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EIB MED 2019 – Investing in a resilient and inclusive future

16 August 2019
The 19th edition of the dedicated European Investment Bank’s (EIB) Conference to the Mediterranean region will take place in Beirut on 30 September 2019. This year’s conference will explore ways to invest in a resilient and inclusive future for the region. It will focus on how key enabling…
EMNES Policy Paper 009 – Legal migration pathways across the Mediterranean: achievements, obstacles and the way forward

EMNES Policy Paper 009 – Legal migration pathways across the Mediterranean: achievements, obstacles and the way forward

14 August 2019
This policy brief reviews the state of legal migration across the Mediterranean: it examines the existing migration links between the South Med countries and the EU, attempts to uncover the obstacles to legal migration and suggests ways to improve migration management. The authors argue that, if…
European Endowment for Democracy thematic report 2013-2019: Supporting media for democracy

European Endowment for Democracy thematic report 2013-2019: Supporting media for democracy

14 August 2019
The report presents EED’s work in the area of independent media, and reflects on lessons learned during six years of media and democracy support. Published to coincide with the ‘Global Conference for Media Freedom: London 2019’ organised by the UK and Canadian governments, this key report offers…
5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean meeting to take stock of achievements and discuss future actions

5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean meeting to take stock of achievements and discuss future actions

14 August 2019
The 8th Technical Working Group (WG) of the 5+5 Water Strategy in the Western Mediterranean will take place in Valencia, Spain, on 18-19 September 2019. The main objectives of this meeting are to set out the state of play of the Initiative and take stock of the accomplished actions; Propose and…
EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

EU-funded workshop to debate on post-2020 environment

13 August 2019
TESIM will organise a workshop on 9 October in Brussels, Belgium, on the theme: “What environment for post-2020?”. In its first part, the participants will share possible answers to the following questions: how does cross-border cooperation foster the protection and preservation of the environment…
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Algeria: EU-funded workshop on the financing, definition, and identification of public service obligations for electricity and gas

13 August 2019
Since the Commission of Regulation of Electricity and Gas’ (CREG's) mission relating to the performance of Public Service Obligations (PSOs), particularly in electricity and gas distribution, is to ensure that the provisions of the Algerian law are properly implemented, the dedicated 2-day training…
10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

10th meeting of the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group in September

13 August 2019
The 10th meeting of the Horizon 2020 Review and Monitoring Group is to be held on 23-24 September in Athens, Greece. The meeting aims to take stock and review progress achieved with the implementation of the programme of work of the H2020 Review and Monitoring group and in particular assess…
EMNES Policy Paper 008 – Global Value Chains in the euro-Mediterranean: Becoming the pillar for regional integration

EMNES Policy Paper 008 – Global Value Chains in the euro-Mediterranean: Becoming the pillar for regional integration

12 August 2019
The objective of this policy brief is to examine the status of global value chains (GVCs) on the two shores of the Mediterranean and provide some insights on how to enhance regional integration. We argue that GVCs will help firms improve their productivity, that SMEs will become more sustainable…
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Joint statement by EU Commissioners Mimica, Thyssen, Navracsics, and Gabriel on the occasion of International Youth Day 2019

12 August 2019
The European Commission joins the celebration of this year's International Youth Day, the theme of which is "Transforming Education", highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica,…
Egypt: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provides funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa

Egypt: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provides funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa

12 August 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is stepping up its support for renewable energy in Egypt by providing funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa. A joint US$ 252 million investment by the EBRD, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Overseas Private…