Promoting food systems transformation in the Mediterranean towards 2030

Promoting food systems transformation in the Mediterranean towards 2030

21 January 2021
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) and the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) signed on 14 January 2021 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at accelerating progress on the 2030 Agenda…
Mediterranean Innovators for Solidarity to promote social and solidarity economy

Mediterranean Innovators for Solidarity to promote social and solidarity economy

21 January 2021
On 15 January has begun the regional common action "Mediterranean Innovators for Solidarity", launched by the EU-Programme Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality. "Mediterranean Innovators for Solidarity" is an advocacy and awareness-raising initiative including 29 actions taking place in 10 Arab…
Young Med Voices Virtual Leadership Seminar 2021: a unique access to experienced global leaders and EU policy-makers

Young Med Voices Virtual Leadership Seminar 2021: a unique access to experienced global leaders and EU policy-makers

21 January 2021
The third Young Med Voices Regional Leadership Seminar will take place online on 25-29 January 2021. The event will bring together over 25 emerging leaders from across the Euro-Mediterranean region, selected from an expanding resource pool of many hundreds of young debaters engaged in the Young…
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Egypt : EU signs €6 million project agreement to defeat socio-economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic

21 January 2021
The project agreement ‘Support to COVID-19 Response’, for an amount of €6 million over three years, was signed between the Egyptian ministry of Social Solidarity (MoSS), the European Union and the UN Development Programme (UNDP). The new partnership aims to work on two interlinked tiers of the…
EU Peacebuilding Initiative call for proposals: information sessions to be held

EU Peacebuilding Initiative call for proposals: information sessions to be held

21 January 2021
The European Union has launched a call for proposals for the 2020 EU Peacebuilding Initiative (EUPI) to support and promote the conditions for a sustainable resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through civil society and citizens’ positive engagement, helping to maintain and foster the…
Africa and EU debates on enhancing resilience, peace, and security in the Africa-EU partnership

Africa and EU debates on enhancing resilience, peace, and security in their partnership

20 January 2021
Following the first six in the “Debating Africa-EU” series, the seventh ‘In Conversation With’ takes place on 20 January with Janez Lenarčič, European Commissioner for Crisis Management; Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative and Vice-President for A Stronger Europe in the World; and H.E. Amb…
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Libya: Local EU Statement on the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum

20 January 2021
The Delegation of the European Union issued yesterday the following statement together with the diplomatic missions of the EU Member States in Libya: The EU Heads of Mission welcome today’s approval by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) of the mechanism for selecting a new united executive…
European Commission sets out key actions for a united front to beat COVID-19 and ensure international solidarity

European Commission sets out key actions for a united front to beat COVID-19 and ensure international solidarity

20 January 2021
Two days ahead of the meeting of European leaders on a coordinated response to the COVID-19 crisis, the European Commission set out a number of actions needed to step up the fight against the pandemic. In a Communication adopted yesterday, it calls on Member States to accelerate the roll-out of…
Operation EUNAVFORMED Irini and Frontex to expand cooperation

Operation EUNAVFORMED Irini and Frontex to expand cooperation

20 January 2021
On 15 January, Operation EUNAVFORMED Irini and Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, signed a working arrangement via VTC, due to Covid-19 restrictions. The virtual ceremony was held by Admiral Fabio Agostini, Operation Irini Commander, and Mr Fabrice Leggeri, Frontex Executive…
Tunisia : EU-funded workshop examines ways to facilitate access to alternative financing for MSMEs

Tunisia : EU-funded workshop examines ways to facilitate access to alternative financing for MSMEs

20 January 2021
The MED MSMEs Programme, in partnership with the APII (Industry and Innovation Promotion Agency), organized a workshop on 12 January aiming to present recommendations by the Programme’s experts on access of MSMEs to alternative funding. This dialogue provides food for thought on regional and…