Closure of our project Further Institution and Capacity Building of the Police Service in the Area of Border Management, Community Policing and Fight against Organized Crime in Macedonia

Mon, 11/28/2016

“Further Institution and Capacity Building of the Police Service in the Area of Border Management, Community Policing and Fight against Organized Crime” is a project funded by the European Union and implemented by B&S Europe Consortium in the period between December 2014 and November 2016, in close partnership with the Beneficiary - the Ministry of Interior. The total fund for implementation of project’s activities was set to EUR 1.700.000.

Kick-off of our project: Support to Free Legal Professions and the Bar Association in Kosovo

Tue, 11/22/2016

Today we marked the Opening Event of the EU-funded project “Support to Free Legal Professions and the Bar Association” in Kosovo. The Head of EU Office in Kosovo/EU Special Representative in Kosovo Ms. Nataliya Apostolova and Kosovo’s Minister of Justice Ms. Dhurata Hoxha sat alongside the representatives of all the free legal professions in Kosovo and emphasized the great importance these professions have in strengthening the rule of law and increasing the citizens’ access to justice. 

Universal Children's Day, 20 November

Sun, 11/20/2016

The United Nations Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated every year on November 20th. This day aims at promoting international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare. The date of November 20th has been chosen as it is the date when in 1959 the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child and later in 1989 the Convention on the Rights of the Child also on November 20th.

Towards a Transatlantic Partnership of Marine Protected Areas: kick-off meeting today

Thu, 11/17/2016

Today we are promoting partnership around the Atlantic basin, with the launch workshop of the EU-funded project ‘Towards a Transatlantic Partnership of Marine Protected Areas’. Marine Protected Areas officials from Africa, the Americas and Europe are meeting in Brussels today and tomorrow to discuss governance, financial sustainability and management practice.  

Read more here: http://transatlanticmpanetwork.eu/ 

B&S Europe at the COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco

Tue, 11/15/2016

The COP21, held in Paris in 2015, underlined for the first time the importance of taking into account the indigenous people’s views and practices into the fight against climate change. With a view to further include indigenous people, the European Commission - Development & Cooperation - EuropeAid, through B&S Europe, sponsored indigenous people coming from developing countries to attend the COP22 in Marrakesh, Morocco.