COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

COVID-19: EU working on all fronts, €232 million for global efforts to tackle outbreak

24 February 2020
The European Commission is working around the clock to support EU Member States and strengthen international efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19. To boost global preparedness, prevention and containment of the virus the Commission announced, on Monday 24 February, a new aid package worth €232…
Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on Israeli settlement announcements

Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on Israeli settlement announcements

24 February 2020
The Israeli authorities have announced an imminent decision regarding settlement construction in the Givat Hamatos and Har Homa neighbourhoods in East Jerusalem. Such steps would be deeply detrimental to a two-state-solution. As set out clearly on numerous occasions by the European Union,…
EU Police Mission advises Palestinian counterparts how to combat organised crime

EU Police Mission advises Palestinian counterparts how to combat organised crime

20 February 2020
To support Palestine in the fight against organised crime, the European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) advisers delivered a workshop on 17 February 2020 for 20 officials from the Ministry of Justice, the Ministry of Interior’s National Programme on Drug Crime and Justice, senior…
Libya: EU Ministers agree to launch new Mediterranean Sea operation to implement arms embargo

Libya: EU Ministers agree to launch new Mediterranean Sea operation to implement arms embargo

19 February 2020
EU Foreign Affairs Ministers reached a political agreement at the Foreign Affairs Council, held on Monday 17 February in Brussels, to launch a new operation in the Mediterranean Sea to implement the arms embargo imposed by the United Nations Security Council. “The operation will comprise aerial,…
EU Police Mission delivers training for Palestinian judges on cryptocurrencies and cybercrime

EU Police Mission delivers training for Palestinian judges on cryptocurrencies and cybercrime

19 February 2020
In order to support Palestine’s efforts to combat cybercrime, the European Union Police and Rule of Law Mission (EUPOL COPPS) delivered a training for 6 Palestinian judges on 15 February 2020 on the risks posed by cryptocurrencies and the dark net. The objective was to provide a comprehensive…
EU programme funds study visit for Palestinian Civil Police to Spain

EU programme funds study visit for Palestinian Civil Police to Spain

18 February 2020
The Spanish Police hosted a delegation of four senior officers from the Palestinian Civil Police / Special Police Force (SPF) to share innovative new perspectives on tactics and operating procedures, in particular methods to keep citizens safe during mass events such as demonstrations and sporting…
Campus Tour Egypt 2020: coming soon in Cairo and Alexandria

Campus Tour Egypt 2020: coming soon in Cairo and Alexandria

18 February 2020
The EU Delegation to Egypt and the EU Neighbours South project are organising a Campus Tour #EU4YOUth in Egypt in February 2020. The event is held under the framework of the #EU4YOUth regional communication campaign running in seven countries of the Southern Neighbourhood region. The theme chosen…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

17 February 2020
Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood: Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood. Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships Job vacancies at the…
Syria: EU adds eight businessmen and two entities to sanctions list

Syria: EU adds eight businessmen and two entities to sanctions list

17 February 2020
The Council has added, on Monday 17 February, eight prominent businessmen and two entities linked to those businessmen to the list of persons and entities subject to the sanctions against the Syrian regime and its supporters. Their activities directly benefited the Assad regime, including through…
Human rights training for Palestinian prosecutors aimed at improving prison inspections

Human rights training for Palestinian prosecutors aimed at improving prison inspections

17 February 2020
EUPOL COPPS financed a human rights training on 11 February 2020 for 16 Palestinian prosecutors on international standards for prison inspections. The training was delivered by EUPOL COPPS advisers from Finland and Belgium as well as a representative of the UN Human Rights Office in the occupied…