European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Crédit du Maroc boost green economy and value chains in Morocco

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Crédit du Maroc boost green economy and value chains in Morocco

10 February 2020
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Morocco will benefit from a European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) credit line of up to €20 million to Crédit du Maroc dedicated to green investment and the development of value chains. The EBRD funds will be extended as subloans to…
THETIS-Med: EU contributes to developing new information system on Port State Control

THETIS-Med: EU contributes to developing new information system on Port State Control

05 February 2020
The new information system THETIS-Med went live this month in what is seen as a milestone in the EU’s efforts to foster regional cooperation among Mediterranean countries. It will support the members of the Mediterranean Memorandum of Understanding (Med MoU) on Port State Control (PSC). It marks…
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Union for the Mediterranean Secretary General held bilateral meetings with heads of international organisations

30 January 2020
Following UfM’s commitment to contributing to a greater economic integration in the Mediterranean, UfM Secretary General (SG) Nasser Kamel, held bilateral meetings in Geneva with Roberto Azevêdo, Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General of the United…
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European Commission and International Monetary Fund strengthen cooperation to support sustainable development

29 January 2020
European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen,on behalf of the European Union, and International Monetary Fund's Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva concluded a new Financial Framework Partnership Agreement that will boost their cooperation to tackle key challenges including climate change…
What’s NEXT ? European cross-border cooperation programme introduces new cycle of programmes for 2021-2027

What’s NEXT ? European cross-border cooperation programme introduces new cycle of programmes for 2021-2027

28 January 2020
What is NEXT? It’s both a title, and the name of a new generation of programmes. It’s the title of the Annual Conference of the ENI CBC community, which is taking place in Brussels today and tomorrow. And it’s the name chosen for the third cycle of programmes at the external EU borders in the…
Climate emergency: Local and regional leaders call for a Green Deal for the Mediterranean

Climate emergency: Local and regional leaders call for a Green Deal for the Mediterranean

27 January 2020
The Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) has celebrated its 10th anniversary in the city where it held its first meeting: Barcelona. The Catalan capital welcomed over 100 representatives of local and regional authorities from the three shores of the Mediterranean, with climate…
“Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality” project raises Southern countries awareness of environmental challenges in the Mediterranean region“Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality” project raises Southern countries awareness of environmental challenges in the Mediterranean region

“Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality” project raises Southern countries awareness of environmental challenges in the Mediterranean region

22 January 2020
The EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality is organising a roundtable on “the environmental challenges in the Mediterranean” on 29 January in Tunis, Tunisia. This public debate comes in the framework of the first Med Dialogue Fellows Bootcamp organised by the project. The event will gather…
National Charter of environment and sustainable development : launch of an institutional twinning  between European Union and Morocco

National Charter of Environment and Sustainable Development : launch of an institutional twinning between European Union and Morocco

22 January 2020
On 21 January, as part of the EU-funded implementation of the "Support for Morocco's Competitiveness and Green Growth" program, a launching seminar of the European Union-Morocco institutional twinning for support of the implementation of the National Charter of environment and sustainable…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV: Expert Working Group meets to follow up implementation of pilot project

EU-funded SAFEMED IV: Expert Working Group meets to follow up implementation of pilot project

20 January 2020
The EU-funded Black and Caspian Sea Regions (BCSEA) and SAFEMED IV Projects implemented by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) foresee the implementation of a 3-phase Pilot Project on sharing of Automatic Identification System (AIS) information: Phase 1: Exchange of T-AIS between the…
Egypt again tops European Bank for Reconstruction and Development investments in 2019

Egypt again tops European Bank for Reconstruction and Development investments in 2019

16 January 2020
For the second year in a row, Egypt has topped the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD’s) annual investments with new commitments of €1.2 billion in 26 projects in 2019 after €1.1 billion in the previous year. Continuing its support for the southern and eastern Mediterranean (…