EU Libya

Speech by HR/VP Federica Mogherini at the plenary session of the European Parliament on the situation in Libya

17 April 2019
The recent escalation in Libya started at a moment just when the possibility for peace was becoming real. The LNA [Libyan National Army], led by General [Khalifa] Haftar, attacked Tripoli at the very time when UN Secretary-General [Antonio] Guterres was visiting the country, and on the eve of the…
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Speech by HR/VP Mogherini at the plenary session of the European Parliament on the US recognition of the Golan Heights as Israeli territory and the possible annexation of the West Bank settlements

17 April 2019
Today we discuss with this debate two separate issues, both originate from the war of 1967 but they are separate ones: on one hand, the decision by the US Administration to recognise the Golan Heights as Israeli territory; and on the other, the Israeli government’s settlement policy in the West…
EU funds regional workshop to elaborate national reports on cyberthreat assessment

EU funds regional workshop to elaborate national reports on cyberthreat assessment

16 April 2019
A regional workshop on the evaluation of cyberthreat was organised on 8-10 April in Rabat, Morocco in the framework of the EU-funded CyberSouth project. The event gathered 53 representatives from Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia. The workshop focused on the benefits for the countries…
Recognition of higher education qualifications: experts gathered in Barcelona by the EMUNI University and the UfM Secretariat outline possible ways forward

Recognition of higher education qualifications: experts gathered in Barcelona by the EMUNI University and the UfM Secretariat outline possible ways forward

16 April 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) and the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) held together the conference “Recognition of higher education qualifications: Where does the Euro-Mediterranean region stand?” at the headquarters of the UfM Secretariat in Barcelona on 12 April…
EU in Lebanon

The European Union funded two learning centres for street and working children in Lebanon

16 April 2019
The possibility for girls boys to access quality education in the early years of their life is essential. That's why, the EU Delegation in Lebanon worked with the authorities, UNHCR Lebanon and the Makhzoumi Foundation to test the mobile unit FUN BUS bringing non-formal education and rehabilitation…
EU Civilian Operations Commander visits EU missions in Palestine

EU Civilian Operations Commander visits EU missions in Palestine

16 April 2019
For the first time since his appointment last September, the EU Civilian Operations Commander Vincenzo Coppola visited the EU Missions in the occupied Palestinian territory from 9 to 12 April. The visit comprised meetings with the Senior Managements of EUPOL COPPS, the European Union Police and…
Middle East Centre of Excellence

The European Union funds a regional training on radiological detection in Jordan

16 April 2019
Within the framework of the European Union Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence (EU CBRN CoE) risk mitigation Initiative, the Middle East Centre of Excellence carried out a training on radiological detection in Amman, Jordan. The training, attended by experts from…
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The EU-funded Young Mediterranean Voices undertook the Regional master facilitators training for this year

16 April 2019
The EU-funded Young Mediterranean Voices undertook the Regional master facilitators training for this year's master facilitators. The training ran for 5 days starting the 11th of April in Amman, Jordan with the participation of 20 facilitators from 7 countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon,…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV project held training on conducting marine casualty safety investigation

EU-funded SAFEMED IV project held training on conducting marine casualty safety investigation

16 April 2019
The EU-funded SAFEMED IV project held a core skill course for Accident Investigation at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) premises in Lisbon, Portugal, on 1-5 April 2019. Sixteen participants from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Libya, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia attended the…
EU-funded South Programme III held bilateral steering committee meeting in Tunisia

EU-funded South Programme III held bilateral steering committee meeting in Tunisia

15 April 2019
The South Programme III Bilateral Steering Committee Meeting in Tunisia was held at the invitation of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in its premises on 11 April 2019. This meeting focused on the main areas of intervention of the Programme in Tunisia which are the consolidation of a common legal…