‘We are together in this: Europeans and Arabs, East and West’

16 November 2015
The international community must be united in dealing with the conflict in Syria, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Saturday on arrival in Vienna for the second round of talks on a political solution for the crisis in Syria, expressing her grief and solidarity at the terrorist…

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

13 November 2015
Tenders grants and jobs from the European Neighbourhood: have you missed any opportunities this week? Check out the new EU opportunities for the Neighbourhood, both South and East.   SOUTH   Jobs   Tunisia : Assistant to the Twinning Resident Adviser (Ministry of Justice)     Opportunities   …
EU provides €78 million to support Jordan in youth employments, green economy and facing Syrian refugee flow

EU provides €78 million to support Jordan in youth employments, green economy and facing Syrian refugee flow

13 November 2015
 The EU is providing a €78 million package to support Jordan with developing skills for employment and social inclusion, promoting green technologies, innovation and economic development in the Governorates most affected by the Syria crisis, and enhancing public education for displaced Syrian…
UfM fully supports final declaration of EU-Africa Migration Summit

UfM fully supports final declaration of EU-Africa Migration Summit

13 November 2015
 The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) has expressed its strong support to the focus given by the final declaration of the EU-Africa Summit on Migration, held in Malta, on 11-12 November, to the root causes of migration and the need to address them in a comprehensive approach through development,…

Call for proposals to support civil society organisations and local authorities in Algeria

12 November 2015
 The European Commission has launched a call for proposals in Algeria under the thematic programme “Civil society organisations and local authorities”. The reference of the call is: EuropeAid/150492/DD/ACT/DZ. The overall indicative amount made available under this call is €3.7 million.   The…

Environmental and social innovations in the Mediterranean: Get inspired by the new Switchers website!

12 November 2015
 The EU-funded programme SWITCH-Med (Switching to more sustainable consumption and production in the Mediterranean) has launched a news website - the switchers - to present the best environmental and social innovations in the Mediterranean and encourage change through showing concrete and visible…
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ClimaSouth training workshop for Algeria’s national weather office

11 November 2015
The EU-funded ClimaSouth project recently conducted a training for Algeria’s Office National de la Météorologie (ONM) on the topic of climate downscaling in preparation for studies of climate change impacts on forest fires.   Material presented covered the topics of climate change, climate…

Supporting women’s economic empowerment: EU-UN programme holds regional workshop in Tunis

11 November 2015
The EU and the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) gathered over 50 practitioners from the Arab States region for a two-day workshop in Tunis recently. Participants discussed ways to promote women’s participation in non-traditional sectors of the economy and…

Anna Lindh Foundation presents youth policy to UfM Parliamentary Assembly

11 November 2015
 The Executive Director of the Anna Lindh Foundation, Ambassador Hatem Atallah, presented the Anna Lindh Foundation's renewed policy on "investment in youth" to the UfM Parliamentary Assembly’s (PA-UfM) Committee on Improving Quality Of Life, Exchanges between Civil Societies and Culture, held in…
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EU project holds conference on elaboration of Sustainable Energy Action Plans in Israel

11 November 2015
The EU-funded "Cleaner Energy Saving Mediterranean Cities" (CES-MED) project has co-organised with the Israeli government a national conference on the elaboration of Sustainable Energy Action Plans in Tel Aviv, Israel. EU and Israeli officials as well as experts took part in a special round table…