU consumer…
EESC President Luca Jahier

Statement by the European Economic and Social Committee President Luca Jahier on the situation in North-East Syria

16 October 2019
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the EU body representing European civil society, firmly condemns Turkey's military operation in North-East Syria. As representatives of civil society, we are deeply concerned about the humanitarian costs of this intervention and urge the Turkish…
EU adopts conclusions on democracy

Democracy: EU adopts conclusions

14 October 2019
On Monday, 14 October, the Council of the European Union adopted conclusions on democracy. The Council notes that in today's world, democracy is being challenged and called into question. While democracy remains strong in many countries, in others there is a growing trend towards authoritarianism.…
2019 European Week of Action for Girls

Last day of 2019 European Week of Action for Girls

11 October 2019
Organised by a coalition of civil society organisations, and supported by the European Institutions and UN Agencies, the 2019 European Week of Action for Girls (EWAG) took place from 7 to 11 October. Based around the International Day of the Girl Child, celebrated every 11 October, this week-long…
Anna Lindh MedForum 2020 : call for participation for self-financed applicants launched

Anna Lindh MedForum 2020 : call for participation for self-financed applicants launched

09 October 2019
The Anna Lindh Foundation launches the call for participation for self-financed applicants to the Anna Lindh MedForum 2020, which will take place in Šibenik, Croatia, from 2 to 5 April 2020. The deadline for the submission of applications is 1 December 2019. Building on the success of the first…
They are Syria : EU co-funds short films to give Syrians a voice

They are Syria : EU co-funds short films to give Syrians a voice

09 October 2019
The European External Action Service - EEAS will be hosting screenings of three short films by Syria-born filmmakers exploring the consequences of eight years of conflict. The screening will take place on 16 October in Brussels, Belgium. It will be followed by a conversation with the directors and…
A comparison of the fears of GWAC and GWEU respondents

The EU-funded “Generation What?” program reveals similarities between young people from Europe and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region

08 October 2019
“Generation What?” is an interactive multi-media program drawing the portrait of the current generation of 18-35-year-old in Europe as well as in eight Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Through a unique survey,…
4th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: “Paving the way forward”

4th Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean: Paving the way forward

07 October 2019
The 4th edition of the Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM): “Paving the way forward”, will take place on 10 October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. Building on the success of the first three editions, the 4th UfM Regional Forum will provide the occasion to take stock of the progress…
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Palestine: Information sessions about the EU call for proposals for the civil society organisations

04 October 2019
As part of the call for proposals for the civil society organisations as actors of governance and development work in the field 2019-2020 (ref. no. EuropeAid/166474/DD/ACT/Multi), information sessions are planned during October in Palestine. The following information sessions are organized by the…