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An EU-funded project works to increase trade between Iraq and Jordan

20 February 2019
The EU-funded project “Upgrading Karamah Border Crossing Point: Improved Access to Economic Development and Enhanced Stability” works with IOM (International Organisation for Migration) Jordan and UNODC (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime) to increase traffic through al-Karamah border and…
EU-funded CyberSouth organises meeting on cybercrime and electronic evidence

EU-funded CyberSouth organises meeting on cybercrime and electronic evidence

20 February 2019
The Council of Europe, in cooperation with the Embassy of Lebanon in Romania, organized a breakfast briefing on the Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and activities related to CyberSouth project in Bucharest, Romania. The briefing addressed representatives from Arab speaking Embassies such as…
Morocco: EU contributes to protecting children from unsafe use of the internet

Morocco: EU contributes to protecting children from unsafe use of the internet

20 February 2019
The Council of Europe and the Moroccan Centre for Polytechnic Research and Innovation (CMRPI) organised a series of activities highlighting the advantages and challenges of using the internet and social networks in Morocco, especially in regards to children. These meetings were held in Rabat and…
EU / Al Haq

EU representatives meet local NGO to support the civil society in Palestine

20 February 2019
EU representatives from Brussels and Jerusalem office met with Al Haq representatives to exchange on civil society situation in Palestine and EU engagement with Palestinian civil society. Al Haq is an independent Palestinian non-governmental human rights organisation based in Ramallah, West Bank.…
#EU4YOUth

Palestine: The EU Campus Tour, not to be missed

20 February 2019
If you missed the first date of the EU Campus Tour, don't miss the two other ones! Join the EU at Birzeit University on 21 February and at AN-Najah National University on 26 February to be informed about the various opportunities offered by EU projects for Palestinian students. Read more…
Ramallah

The EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support organises a workshop to minimize the circulation of cash money in correction and rehabilitation centers

19 February 2019
The Correction and Rehabilitation Centers Department (CRCD) plans to implement cashless systems in the Palestinian Correction and Rehabilitation Centers. To enable the planning process, the EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support (EUPOL COPPS) organised a four-day workshop for 10…
EU-Jordan

Jordan: Launch of two new EU-funded projects

19 February 2019
Under the patronage of H. E. Minister of Labour, Mr. Samir Murad, the European Union (EU), Oxfam and Plan International held a ceremony in the Chamber of Industry to launch two new projects aimed at promoting sustainable social entrepreneurship as a high potential driver of socioeconomic inclusion…
EU Lebanon

Lebanon: EU Ambassador Christina Lassen meets with Minister of Interior Raya El Hassan

19 February 2019
EU Ambassador Christina Lassen met yesterday with Minister of Interior and Municipalities Raya El Hassan and congratulated her on her new post, being the first woman to head a Ministry of Interior in the region. Ambassador Lassen assured Minister El Hassan of the European Union's full commitment…
Lebanon: EU co-financed Qudra programme rehabilitates social development centres

Lebanon: EU co-financed Qudra programme rehabilitates social development centres

19 February 2019
Under the supervision of the Ministry of Social Affairs in Lebanon, Qudra is rehabilitating 9 Social Development Centres. Co-financed by the EU Madad Trust Fund and the German Government this rehabilitation is implemented by Expertise France to foster social stability between refugees and host…
European Commission’s Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism in development: Apply now

European Commission’s Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism in development: Apply now

19 February 2019
The European Commission's Lorenzo Natali Media Prize recognises journalists doing exceptional reporting on development issues such as poverty eradication and the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable development. Applications are now open, from 18 February to 14 April for…