International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

EU Declaration on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 March 2019
This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the International Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). The Convention has proven to be an effective tool, by holding Governments accountable to their citizens and on the international…
Action for Hope

EU supporting cultural projects in the Arab region

19 March 2019
Three cultural projects from the Arab region are receiving technical and in-kind support under Fa’ael. Fa’ael is a training and mentorship program for cultural managers working with communities in crisis, it exists under the EU co-funded Action for Hope programme. The cultural projects are first,…
Middle-Eastern journalists covered Brussels Conference with EU-funded OPEN Media Hub assistance

Middle-Eastern journalists covered Brussels Conference with EU-funded OPEN Media Hub assistance

19 March 2019
Eleven journalists from Syria, Jordan and Lebanon covered the Third Brussels Conference “Supporting the future of Syria and the region” with OPEN Media Hub assistance on 12-14 March 2019. OPEN Media Hub mentors and experts worked with the journalists to help them gather information, make…
The Syria Freedom Bus Passes through Brussels

The Syria Freedom Bus passes through Brussels

15 March 2019
The Syria Freedom Bus has traveled from London to Paris and Berlin and on March 13 was in Brussels for the Conference “Supporting the future of Syria and the region”. Families from inside Syria and around the world had sent in hundreds of photos of their family members detained or disappeared,…
Record pledge at Brussels III Conference, EU supports future of Syria and the region

Record pledge at Brussels III Conference, EU supports future of Syria and the region

15 March 2019
On 12 and 13 March over a thousand between representatives of international and regional NGOs, Syrian civil society, EU and UN officials gathered in the European Parliament in Brussels to discuss the future of Syria. The Days of Dialogue were an occasion for Syrian civil society and international…
EU Syria

The EU funds mine risk education in Syria

15 March 2019
Teacher: “What do you do if you find something strange on the ground?” Students: “We must tell our parents or a grown-up what we found. We shouldn’t touch it." After 8 years of conflict, Syria is littered with landmines and unexploded bombs. The EU funds mine risk education in schools, community…
Migration Media Award 2019: Call for applications launched

Migration Media Award 2019: Call for applications launched

14 March 2019
The Call for submissions for the Migration Media Award, aimed at showcasing and awarding journalistic excellence in the Euro-Mediterranean region, has been launched. It is for the third time that journalists reporting on migration have the chance to receive the EU-funded award. The 2019 edition…
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Remarks by HR/VP Mogherini at the Days of Dialogue at the Third Brussels Conference on "Supporting the future of Syria and the region"

14 March 2019
Tomorrow we will channel these recommendations, that were well noted, to the Ministers from all around the world. We have 55 countries, in total 80 delegations that also include regional and international organisations. Let me use one of the main slogans of our Conference which is that "you are…
Running an Efficient Media Business: New OPEN Media Hub online course now open

Running an Efficient Media Business: New OPEN Media Hub online course now open

13 March 2019
The OPEN Media Hub is launching a new online course on The Principles of Media Company Management. The author of the course is Eamonn Byrne, senior director of The Byrne Partners Ltd, a UK based media development and consultancy company. Previously Eamonn was a director of national and regional…
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EU response to the Syrian crisis

11 March 2019
Only a negotiated political solution, as defined in the UN Security Council Resolution 2254 and the 2012 Geneva Communiqué, will ensure lasting stability in Syria, and the elimination of Da'esh and other UN-listed terrorist entities in the country. Since the beginning of the crisis, the EU has…