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The European Training Foundation will play a key role in a conference about Sustainable Development Goals in the MENA region

09 August 2019
Are Arab countries delivering on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? What is the role of skills development and government support in this process? The Middle East and North Africa Public Administration Research (MENAPAR) network is organising a conference in Ifrane, Morocco, from 28-31…
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Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the International Day for the World’s Indigenous Peoples

09 August 2019
This year, as we mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we also honour the International Year of Indigenous Languages by celebrating the contributions of indigenous peoples to the world’s linguistic diversity. Language is the most direct expression of culture and what gives…
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EU-funded summer camp for refugee children in Lebanon

09 August 2019
The Qudra summer camp for children in Majdel Anjar-Bekaa focused on expressing feelings and emotions by using different methods such as Drawing, music, sports and story-telling... The activities are financed by the EU-funded Madad Fund (in response to the Syrian crisis) and the Geman government…
Israel: EU contributes to ground-breaking scientific discovery

Israel: EU contributes to ground-breaking scientific discovery

08 August 2019
Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a nano-vaccine for melanoma, the most aggressive type of skin cancer. The European Union has contributed to the funding of this scientific breakthrough via Horizon 2020 programme and ERC Europe. Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation…
Head of EU Police and Rule of Law Mission meets Palestinian Minister of Justice

Head of EU Police and Rule of Law Mission meets Palestinian Minister of Justice

08 August 2019
The Head of European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) Kauko Aaltomaa held a very fruitful meeting with the Palestinian Minister of Justice Mohammad Shalaldeh on 6 August 2019 and discussed ways to further support the criminal justice institutions. Both expressed satisfaction on…
Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €127 million to boost EU's largest ever-humanitarian programme

Facility for Refugees in Turkey: €127 million to boost EU's largest ever-humanitarian programme

08 August 2019
To ensure refugees continue to be supported by the EU's largest humanitarian programme in Turkey, the Commission has announced an additional €127 million to the Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) programme via the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey. This new funding brings the total EU contribution…
Morocco: European Investment Bank funds one of the biggest solar power complexes in the world

Morocco: European Investment Bank funds one of the biggest solar power complexes in the world

08 August 2019
Thanks to the support of the EU and the EIB, among others, Morocco has started its own path towards becoming a sustainable-energy country. Noor Ouarzazate solar power complex is a hands-on example of how the COP21 agreement is being converted into COP22 actions. Noor Ouarzazate is one of the…
The European Union renews its support to development in Tunisia

The European Union renews its support to development in Tunisia

08 August 2019
Two conventions between the European Union and Tunisia were signed on 6 August for a total amount of 30 million euros. The first convention (PROVILLE) will enable the building of infrastructure and the renovation of 146 poor neighbourhoods and will offer its inhabitants, and especially youth,…
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Joint statement calling for the immediate release of Libyan MP Siham Sergiwa

07 August 2019
The embassies of the UK, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and the European Union Delegation to Libya express their deep concern regarding the disappearance of House of Representatives member Mrs. Siham Sergiwa. We call on the relevant authorities to urgently investigate…
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Mediterranean energy regulators association event to assess achievements in terms of energy regulatory reforms in the region

07 August 2019
MEDREG, the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators, is organising an event to take stock of the energy regulatory reforms in the Southern Mediterranean on 19 September in Brussels, Belgium. In 2018, MEDREG launched a new initiative which aimed at facilitating ongoing and forthcoming energy…