ETF

The European Training Foundation meeting to support neighbouring countries in improving the quality of their vocational education and training systems

12 April 2019
Quality assurance is an important tool to make sure the vocational education and training (VET) is effective and relevant. The European Training Foundation (ETF) is working to support EU neighbouring countries in improving the quality of their VET systems. In order to foster the cooperation and…
EU Libya

Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the EU on the situation in Libya

12 April 2019
The military attack launched by the LNA on Tripoli and the subsequent escalation in and around the capital are endangering civilians, including migrants and refugees, and disrupting the UN-led political process, with the risk of serious consequences for Libya and the wider region, including the…
EU Jordan

EU Delegation in Jordan organises information days after launch of calls of proposals

12 April 2019
Following the launch of the two calls for proposals “Enhancing CSOs contribution to the governance and development process in Jordan” and “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights 2019 – Jordan”, the EU Delegation in Jordan is organising three info-sessions for interested civil society…
EU Jordan Syria

EU-funded project held higher Education Conference for Jordanian and Syrian students

12 April 2019
Jordanian Syrian HOPES-Madad students have shared their concerns, ambitions and future plans after graduation during a two-day regional conference on higher education. More than 110 representatives met to discuss latest achievements, innovative and realistic solutions for employability, blended…
EU Tunisia

Tunisia : EU-funded project assesses law on the elimination of violence against women

12 April 2019
Organic Law n°2017-58 on the elimination of violence against women in Tunisia came into effect in February 2018. The meeting held last month in Tunis in the framework of the EU-funded South Programme III was the opportunity to analyse the challenges of the implementation of this new legislation in…
Erasmus+: Youth Volunteering Information day in Tunisia

Erasmus+: Youth Volunteering Information day in Tunisia

11 April 2019
SALTO-Youth Resource Centre implements information days aimed at south-Mediterranean organisations interested in volunteering in the framework of the European Solidarity Corps in all its area of operation (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia). The information day…
ETF

A digital marathon to celebrate the 25 years of the European Training Foundation

11 April 2019
A digital marathon is organised today to celebrate the 100 years of the International Labour Organization and the 25 years of the European Training Foundation. Join the #ILO100 global tour debate on the future of learning: Live on Thursday 11 April (16:00-17:00 CET) from the International Training…
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Europe remains the world's biggest development donor – €74.4 billion in 2018

11 April 2019
The European Union and its Member States continued to be the world's leading provider of official development assistance in 2018 and stepped up their efforts directed at developing countries. This was confirmed by the OECD's Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC) in their latest report on…
Union for the Mediterranean and ENI CBC Med Programme team up to strengthen the impact of regional projects in the Mediterranean

Union for the Mediterranean and ENI CBC Med Programme team up to strengthen the impact of regional projects in the Mediterranean

11 April 2019
The UfM Secretariat and the Managing Authority of the ENI CBC Med Programme signed yesterday a strategic cooperation agreement, aiming at promoting economic and social development and addressing common environmental challenges in the Mediterranean region by strengthening the impact of regional…
winners of the 2018 edition of "A Sea of Words" in the writing workshop in Barcelona

“A Sea of Words” literary contest 2019 highlights young people commitment in social change in the Mediterranean region

11 April 2019
The 12th edition of the international short story contest "A Sea of Words", organised by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the Anna Lindh Foundation under the motto "Young People’s Commitment in Social Change" was launched last month. This edition aims to put forward the…