Palestine: EU funds workshop on internal inspections and risk assessments in Correction and Rehabilitation Centres

Palestine: EU funds workshop on internal inspections and risk assessments in Correction and Rehabilitation Centres

24 April 2019
While international human rights instruments make it crystal clear that independent monitoring of prisons is crucial when it comes to protecting rights in prisons, internal or governmental forms of inspection can also play important roles in fulfilling prison authorities’ human rights and security…
Tunisia : EU supports gender equality

Tunisia : EU supports gender equality

24 April 2019
The Tunis Forum on Gender Equality is being organised on 24-26 April in Tunisia. The Forum will explore the role of women participating in local government, working towards more sustainable and inclusive cities. It will also explore the role of innovation and technology in encouraging women’s…
World Innovation and Creativity day : EU-funded FEMISE takes a stand

World Innovation and Creativity day : EU-funded FEMISE takes a stand

24 April 2019
On world creativity and innovation day, celebrated on April 21st, FEMISE and its researchers’ network gave some insights and analysis on the Mediterranean innovation context. All researchers agree to say that the international context, economic competitiveness, and growth partly require innovation…
The European Union gives you a chance to learn, connect and make your voice heard on Euro-Arab dialogue

The European Union gives you a chance to learn, connect and make your voice heard on Euro-Arab dialogue

23 April 2019
Are you studying Euro-Arab relations, doing research, working for a think tank or for a civil society organisation? Are you interested in one of these 4 themes: making the region safer, supporting and defending Human Rights, inclusive and sustainable development, cross-cutting themes (gender and…
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Watch a video about the Winner of the EU regional photo contest, "Acting for Climate in South Mediterranean’’

23 April 2019
On Earth Day the EU reiterate its support for environmental protection. The EU-funded Clima-Med, "Acting for Climate in South Mediterranean’’ launched a regional photo contest to distinguish talented citizens from South Mediterranean countries who create a positive impact by shaping and promoting…
International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

Statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini on the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

23 April 2019
As we celebrate the first International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace on 24 April, the European Union reaffirms its longstanding commitment to international cooperation and the rules-based international order with the United Nations at its core, to peace and security, to human…
Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

Annual conference takes stock of cross-border cooperation programmes and delivers hope for the future

18 April 2019
The cooperation across the external borders of the EU is demonstrating its full potential; after a gradual start, a large majority of neighbourhood cross-border cooperation (CBC) programmes is now running in full speed, and the time is ripe to think about a third cycle of programming, preserving…
UfM Climate week: Stakeholders meet to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate finance regarding water and renewables

UfM Climate week: Stakeholders meet to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate finance regarding water and renewables

17 April 2019
The UfM Climate Week took place on 9-11 April in Barcelona, Spain, gathering a wide range of actors (UfM members’ representatives, civil society, IFIs, scientific experts…). Several climate-related meetings were organised to discuss the impact of climate change on agriculture, the state of climate…
EU funds regional workshop to elaborate national reports on cyberthreat assessment

EU funds regional workshop to elaborate national reports on cyberthreat assessment

16 April 2019
A regional workshop on the evaluation of cyberthreat was organised on 8-10 April in Rabat, Morocco in the framework of the EU-funded CyberSouth project. The event gathered 53 representatives from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia. The workshop focused on the benefits for the countries…
Recognition of higher education qualifications: experts gathered in Barcelona by the EMUNI University and the UfM Secretariat outline possible ways forward

Recognition of higher education qualifications: experts gathered in Barcelona by the EMUNI University and the UfM Secretariat outline possible ways forward

16 April 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) and the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) held together the conference “Recognition of higher education qualifications: Where does the Euro-Mediterranean region stand?” at the headquarters of the UfM Secretariat in Barcelona on 12 April…