EU civil protection project holds risk assessment training in Beirut

EU civil protection project holds risk assessment training in Beirut

24 May 2016
A four-day training workshop on Risk Assessment and Mapping with a focus on Geographic Information System (GIS) applications was held from 16 to 19 May 2016 in Beirut, Lebanon in the framework of the EU-funded PPRD SOUTH II (Prevention, Preparedness, and Response to natural and man-made Disasters)…
EU project holds training on administrative anti-corruption inquiries for Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

EU project holds training on administrative anti-corruption inquiries for Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

24 May 2016
  A four-day regional training on risk-based administrative anti-corruption inquiries was held from 17 to 20 May 2016, at the Council of Europe’s headquarters in Strasbourg, as part of the South Neighbourhood Anti-Corruption Project (SNAC2), implemented under the EU-Council of Europe (CoE) joint…
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Israel: Role of cities and business sector in promoting culture focus of Med Culture workshops

24 May 2016
Within the framework of its capacity development activities, the EU-funded Med Culture programme is holding two different workshops on 23-24 and 25 May 2016, in Haifa, Israel, with the participation of almost 40 cultural practitioners. The first workshop will explore the cultural dimension of life…
EU ministers stress need to address external aspects of migration through common approach

EU ministers stress need to address external aspects of migration through common approach

24 May 2016
EU foreign affairs ministers meeting at the EU Council on 23 May in Brussels, stressed the need to accelerate the work related to the external aspects of migration and the urgency of strengthening the EU's common approach.   The Council welcomed “the work done on the Eastern Mediterranean route…
EU extends mandate of EUNAVFOR MED operation and sets up new task forces to support Libyan authorities

EU extends mandate of EUNAVFOR MED operation and sets up new task forces to support Libyan authorities

23 May 2016
The EU foreign affairs Council, meeting in Brussels on 23 May, agreed to extend the mandate of the EUNAVFOR MED Operation Sophia by one year as it welcomed the expressed readiness of the Libyan Prime Minister Serraj to cooperate with the EU.   While retaining the focus on EUNAVFOR MED Operation…

EU reiterates strong support to Syrian political process and combatting Da’esh

23 May 2016
EU foreign affairs ministers, gathered in Brussels on 23 May for a foreign affairs Council, reaffirmed the EU’s commitments made in the EU Regional Strategy for Syria and Iraq as well as the Da'esh threat in March 2015, noting that while its objectives remain valid, its implementation should adapt…
Vocational education and training: Jordan workshop kicks off Torino Process fourth round

Vocational education and training: Jordan workshop kicks off Torino Process fourth round

23 May 2016
  As part of the fourth round of the ETF’s Torino Process – a participatory analytical review of the status and progress of vocational education and training (VET) in the ETF partner countries – a group of 38 participants attended a workshop in Jordan.   The Torino Process is an important tool…

Algeria: ENPARD South workshop to support agriculture sectors development

23 May 2016
The European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) South Support Programme (ESSP II) is organising a national workshop on 26 May in Algeria on “Sectors, Integrated Agricultural Poles and Territorial Clusters” to study the territorial construction dynamics necessary…

EUROMED Invest Academy to promote business cooperation between Euro-Med and Gulf countries

23 May 2016
The EU-funded EUROMED Invest project will be organising a EUROMED Invest Academy on 2-3 June 2016 in Beirut, Lebanon under the theme "Developing Business and Industrial Cooperation among EU-MED and Gulf countries”.   This Academy is taking place as part of the 3rd Euro-Arab Conference to Support…

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

23 May 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  Finance and Contracts Officer - EUD Egypt  (Closing…