EU neighbouring countries - ETF - European Training Foundation

Providing learning, Employ people: Trends in Countries Neighbouring the EU

13 February 2019
Vocational training is proven to be a fast-track from school to work, with higher employment rates among young adults who graduated from vocational training in nearly all countries. Nevertheless, not all countries offer the same opportunities. Even though there are local or regional differences,…
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Speech by Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, on behalf of HR/VP Mogherini, at the plenary session of the European Parliament on the situation in Syria

13 February 2019
The war in Syria has entered another new phase, particularly after the US announcement of troop withdrawal. But a political solution to the crisis is still not in sight. It should be clear that the only sustainable way out is a negotiated solution, under the UN auspices. We will not tire of…
A working session in the IT Unit of the Ministry of Justice.

The EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support invites Swedish experts to take a look at IT security

12 February 2019
The EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support (EUPOL COPPS) arranged a two-week visit with two experts from Sweden to work closely with the IT Unit of the Ministry of Justice to identify potential risks, look at options for security improvements and offer best IT security practices. “…
European Members of Parliament adopt new Fisheries Partnership with Morocco including Western Sahara

European Members of Parliament adopt new Fisheries Partnership with Morocco including Western Sahara

12 February 2019
A new agreement on the legal, environmental, economic and social governance of EU vessels’ fishing activities in Morocco and Western Sahara waters was approved today. The new Sustainable Fisheries Partnership Agreement (SFPA) includes the waters of Western Sahara and aims to take into account the…
ECHO

Thanks to the EU a baby’s life was saved

12 February 2019
With the assistance of EU Humanitarian Aid, (ECHO), the aid group ‘La chaîne de l’Espoir’ performed a complex life-saving cardiac surgery on Aseel, a Syrian baby refugee in Jordan, and put a smile on her parents face.   Watch the story on Twitter Tweet
Palestine

The EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support organises a seminar on the reintegration of prisoners into society

12 February 2019
On 5 February 2019, the EU Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support (EUPOL COPPS) and the Palestinian Correction and Rehabilitation Centers Department (CRCD) jointly organised a day-long seminar. The purpose of the seminar was to shed light on means and methods available to assist and…
Fourth Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Meeting to address employment and labour challenges in the region

Fourth Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Meeting to address employment and labour challenges in the region

12 February 2019
The fourth Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Conference on Employment and Labour will be hosted by Portugal on 2-3 April 2019 in Cascais. Under the Co-Presidency of the European Union and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the UfM Ministerial Conference will encompass on the first day a…
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Imagine Europe: Take part in a contest about what Europe will look like in 2050

12 February 2019
What is your vision of Europe in 2050? Present your idea in a short written and video-recorded pitch, and join the EU’s recently announced Imagine Europe contest. Imagine Europe is open to everyone (all ages and nationalities) and is being presented by a series of European Partners. The…
EU Egypt

Cooperation between Egypt and the European Union in the field of education, research and innovation

12 February 2019
In a joint press conference to discuss the mechanisms of cooperation between Egypt and the European Union, EU Ambassador to Egypt Ivan Surko, head of the European Union delegation in Egypt, and The Egyptian minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Prof. Dr. Khaled Abdel Ghaffar,…
MED TEST II project

Algeria: An EU-funded project helps companies to reduce resource consumption

11 February 2019
In Algeria, the MED TEST II project (Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technology) which is part of the EU funded SwitchMed Programme, contributed to identify 192 measures of rational use of resources. This allowed 12 Algerian companies selected by the programme in the industry sector to save more…