EU and Neighbours 2007-2013 press pack: results through cooperation
What has the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) achieved in the seven years of its existence? This is the question the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre tries to answer in its latest press pack, based on the new EuropeAid report ‘European Neighbourhood Instrument 2007-2013 &nd...
Media press pack: supporting media – a cornerstone of freedom
Support for a free and independent media is a high priority in EU cooperation with its Neighbourhood partners. A new press pack from the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre outlines EU support to the media in the region, in supporting the transition to more democratic societies in the Neighbourhood. ...
Budget support press pack: Supporting reforms, promoting change
Budget support is one of the most important forms of EU assistance in the neighbourhood, used to support reforms in partner countries. But what exactly is budget support and how does it work, and how does it impact on citizens? A new press pack from the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre answers the main ...
Migration press pack: Responding to needs and aspirations
“Migration is now firmly at the top of the European Union’s political agenda,” say the first lines of the Global Approach to Migration and Mobility, which defines the EU’s external migration policy since 2005 and was revised in 2011 in the aftermath of the Arab uprisings...
Trade cooperation and support to SMEs press pack: Enhancing growth and shared prosperity
Democracy cannot take root unless accompanied by inclusive, smart and sustainable economic development with opportunities for all. Based on this premise, the EU supports its Southern Mediterranean Partners in the adoption of policies conducive to stronger, sustainable and more inclusive growth, faci...
Youth press pack: the engine of society
Across the EU’s Neighbourhood, young people have been in the front line of change – “they want freedom, they want opportunities, they want jobs, they want education, they want a future”, in the words of EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Catherine Ashton. A new press ...
Environment press pack: Facing the Environment Challenge
Ahead of the Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Meeting on Environment and Climate Change taking place on 13 May 2014, in Athens, Greece, the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre is releasing a press pack to highlight cooperation between the EU and the Southern Mediterranean region in the area of...
Civil society press pack: Towards a strengthened civil society
Ahead of the Southern Neighbourhood Civil Society Forum to take place on 29-30 April in Brussels, the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre has put together a press pack to highlight cooperation between the EU and its Southern Neighbours to support Civil Society. ...
Education & Training Press Pack: Learning without borders
Investing in education and training is the best investment for the future of Europe’s Neighbourhood partners, enhancing skills, personal development and job prospects. A new press pack produced by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre highlights the extent of EU support and how it translates into a...
Gender press pack: Strengthening the Role of Women in the Neighbourhood
Ahead of International Women’s Day, 8 March, the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre has put together a press pack to highlight cooperation between the EU and its Southern Neighbours in the field of gender equality. ...
Euro-Mediterranean Research cooperation press pack: Towards a common knowledge and innovation space
Ahead of the Regional Conference taking place on 9 February 2014 in Cairo to promote and present the new Research and Innovation programme Horizon 2020 in the EuroMed region, the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre is releasing a Press Pack on cooperation between the EU and the Southern Neighbouring countr...
Press pack: the EU and international organisations, working together in the neighbourhood
Over the years the European Union has increasingly embraced the choice of multilateralism, working hand in hand with several International Organizations in the Neighbourhood, and significantly increasing the volume of multi-donor development assistance. A new press pack produced by the EU Neighbourh...
Press pack on Euro-Mediterranean Energy Cooperation: Working together for secure and sustainable energy
The EU Neighbourhood Info Centre is releasing a press pack to highlight cooperation between the EU and the Southern Mediterranean region in the energy sector, following the Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Conference on Energy last week in Brussels. The 11 December meeting was co-hos...
EU & UNICEF press pack: A partnership for children
On the eve of 20 November, Universal Children’s Day, the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre has released a press pack to highlight the partnership between the European Union and UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, working together across the Neighbourhood to secure the highest possible...
Moving in the same direction: EU Neighbourhood Info Centre publishes press pack on Transport
Ahead of the Second EuroMed Ministerial Conference on Transport to take place in Brussels on 14 November, the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre has released a video and a press pack to highlight cooperation between the EU and its Southern Neighbours in the Transport sector. The press pack is...
Strengthening the Role of Women in the Neighbourhood
Strengthening the Role of Women in Society – Euromed Ministerial Conference EU gender cooperation with the Southern Mediterranean Cooperation to achieve gender equality – Spring Forward for Women Young Women as Job Creators – a UfM label to support women in work Support...
EU-Egypt: background note and memo by the Council of the European Union
In light of recent developments in Egypt and the extraordinary meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council on the 21 August 2013, the Council press office has put together a background note on the current state of play in the EU - Egypt relations and a memo on EU-Egypt relations. In the conclusi...
Euro-Mediterranean cooperation in culture
The importance of culture Culture in the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership Working together: regional culture programmes Media and Culture for Development in the Southern Mediterranean Euromed Audiovisual Euromed Heritage Other regional programmes Cross-Border Cooperation The CIUDAD pr...
EU Response to the Syrian Crisis - Lebanon
The European Union has allocated €113.3 million so far to help Lebanon deal with the growing number of refugees coming into the country, according to a factsheet release by the EU Delegation to Lebanon. The factsheet highlights the main actions and figures of the EU response to...
EU response to the Syrian crisis - Jordan
The EU Delegation in Jordan has released a factsheet on the EU response to the Syrian crisis, highlighting the actions taken by the EU to help Jordan deal with the continuous influx of Syrian refugees. Jordan is playing a vital role in providing support to the large number of Syrians seeking refu...
EU and the Mediterranean Partners Cooperation to face the environmental challenge
Environmental problems – a shared concern EU Regional environment cooperation Horizon 2020 Other EU regional environment projects Cross-Border Cooperation EU Bilateral cooperation projects Neighbourhood Investment Facility (NIF) European Investment Bank – FEMIP Union for the Medi...
Supporting press freedom and dialogue
EU cooperation for information in the EU’s neighbourhood Celebrating press freedom 'No Disconnect' – the EU in defence of online freedom of expression EU-sponsored media awards Regional Communications Programme Media and culture for development in the Southern Mediterranean region ...
EU Neighbourhood Barometer: Algeria Autumn 2012
Algerians optimistic on EU ties and situation in their country More than eight out of ten Algerians feel the European Union has good relations with their country, significantly more than in other Mediterranean partner countries, and they would like the EU to play an even greater role in the...
EU Neighbourhood Barometer: Egypt Autumn 2012
Poll finds Egyptians unsure about the future Egyptians are unsure about the future, and about the possible role the European Union could play, according to a recently released Autumn 2012 EU Neighbourhood Barometer for Egypt, conducted in the framework of an EU-funded opinion pollin...
EU Neighbourhood Barometer: Israel Autumn 2012
Israel and EU share common values to drive cooperation, poll finds More than two-thirds of Israelis feel the European Union is an important partner of their country, significantly more than in other Mediterranean partner countries, and they would like the EU to play an even greater role in ...
EU Neighbourhood Barometer: Jordan Autumn 2012
Poll finds good relations between Jordan and EU Most Jordanians feel their country has good relations with the European Union, and would like the EU to play a greater role in their country, across a range of areas. This is one of the key findings of the recently released Autumn 2012...
EU Neighbourhood Barometer: Lebanon Autumn 2012
Lebanese feel EU an important partner, but deeply pessimistic about the future Most people in Lebanon feel the European Union is an important partner of their country, significantly more than in other Mediterranean partner countries, and they would like the EU to play an even greate...
EU Neighbourhood Barometer: Libya Autumn 2012
Libyans optimistic about the way ahead, well disposed about the EU Most Libyans are satisfied with their lives and are confident that their country is heading in the right direction; awareness of relations with the European Union is low, but of those that do have an opinion, most ar...
EU Neighbourhood Barometer: Morocco Autumn 2012
Moroccans upbeat on EU ties and situation in their country More than three-quarters of Moroccans feel the European Union is an important partner of their country, significantly more than in other Mediterranean partner countries, and they would like the EU to play an even greater rol...
EU Neighbourhood Barometer: Palestine Autumn 2012
Most Palestinians trust EU and want greater role in their country Most Palestinians feel the European Union is an important partner of their country, above the average in other Mediterranean partner countries, and they would like the EU to play an even greater role in their country,...