HR/VP Federica Mogherini

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

13 September 2019
On the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, the European Union reaffirms its commitment towards democracy as a fundamental right of every human being. Every woman and every man has to be free to participate to the political, economic and social life of her or his country. No one should…
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Vaccination: European Commission and World Health Organization join forces to promote the benefits of vaccines

13 September 2019
The European Commission and the World Health Organization (WHO) co-hosted the world's first Global Vaccination Summit in Brussels. The aim is to accelerate global action to stop the spread of vaccine-preventable diseases, and advocate against the spread of vaccine misinformation worldwide. Opening…
UfM

EU/Southern neighbourhood: Union for the Mediterranean focus group to discuss the development of its youth strategy

13 September 2019
Taking advantage of the unique space for exchange, peer-learning, cooperation and networking that the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe’s University on Youth and Development offers, the UfM Secretariat aims at convening a focus group during the 20th edition of the event that is taking…
The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum

EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum: giving more visibility to women who fight cultural and gender stereotypes

13 September 2019
The EuroMed Women for Dialogue Forum was held on 11-12 September in Amman, Jordan, to promote renewed images of women as agents of intercultural dialogue in the region, and to counter prevailing stereotypes that still hamper women's full participation and potential in their societies. Organized by…
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Palestine : EU issues statement to recall its position regarding changes to pre-1967 borders

12 September 2019
The Office of the EU Representative in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has published the following statement on its Facebook page: “As reaffirmed in numerous Foreign Affairs Council conclusions, the EU will not recognise any changes to the pre-1967 borders including with regard to Jerusalem, other…
Ursula von der Leyen

The von der Leyen Commission: for a Union that strives for more

11 September 2019
Yesterday, President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her team and the new structure of the next European Commission. The new College of Commissioners will have eight Vice-Presidents. Three Executive Vice-Presidents (Frans Timmermans, Netherlands; Margrethe Vestager, Denmark; Valdis…
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The European Union congratulates the Palestinian students celebrating their graduation

06 September 2019
Congratulations to all the Palestinian students celebrating their graduation at the UNRWA Siblin Training Centre. The European Union is proud of them and will always be by their side. Read more Facebook
ETF

The European Training Foundation: Skills and sustainable development goals in Arab countries

05 September 2019
The Middle East and North Africa Public Administration Research (MENAPAR) network is organising a conference in Ifrane, Morocco, from 28-31 of October, to discuss how Arab countries are delivering on the SGDs and what is the role of skills development and government support in this process, among…
Palestine: EU Mission trains police officers on strategic and operational planning

Palestine: EU Mission trains police officers on strategic and operational planning

05 September 2019
On 3-4 September, the second Strategic and Operational Planning Workshop was held in Jericho for 14 senior Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) officers from Bethlehem, Hebron and Jericho Districts, including the Southern District Commanders and Planning Officers. This is the second of three workshops…
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The EU delegation to Lebanon and MACAM announce the winners of the “Wall of Contemplation” competition

04 September 2019
The EU delegation in Lebanon and MACAM – Modern And Contemporary Art Museum are happy to announce that 12 artists from all over the world have won the competition to paint the “Wall of Contemplation”, a mural inspired by human rights. Congrats to the winners! Read more Facebook