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​The EU delegation to Lebanon celebrates the achievements of its QUDRA Programme

24 June 2019
The EU delegation to Lebanon celebrated the achievements of the QUDRA Programme jointly funded by EU and Germany. 35 schools across Lebanon benefited from EU support for school rehabilitation. The EU has also invested in technical and vocational training, extracurricular activities for children as…

EU-funded SAFEMED IV takes part in the Union for the Mediterranean regional event on maritime transport

24 June 2019
From 11 to 13 June 2019, EU-funded SAFEMED IV participated in the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Platform on Transport Connectivity and Working Groups on Maritime Transport in Barcelona, Spain. The European Maritime Safety Agency presented the achievements of the SAFEMED IV project in…

EU funds cybercrime training for Palestinian judges

24 June 2019
Thirteen Palestinian judges concluded on 13 June a training on cybercrime at the Judicial Institute of Jordan in Amman. The EU Co-ordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support (EUPOL COPPS) has facilitated and funded the event. The four-day training aimed to expose Palestinian Judges to…
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The EU produces a video for World Refugee Day

21 June 2019
"We reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect the rights of the most vulnerable, those who are forced to flee and therefore leave their homes behind" said Federica Mogherini High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission…

The European Training Foundation: Vocational education and training as a tool to address global challenges

20 June 2019
The European Training Foundation is back at the annual IIAS-Lien conference. This year’s theme is ‘Effective, Accountable and Inclusive Governance’ and the meeting is taking place at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. This major event is organised by the International Institute of…
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EU External Investment Plan: two new agreements unlock funding for underserved and displaced entrepreneurs in the region

19 June 2019
Today the European Commission, the Dutch development bank FMO, and the Jordanian microfinance institution Tamweelcom have signed two agreements to help train entrepreneurs and support local banks targeting under-served groups, such as women and young people, in particular amongst migrants and…

EU Commission celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Jean Monnet Activities promoting European studies worldwide

19 June 2019
Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, Tibor Navracsics, hosted a high-level event to celebrate 30 years of excellence in teaching and research about the EU. The Jean Monnet Activities are part of the Erasmus+ programme. They are dedicated to promoting excellence in European studies…

Statement by EU High Representative and UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

18 June 2019
On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, the European Union and the United Nations join their voices to call on the international community to accelerate its efforts to eliminate the scourge of all forms of sexual violence, including as a strategy…
The South EU Summit highlights the role of the Union for the Mediterranean as key partner in the Mediterranean

The South EU Summit highlights the role of the Union for the Mediterranean as key partner in the Mediterranean

18 June 2019
The 6th South EU Summit -also referred to as Southern EU Countries Summit-, which was hosted in Malta’s capital city of Valletta, underlined the need for multilateral efforts for a positive Mediterranean agenda based on human and sustainable development. The final declaration highlighted the role…
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European Development Days 2019 to focus on fighting inequalities

17 June 2019
Tomorrow, the 13th edition of the European Development Days (EDD), the leading global forum on development cooperation, kicks off in Brussels. The two day event will host more than 8,000 participants from 140 countries worldwide, representing 1,200 organisations from the development community,…