New EIB initiative to help Southern Neighbourhood and Western Balkans in dealing with refugee crisis

New EIB initiative to help Southern Neighbourhood and Western Balkans in dealing with refugee crisis

29 June 2016
  A new initiative from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support regions outside of Europe that are significantly affected by the refugee crisis has been welcomed by EU heads of state and governments meeting in Brussels yesterday. The EIB’s ‘Crisis Response and Resilience Initiative’ is…

Israel: EU Delegation to organise art exhibition on environmental sustainability

29 June 2016
  For the second consecutive year, the EU Delegation in Israel and the Municipality of Tel-Aviv are collaborating within the framework of Tel Aviv's White Night, and organising on Thursday 30 June  Street-Art Europa – a celebration of art exhibits on environmental sustainability.   For the entire…

UfM actively involved in MedCOP Climate Conference 2016 in Tangier

28 June 2016
The Union for the Mediterranean is actively involved as an institutional and financial partner in the organisation of MedCOP Climate 2016 to be held in Tangier, Morocco on 18 and 19 July. The MedCOP Climate 2016 is a Mediterranean multi-actor climate conference aiming to contribute through a…

Algeria: Call for proposals to support the fisheries sector

28 June 2016
The European Commission has launched a call for proposals to support civil society organisations in the fisheries and aquaculture sector in Algeria.   The call, funded by the EU under the DIVECO 2 programme which supports the diversification of the economy in the fisheries and aquaculture sector,…

Lebanon border attack: EU committed to supporting Lebanon

28 June 2016
Following the deadly attack in a Lebanese village close to the border with Syria yesterday, the EU reaffirmed its continuous support to “Lebanon's state institutions in their efforts to maintain stability and to stand by Lebanon in its fight against terrorism.” The attack left at least 6 people…
EU and Lebanon discuss cooperation on illicit trafficking of firearms

EU and Lebanon discuss cooperation on illicit trafficking of firearms

27 June 2016
  The European Union and Lebanon held on Monday 27 June a technical roundtable on fighting the illicit trafficking of firearms. The aim of the meeting was to establish contacts at the operational level, enhance cooperation and exchange best practices in the fight against illegal trafficking of…
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EUROMED Invest to hold Masterclass for Maghreb diaspora entrepreneurs

27 June 2016
  The EU-funded EUROMED Invest project is organising a masterclass for entrepreneurs of Algerian, Moroccan and Tunisian diaspora living in Europe willing to invest in their home country.     The masterclass ‘DisporaLab’, to be held on 11-12 July in Marseille, France, will allow young…

Combo Weekly Round Up: All the jobs and opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

27 June 2016
Tenders grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood: have you missed any opportunities this week? Check out the new EU opportunities for the Southern Neighbourhood selected by ENPI Info Centre to date.   Jobs  Communications and External Relations Manager, MEDREG (…
Implementing a regional project with national approaches: GEMM shares experience at Brussels event

Implementing a regional project with national approaches: GEMM shares experience at Brussels event

24 June 2016
  How to create a regional project for nine countries to tackle global issues, making sure that each country maintains a national approach with impact at local level? The ETF set out to answer this question by sharing the approach used in the EU-funded Governance for Employability in the…

Anna Lindh Foundation holds conference on role of translation in intercultural dialogue in the Euro-Mediterranean region

24 June 2016
Around a hundred experts and cultural actors in the field of translation gathered in the Slovenian municipality of Piran to participate in the “Translation for Dialogue” Conference, co-organised by the Anna Lindh Foundation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia and the Euro-…