EU-funded workshops in Palestine : A step further towards effective, predictable and participatory legislative processes

EU-funded workshops in Palestine : A step further towards effective, predictable and participatory legislative processes

18 April 2019
In an effort to raise awareness on the benefits of using structured processes for policy and law making in Palestine as well as to identify areas that require enhancement, a series of workshops on ‘Policy Development and Legislative Drafting’ has been organised jointly by the European Union through…
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Lebanon: The EU supports the transition from a police FORCE to a police SERVICE

18 April 2019
EU ambassador to Lebanon Christina Lassen had a good discussions with both, Minister of Interior Raya al Hassan and ISF General Imad Osman about the new EU-program supporting Community Policing and Municipal Police helping Lebanon transition from a police FORCE to a police SERVICE. Read more…
Europe Day in Cairo: Working on strengthening our partnership with Egypt

Europe Day in Cairo: Working on strengthening our partnership with Egypt

17 April 2019
Europe Day was celebrated in Cairo; marking the Schuman Declaration which paved the way to European integration. Senior Egyptian officials and influential figures from various spectrums of the society, and the diplomatic community participated in the event, organised by the EU Delegation to Egypt…
Palestine: EU seeks to strengthen the role of women in justice institutions

Palestine: EU seeks to strengthen the role of women in justice institutions

17 April 2019
The promotion of gender equality and the fact that women will continue to play an increasingly important role in the Palestinian justice institutions were driving factors behind a recent study visit to Denmark for five female lawyers from the Palestinian Bar Association. The visit to Copenhagen,…
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Speech by HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the plenary session of the European Parliament on the situation in Libya

17 April 2019
The recent escalation in Libya started at a moment just when the possibility for peace was becoming real. The LNA [Libyan National Army], led by General [Khalifa] Haftar, attacked Tripoli at the very time when UN Secretary-General [Antonio] Guterres was visiting the country, and on the eve of the…
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Speech by HR/VP Mogherini at the plenary session of the European Parliament on the US recognition of the Golan Heights as Israeli territory and the possible annexation of the West Bank settlements

17 April 2019
Today we discuss with this debate two separate issues, both originate from the war of 1967 but they are separate ones: on one hand, the decision by the US Administration to recognise the Golan Heights as Israeli territory; and on the other, the Israeli government’s settlement policy in the West…
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…
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The European Union funded two learning centres for street and working children in Lebanon

16 April 2019
The possibility for girls boys to access quality education in the early years of their life is essential. That's why, the EU Delegation in Lebanon worked with the authorities, UNHCR Lebanon and the Makhzoumi Foundation to test the mobile unit FUN BUS bringing non-formal education and rehabilitation…
EU Civilian Operations Commander visits EU missions in Palestine

EU Civilian Operations Commander visits EU missions in Palestine

16 April 2019
For the first time since his appointment last September, the EU Civilian Operations Commander Vincenzo Coppola visited the EU Missions in the occupied Palestinian territory from 9 to 12 April. The visit comprised meetings with the Senior Managements of EUPOL COPPS, the European Union Police and…
EU-funded South Programme III held bilateral steering committee meeting in Tunisia

EU-funded South Programme III held bilateral steering committee meeting in Tunisia

15 April 2019
The South Programme III Bilateral Steering Committee Meeting in Tunisia was held at the invitation of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in its premises on 11 April 2019. This meeting focused on the main areas of intervention of the Programme in Tunisia which are the consolidation of a common legal…