Apply now: EU study days in Ukraine

Apply now: EU study days in Ukraine

13 April 2016
Are you a student or recent graduate from one of Ukraine’s southern regions? Are you interested to learn about the European Union and its relations with Ukraine? If so, the EU Delegation to Ukraine invites you to take part in the sixteenth session of the EU study days it is organising in the…
Algeria - EU: an "essential partnership"

Algeria - EU: an "essential partnership"

13 April 2016
A high-level mission of the European Commission, led by Managing Director for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Christian Danielsson, visited Algeria on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 April 2016. "This visit underlines once more that the partnership between Algeria and European Union (EU…

EIB: bank president calls for general mobilisation of funds to tackle world challenges

13 April 2016
“The world’s challenges are beyond the capacity of any single institution”, European Investment Bank President (EIB) Werner Hoyer said in a statement. Among these global challenges, Hoyer listed climate action, sustainable growth and the current refugee crisis. Speaking on Monday 12 April 2016,…

Tunisia: EESC president on two-day visit

13 April 2016
The president of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Georges Dassis, began a two-day visit to Tunis on Wednesday 13 April 2016. While in the Tunisian capital he will meet, in particular, with members of the "Quartet" (UGTT, UTICA, LTDH, OAT). The latter, who are winners of the Nobel…

Mediterranean: Seminar promotes “Green Entrepreneurship & Women”

12 April 2016
INSME - the International Network for Small and Medium Enterprises – is inviting interested stakeholders to join a EUROMED Invest webinar on “Green Entrepreneurship & Women and The Essential Role of Public-Private Partnerships to Encourage Innovation”, on Wednesday 27 April 2016. This third…

EBRD: the world changes, the bank also, declares his president

12 April 2016
Sir Suma Chakrabarti, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), presented the results of the bank’s activity since 1991; in a speech delivered at the Bank's 25th anniversary event in London on Monday 11 April 2016.    “In the great sweep of history, a quarter of a…

Tunisia: special aid measures on olive oil formally adopted

12 April 2016
On Monday 11 April 2016, the Council of the European Union “approved a regulation on emergency trade measures for Tunisia.” The aim is “to support the Tunisian economy through exceptional and temporary trade measures in the wake of the terrorist attack against the country last year”, the Council…
Refugees and Migrants: current reception system is inadequate

Refugees and Migrants: current reception system is inadequate

12 April 2016
The European Parliament met this week in Strasbourg and began, on Tuesday 12 April 2016, a wide debate on the migration crisis and its impact on the situation in the Mediterranean. Beyond the conclusions of this debate, which are not yet known, it is important to note the contents of an 85-page…

Maritime security: open seas a cornerstone for peace and stability - G7

12 April 2016
“Free, open and stable seas are a cornerstone for peace, stability and prosperity of the international community”, the G7 Foreign Ministers underlined at a meeting on maritime security in Hiroshima (Japan) on Monday 11 April 2016. In their statement, the representatives of the seven major powers…
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Combo Weekly Round Up: All the jobs and opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

11 April 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 / Summer School 4th European Neighbourhood Policy PhD Summer…