Dr Rania Elemam

Europe opens up to Libyan students

04 July 2017
Libya’s brightest academic stars share their experiences of studying in Europe to encourage the next generation to embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Taking the step to leave family and country is a leap into the unknown for any student, but the rewards are immeasurable. To encourage young…
Erasmus+ students in Tunis

Erasmus+: An important link for the modernisation of university education in Tunisia 

10 February 2017
Learn new things, discover a new culture and meet interesting people…that's what several young Tunisians had the opportunity to do when they spent six months or a year in a European University with the Erasmus+ exchange programme. They made the exchange an original and memorable experience. They’re…
Creative Mediterranean

The craft industry: a renaissance at its fingertips

10 February 2017
The lecture theatre in Nabeul's Institut des Beaux-Arts (Fine Arts Institute) is full to the brim. A number of craft workers have settled down among the teachers and young students. And for good reason – the famous Italian designer and winner of the 'Compasso d'oro', Giulio Vinaccia, has come to…
Spring Forward for Women

Egypt: village women weaving their way to financial independence

10 February 2017
Financial independence can considerably improve the standard of living of rural women in Egypt. The lives of several women of an Egyptian Delta village have changed since their carpets began selling internationally thanks to the EU's "Spring Forward for Women" project, which, in association with UN…
euromed invest

The sky’s the limit for trade cooperation, despite existing obstacles

10 February 2017
While immigration to Europe has dominated the headlines in recent years, policy makers and businesspeople from the south and north of the Mediterranean share a vision of cross border trade that could help bring both regions out of their economic doldrums. A business roadshow in Amman – part of the…
SwitchMed

The “Green Entrepreneurs” of Switchmed: an incubator for success stories

25 January 2017
To produce real chocolate in Ghardaïa, the gateway to the Algerian Sahara: this is the crazy challenge undertaken by Rima and Hamou Boussadda, sister and brother in life and partners in business.