Commission statement on the European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism

Commission statement on the European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism

11 March 2020
On the occasion of the 16th European Remembrance Day for Victims of Terrorism, the Commission has issued the following statement: “ Today, we remember and honour all victims of terrorist atrocities, and we stand by those who grieve and those who endure the physical and psychological wounds of…
EU holds regional workshop on cooperation strategies between anti-corruption agencies, civil society and media

EU holds regional workshop on cooperation strategies between anti-corruption agencies, civil society and media

11 March 2020
In the framework of the EU-funded South Programme III, the Council of Europe has organised a regional workshop which aimed to promote a strategic approach to cooperation between anti-corruption agencies, civil society and the media. After gathering input from southern Mediterranean and European…
COVID-19: Statement by the President of the European Parliament and further preventive measures introduced in Council

COVID-19: Statement by the President of the European Parliament and further preventive measures introduced in Council

10 March 2020
European Parliament President David Sassoli said : “ Based on the latest situation in Italy, the European Parliament has updated its measures to protect health, while ensuring the legislative and budgetary work and internal bodies of the Parliament can continue to function. This will also ensure…
EU paves the way for a stronger, more ambitious partnership with Africa

EU paves the way for a stronger, more ambitious partnership with Africa

10 March 2020
The European Commission and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy today proposed, on Monday 9 March, the basis for a new strategy with Africa. The communication sets out proposals to intensify cooperation through partnerships in five key areas: green transition; digital…
Union for the Mediterranean and World Health Organization join forces to improve women’s access to health in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Union for the Mediterranean and World Health Organization join forces to improve women’s access to health in the Euro-Mediterranean region

10 March 2020
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of women’s access to health. Through this MoU, the two organizations will work to establish a framework for cooperation to promote and facilitate the engagement…
EU funds study visit of journalists from the MENA region to Tunis: lively debate on women's rights and gender representations in the media

EU funds study visit of journalists from the MENA region to Tunis: lively debate on women's rights and gender representations in the media

10 March 2020
In the framework of the EU-funded South Programme III, the Council of Europe organised, in partnership with the National Syndicate of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT), a study visit and networking meeting for media professionals and representatives of journalists' unions in the Maghreb-Mashreq region,…
EU-funded Young Mediterranean Voices held Master Facilitation Training 2020

EU-funded Young Mediterranean Voices held Master Facilitation Training 2020

10 March 2020
The Young Mediterranean Voices (YMV) Programme has officially kicked-off its 3rd year in the South Mediterranean region with the Master Facilitation Training 2020. This regional event took place in Tunisia from 23 to 28 February 2020, gathering 14 young participants to go through an intensive…
Euromed Forum 2020 postponed

Euromed Forum 2020 postponed

10 March 2020
The EU-funded Anna Lindh Foundation has issued the following statement: “The international alert to the public health risks caused by the spread of COVID-19 and the concern for the health and well-being of everyone has forced us to make the decision of postponing the EuroMed Forum 2020, which was…
EU High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell

EU to host fourth Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the region in June 2020

09 March 2020
High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell has announced that the EU would convene a fourth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” on 29 and 30 June 2020. “Our immediate concern is to work towards a lasting ceasefire across the country and engage with all…
Algeria : EU funds conference on equal opportunities

Algeria : EU funds conference on equal opportunities

09 March 2020
The EU-funded Support Programme to training-job and qualification adequacy (AFEQ) has organised today a conference on the issue of equal opportunities at the University of Ouargla – UKMO. The objective of this conference is to address issues related to gender analysis and inclusion of the gender…