SIRCLES

EU-funded SIRCLES training in Tunisia impacted the lives of 92 NEETs and women

19 May 2022
Under SIRCLES project which wants to explore new employment opportunities by applying the circular economy model applied to the biowaste sector, a specialized training in composting and organic agriculture was organised in Tunisia by Tunisia Ecotourism in collaboration with the Agricultural…
EU - Lebanon

Lebanon: Statement by the High Representative on the parliamentary elections

19 May 2022
The European Union welcomes the holding of parliamentary elections in Lebanon on 15 May. We commend the Lebanese people, those who voted and those who were involved in preparing and implementing the electoral process, for their civic participation, despite the difficult political, economic and…
EU-funded project El-Hiwar II comes to an end

EU-funded project El-Hiwar II comes to an end

19 May 2022
The EU-funded project El-Hiwar II will be coming to an end after 47 months of implementation. The project embraced a wide scope of thematic areas and a variety of different activities. Many stakeholders have been involved and have seen the value of the project in contributing to Euro-Arab…
UfM

UfM Member States commit to tackling the employment and employability challenges of the most vulnerable

18 May 2022
The fifth Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial on Employment and Labour, held on 17 and 18 May in Marrakech, Morocco, focused on “Employment and employability of the most vulnerable, especially among youth and women”. UfM Member States discussed the most pressing labour market challenges…
Palestinian Civil Police Women Conference

Palestinian Civil Police Women Conference: Shaping the future of Palestinian Police Women

18 May 2022
On 17 and 18 May, The Palestinian Civil Police Service (PCP), in partnership with the European Union Coordinating Office for Palestinian Police Support, (EUPOL COPPS), the countries of Luxemburg and Finland as well as the United Nations Women (UN Women), launched the first Palestinian Police Women…
EBRD

EBRD and Attijari bank Tunisia support local pharmaceutical sector

18 May 2022
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is facilitating access to finance for Tunisian Laboratoires Teriak S.A. through a risk-sharing facility with Attijari bank Tunisia. The collaboration underscores the EBRD and Attijari bank Tunisia’s commitment to supporting Tunisian…
Festival de Cannes 2022

Fifteen EU-supported films will be present at the Festival de Cannes 2022

17 May 2022
The 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will take place from Tuesday 17 to Saturday 28 May. Fifteen films supported by Creative Europe MEDIA have been selected in various sections of the Cannes Film Festival and its parallel competitions: the Directors' Fortnight (La Quinzaine des Réalisateurs…
EU

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union

17 May 2022
On the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT), the European Union reaffirms its strong commitment to respect, protect and fulfil the full and equal enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons…
EIB-WHO

Palestine: EIB and WHO partner to strengthen primary healthcare and oncology services

17 May 2022
European Investment Bank (EIB) President Hoyer attended the opening ceremony of the new EIB Representation for the West Bank and Gaza. During the event, World Health Organization (WHO) Representative for the occupied Palestinian territory Dr. Richard Peeperkorn and EIB Vice-President Gelsomina…
EBRD

EBRD and ANP promote climate resilience of Moroccan port sector

17 May 2022
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is enhancing the climate resilience of ports along Morocco’s Atlantic coastline by providing a €40 million loan to Agence Nationale des Ports (ANP). The loan is the first to a Moroccan state-owned entity without a sovereign guarantee. It…