EIB report - Banking in Africa: financing transformation amid uncertainty

EIB report - Banking in Africa: financing transformation amid uncertainty

28 February 2020
This fifth full edition of the European Investment Bank’s study of banking sectors in Africa casts light on recent developments in the continent’s banking sectors and the policy options for all stakeholders. The chapters devoted to banking sector development in each sub-region have been enhanced…
Euromed Survey of Experts and Actors – Civil Society and social movements in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Euromed Survey of Experts and Actors – Civil Society and social movements in the Euro-Mediterranean region

27 February 2020
The full contents of the 10th Euromed Survey are now available. The focus of this year’s Euromed Survey emerged from the assessment at the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) that the human dimension must be (re)placed centre-stage of EuroMediterranean relations. The publication…
EMNES working Paper 29 – Syria in the dark : estimating the economic consequences of the civil war through satellite-derived night lights

EMNES working Paper 29 – Syria in the dark : estimating the economic consequences of the civil war through satellite-derived night lights

27 February 2020
The Syrian Civil War begun in 2011 and is still wreaking enormous damages on the country’s economy, with a significant toll measured in deaths, migration, and the destruction of Syria’s historical heritage and physical infrastructure. This paper examines the impact of the War on Syria’s economy…
EU-funded Majalat initiative: call for proposals 2020 launched

EU-funded Majalat initiative: call for proposals 2020 launched

27 February 2020
The EU-funded Majalat initiative has issued a call for proposals which aims at strengthening identified priorities in 5 given themes and enhancing in-country dialogue among different stakeholders. This call for proposals will end up selecting five proposals (one for each theme). The deadline to…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and EU raise awareness about waste management in Jordanian schools

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and EU raise awareness about waste management in Jordanian schools

27 February 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched a programme to raise awareness about solid waste management in Jordan among the young people in Jordan, an important step towards building an environmentally-conscious generation. Supported by the EBRD and the European Union…
High-level panel discussion examines ways to attain rights-based migration policies

High-level panel discussion examines ways to attain rights-based migration policies

27 February 2020
On 24 February 2020, the International Centre for Migration Policy Development’s Director General was a panelist at the High-Level Panel Discussion “A New Balanced Narrative on Migration – Attaining rights-based migration policy through a balanced public debate on migration” in Geneva. The event…
World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

27 February 2020
On world Non-Governmental Organisation Day, celebrated on 27 February, the European Union applauds the fundamental contribution made by civil society organisations to the promotion of human rights, good governance, democracy and the rule of law. As such, they are key partners for the successful…
Jordan: Local EU Statement on World NGO Day

Jordan: Local EU Statement on World NGO Day

27 February 2020
As we celebrate World NGO Day today, the European Union in Amman pays tribute to the role of civil society in helping advance peace, security and prosperity at the local, regional and global levels. Civil society has a pivotal role to play in a vigorous society. NGOs voice citizens’ concerns,…