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…

Egypt: European Partners launch largest Windfarm in Africa

06 November 2015
 The EU, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the German Development Cooperation jointly with the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy inaugurated yesterday the largest windfarm in Africa, 200 Megawatt (MW)—in the area of Gulf of El Zayt in Egypt.   The project is part of the Egyptian…

CBCMed projects in Tunisia to come together at capitalisation conference tomorrow

05 November 2015
 The LANDCARE MED project, funded under the Cross Border Cooperation programme in the Mediterranean Basin (CBCMed) is organising a capitalisation conference tomorrow, dedicated to the ENPI CBC Med projects implemented in Tunisia.   The initiative aims at providing an opportunity for dialogue…
Governance for Employability in the Mediterranean: ETF holds event in Casablanca

Governance for Employability in the Mediterranean: ETF holds event in Casablanca

05 November 2015
 Policy makers, business leaders and social partners from Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries have met with European Training Foundation experts in Casablanca, Morocco for a four-day event on the work of the EU-funded Governance for Employability in the Mediterranean (GEMM) initiative…
Federica Mogherini speaking in Cairo

Regional crises in focus as Mogherini holds top-level meetings in Cairo

04 November 2015
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has completed a two-day official visit to Cairo, with the aim to revitalise bilateral relations with Egypt and work together on a number of regional crises.   Mogherini held long talks with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and with several ministers.…

EU provides nearly €13 million to support families living in extreme poverty in the West Bank and Gaza

04 November 2015
 The EU is making its third contribution this year to the Palestinian Authority's quarterly payment of social allowances to poor Palestinian families living in the West Bank and Gaza. This contribution amounts to €12.6 million, and is part of the total EU financial commitment of €50 million in 2015…

EU project launches label for responsible investment in the Mediterranean

04 November 2015
 In order to encourage inclusive investments in the Southern Mediterranean, the partners of the EU-funded project ‘Economic Development through inclusive and local employment’ (EDILE), implemented under the CBCMed programme, have designed a Mediterranean label to evaluate the actual impact of…

Refugee crisis: EU steps up humanitarian aid to Syria

03 November 2015
The European Commission will give €62 million in humanitarian aid to support Syrians displaced by the conflict inside their country, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Christos Stylianides announced today, concluding his visit to Jordan and Lebanon.   The new funding comes at a critical…