GOVERNANCE | Supporting local development worldwide

Mon, 08/10/2020

Last month we have celebrated the first period of the TALD project – “Helpdesk and facility for the Territorial Approach to Local Development”. Launched in January 2020, the project aims at providing support and technical expertise to the Directorate-General for Development and Cooperation (DG DEVCO), including to its staff in EU Delegations (EUDs)worldwide and and in the headquarters. 

LEBANON | Update on current situation in Beirut

Fri, 08/07/2020

On 5 August 2020, a massive explosion rocked Beirut, Lebanon, leaving behind significant casualties and shocking images of the blast. In the past two days, we have been in close contact with our staff and experts based in Beirut, assisting them and providing support as needed. We are happy to inform that all our staff and experts are now in good conditions, safely resuming their activity. One collaborator was unfortunately injured in the blast and is now receiving treatment.

CULTURE | CultureXchange – an EU platform for culture and creative industries

Wed, 07/29/2020

Developed in 2019 within the frame of the EU-funded project “Culture Advisory Service”, CultureXchange is a knowledge and skills sharing platform and a match-making tool, supporting a vibrant professional community dedicated to culture and creative industries in the EU partner countries.   

OUR VOICES | Why solid Civil Registration and Vital Statistics systems are key for sustainable development?

Mon, 07/13/2020

As we celebrated World Population Day on 11 July, Michelle Delgado, Project Manager with B&S Europe for the EU Support to Civil Registration, looks into the importance of population issues and provides us with an insight on how Civil Registration is key for sustainable development and emergency response.

LIBYA | SECURITY | EU – MoI Dialogue for a secure South Tripoli

Tue, 06/30/2020

On 8 June 2020, the team of the project “EU Libya Expertise, Analysis and Deployment (EULEAD)” participated in a meeting together with the Libyan Minister of Interior (MoI), Fatih Bashagha, and the EU Ambassador to Libya, Alan Bugeja, to discuss the situation of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in South Tripoli.