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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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Ministers reaffirm EU commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment in development action

Gender equality should be at the heart of the EU’s rights-based approach to development cooperation, EU Foreign Affairs Ministers gathering in Brussels for a Council meeting on Development have said on 19th May 2014, welcoming the latest report on the implementation of the EU Action Plan on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in Development 2010-2015 (GAP), covering the period from ...

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Men and the Prevention of Gender-based Violence

A discussion paper Conceptual Framework for Policy Change, has been prepared for UN Asia Pacific Regional Programme “Partners for Prevention: Working with Boys and Men to Prevent Gender-based Violence”, an interagency initiative of UNDP, UNFPA, UNFIFEM and UNV. This regional programme is a coordinated approach to support primary prevention of gender-based violence in Asia and the Pacific with the deeper ...

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EU encourages development of high-quality media in Libya

The media project co-funded by the European Union, entitled “Media in Libya – Stability through Structure”, was presented Tripoli on 29 of March 2014. With a budget of €3 million, the project aims at consolidating the state of democratic reform and institution building in Libya by supporting the emergence of a free, high-quality press and media, thereby enhancing the context ...

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Jobs, innovation and environment: new EIB Strategy to meet Mediterranean challenges

Finance Ministers of the EU and the Mediterranean partner countries gathered for the 13th ECOFIN/FEMIP Ministerial Meeting in Athens on the 1 April, during which they confirmed their support to the European Investment Bank’s new 2014-2020 roadmap for the Mediterranean region – a strategy which will “allow us to extend our activities in favour of job creation, innovation and the ...

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Horizon 2020: EU project holds series of information events in Southern Mediterranean countries

In the framework of the Med-Dialogue project, several events on information and communication technology cooperation in the framework of the Horizon 2020 research programme is being held in several countries of the Southern Mediterranean. The H2020 Awareness and Training Events was already held in Beirut (Lebanon) on 21-22 March 2014, in Algiers (Algeria) on 1-2 April 2014, in Tunis (Tunisia) ...

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