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EU-funded project launches open call for experts applications in Tunisia

EU-funded project launches open call for experts applications in Tunisia

The “Tfanen – Creative Tunisia” project is launching an open call for experts applications to set up a pool of mentors / coaches to advise and support subsidized projects. The deadline for submission of CVs is 5 February 2018. The selected experts will advise the projects financed by Tfanen on the basis of a fixed […]

Israel signs the Financing Agreement with the European Commission

Israel signs the Financing Agreement with the European Commission

Israel has signed the Financing Agreement with the European Commission under the ENI CBC Med Programme. All 6 Mediterranean Partner Countries participating in the Programme – Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Tunisia – have now concluded the Financing Agreement and are therefore eligible to take part in the calls for proposals and receive ENI CBC […]

The Rome Manifesto – Next European Generation

The Rome Manifesto – Next European Generation

Sixty years after the Treaty of Rome was signed, a lot of work still needs to be done. The European Union is suffering the blows of a widespread lack of trust in European institutions, a refugee crisis and its link to arising xenophobia, generational inequalities, populism and many other issues that can undermine its foundations […]

The Rome Manifesto: Proposals by the Next Generation

The Rome Manifesto: Proposals by the Next Generation

This spring, the European Union is celebrating its birthday. 60 years ago, on March 25, 1957, the six founding nations signed the Treaty of Rome. In the run-up to the anniversary celebrations, United Europe is working on a particularly important project: together with the German-Italian Centre for European Excellence Villa Vigoni, we have selected a […]

Antonio Tajani elected new President of the European Parliament

Antonio Tajani elected new President of the European Parliament

Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT) won Parliament’s presidential election with 351 votes in a final face-off with Gianni Pittella (S&D, IT), who secured 282 votes. Outcome of the fourth ballot Antonio Tajani (EPP, IT) 351 Gianni Pittella (S&D, IT) 282 Valid votes cast: 633 Abstentions: 80 Total votes cast: 713 No candidate won the required absolute […]

‘We are all citizens of the Mediterranean’: #WEMED conference launches Cross Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean programme

‘We are all citizens of the Mediterranean’: #WEMED conference launches Cross Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean programme

Over 350 participants from the 13 countries involved in the EU-funded programme Cross Border Cooperation in the Mediterranean Sea Basin (ENI CBCMed) attended the programme’s launching conference #WEMED organised in Athens on the 16 of December 2016. Discussions shed light on the importance of developing impactful and long-lasting cooperation to address crucial challenges and make […]

EUTF for Africa and IOM initiative for Protection and Reintegration of returnees along the Central Mediterranean migration routes

EUTF for Africa and IOM initiative for Protection and Reintegration of returnees along the Central Mediterranean migration routes

The European Union, through the Emergency Trust Fund for Africa (EUTF), and with contributions from Germany (€48 million) and Italy (€22 million), has developed a joint initiative with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to support the efforts of partner countries in Africa to strengthen migration management and to respond to the urgent protection needs […]

EU Trust Fund for Colombia

EU Trust Fund for Colombia

The violent armed conflict has afflicted Colombia for the past 50 years destabilising the country and causing the death of over 200,000 of people and the forced internal displacement of more than 5 million Colombians. The conflict has largely destroyed the country’s social fabric, seriously affected its economic development and undermined the resilience of large […]

Renewable Energy for Africa – Commission’s commitment to facilitate investments

Renewable Energy for Africa – Commission’s commitment to facilitate investments

18/11/2016 – Commissioner for International and Development, Neven Mimica, issued today a joint press statement on the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) together with Professor Alpha Condé, President of Guinea and African Union Coordinator for the AREI. With new ambitious targets set for 2020, the European Union reaffirms its leading role in supporting the African […]

EU and Belarus agree on future cooperation

EU and Belarus agree on future cooperation

18.11.2016 – A delegation of the European Union has visited Minsk on 16-17 November for the second meeting of the EU-Belarus Coordination Group. The EU officials together with Belarusian officials and civil society representatives discussed bilateral partnership priorities, human rights and democracy, sectoral issues in the fields of economy and trade, transport, environment and energy, […]

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