Launch of EU JEEL CONNECT network: Connect, Act & Lead !

20 January 2022
The European Union declared the year 2022 the ‘year of the Youth’ and called upon the engagement and participation of all young and talented people to help build a better future for all: stable, green, inclusive and digital. To create awareness about the EU’s commitment to contribute to a better…

EU-funded WES project organises Regional Training on Water Demand Management

20 January 2022
The EU funded WES project is organising an online Regional Training on Water Demand Management (WDM) to build the capacity of the WES Partner Countries (Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, and Tunisia) on WDM, as a mean to influence the water demand and usage of water and…

EIB responds with €300m to boost COVID vaccine deliveries to countries in need

20 January 2022
European Investment Bank President Werner Hoyer backed a new funding call from COVAX, the global initiative to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines around the world. Speaking at the COVAX AMC Investment Opportunity event, President Hoyer said that the EIB would make an extra €300 million…
European Union Agency for Asylum

New Pact on Migration and Asylum: new mandate, new start for the European Union Agency for Asylum

20 January 2022
The new European Union Agency for Asylum started work with its reinforced mandate, building on the achievements of its predecessor, the European Asylum Support Office. The new agency is a key deliverable under the New Pact on Migration and Asylum. It will help ensure that asylum decisions are taken…

Israel/Palestine: Statement by the Spokesperson on developments in occupied East Jerusalem

20 January 2022
On Wednesday, 19 January, Israeli authorities demolished a family home in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem. The possibility of further evictions of Palestinian families from homes they have lived in for decades in the Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan neighbourhoods of East…

EU ECHO and WHO support public health laboratory of COVID-19 in Aleppo, Syria

19 January 2022
Thanks to the support of EU Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid, the World Health Organization (WHO) was able to support the public health laboratory of COVID-19 in Aleppo,Syria, with required testing kits, supplies and trainings. This step aims to enhance the national response to the COVID-19…

RESMYLE: 12 young Mediterranean produced an itinerary to valorize natural and cultural sites in Tyre Caza, Lebanon

19 January 2022
Last november, 12 young Mediterranean NEETS participated in the international training workshop organized by RESMYLE project partner Association for the Development of Rural capacities (ADR), to produce an itinerary of natural and cultural sites in Tyre Caza “All Around Tyre” in order to “Valorize…

Sustainable fashion: new denim from recycled second-quality jeans - made in Tunisia

19 January 2022
Under the EU-funded SwitchMed programme, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Swedish denim brand Nudie Jeans have since 2020 collaborated on a pilot project in Tunisia to demonstrate the viability of sourcing and reintroducing recycled textile fibers from second…
ENI CBC Med Programme

Over €5 million available in financial support from ENI CBC Med projects

19 January 2022
Development of entrepreneurship, support to innovation and technology transfer, promotion of local agri-food products, creation of new sustainable tourism packages, implementation of circular economy initiatives: the ENI CBC Med Programme, through its funded projects, offers a substantial number of…

EUPOL COPPS participates in a ceremony marking the successful implementation of the MoU between PACC and the Police

19 January 2022
Bringing together the Chief of the Palestinian Civil Police (PCP) and the Head of the Palestinian Anti Corruption Commission (PACC), together with other high level representatives, all sides reiterated the importance of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the fight against corruption, which,…