Congratulations & a warm welcome to the winners of the #E4U campaign! Today, we are proud to host a group of amazing young students from Bosnia & Herzegovina! With their "Start Yourself Up!” campaign, the students showed that they have the vision, the energy & the will to help their country on its path to the EU. Check out more about the winning team here: [ Europa.ba Link ] & follow Self UP...
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Providing safe spaces for Syrian refugee children in Turkey! With the Facility for Refugees in Turkey, the EU ensures that the needs of refugees & host communities are addressed in a comprehensive & coordinated manner. But how does the Facility work? And when, where & how does the EU help? Click here: [ Europa.eu Link ] & here: [ Europa.eu Link ] for details & watch our video about a Facility...
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Helping people affected by the conflict in eastern Ukraine! An estimated 2.8 million people are displaced & in need of humanitarian assistance in Ukraine & neighbouring countries. Today, the EU has announced new humanitarian aid to provide much needed help! "Our new aid package will help humanitarian partners in eastern Ukraine to cover urgent medical, shelter, water & sanitation needs. It is...
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Building cultural bridges with Armenia! The EU supports the cultural & creative industries in Armenia's Shirak region. Last week, a new grant was announced that will directly benefit Armenian citizens. How? The new assistance will create jobs, raise the economic competitiveness of the industry & reduce tendencies of outward migration. Click here: [ Bit.ly Link ] for more details & please...
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Putting youth front & centre! The EU supports young people around the world! This week, the EU-Delegation in Lebanon hosted an event that put the spotlight on the various initiatives & opportunities the EU provides for young people in Lebanon. The event is part of the amazing #EU4Youth campaign that aims to raise awareness about EU-funded youth initiatives in Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon,...
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A clean environment = essential for our health & wellbeing! In January, the EU-Delegation in Skopje launched the "EU For YOU" campaign. One important cornerstone of the campaign is to show how important EU support is to maintain a clean environment in the country. Check out more about the fantastic campaign here: [ Bit.ly Link ] & please follow ЕУ инфо центар for more updates!
Freedom, Independence, Professionalism! A free, independent & professional media environment is of pivotal importance for good governance, transparency & sustainable development. With the amazing "Support to Media in Jordan" project, the EU & UNESCO aim to help Jordan in its efforts to strengthen the media landscape in the country. Check out the website here: [ Stmjo.com Link ] to find out...
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Calling all journalists & bloggers – professional & amateur alike – covering issues on development & poverty eradication. Do your stories have what it takes to win a #LorenzoNatali Award? Yes? Then submit your story from print, digital or broadcast channels today! Find all infos here: [ Europa.eu Link ] & fill in your application here: [ Bit.ly Link ] #TellMyStory European Commission -...
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Delivering much needed help to people in need! Refugees from Syria are now the biggest refugee population from a single conflict in a generation. Over 4.8 million people in neighbouring countries & the wider region need help on a daily basis. What is the EU doing to help? With the "EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis", the EU provides vital support to refugees & host...
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Spotlight on EU-Ukraine! On Friday, President Jean-Claude Juncker met with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman. What did they talk about? Read all about it here: [ Europa.eu Link ] & find out how the EU supports reforms in Ukraine here: [ Europa.eu Link ]
Enabling access to education! Education is one of the priority areas of the EU’s support to Lebanon in dealing with the consequences of the Syrian conflict. Check out the video to find out why this support is so important, read more in the Factsheet here: [ Bit.ly Link ] & click here: [ Bit.ly Link ] to learn how the EU is helping via the EU Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis.
Reducing rural poverty & boosting rural development! Since 2013, the EU provides important support to rural development & agriculture in Georgia! How? Through the fantastic Enpard - საქართველო programme! The programme aims at reinvigorating the agricultural & rural sectors in the country by improving cooperation between the government, civil society, & farmers. Want to know more? Click here: [...
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Better managing migration in the central Mediterranean! Today, EU leaders will come together for an informal meeting in Valetta, Malta. Migration- or more precisely- the external dimension of migration is at the top of the agenda. With spring approaching, leaders are expected to agree on a number of immediate & concrete measures to stem migratory flows, break the business model of smugglers &...
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Bringing concrete benefits to citizens! The EU is providing important support to Montenegro with the delivery of 12 ambulances. The vehicles, equipped with modern medical care, will improve daily ambulance services & be of additional help in case of natural disaster situations. Click here: [ Europa.eu Link ] for more infos, read all about EU-Montenegro relations here: [ Europa.eu Link ] &...
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Small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of Europe's economy. The European Commission supports SMEs in the EU & in our neighbouring countries. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, for example, the EU supports a variety of projects implemented across the country to improve the local business environment & to generate growth, investments & employment at local level. Check out the video,...
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Working for a better future for young people! The EU supports young people in Europe & around the world. On Monday, the new #EU4Youth campaign was launched at an event in Algiers. The fantastic campaign aims to raise awareness about the many opportunities EU funded projects provide for young people in the EU's neighbourhood. Want to know more? Check out the brand-new website here: , read more...
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"Today, when "fake news" are easily spread, there cannot be any complacency regarding Holocaust denials. In these challenging times, memory is not only a reminder of the past, it is a compass for the future to not repeat the same mistakes & to not fall into the same traps like we have done so by allowing discrimination & hatred to spread.History warns us that hatred can quickly tilt into...
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Happy Birthday Erasmus+! #ErasmusPlus, the EU's programme to support education, training, youth & sport in Europe, turns 30! Over the past 30 years, 9 million people have studied, trained & volunteered abroad thanks to the programme! Christina, Angela & Yuriy were involved in an Erasmus+ project that promoted the modernisation of higher education in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova &...
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EU-facilitated Dialogue between Belgrade & Pristina: Last night, High Representative Federica Mogherini chaired the high level meeting in the framework of the EU-facilitated Dialogue between Belgrade & Pristina. "I am encouraged by the leadership, vision, commitment & engagement shown by the political leaders today to address & solve issues of mutual concern through the Dialogue", she stated...
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Building a better future for youth in the Euro-Mediterranean region! At this week's "Second Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean", it was all about youth & the role of youth as a driving force for stability & development. "There is no way to tackle unemployment, disenchantment, or social instability without working with young people. With them & not only for them", said...
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