MedMedia programme: National conference adopts recommendations on regulatory reforms in Lebanon

MedMedia programme: National conference adopts recommendations on regulatory reforms in Lebanon

31 May 2016
  A national conference held on 23-24 May in Beirut in the framework of the EU-funded MedMedia programme, provided a unique opportunity for Lebanese media stakeholders to discuss key issues on the reform of the country’s regulatory framework.   The conference brought together 50 participants…

UfM Parliamentary Assembly calls for stronger, collective responses in the Mediterranean

31 May 2016
The 12th Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the UfM (PA-UfM), which took place in Tangiers, Morocco, on 28-29 May, acknowledged the review of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), called for the pursue of “further complementarities and synergies between the ENP and UfM activities” …
Egypt: Skills anticipation on the agenda at GEMM workshop

Egypt: Skills anticipation on the agenda at GEMM workshop

31 May 2016
The EU-funded Governance for Employability in the Mediterranean (GEMM) initiative held a workshop in Egypt recently to discuss the promotion of partnerships between business and providers of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) to better address skills anticipation and labour…

Towards the first call for proposals: CBCMed launches partner search and project ideas tool

31 May 2016
With its first call for proposals expected to be launched by the end of the year, the Cross Border Cooperation programme in the Mediterranean Basin (CBCMed) has launched an online tool to help share project ideas and find partners.   The aim of this tool is to build a Mediterranean community in…

Egypt: EU supports street children and youth

30 May 2016
The EU has launched a new project contributing to promoting and protecting children, young women and men living in the street in Cairo. The project, which has been allocated a budget of EUR 300,000, seeks to improve protection and promotion of the rights of extremely vulnerable, marginalised and…

Sub-regional seminar on ENPARD activities in Egypt and Lebanon to be held in Beirut

30 May 2016
The European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) South Support Programme (ESSP II) will organise its second sub-regional Mashrek seminar on 2 and 3 June in Beirut, Lebanon on short sales chains and the promotion of agricultural products.   The event will be an…

Med Culture holds conference to discuss the establishment of a film commission in Tunisia

30 May 2016
A public conference on the establishment of a film commission in Tunisia is organised today and tomorrow in Gammarth, Tunisia, by the EU-funded programme MED Culture in coordination with several Tunisia ministries.   In the framework of the conference, working groups will discuss several themes:…

Syria: EU extends sanctions against the regime by one year

30 May 2016
The EU has extended its restrictive measures against the Syrian regime until 1 June 2017, it announced in a press release issued on 27 May 2016.   The press release stresses that the “EU remains committed to finding a lasting solution to the conflict in Syria” and that it “will further support the…

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

30 May 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  Secretary to the trade section - EUD Egypt - (…

Lebanon: Call for proposals for Cultural Activities

27 May 2016
The European Commission has launched a call for proposals for cultural activities in Lebanon with the aim of promoting understanding and dialogue between cultures. The call reference is EuropeAid/152087/DD/ACT/LB and its overall amount available is EUR 120,000.   The specific objectivesof this…