The Union for the Mediterranean joins the efforts for promoting the transition from informal to formal employment

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the efforts for promoting the transition from informal to formal employment

21 March 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat organized a workshop on Informal Business Integration at its premises in Barcelona on 18 March 2019. The workshop focused on two interrelated thematics, namely the Role of Social Dialogue and the Protection of Women, Young People and Vulnerable Groups in…
EU Ambassador Surkoš

Egypt: The EU's conference on "Enhancing Bilateral and Regional Cooperation on Labour Mobility in the Mediterranean Region"

21 March 2019
The European Union and the Egyptian Foreign Ministry launched a two-day conference on "Strengthening bilateral and regional cooperation on labour mobility in the Mediterranean region" in Cairo. EU Ambassador Surkoš stressed the importance of cooperation and dialogue among the various parties…
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…
EU Lebanon

Lebanon: The EU launches a regional programme for Youth and Media

20 March 2019
The EU delegation in Lebanon launched the SHABAB LIVE programme. This EU regional programme for MENA places the spotlight on the youth and wants to see the media representation of youth grow. It aims at strengthening synergies and build bridges of collaboration among young people, the media and…
EU-funded CSO-WINS project promotes women’s rights campaigns in the region

EU-funded CSO-WINS project promotes women’s rights campaigns in the region

20 March 2019
Each one of the 8 associations that are part of the EU-funded CSO WINS project will carry out policy dialogue actions during the first semester of 2019 as part of their advocacy campaigns. These actions aim primarily to promote the women’s rights campaigns conducted in 2017/2018, and to follow up…
EU

Commission welcomes provisional agreement on Horizon Europe, the future EU research and innovation programme

20 March 2019
Investing in research and innovation is investing in Europe's future, in knowledge and new solutions to maintain and improve the European way of life. That is why the Juncker Commission has set a new level of ambition to deepen Europe's innovation capability, provide lasting prosperity and preserve…
Tunisia: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development support local small business lending

Tunisia: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development support local small business lending

19 March 2019
Small businesses in Tunisia will benefit from more readily accessible finance under a new €13 million loan in local currency that the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing to Arab Tunisian Lease (ATL Leasing) to support small and medium-sized enterprises. The loan…
EU-funded FEMISE and “Beyond Reform and Development” conclude strategic partnership for Inclusive Development in the Mediterranean

EU-funded FEMISE and “Beyond Reform and Development” conclude strategic partnership for Inclusive Development in the Mediterranean

19 March 2019
EU-funded FEMISE and “Beyond Reform and Development” announce their collaboration in the framework of a strategic partnership. Both institutions are committed actors that provide policy research, capacity development and advocate reform for inclusive and sustainable development models in the…
Call for participants launched to take part in Youth Forum

Call for participants launched to take part in Youth Forum

19 March 2019
This year´s edition of the Youth Forum, which will take place in Barcelona on 16-17 June 2019, will focus on online and offline youth activism in the Euro-Mediterranean region. Conceived and funded by the IEMed, the Youth Forum, gathering over 30 participants from over 10 countries, offers a unique…
SouthMed WIA

EU initiatives to empower women behind cameras

18 March 2019
Watch the interview made in Alicante with Atidel Mejbri from Center of Arab Women for Training and Research-CAWTAR (Tunisia) and Dana Zaghayar from Shashat.org (Palestine). They are representatives of the EU SouthMed WIA sub-granted project of the 2nd call «Fostering Gender Equality for Women and…