Cairo becomes 30th participant in fast-growing EBRD Green Cities

Cairo becomes 30th participant in fast-growing EBRD Green Cities

30 July 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) fast-expanding €1 billion urban sustainability programme, EBRD Green Cities, has reached a new milestone by signing the Egyptian capital, Cairo, as its 30th participant. Cities account for 70 per cent of energy use and 80 per cent of…
EU-funded Naval and Maritime Communication Course for Libyan trainees ended

EU-funded Naval and Maritime Communication Course for Libyan trainees ended

30 July 2019
On 26 July 2019 the Naval and Maritime Communication Course training module for 18 Libyan trainees ended with the closing ceremony in the NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre (NMIOTC) in Souda Bay, Crete (Greece). The six-week module consisted of both theoretical and practical…
Palestine: EU funds training on detecting forged documents, seals and stamps

Palestine: EU funds training on detecting forged documents, seals and stamps

30 July 2019
The European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) conducted a training session on fraud detection on 22-23 July in Ramallah, Palestine, for members of the Criminal Records Unit of the Palestinian Ministry of Justice. The Unit certifies the authenticity of documents and provides…
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The EU provides €14.9 million to East Jerusalem Hospitals

30 July 2019
The EU has made a contribution of €14.9 million to the Palestinian Authority payment of medical referrals to East Jerusalem Hospitals. This contribution is funded by the EU (€13 million), the Government of Italy (€1 million) and the Government of Finland (€0.9 million). This contribution supports…
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Statement by EU Spokesperson on the targeting of a field hospital and school in the Libyan city of Tripoli

30 July 2019
An attack on a field hospital this weekend on the Airport Road cost the lives of four doctors and one paramedic and injured eight medical personnel. A school in Al-Alamain was also hit. Such civilian infrastructure is protected under international law. We remind all parties of their obligation to…
EU trains Libyan Coastguard and Navy personnel on diving procedures and techniques

EU trains Libyan Coastguard and Navy personnel on diving procedures and techniques

29 July 2019
A training module on “Basic Ship’s Divers Course” for three Libyan trainees has been completed in the Navy Training Centre of Split (Croatia) on 19 July 2019. Managed by EUNAVFOR Med Operation Sophia and hosted by the Croatian Navy, the training module lasted five weeks and focused on diving…
New EU-funded regional project to foster energy transition in the Mediterranean

New EU-funded regional project to foster energy transition in the Mediterranean

29 July 2019
The 2nd UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum was held in Lisbon, Portugal on 18 July and focused on “Supporting local authorities in their efforts towards the energy transition”. In this context, Ms Roberta Boniotti, MEDENER Secretary General, was invited to present the meetMED (Mitigation…
Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission meets with Palestinian Prime Minister

Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission meets with Palestinian Prime Minister

29 July 2019
On 24 July 2019, the Head of the European Union Border Assistance Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point (EUBAM Rafah) Mr. Freisleben met with the Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh in his office in Ramallah. During the meeting, the Head of EUBAM Rafah reiterated the Mission's support…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

29 July 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 Secretary – Protocol…
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Israel: The EU, main donor of the project "safe communities", behind the release of the 2018 Index of Personal and Community Security

29 July 2019
The 2018 Index of Personal and Community Security has been released this week by The Abraham Initiatives in Kafr Qasim, during a conference attended by the EU, as one of the main donor of the project "safe communities". The report aims to provide a picture of issues relating to policing and…