EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis

Jordan: EU Regional Trust Fund helps vulnerable women complete hospitality training

25 November 2019
Seventy Syrian refugee women and vulnerable Jordanian women graduated from an intensive hospitality training programme enhancing their access to the labour market. The training was delivered at the Ammon Applied University College of Hospitality and Tourism Education and provided through a…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

25 November 2019
Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood: Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood. Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships Call for Consultants…
Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum promotes role of women in circular economy and in tech and innovation

Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum promotes role of women in circular economy and in tech and innovation

25 November 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Women Business Forum 2019 took place in Barcelona on 19-21 November within the margins of the Smart City Expo World Congress. It convened women entrepreneurs, national women business organizations, international leading organizations and business support…
Stop violence against women

Stop violence against women: Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative

25 November 2019
Ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November, the European Commission and High Representative Federica Mogherini issued the following statement: “Violence against women and girls is violence against the whole humankind, and should have no place in…
EU-funded EBSOMED project addresses the issue of internationalisation as a booster for small and medium enterprises’ growth

EU-funded EBSOMED project addresses the issue of internationalisation as a booster for small and medium enterprises’ growth

25 November 2019
In the framework of the EU-funded EBSOMED project, Promos Italia, with the coordination of EUROCHAMBRES, will organize the Business Support Organisations (BSO) Management Academy “Internationalisation as a booster for small and medium enterprises’ (SMEs) Growth” in Ravenna, Italy, on 5-6 December…
EU Ambassador to Israel, Emanuele Giaufret

Isarel: discussion at EU Ambassador's residence about children's rights

25 November 2019
On November 19th, EU Ambassador to Israel, Emanuele Giaufret together with EU member states, hosted a discussion with UNICEF and Save the Children to mark the 30th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The event, held at the Ambassador's residence in Herzliya, focused on…
statement by the Spokesperson on the raid of Mada Masr media

Egypt: statement by the Spokesperson on the raid of Mada Masr media

25 November 2019
On 24 November, the Egyptian independent media organisation Mada Masr was raided by security forces. Some journalists were detained for several hours without being able to communicate or access legal representation. They were later released. Ongoing restrictions on civil liberties, including…
Second EU-South Mediterranean Civil Society Forum to take place next week in Brussels

Second EU-South Mediterranean Civil Society Forum to take place next week in Brussels

22 November 2019
More than 160 representatives from around 130 civil society organizations, the majority of which coming from the South of the Mediterranean region, will gather, with European representatives, for the second MAJALAT Civil Society Forum (Brussels, December 2-3). Supported by the European Union (DG…
EU funds new cross-border project to face the issue of overwhelming waste production in the Mediterranean

EU funds new cross-border project to face the issue of overwhelming waste production in the Mediterranean

22 November 2019
INNOMED-UP, “Promoting Upcycling in Circular Economy through INNovation and education for creative industries in MEDiterranean cities”, was launched today in Athens, Greece. The project proposes to work with Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) to shift local urban economies towards a circular…
Palestine: EU civilian missions provide representatives of EU Member States first-hand look at work in the field

Palestine: EU civilian missions provide representatives of EU Member States first-hand look at work in the field

22 November 2019
Members of the EU Committee for Civilian Aspects of Crisis Management (CIVCOM) Committee are visiting Israel and Palestine from 18 to 22 November, giving them a chance to see the impact of EU support to the region first-hand. The trip focuses on the work of the EU’s two civilian Missions in…