Algeria : EU launches the Support Programme to Sustainable Local Development and Social Activities

Algeria : EU launches the Support Programme to Sustainable Local Development and Social Activities

22 February 2019
The European Union and the Algerian ministry of National Solidarity, Family and Women’s Affairs launched this week the Support Programme to Sustainable Local Development and Social Activities in the north west of Algeria (Padsel-Noa) in support of four municipalities of the province of Medea (Baata…
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European Union – The League of Arab States Summit will start in Egypt

22 February 2019
The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, will, alongside the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, represent the European Union at the 1st EU-League of Arab States (LAS) Summit on Sunday 24 and Monday 25 February in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. The Presidents will be…
UE Visa Policy : Commission welcomes agreement to modernise EU visa rules

UE Visa Policy : Commission welcomes agreement to modernise EU visa rules

22 February 2019
Member States have endorsed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission's proposal to modernise the EU's common visa policy, adapting the rules to evolving security concerns, challenges linked to migration and new opportunities offered by technological…
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EU on Tax Revenues between Israel and Palestine

22 February 2019
Following the Israeli decision to withhold some of funds from the tax revenues Israel regularly transfers to the Palestinian Authority under the Oslo Accords, the Palestinian Authority announced yesterday that it would no longer accept any tax revenues, unless transferred in full. The EU has been…
MEDSTAT IV

The EU-funded MEDSTAT IV project measures international migration in the European Neighbourhood Policy-South region

22 February 2019
Jointly with the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), MEDSTAT IV organised a new regional workshop on the experiences and tools related to MED-HIMS (Ankara, 14-16 February 2019). The workshop mainly highlighted the importance of producing…
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The EU is at the Halieutis fair in Morocco

21 February 2019
The EU holds a stand at the 5th edition of the Halieutis fair held under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI from 21 to 24 February in Agadir, Morocco. Under the banner of new technologies in fishing: for a better contribution to fisheries in the blue economy, this theme values…
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EU Ambassador Lassen at the Lebanese Council of Women's regional conference

21 February 2019
At the Lebanese Council of Women's regional conference on "The impact of political, economic and social changes on the reality of Arab women" EU Ambassador Lassen opened saying "Fighting for gender equality is a constant battle that concerns all of us, within Europe and the Arab world. We need to…
Jordan: EU-funded Qudra programme promotes art projects to reduce tension between communities

Jordan: EU-funded Qudra programme promotes art projects to reduce tension between communities

21 February 2019
Recycling, graffiti, story-telling, painting and sculptors; all to provide children spaces to explore their creativity and talents while complementing their academic education. Participants and artists from Jordan and Syria visited Prince Mohammad Public Boy School in Zarqa, Jordan, to use art…
EU supports National Referral Mechanism for victims of trafficking in human beings in Morocco

EU supports National Referral Mechanism for victims of trafficking in human beings in Morocco

21 February 2019
On 11-12 February 2019, the EU-funded South Programme III supported the organisation in Rabat of the first reflection workshop on the National Referral Mechanism (NRM) for victims of human trafficking in Morocco. The event, organised by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (ONUDC) and the…
Algeria: More than 100 non-profit projects created by EU-funded Support Programme Youth Employment

Algeria: More than 100 non-profit projects created by EU-funded Support Programme Youth Employment

21 February 2019
The second edition of the regional visibility seminar of the EU-funded Support Programme Youth Employment (PAJE) took place early this month in Oran, Algeria. PAJE’s main objective is to support the action and reforms of the Algerian government in terms of national policies for youth. Since 2015,…