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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…
Tunisia participates in EU Working Group on ships identification and tracking

Tunisia participates in EU Working Group on ships identification and tracking

20 June 2019
Tunisia having recently become a Contracting Government to the European Union Cooperative Data Centre (EU LRIT CDC), attended the Long-Range Identification and Tracking of ships (LRIT) Session of the 5th SafeSeaNet/LRIT Group Meeting, which was held at the European Maritime Safety Agency last month…
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Joint Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the occasion of World Refugee Day, 20 June 2019

20 June 2019
“In 2018, 70.8 million people were forcibly displaced across the world, fleeing conflicts, human rights violations, persecution, natural disasters and the impacts of climate change - 29.4 million are refugees or asylum seekers. Today, we reaffirm our strong and long-standing commitment to protect…
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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…
Make your voice heard and participate in the first South-South Consultation Workshop “Vision Med 2030”

Make your voice heard and participate in the first South-South Consultation Workshop “Vision Med 2030”

19 June 2019
Are you a young activist from the Southern Mediterranean? Are you involved in civil society? Do you want to shape the future of the Mediterranean? Make your voice heard and apply now to participate in the first South-South Consultation Workshop “Vision Med 2030”. The deadline for submitting…
Mediterranean Energy Regulators facilitate sustainable energy schemes and reinforce regional cooperation

Mediterranean Energy Regulators facilitate sustainable energy schemes and reinforce regional cooperation

19 June 2019
The Mediterranean Energy Regulators Association (MEDREG) held its 27th General Assembly on 18-19 June in Tirana, which was marked by a redoubling of the organisation’s efforts to promote and facilitate the deployment of sustainable support schemes for Renewable Energy Sources (RES). MEDREG has…
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The EU delegation to Lebanon is marking the achievements of the "Back to the Future" project

19 June 2019
The EU delegation (EUD) to Lebanon is marking the achievements of the "Back to the Future" project. The EU support has allowed vulnerable children to enrol in school, stay in school and improve their educational outcomes. EU support addresses the needs of both vulnerable Lebanese and refugee…
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EU and World Health Organisation team up to boost access to health services in developing countries

19 June 2019
The EU has signed a €102 million contribution agreement with the World Health Organisation (WHO) at the European Development Days in Brussels. The EU will invest in building health care systems to provide quality services in more than 80 African, Caribbean, Pacific, and Asian countries. The “…
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Strengthening Migration Dialogues between the EU and Africa

19 June 2019
Mr. Ralph Genetzke, ICMPD (The International Centre for Migration Policy Development) Director and Head of Mission in Brussels, moderated a panel on “Strengthening Migration Dialogues between the EU and Africa” during a seminar entitled “EU-Africa Cooperation: Looking Forward” hosted by the…
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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…