11th plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM)

11th plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) to be held on 22-23 January 2020

14 January 2020
The 11th plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) will take place in Barcelona, Spain on 22 and 23 January 2020 at the invitation of Ms Ada Colau Ballano, Mayor of Barcelona and hosted by the Union for the Mediterranean. The ARLEM members will adopt the Action…
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Jordan’s King Abdullah II to address Members of the European Parliament on 15 January

14 January 2020
The King of Jordan, His Majesty Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein, will address MEPs during a formal sitting in Strasbourg on Wednesday at 12.00. Jordan is an important partner for the EU at global, regional and bilateral level, in particular due to the country’s key role in promoting stability and inter…
Palestine: European Union Heads of Mission visit Al-Issawiya in East Jerusalem

Palestine: European Union Heads of Mission visit Al-Issawiya in East Jerusalem

14 January 2020
EU Heads of Mission in Jerusalem and Ramallah yesterday visited Al-Issawiya, a neighbourhood in East Jerusalem. The diplomats met residents and representatives of civil society organisations, and were briefed about unprecedented and continuous incursions and clashes observed in the neighbourhood…
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Joint Statement by High Representative/ Vice-President Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič on the situation in Syria

14 January 2020
The European Union welcomes the decision by the United Nations Security Council on 10 January to extend the authorization for cross-border humanitarian assistance to people in need in Syria. In light of the huge humanitarian needs in northern Syria, failure by the Council to agree on an extension…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange : new online course on gender in/equality in media and journalism in February

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange : new online course on gender in/equality in media and journalism in February

13 January 2020
Interested in journalism and gender equality? Register for the new Erasmus + Virtual Echange online course “Gender In/Equality in Media and Journalism” that will be held from 3 February to 6 March 2020. The application deadline is 20 January. “Gender In/Equality in Media and Journalism” provides…
EU-funded MAIA-TAQA pilot project to be presented at the International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment XV”

EU-funded MAIA-TAQA pilot project to be presented at the International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment XV”

13 January 2020
The Center For Renewable Energy Sources (CRES) is participating in the International Conference “Protection and Restoration of the Environment XV” that will take place on 7-10 July 2020 in Kalamata, Greece. The CRES will present a paper on the perspectives of solar cooling applications in south…
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Tunisia : European programme H2020 is organising a workshop on Science with and for society

13 January 2020
The Tunisian ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research - management unit in charge of the European Research and Innovation programme Horizon 2020 (UGPE-Horizon 2020) is organising a workshop on “Science with and for society” on 16 January in Tunis, Tunisia. This special day aims at…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

13 January 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 College of Europe…
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Joint statement on the acceptance of a ceasefire in Libya

13 January 2020
The embassies of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Delegation of the European Union join the UN Support Mission for Libya in welcoming the acceptance by parties in Libya of a ceasefire on January 12 and announcement that both the GNA and LNA will halt military…
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Egypt: meeting between President Charles Michel and President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

13 January 2020
On 12 January, Charles Michel, President of the European Council met with Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, President of Egypt, in Cairo. The crisis in Libya was at the core of their discussion. President Michel reiterated that a political process is the only way forward and the Libyans should be at the heart…