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“Participating to Build a European Identity”, outcomes of the meeting in Brussels

On the 10 December 2015 was held in Brussels the meeting “Participating to Build a European Identity”, organised by Mediter network and association Punto Democratico, in  the framework of project IDEA-C “Europe for Citizens” Programme. The workshop in Brussels is consistent with the main goals of the project to give citizens an opportunity to interact on the construction of an ...

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1€ billion from EU to support cross-border cooperation in “Neighbourhood” region

In order to support social and economic development in the regions on both sides of the EU’s external borders, the European Commission has adopted a series of cross-border cooperation programmes for a total of €1 billion. The new package will finance projects in 27 countries: Armenia, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and Russia in the east; Egypt, Israel, Jordan, ...

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UE for human rights defenders

The EU has announced its first ever comprehensive Human Rights Defenders Mechanism, an initiative set to become one of Europe’s key tools to assist human rights defenders at high risk, including in remote areas. The mechanism counts on a budget of €15 million of EU funds until 2018. This is in addition to the continuous support to Human Rights Defenders ...

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Mediter is partner of the project “M.I.C.R.O.”

Mediter network is one of the partner of project “M.I.C.R.O.” (Migrants Ideas Converted in Real Opportunities) financed by European Union in the framework of programme Erasmus+, Call 2015 KA2 – Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices Strategic Partnerships for adult education. The project respond to the mission of the ITALIAN NATIONAL MICROCREDIT AGENCY on promoting microfinance to pursue ...

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Project holds meeting with Med partner countries on MSME access to finance

A regional working meeting on Access to Finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) was held in November 2015 in Brussels, hosted by the European Commission, as part of the EU-funded project for “Enhancement of the Business Environment in the Southern Mediterranean (EBESM)”. The EBESM project aims to contribute to the improvement of the business enabling environment for Micro, ...

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High Level Event on Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development

On the 2nd of March it was held in Riga (Latvia) an event on “Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development”. The “High-Level Event on Women’s Empowerment and Sustainable Development” was organised in Riga on 2 March 2015 in the context of the European Year for Development 2015 constituted a milestone on the road through 2015 The Latvian Presidency of the Council ...

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