The European Migration Forum makes 10 recommendations for improving EU migration policy

The European Migration Forum makes 10 recommendations for improving EU migration policy

10 April 2019
On 3-4 April, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the European Commission held this year's European Migration Forum, which explored the role of civil society and local authorities in managing migration and ensuring safe and regular pathways to the EU. The 2019 Forum, now in its…
EU Libya

Statement by Spokesperson on the postponement of the Libyan National Conference

10 April 2019
UN Secretary General Special Representative for Libya, Ghassan Salamé, has announced the postponement of the National Conference due to the deteriorating security situation in Libya, while still a few days ago many Libyans were looking forward to join the path for peace in their country. The…
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Morocco: The EU supports the countryside

10 April 2019
Watch a teaser video about the EU support for the countryside in Morocco where associations are working to improve the living conditions and income of the population. In the series to come, women and men tell us about their lives, and their work path and we discover agriculture, heritage,…
Palestine: EU Border Assistance Mission in Rafah held leadership development workshop

Palestine: EU Border Assistance Mission in Rafah held leadership development workshop

10 April 2019
EUBAM Rafah (The European Union Border Assistance Mission at the Rafah Crossing Point) held its first “Leadership Development” workshop early this month. It was the first of a series of three leadership trainings targeting top General Administration for Borders and Crossings (GABC) managers. Eight…
Jordan: EU and UNESCO launch “Youth Empowerment” project

Jordan: EU and UNESCO launch “Youth Empowerment” project

10 April 2019
The European Union and UNESCO Amman office officially launched the “Youth Empowerment” project, at the King Hussein Bin Talal University in Ma’an governorate, Jordan. This partnership between the government, donors and educators aims to promote inclusive media and information literacy among…
Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030

Sustainable development: The Council of the European Union adopts conclusions

10 April 2019
The Council adopted a set of conclusions concerning the implementation by the EU of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, which was established in 2015 and comprises a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Given the horizontal nature of the 2030 Agenda, its…
EU-funded Euromed Police project gathers experts to work on cybercrime

EU-funded Euromed Police project gathers experts to work on cybercrime

09 April 2019
The EU-funded Euromed Police IV project has gathered experts from its Southern-Partner Countries in Paris as part of an exchange dedicated to the fight against cybercrime. This meeting focused on one of the five Essential Priority Areas identified in the project strategy for a better cross-border…
EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme publishes call for strategic projects and organizes information events

EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme publishes call for strategic projects and organizes information events

09 April 2019
ENI CBC “Mediterranean Sea Basin” Programme has recently published a call for strategic projects which total budget is €68.5 million. Through calls for proposals, ENI CBC Med finances cooperation projects for a more competitive, innovative, inclusive and sustainable Mediterranean area. Project…
Amman Jazz Festival

European Union in Jordan partners with Amman Jazz Festival

09 April 2019
A stellar lineup of fabulous jazz cats are gathering in the heart of the city for the 8th Amman Jazz Festival. Mark your calendars! The Festival runs between 19-23 April and the European Union in Jordan is a proud partner of this exciting event. Click here for more details and the full programme…
#CoRplenary

Local leaders launch migrant integration initiative and debate EU fundamental rights and values

09 April 2019
The integration of migrants and the respect of fundamental rights and EU values in all Member States will be the centrepieces of two debates at the European Committee of the Regions' (CoR) plenary on 10-11 April. Dimitris Avramopoulos, EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship,…