EU funds relief to flood victims in Egypt amid coronavirus outbreak

EU funds relief to flood victims in Egypt amid coronavirus outbreak

07 April 2020
In response to the severe weather and ensuing floods that hit Egypt from 12 March 2020 onwards, the European Commission has allocated €100,000 for relief to over 12,000 people in the most affected areas. Continued rains, heavy winds and flash floods over several days resulted in widespread damage…
EU-funded SME4SMARTCITIES launches survey on main challenges faced by Mediterranean cities

EU-funded SME4SMARTCITIES launches survey on main challenges faced by Mediterranean cities

07 April 2020
SME4SMARTCITIES has just launched a survey targeting representative cities in the Mediterranean area to better understand what are the main economic, social and environmental problems and challenges they faced, and (if existing) the actual solutions they are applying to reduce/correct their impact…
Libya : EU Ambassador joins call to unite against COVID-19 pandemic

Libya : EU Ambassador joins call to unite against COVID-19 pandemic

07 April 2020
A thousand leading figures from across Libya have signed the Call for unity launched on 24 March to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Signed by some of Libya’s leading doctors, health professionals, mayors of towns and cities, parliamentarians and other political and media figures, the Call urges the…
World Health Day: FEMISE initiative to face COVID-19 in the Mediterranean

World Health Day: FEMISE initiative to face COVID-19 in the Mediterranean

07 April 2020
«The coronavirus crisis threatens our health and, as a result, it also hurts our societies and our economies. But it offers us an opportunity to rethink our priorities and systems, to make them sustainable, inclusive, in line with the SDGs» underlines Constantin Tsakas, General Secretary of FEMISE…
UE- Lebanon: a partnership to strengthen the Lebanese health care system resilience

EU- Lebanon: a partnership to strengthen the Lebanese health care system resilience

07 April 2020
Within the Lebanese health system, around 450 Primary Health Care (PHC) centres and dispensaries are part of a joint chronic medications program between the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) and the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA). This program was established to supply medications for…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

06 April 2020
Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood: Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood. Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships Call for tenders: Med-…
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Tunisia : European Commission MORE4 study collects data on researchers’ mobility patterns and career paths

06 April 2020
In the framework of its MORE4 study, the European Commission aims to collect detailed information and data on the mobility patterns and the researchers’ career paths outside Europe. With this information, the European Commission gains insight in what researchers find important in their careers and…
EU-funded TEX-MED ALLIANCES contributes to ensuring the production of personal protection equipment in an effort to fight COVID-19 pandemic

EU-funded TEX-MED ALLIANCES contributes to ensuring the production of personal protection equipment in an effort to fight COVID-19 pandemic

06 April 2020
The TEX-MED ALLIANCES project is currently working to assure the supply chain of textile sanitary materials that are highly demanded due to the COVID-19 pandemic, mapping the industrial capacities in terms of production of personal protection equipment, masks, protective gloves and glasses for…
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Message of the Head of the EU Delegation Alan Bugeja to the people of Libya one year on from the offensive on Tripoli

06 April 2020
Dear friends and partners, Today marks the first anniversary of the launch of the LNA [Libyan National Army] offensive on Tripoli. This happened at a time when we were looking forward to the UNSMIL [United Nations Support Mission in Libya] facilitated National Conference which we all hoped would…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Online Masterclass: how can youth organisations integrate virtual exchange?

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Online Masterclass: how can youth organisations integrate virtual exchange?

02 April 2020
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is organising an online masterclass on 7 April to explore how youth organisations can integrate virtual exchange in their programmes to offer young people a meaningful, safe and rewarding online experience. Virtual Exchange is a groundbreaking digital tool enabling deep,…