Clima South and Clima East projects host meeting ahead of COP21 Paris Climate talks

24 November 2015
In the run-up to the Paris COP21 climate conference, the EU-funded ClimaSouth and ClimaEast projects last week jointly hosted a meeting in Brussels of EU and Neighbourhood partner countries on the expected 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. The meeting was attended by senior officials representing their…

Integrated coastal zone management: EU project to present new policy tools during final conference

24 November 2015
 The MARE NOSTRUM project, funded by the EU within the framework of the CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin programme, will hold its closing conference in Valencia, Spain, on 24-26 November. On this occasion, policy tools developed by the project for improved coastline regulations and management will be…
Euromed Summit of Economic and Social Councils to discuss new ENP and migration

Euromed Summit of Economic and Social Councils to discuss new ENP and migration

24 November 2015
 The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is organising the Euro-Mediterranean Summit of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions on 30 November and 1 December in Brussels.   The Summit will bring together some 120 participants from a range of economic and social councils,…

New EU funding for Palestine refugees through UNRWA

23 November 2015
The EU will provide €10 million of fresh support to Palestine Refugees through the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). This contribution, which comes in addition to the €10 million granted in October and brings to €102 million the EU’s support…

Development of the cultural sector in Tunisia: first meeting of National Focus Group under Med Culture project

23 November 2015
 Tunisian officials from the cultural, tourism, education, research and youth sectors as well as culture practitioners took part in the first meeting of the Tunisian National Focus Group on the development of the cultural sector, held yesterday by the EU-funded Med Culture programme.   This meeting…

EUROMED Invest to hold EuroMed Green Energy Roadshow in Cairo

23 November 2015
 Entrepreneurs, Micro, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Business Innovation Clusters, investors or research centres in the Green Energy and Energy Efficiency Sector are invited to take part in the EuroMed Green Energy Roadshow organised by the EU-funded project EUROMED Invest on 7-8 December in…

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

22 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 ENPI CBC Med Programme: Experts in programme management and international relations ENPI CBC…

Organisation working with refugees in Syria, Palestine and Jordan wins Anna Lindh Foundation 2015 Euro-Med Dialogue Award

20 November 2015
 Capoeira 4 Refugees, a UK based charity organisation running projects in Syria, Palestine and Jordan, has been announced as the winner of the 2015 Anna Lindh Foundation’s Euro-Mediterranean Award, in a ceremony held in Brussels on 19 November.   The Award was presented by the President of the Anna…

EU project publishes recommendation report to boost local dairy chains in the Mediterranean

20 November 2015
 The EU-funded project LACTIMED, implemented under the CBCMed programme, has published a white paper that contains recommendations to boost the sector of typical dairy products in the Mediterranean.   The recommendations were made by actors of dairy value chains in the project’s pilot territories…

Strengthening research to combat liver disease in Egypt and Europe

20 November 2015
Liver disease is one of the leading causes of death in Egypt – second only to cardiac disease – and accounts for almost 10% of overall mortality in the country. To make headway in this area of research, two Egyptian and two EU-based partners joined forces in an EU-funded project that also…