Libya: EU statement in support of Libyan women

Libya: EU statement in support of Libyan women

09 March 2020
The European Union Delegation to Libya has issued the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission to Libya and Head of Mission of Canada: “The Delegation of the European Union, the EU Heads of Mission to Libya and the Head of Mission of Canada remain strongly committed to…
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EU-Jordan Subcommittee on Human Rights, Democratisation and Governance: twelfth meeting praises Jordan’s positive strides

09 March 2020
The European Union and Jordan held the twelfth meeting of the Subcommittee on Human Rights, Democratisation and Governance on 4 March 2020 in Amman. The meeting was jointly chaired by H.E Minister Plenipotentiary Ali AlBsoul, Director of Human Rights and Human Security Department, Ministry of…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

09 March 2020
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 Accounts clerk, EU…
A Union that strives for more: the first 100 days

A Union that strives for more: the first 100 days

09 March 2020
The new Commission led by President Ursula von der Leyen took office on 1 December 2019. Within its first 100 days, the Commission focused on delivering its most important priorities set in the President's political guidelines. President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said: “The…
Gender Equality Strategy: Striving for a Union of equality

Gender Equality Strategy: Striving for a Union of equality

05 March 2020
On Thursday 5 March, the European Commission presented its strategy for equality between women and men in Europe. While the EU is a global leader in gender equality and has made significant progress in the last decades, gender-based violence and stereotypes continue to persist: one in three women…
Gender equality: capitalisation workshop on EU support to Moroccan civil society

Gender equality: capitalisation workshop on EU support to Moroccan civil society

05 March 2020
On the occasion of the International Women's Day, the EU-funded programme Moucharaka Mouwatina organises, in Tangier, a capitalisation workshop on the European Union support to the Moroccan civil society to promote gender ​equality.  The workshop was inaugurated by the EU Ambassador to Morocco,…
EU-Turkey: common interest to end the conflict and cooperate on the refugee crisis

EU-Turkey: common interest to end the conflict in Syria and cooperate on the refugee crisis

05 March 2020
High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič concluded their 2-day visit to Ankara on Wednesday, where they discussed with Turkish partners the situation in northwest Syria and refugee flows to and from Turkey. In their meetings, the High…
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Thanks to EU funds, Echoes gives young people a voice in the media in Algeria

04 March 2020
As part of its Echoes programme, the Algerian association ADCE (Association de Développement des Capacités des Étudiants) offers journalism students practical training in the digital field to complement theoretical studies. Since May 2019, its team has trained 120 young people from the Oran region…
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In address to the Arab Interior Ministers Council, INTERPOL Secretary General highlights increasing cooperation in the Middle East and North Africa

04 March 2020
TUNIS, Tunisia – Addressing the Arab Interior Ministers Council, INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock said the increasing cooperation between the two organizations was important to enhancing security across the region and beyond. Secretary General Stock added that INTERPOL’s alignment with the…
Two-day workshop on 27-28 February 2020 in Jericho

Supported by the EU Coordination Office for Palestinian Police Support (EUPOL COPPS), Ministry of Justice managers meet to plan for the future

03 March 2020
The senior management from the Palestinian Ministry of Justice met for a two-day workshop on 27-28 February 2020 in Jericho to discuss the Ministry’s strategy and how it will be implemented until the end of 2022. The event, which was financed and supported by EUPOL COPPS, gave the Minister of…