EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

20 December 2019
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in seven Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the values with which it is associated. A separate survey was conducted in Egypt by polling partner…
#EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest

Launch of the #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest for influencers

19 December 2019
The EU Neighbours South project is launching a #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes competition and is partnering with online influencers to raise awareness of EU-led actions and initiatives and to highlight opportunities offered through EU-funded projects for young people in South Neighbourhood countries. The…
EU in Jordan supports Karama Human Rights Film Festival

EU in Jordan supports Karama Human Rights Film Festival

03 December 2019
This year again, the European Union in Jordan fully supports Karama Human Rights Film Festival (KHRFF), the reference event in the Human Rights calendar in Jordan, which is taking place on 5-12 December in Amman, Jordan. KHRFF seeks to create a cross-cultural platform for artists, film-makers and…
EU in Jordan funds Bulgarian Jazz Night to promote cultural exchange

EU in Jordan funds Bulgarian Jazz Night to promote cultural exchange

27 November 2019
Each year, the European Union designates two cities to be European Capitals of Culture. In 2019, the title is being held by Matera in Italy and Plovdiv in Bulgaria. To mark the occasion and stress its firm commitment to support and encourage cultural exchange, the European Union in Jordan is…
EU in Jordan celebrates Jordanian youth talent

EU in Jordan celebrates Jordanian youth talent

12 November 2019
After a successful first edition, RISE Talent Contest is happening again this year, now larger and organized by EUNIC Jordan. Youngsters from all over the kingdom compete in four different categories: playing, singing, dancing and creating. Featuring 16 participants, the final talent show and award…
Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

Ljubljana Creative Forum 2019 to link the Southern Mediterranean and the Western Balkans through creativity

05 November 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is co-organizing the second edition of Creative Forum Ljubljana together with the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH commissioned by BMZ. This Forum is the only platform that links…
Closing ceremony of the 2nd edition of Heritage Days

EUNIC Jordan showcasing talent at Heritage Days closing ceremony

04 November 2019
Heritage Days in Jordan closing ceremony under the patronage of HRH Princess Rym Ali, featured the screening of four Jordanian-produced short films and the opening of the Belgian Hejaz Wagon "Cinema on Wheels". An old Belgian train wagon that was used in the historic Hejaz Railway, was restored…
Sustainable tourism to boost local economies: launch of EU-funded CROSSDEV project

Sustainable tourism to boost local economies: launch of EU-funded CROSSDEV project

23 October 2019
What if abandoned ruins become the key factor to develop the economy of entire regions? That is what the CROSSDEV project ('Cultural Routes for Sustainable Social and economic Development in Mediterranean') intends to realize in 4 Mediterranean countries: Italy, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine. Its…
Heritage Days in Jordan

Heritage Days in Jordan: Two closed historical sites exceptionally open to the public

22 October 2019
In the framework of the 2nd edition of Heritage Days and with the cooperation of the Department of Antiquities in Amman, two closed heritage sites will be open for the first time this year for the public. For this upcoming weekend, Amman Nymphaeum and an ancient Church in Sweifieh will be open all…
The Union for the Mediterranean and FotoNostrum to stimulate cultural interaction, dialogue and social integration

The Union for the Mediterranean and FotoNostrum to stimulate cultural interaction, dialogue and social integration

21 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretary General Nasser Kamel signed on 17 October 2019 a Memorandum of Understanding with The WonderPick Limited – FotoNostrum. Through this MoU the UfM confirms its contribution for the intercultural dialogue in the Mediterranean region and reinforces its…