‘EU MED means business': entrepreneurs from Southern Neighbourhood set out priorities for action to boost growth and jobs

22 May 2019
The European Commission organised a first edition of ‘EU Med means business' – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South' on 21-22 May in Brussels with parallel events in Tunis (Tunisia), Cairo (Egypt), Irdib (Jordan) and Rabat (Morocco). Some 150 young entrepreneurs, economic leaders…
Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
100 representatives of civil society, youth organisations and non-state actors from the Euro-Mediterranean will meet to discuss regional challenges during the UfM Regional Dialogue on “Shared views on key issues in the Mediterranean”, which will take place on 22-23 May 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.…
EU Syria

Syria: EU renews sanctions against the regime by one year

17 May 2019
On 17 May 2019, the Council extended EU restrictive measures against the Syrian regime until 1 June 2020. In line with the EU strategy on Syria, the EU decided to maintain its restrictive measures against the Syrian regime and its supporters as the repression of civilian population continues. The…
Reporting On Migration Course

Discover the EU-funded Open Media Hub "Reporting On Migration" online Course

17 May 2019
The EU-funded Open Media Hub Reporting On Migration online Course is still running. The aim of this course is to ensure journalists have a basic firm understanding of the complex issues of migration, refugees, and human trafficking and their impact on the politics, economics, demographics,…
#RaiseYourPencil Campaign

Education in Emergencies: EU announces record humanitarian funding for 2019 and launches #RaiseYourPencil Campaign

16 May 2019
The European Commission has announced an unprecedented €164 million for Education in Emergencies projects in 2019. Together with international and Belgian celebrities as well as around 400 students, the Commission has launched a social media campaign to raise awareness and solidarity among young…
EU Flag

Declaration by the HR Mogherini, on behalf of the EU, on the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

16 May 2019
On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, the European Union reiterates its unswerving commitment to promoting and protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons. The EU continues its fight against impunity for…
EU Human rights and democracy

Human rights and democracy in the world: The 2018 EU annual report is adopted

14 May 2019
On 13 May 2019, the Council adopted the EU annual report on human rights and democracy in the world for 2018. The report noted that in 2018 the EU remained at the forefront of the protection and promotion of human rights in a rapidly changing geopolitical landscape. The EU engaged in activities…
 Clam - Festival Internacional de Cinema Social de Catalunya

The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) participates to a Festival to break Gender Stereotypes

10 May 2019
Susana Cereijo, from the Gender Equality Programme of the IEMed,(founding member and headquarters of the Euro-Mediterranean Women’s Foundation - FFEM), is participating in the discussion "Outstanding women: breaking gender stereotypes", within the framework of the Clam - Festival Internacional de…
Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation

The Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation and the Women 7 Movement hand over their recommendations to the women's rights ministers of the G7 countries

10 May 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Women's Foundation participated to the Women 7 Movement who handed over its recommendations to the women's rights ministers of the G7 countries. Founding member Nathalie Pilhes was present to advocate for feminist public policies. She shared the commitment of the FFEM and the…
Europe Day

Europe Day is celebrated today across the world

09 May 2019
The EU released a video to celebrate Europe day on the 9th of May. Discover the world leaders messages on this occasion. "There is not one single day in which I do not hear one of our partners saying ‘You do not realise how important you are for the rest of the world, you European Union." Federica…