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Mediter signed the declaration of RIGA on eSKILLS

Last 13 March 2015 representatives from governments, industry, academia, NGOs, and other key stakeholders across Europe have joined forces with the European Commission topush for  further action to stimulate investment, the acquisition of digital skills and the creation of jobs and to build a strong digital single market in Europe. So it was launched a call to action on digital ...

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A conference of EU MedMedia project about Libya’s media crisis

On 18 December 2014 was held a conference organised by the EU-funded project MedMedia in Tunis about ways of providing the Libyan people with access to impartial, objective information during the current crisis. Stakeholders from the Libyan media and civil society as well as representatives from international donor organisations and implementing agencies attended the event, along with delegates from the ...

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Workshop on Emergency planning

From 12 to 15 January 2015, at the “Centre d’Entente pour la forêt méditérranéenne” in Valabre (France), was held a workshop about methodologies on aspects of emergency planning: the mobilization of human, technical and material resources, ministerial coordination and communication with the public. There was also a special focus on how to integrate contingency planning in sustainable development policies. Twenty-four ...

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Supporting the Egyptian Pollution Abatement Programme (EPAP III)

On 22 of December 2014 was signed by the European Investment Bank and the Egyptian government a loan agreement worth €70 million to support the Egyptian Pollution Abatement Programme (EPAP III). The project will finance public and private industrial companies that will invest in pollution abatement technologies while assisting the industry in complying with environmental regulations. The final goal is ...

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Irregular migration: challenges, opportunities, rights and responsibilities discussed at EU project

The EU-funded Euromed Migration III project held a meeting on issues of irregular migration on 21-22 May 2014 in Malta under the theme “Challenges and opportunities; rights and responsibilities: a balanced approach”. The meeting, attended by representatives of Southern Mediterranean Partner Countries, EU member states, the European Commission as well as a number of international actors and experts, aimed to ...

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Contest: a video to celebrate European Cooperation Day

European Cooperation Day will be celebrated on 21 September 2014. It exalts the benefits and achievements of territorial cooperation throughout Europe. In this framework, INTERACT is launching a video contest entitled “Border issues, border solutions” with entry also open to Neighbourhood Cross-Border Cooperation (ENPI CBC) projects. Participation is open to European projects, programmes (cross-border, transnational, interregional, Instrument for Pre-Accession, and ...

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