Anna Lindh Foundation presents youth policy to UfM Parliamentary Assembly

11 November 2015
 The Executive Director of the Anna Lindh Foundation, Ambassador Hatem Atallah, presented the Anna Lindh Foundation's renewed policy on "investment in youth" to the UfM Parliamentary Assembly’s (PA-UfM) Committee on Improving Quality Of Life, Exchanges between Civil Societies and Culture, held in…
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EU project holds conference on elaboration of Sustainable Energy Action Plans in Israel

11 November 2015
The EU-funded "Cleaner Energy Saving Mediterranean Cities" (CES-MED) project has co-organised with the Israeli government a national conference on the elaboration of Sustainable Energy Action Plans in Tel Aviv, Israel. EU and Israeli officials as well as experts took part in a special round table…

Twinning programme launched to modernise Central Bank of Tunisia

10 November 2015
An EU Twinning programme was launched last week to modernize the operational framework of monetary policy at the Central Bank of Tunisia.   The programme, to be implemented between the Tunisian Central Bank and the Bank of France, is funded by the EU with a budget of €745,000. It aims to modernise…
Luxembourg Presidency initiative for Maghreb youth employment hailed at Mediterranean economic conference

Luxembourg Presidency initiative for Maghreb youth employment hailed at Mediterranean economic conference

10 November 2015
 An initiative on youth employment through vocational training in the Maghreb countries, presented by the Luxembourg Presidency of the EU, has received the full support of economists, experts, actors on the ground and political leaders present at the 11th Mediterranean Economic Rendezvous, a…
Tunisia: EU supports security sector reform

Tunisia: EU supports security sector reform

09 November 2015
 The EU has allocated €23 million to a support programme for reform and modernisation of the security sector in Tunisia, assisting in the establishment of a modern security policy, in line with the democratic values of the new Tunisian Constitution.   The programme focuses on the modernisation of…

Jordan: EIB supports projects to improve drinking water supply and strengthen electricity network

09 November 2015
 The European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed two loan agreements worth $126 million for financing two projects in the water and energy sectors in Jordan, in support of sustainable economic and social development.   The first project will support a high priority water supply infrastructure…

eTwinning Plus quality awards for schools in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Tunisia and Ukraine

09 November 2015
Schools from participating countries in the EU’s Neighbourhood are among the 1,634 schools awarded the European Quality Label, as part of the eTwinning Plus project, a project that provides a platform for schools in Europe’s immediate neighbourhood, to link with schools participating in eTwinning…

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

08 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 Egypt: Joint Rural Development Programme     Opportunities  Call for experts in…

UfM: fostering intercultural relations for stability and peace and against intolerance and extremism

06 November 2015
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) took part in the meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the UfM Committee on Improving Quality Of Life, Exchanges Between Civil Societies and Culture, held in Rome this week.   UfM Deputy Secretary General, Delphine Borione, stressed that…

Call for experts in training on advocacy and policy dialogue actions for gender equality in southern Mediterranean

06 November 2015
 Experts in the development of advocacy and policy dialogue in favour of equality between men and women in the southern Mediterranean are sought to develop a six-day training workshop in March 2016 in Morocco.   The workshop aims to strengthen the capacity of 36 representatives of organisations of…