EU supports vocational training for Libyan youth

EU supports vocational training for Libyan youth

10 October 2019
With support from the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reached an agreement with Toyota Libya F.Z.C to provide young people with three-month vocational training on car maintenance and repairing, computer skills and English among other disciplines. Yesterday 20…
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European Union and Council of Europe together against death penalty

09 October 2019
EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe have published a joint declaration to mark the European and World Day against the Death Penalty on 10 October. Joint statement firmly reiterate both organisations’ opposition to the…
Anna Lindh MedForum 2020 : call for participation for self-financed applicants launched

Anna Lindh MedForum 2020 : call for participation for self-financed applicants launched

09 October 2019
The Anna Lindh Foundation launches the call for participation for self-financed applicants to the Anna Lindh MedForum 2020, which will take place in Šibenik, Croatia, from 2 to 5 April 2020. The deadline for the submission of applications is 1 December 2019. Building on the success of the first…
Climate Diplomacy Week in Egypt

EU Climate Diplomacy Week: new law and environmental strategy in debate in Cairo

09 October 2019
The European Union has organised a debate within the framework of ''Cairo Climate Talks'' series to mark Climate Diplomacy Week, in cooperation with the German Embassy and the Ministry of Environment Dr. Yasmin Fouad, Minister of Environment attended and held an open dialogue with the non-state…
They are Syria : EU co-funds short films to give Syrians a voice

They are Syria : EU co-funds short films to give Syrians a voice

09 October 2019
The European External Action Service - EEAS will be hosting screenings of three short films by Syria-born filmmakers exploring the consequences of eight years of conflict. The screening will take place on 16 October in Brussels, Belgium. It will be followed by a conversation with the directors and…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange open online course to start on 14 October

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange open online course to start on 14 October

09 October 2019
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange is launching an open online course on “Cultural encounters: Perspectives on Populism” on 14 October. Throughout its 10-week duration, participants learn with, and from their peers in online sessions, as well as from expert academics and practitioners through an original…
Breast cancer awareness

New video: the EU-funded Augusta Victoria Hospital in Jerusalem provides specialised cancer treatment for women

08 October 2019
In a global effort to raise awareness on breast cancer, a short film was produced about the August Victoria Hospital’s unit that provides cancer treatment, chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. In the video, Nancy Shahine, a breast cancer survivor patient, is testimoning how she finished her…
Mogherini meeting Jordanian Foreign Minister

HR/VP Mogherini assures Jordan of EU continued aid

08 October 2019
On a visit to Jordan's capital Amman, European Union High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini made her remarks in a joint press conference with Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, on 7 October 2019. “My main message is a very simple one: you can count on the European Union as the…
Deputy Civilian Operations Commander Birgit Loeser: Environmental crimes become a new area of interest

Deputy Civilian Operations Commander Birgit Loeser: Environmental crimes become a new area of interest

08 October 2019
Birgit Loeser, Deputy Civilian Operations Commander/ Chief of Staff was speaking at the sidelines of a three-day visit last week to EUPOL COPPS, the Common Security and Defence Policy Mission (CSDP) that was established in 2006 to assist the Palestinian Authority in institutions building, with a…
New EU-funded training modules for Libyan Coastguard and Navy ended in Italy and Croatia

New EU-funded training modules for Libyan Coastguard and Navy ended in Italy and Croatia

08 October 2019
In the wider framework of training carried out by SOPHIA operation, at the end of September more courses have been completed, both in Italian and Croatian facilities. The Italian Navy Training Centres in La Maddalena and Taranto provided the Libyan Coastguard and Navy students with different…