EU Police and Rule of Law Mission takes Palestinian police leaders to Sweden

EU Police and Rule of Law Mission takes Palestinian police leaders to Sweden

29 November 2019
A group of six senior Palestinian police officers visited the cities of Stockholm and Malmö on 17 – 23 November to find out more about how the Swedish Police improved and standardised the quality of services provided to citizens and brought the police closer to the public through a comprehensive…
Federica Mogherini

Speech by Federica Mogherini at the European Parliament plenary debate on the situation in Israel and Palestine, including the settlements

28 November 2019
Here are some excerpts of Federica Mogherini’s speech at the European Parliament plenary debate on the situation in Israel and Palestine, including the settlements: Today, the very idea of two States has come under attack from many sides as never before. Yet we should all know that the two-state…
Energy efficiency in public schools: EU-funded ESMES project is ready to start!

Energy efficiency in public schools: EU-funded ESMES project is ready to start!

28 November 2019
In the framework of ENI CBC Med Program, the German Jordanian University (GJU) in Jordan hosted the kick-off meeting of ESMES Project (Energy Smart Mediterranean Schools Network) on 27 November 2019. The event, organized by the German Jordanian University, one of the project partner, is the first…
President-elect von der Leyen

Speech by President-elect von der Leyen in the European Parliament Plenary on the occasion of the presentation of her College of Commissioners and their programme

28 November 2019
Mr President, Honourable Members,  Exactly thirty years ago, today - the 27th of November, the clock strikes twelve.Church bells ring. Sirens blare. Workers down tools. Factories, mines and shops empty as the streets fill up with dance and hope. The historic two-hour general strike in the middle…
EU-funded Majalat video competition : 19 young talents reached the final

EU-funded Majalat video competition: 19 young talents reached the final

28 November 2019
Some 35 participants from 8 countries in the southern Mediterranean region registered for the Majalat video contest "Zooming in on Civil Society." Nineteen young talents reached the final competition. Selected by a professional jury from the region, the first 3 winners will be announced during the…
European Parliament elects the von der Leyen Commission

European Parliament elects the von der Leyen Commission

28 November 2019
In a roll call vote that took place at noon on Wednesday, MEPs approved the new College of Commissioners with 461 votes in favour, 157 against and 89 abstentions. During her opening statement, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen reiterated many of the commitments she made in…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV project training focused on port facility security

EU-funded SAFEMED IV project training focused on port facility security

28 November 2019
The training on port facility security under the Maritime Security component of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project took place on 19 – 20 November 2019 at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) premises in Lisbon. 14 participants from Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia attended the…
Tunisia: EU-funded EBSOMED offers training on design thinking for Business Support Organisations

Tunisia: EU-funded EBSOMED offers training on design thinking for Business Support Organisations

28 November 2019
In the framework of EU-funded EBSOMED project and following the outcomes of the first BSO management academy on Strategic Planning for BSOs, held last year in Lebanon, CAWTAR will organize the BSO Management Academy “Design Thinking for Business Support Organisations (BSOs)” on November 29-30, 2019…
The Union for the Mediterranean and the European Training Foundation consolidate their partnership for better employment prospects in the Euro-Mediterranean region

The Union for the Mediterranean and the European Training Foundation consolidate their partnership for better employment prospects in the Euro-Mediterranean region

27 November 2019
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the European Training Foundation (ETF) have joined efforts to co-organize the UfM Workshop on the Future of Work and Skills for the Future, with a focus on three key thematics, namely Entrepreneurial Skills, Digital Skills and Green…
EU in Jordan funds Bulgarian Jazz Night to promote cultural exchange

EU in Jordan funds Bulgarian Jazz Night to promote cultural exchange

27 November 2019
Each year, the European Union designates two cities to be European Capitals of Culture. In 2019, the title is being held by Matera in Italy and Plovdiv in Bulgaria. To mark the occasion and stress its firm commitment to support and encourage cultural exchange, the European Union in Jordan is…