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Tunis hosts the national "Green Startups Meet Investors – Elevator pitch" event

19 January 2018
In January 18 2018, 7 Tunisian green entrepreneurs pitched in front of investors and key stakeholders enabling access to finance for green businesses and circular economy in Tunisia. More than 50 participants from Tunisia including green entrepreneurs, small and medium sized enterprises, investors…
EBRD

EBRD supports the expansion of leading aerospace supplier Figeac Aéro in Tunisia and Morocco

19 January 2018
Supporting the integration of its countries of operations into the global economy, the EBRD is extending a €38 million loan to fast-growing French aerospace manufacturer Figeac Aéro SA, for the expansion of its production in Morocco and Tunisia. Figeac Aéro is a leading supplier of aerostructures…
EU Neighbours South

Closing of Twinning project for parliamentary action reinforcement in Morocco

18 January 2018
The closing seminar of the EU-funded institutional Twinning project aimed at “supporting the House of Representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco” has been held this week in Rabat, Morocco. It was chaired by Mr Habib El Malki, president of the House of Representatives of Morocco, and Mr François de…
EU Neighbours South

EU supports participation of women in parliamentary elections in Lebanon

18 January 2018
EU Ambassador Christina Lassen opened yesterday the conference “Fostering the role of political parties to promote women representation in the upcoming parliamentary elections 2018." Addressing the audience, Ambassador Lassen said: "Women in Lebanon need to feel that they are inspired. They need to…
EU Neighbours South

EU and Egypt continue to foster sustainable economic development in the country

18 January 2018
The European Union (EU) and Egypt announced the signature of two Financing Agreements that will foster inclusiveness and sustainable social and economic development in Egypt. The signing ceremony was attended by Dr. Michael Köhler, Director for Neighbourhood South at the Directorate General for…
SouthMed

SouthMed WiA organises meetings with stakeholders in Egypt and Morocco

17 January 2018
The project “SouthMed WiA – Towards Greater Gender Equality: Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector” is organizing two meetings to advocate for more gender equality in the audiovisual sector of the targeted region. The first meeting will be held on…
EU Neighbours South

European Union Counter Terrorism Coordinator visits Lebanon

17 January 2018
The European Union's Counter Terrorism Coordinator, Mr. Gilles de Kerchove, is visiting Lebanon on 16 and 17 January to take stock of the counter terrorism dialogue between the European Union (EU) and Lebanon. The visit falls within the broader partnership between the EU and Lebanon on security…
EU Neighbours South

CSF South launches its Café Debate Online Platform

17 January 2018
The Civil Society Facility South Program intends over next six months to organize a series of Café Debates (Online) between civil society activists from various countries of the southern Mediterranean. Topics to be discussed will focus on the realities and challenges of civil society in their…
EU Neighbours South

Federica Mogherini met with the delegation of the Syrian Negotiation Commission

16 January 2018
High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini met in Brussels with Dr. Nasr al-Hariri, the general coordinator and head of the negotiating team of the Syrian Negotiation Commission (SNC), and his delegation. The High Representative/Vice-President confirmed to the SNC the European Union's…
EU Neighbours South

EU Delegation in Egypt honours winners of its 10th Annual Photography Competition

16 January 2018
The European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt honoured the winners of its 10th Annual Photography Competition for Amateur Photographers in a ceremony at Townhouse Gallery in downtown Cairo. Top 30 photos in the competition, including those of the winners, are exhibited in Townhouse Gallery until…