Supporting the public value of culture in the Southern Mediterranean! The inspiring SouthMed CV project aims to bring culture from the margins to the centre of the public sphere in several Southern Mediterranean countries through innovative initiatives! Check out more about this fantastic project here: [ Europa.eu Link ] & read all about #EUCulturalRelations here: [ Europa.eu Link ]
Protecting the natural & cultural heritage of the Lake Ohrid region! In the Lake Ohrid region- shared between Albania & the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia- some of Europe’s earliest human settlements & heritage routes border one of Europe’s oldest lakes. An EU-funded project aims to improve transboundary cooperation & management effectiveness for the protection of the natural & cultural...
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Putting #EUCulturalRelations front & centre! The EU-funded “Drama, Diversity and Development” programme uses culture to promote diversity & challenge discrimination against minorities in the Southern Mediterranean countries'. Check out more about this fantastic programme here [ Europa.eu Link ] & find out why & how culture plays a crucial role in strengthening the EU's international...
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Spotlight on #EUCulturalRelations! Last year, the European Union in Israel & the city of Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv City, organized the "Street-art Europa!"- a public exhibition to raise awareness on environmental sustainability through art. Want to know more? Click here: [ Europa.eu Link ] for all infos & read more about why the EU is putting culture at the <3 of its international relations here: [ Europa.eu Link ]
Putting culture at the❤of the EU's international relations! Check out "Project Sfax", the First Euro-Maghreb Residence of Photographers, celebrated in Sfax, Tunisia. Photographers from all countries in the Maghreb area, as well as many EU countries, took part with their best shots. "These photographers became builders of a bridge over the Mediterranean, a bridge built upon the fundaments of...
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Putting culture at the❤of the EU's international relations! Last November, the EU organised a series of ‘Young European Ambassadors’ visits to the Republic of Moldova. The 12 ‘Young European Ambassadors’ visited 30 schools & 2 universities. They talked to 3,500 students about EU values & cultures, study opportunities & volunteering. Want to know more? Click here: [ Bit.ly Link ] & find out...
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Putting culture at the❤of the EU's international relations! The EU Delegation in Jordan, European Union in Jordan, brought together European & Jordanian street artists to celebrate European Cinema in Amman. What happened? Take a look at the great video here [ Bit.ly Link ] & read more about the increasingly important role of culture in the EU's foreign policy here: [ Europa.eu Link ]...
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Helping to protect the #ChildrenOfSyria! Watch the video voiced by UNICEF Ambassador Liam Neeson & find out what UNICEF & the EU are doing to help the children of Syria. Spread the word by sharing this video & read more about EU assistance via the EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis-the #MadadFund- here: [ Europa.eu Link ] UNICEF Middle East and North Africa
Joining the EU is a complex process which does not happen overnight. A country needs to meet a number of strict but fair criteria. One important milestone on the road to EU-membership is the conclusion of a so-called Stabilisation & Association Agreement (SAA). But what exactly is an SAA? Why does it matter? And what mutual benefits does it offer? Check out our video to find out & read more...
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Putting culture at the❤heart of the EU's international relations! Culture is a powerful tool to build bridges between people & to reinforce mutual understanding. It can also be a key engine for economic & social development. Find out more about why & how culture plays an increasingly important role in the EU's foreign policy here: [ Europa.eu Link ] #EUculturalRelations
Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to be part of 'Team EU' & work in an international & multicultural environment? Then apply for a paid internship at the European Commission &/or one of the executive bodies &/or agencies of the EU institutions! The registration is now open for traineeships starting in October 2017. What's in it for you? And what's the work like? Click here [...
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Focusing on results & stepping up cooperation with our Eastern partners to deliver tangible benefits for citizens! The EU cooperates closely with its Eastern Partnership countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova & Ukraine! Now, the EU has identified 20 key deliverables for the Eastern Partnership until the year 2020. Read all about it here: [ Europa.eu Link ] & here: [...
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Spotlight on the EU's neighbourhood & enlargement policies! Do you want to know more about how our work & policies contribute to more stabilisation in the EU's Neighbourhood? What exactly is the EU doing? And how does it benefit you & our neighbours? Check out our contribution in the magazine 'Commission en direct' here➡ [ Europa.eu Link ], including an interview with EU-Commissioner Johannes...
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"It is with great sorrow that I have learnt about the terror attack in Istanbul in the early hours of this morning. In my personal name & that of the whole European Commission, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to you & my solidarity with the victims & their loved ones. It is our common responsibility to repel terrorism. Let me assure you & through you the people of Turkey that...
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#ConnectingYouth! In July, 150 young people from the EU-Member States & the Western Balkans took centre-stage at the "Connecting Youth - Western Balkans Youth Conference". Their ideas & actions set the agenda! They discussed current challenges & opportunities on numerous topics, such as employment, media freedom, youth participation, mobility & entrepreneurship. In 4 workshops, they developed...
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The EU invests in the education of 70,000 Syrian refugee children in Turkey! This week, the EU contracted €270 million to boost education infrastructure for refugees in Turkey! With the EU funding, some 100 schools are to be built & equipped! The contracts were signed under the Facility for Refugees in Turkey, the EU’s instrument to support refugees in the country! But how does the Facility...
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We extend our heartfelt condolences following the tragic events in Berlin, Germany; Zurich, Switzerland; and Ankara, Turkey.
The EU delivers on its commitments to support Ukraine! In the margins of the 3rd meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council, the European Commission & Ukraine signed a number of agreements, further demonstrating the EU's ongoing commitment to Ukraine & to the ongoing reform efforts that Ukraine is undertaking. Read more here: [ Europa.eu Link ], check out the main results of today's...
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The EU invests in job creation & stronger fiscal governance in Armenia! Today, two new agreements were signed. Both are designed to bring concrete benefits for Armenian citizens! What exactly is the EU doing? Find out in today's news here ⏩[ Bit.ly Link ] & learn more about how the EU cooperates with Armenia in the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy & its eastern regional...
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The EU & Bosnia and Herzegovina mark a new stage of trade cooperation! Today, they signed a Protocol adapting the so-called ‘Stabilisation & Association Agreement’. Why? What for? Today’s signature will open up new opportunities for trade for the EU & Bosnia Herzegovina. This means that there will be more & simpler trade both ways. Read all about it here➡[ Tinyurl.com Link ] & here➡[ Europa.ba...
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