Jordan sets up new entrepreneurial communities initiative inspired by European Training Foundation

Jordan sets up new entrepreneurial communities initiative inspired by European Training Foundation

17 November 2015
 Enhancing skills and entrepreneurship, creating jobs, and promoting partnerships and development are the aims of a new initiative launched in Jordan, and inspired by the European Training Foundation’s (ETF) Entrepreneurial Communities.   The Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) - a…

Dialogue workshop on youth-related activism in Mediterranean partner countries to be held in Beirut

17 November 2015
 A workshop will be organised tomorrow in Beirut in the framework of an EU-funded activity of EuroMeSCo, aiming to present and discuss the initial research findings of a Joint Policy Study on “Understanding Youth-Related Activism in the South and East Mediterranean Countries”.   The Policy Study…
Media and crisis communication in the event of a disaster: third workshop held by EU project

Media and crisis communication in the event of a disaster: third workshop held by EU project

16 November 2015
 The EU-funded programme PPRD South II (Prevention, Preparedness, and Response to natural and man-made Disasters) has held a training workshop on media and crisis communication with 13 participants from the Algerian, Lebanese and Tunisian Civil Protection/Defence and other relevant services.  …
ETF support to Vocational Education and Training in Tunisia

ETF support to Vocational Education and Training in Tunisia

16 November 2015
 A pilot project implemented by the European Training Foundation and the Tunisian government to improve local Vocational Education and Training (VET) governance in the governorate of Médenine, seeks to increase the involvement of local stakeholders in order to establish a system that responds…

‘We are together in this: Europeans and Arabs, East and West’

16 November 2015
The international community must be united in dealing with the conflict in Syria, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Saturday on arrival in Vienna for the second round of talks on a political solution for the crisis in Syria, expressing her grief and solidarity at the terrorist…

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

13 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   Tunisia : Assistant to the Twinning Resident Adviser (Ministry of Justice)    …
EU provides €78 million to support Jordan in youth employments, green economy and facing Syrian refugee flow

EU provides €78 million to support Jordan in youth employments, green economy and facing Syrian refugee flow

13 November 2015
 The EU is providing a €78 million package to support Jordan with developing skills for employment and social inclusion, promoting green technologies, innovation and economic development in the Governorates most affected by the Syria crisis, and enhancing public education for displaced Syrian…
UfM fully supports final declaration of EU-Africa Migration Summit

UfM fully supports final declaration of EU-Africa Migration Summit

13 November 2015
 The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) has expressed its strong support to the focus given by the final declaration of the EU-Africa Summit on Migration, held in Malta, on 11-12 November, to the root causes of migration and the need to address them in a comprehensive approach through development,…

Call for proposals to support civil society organisations and local authorities in Algeria

12 November 2015
 The European Commission has launched a call for proposals in Algeria under the thematic programme “Civil society organisations and local authorities”. The reference of the call is: EuropeAid/150492/DD/ACT/DZ. The overall indicative amount made available under this call is €3.7 million.   The…

Environmental and social innovations in the Mediterranean: Get inspired by the new Switchers website!

12 November 2015
 The EU-funded programme SWITCH-Med (Switching to more sustainable consumption and production in the Mediterranean) has launched a news website - the switchers - to present the best environmental and social innovations in the Mediterranean and encourage change through showing concrete and visible…