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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…
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies organised event to share views on the future of Euromed relations

The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies organised event to share views on the future of Euromed relations

19 November 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies - EMNES, the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association - EMEA, and the Centre for European Policy Studies CEPS, organised the lunch time meeting event "How important is the Southern neighborhood for the future of Europe?", which took place on 14…
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Jordan: European Investment Bank promotes media visibility of climate change challenges

19 November 2019
A greater media visibility of the challenges related to climate change, particularly in the Mediterranean area, is the goal of COPEAM (Permanent Conference of the Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators) and the European Investment Bank (EIB), which have launched today in Amman (Jordan) an…
Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

Euromed Transport Rail Project takes part in conference on European Train Control System technology

19 November 2019
The EU Agency for Railways organised last month a seminar aimed at increasing the understanding on European Train Control System (ETCS) technology and exchanging practices on signaling systems. Throughout the seminar, delegations from Western Balkans and Southern Mediterranean countries expanded…
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EU assists Jordan in strengthening border management

19 November 2019
The Integrated Border Management (IBM) project was launched on 18 November in Amman, Jordan. The event was attended by the Director of General Security, General Fadel Al-Homoud, Ms. Maria Hadjitheodosiou, EU Ambassador to Jordan, Ms. Cristina Albertin, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (…
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EU contributes to expanding access to housing and Small and Medium Enterprises finance in Jordan

18 November 2019
The SANAD Fund for MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises) has provided a senior loan of USD 10 million to Investbank to support the bank’s efforts in providing housing loans to low-income individuals as well as expanding its lending operations to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Jordan.…
Tunisia: EU funds rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison and probation office

Tunisia: EU funds rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison and probation office

18 November 2019
The project of rehabilitation and extension of Gabes prison was inaugurated on 15 November by Minister of Justice Mohamed Karim Jamoussi, in the presence of representatives of the EU Delegation to Tunisia, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), local authorities, the prison’s…
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Jordan : EU funds national consultation on developing regional guidelines for women, peace and security agenda

18 November 2019
Responding to the UfM Ministerial Declaration on Women´s Rights (27 Nov 2017, Cairo), EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) with a consortium of nine women’s rights organizations in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Tunisia launched a Regional Campaign on Zero Tolerance for…
EU4PSL workshop in Tunisia

Libya : EU4PSL workshop to conduct a capacity assessment and develop a capacity building plan for the Ministry of Economy’s private sector department

15 November 2019
A workshop was organised in Tunisia with the Private Sector and Investment Department Staff, on 14 and 15 November in the framerwork of EU4PSL, an EU co-funded project on the development of the private sector in Libya, implemented by Expertise France. The main objectives of the workshop were to…
“Guiding Principles for Shelters Working with Victims of Human Trafficking” presentation

Jordan : EU-funded MIEUX Initiative presents Standard Operating Procedures to protect victims of trafficking

15 November 2019
On 10-11 November 2019, the Migration EU eXpertise Initiative, funded by the European Union and implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), presented the “Guiding Principles for Shelters Working with Victims of Human Trafficking”. They are a result from its…