On 24 October 2016, a group of 5 young professionals working for the Albanian public administration will commence a 3 weeks executive programme in the prestigious Sciences Po in Paris. They make part of a group of overall 30 young civil servants from the 6 Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia & Hercegovina, Montenegro, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo* and Serbia). The programme is funded by the European Union under the project "EU Scheme for Young Professionals in the Western Balkans" (http://eu4wb6.com/).
Më 24 tetor 2016, një grup prej 5 profesionistësh të rinj që punojnë për administratën publike shqiptare do të nisin një program ekzekutiv 3 javor në Institutin prestigjioz “Sciences Po” në Paris. Ata janë pjesë e një grupi prej 30 nëpunësish të rinj civilë nga 6 vende të Ballkanit Perëndimor (Shqipëria, Bosnja & Hercegovina, Mali i Zi, ish-Republika Jugosllave e Maqedonisë, Kosova* dhe Serbia). Programi financohet nga Bashkimi Evropian në kuadrin e projektit "Skema e BE-së për Profesionistët e Rinj në Ballkanin Perëndimor" (http://eu4wb6.com/).
Productive Eastern Partnership Panel on cooperation in the area of Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) convened for the 7th time in Brussels on 14 October 2016. It gathered some 60 representatives from all six Eastern Partners (EaP) countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, R. of Moldova, and Ukraine), EU institutions (EEAS, DG NEAR, the European Parliament, and the European Economic and Social Committee) and EU Member States. The Panel was chaired by Crisis Management and Planning Directorate – Ms Clara Ganslandt, Head of Common Security Defence Policy, Partnerships and Agreements Division.
Climate action is also an important priority for the EU in Egypt. The total value of currently ongoing as well as projects in preparation exceeds 700 million EUR in grants for the benefit of Egypt. This has also helped leveraging additional concessional loans from the European Investment Bank and other EU development Banks for some 4.65 Billion Euros. These projects work in such areas such as renewable and clean energy, energy efficiency, transport, sanitation, water and waste management, pollution abatement, housing and agriculture.