How EU-funded PPRD South 3 is facing the virus

How EU-funded PPRD South 3 is facing the virus

25 March 2020
The EU-funded PPRD South 3 has issued the following statement on its Facebook page: “(..) Because disasters know no borders, civil protections cooperation is crucial to sharing knowledge and joining efforts towards a coordinated response. Being prepared to face together this kind of situation is…
Human rights and democracy: a new Action Plan for new challenges

Human rights and democracy: a new Action Plan for new challenges

25 March 2020
Today, the European Commission and the High Representative set out the priorities and way ahead on Human rights and Democracy, adopting a Joint Communication and the EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy for 2020-2024. Further, they put forward a joint proposal to the Council to act by…
European Endowment for Democracy launches 2019 Annual Report

European Endowment for Democracy launches 2019 Annual Report

25 March 2020
This year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is launching its 2019 Annual Report online. This year’s report provides an overview of EED’s work during the past year, supporting activists, independent media and human rights defenders in the European…
Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange: online collaborative learning without borders

Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange: online collaborative learning without borders

25 March 2020
Twenty thousand young people, educators and youth workers have benefited from Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange since its launch in 2018. Participants have built relationships with their peers from countries like Libya, Germany, Syria, Italy, Morocco, Turkey, or Finland without having to cross borders or…
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Morocco: EU-funded SANAD reaffirms commitment to Fondation Arrawaj with USD 10 million loan for microentrepreneurs

24 March 2020
The EU-funded SANAD Fund for MSME has reaffirmed its commitment to the Moroccan microfinance institution Fondation Arrawaj de la Finance Inclusive (previously Albaraka) through a second senior loan to the value of USD 10 million. This investment will support Fondation Arrawaj in continuing to…
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Union for the Mediterranean statement: Solidarity, resilience and hope the key to seeing us through this pandemic

24 March 2020
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean has issued the following statement: Through this statement, the Union for the Mediterranean wishes to express that, first and foremost, our thoughts are with of the citizens of the Euro-Mediterranean region, as the rise and escalation of this…
Webinar on the essentials of running a H2020 project available online

Webinar on the essentials of running a H2020 project available online

24 March 2020
The full recording of the EMDESK webinar held on 25/02: "The essentials of running a H2020 project – Expert Insights” is now available. Learn about the main obligations and responsibilities of H2020 coordinators, goals and challenges of the project kick-off, tips and many more. Download the slides…
Lebanon: High Representative Josep Borrell spoke to Minister of Foreign Affairs Nassif Hitti

Lebanon: High Representative Josep Borrell spoke to Minister of Foreign Affairs Nassif Hitti

24 March 2020
High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell held a phone call with Lebanese Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti on Monday, 23 March. They focused on the regional impact of the coronavirus outbreak and the current economic and financial situation in Lebanon. The phone call took place shortly after…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

23 March 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 European Solidarity…
EU-funded OPEN Media Hub attends conclusion of mentoring activity at Egyptian National Media Authority

EU-funded OPEN Media Hub attends conclusion of mentoring activity at Egyptian National Media Authority

23 March 2020
The OPEN Media Hub team was in Egypt a couple of weeks ago for the conclusion of a mentoring at Egyptian National Media Authority. The activity was launched in 2017 with the aim to implement integrated workflows that would span the various channels. From working in silos to convergence, management…