EIB expected to increase Africa financing to €4 billion in 2020

EIB expected to increase Africa financing to €4 billion in 2020

25 February 2020
In 2019, the European Investment Bank (EIB) provided €3 billion of new financing that will support €10.7 billion of transformational investment across Africa. “Africa is a key priority for the European Union and the European Investment Bank. The European Investment Bank is committed to working…
Africa-Europe Alliance: Four new financial guarantees worth €216 million signed under the EU External Investment Plan

Africa-Europe Alliance: Four new financial guarantees worth €216 million signed under the EU External Investment Plan

23 January 2020
The European Commission signed on 22 January four guarantee agreements worth €216 million that will help unlock €2 billion to invest in renewables, urban infrastructure and start-ups in Africa and the Neighbourhood. The guarantees were signed with the European Bank for Reconstruction and…
EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

20 December 2019
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in seven Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the values with which it is associated. A separate survey was conducted in Egypt by polling partner…
EU4PSL workshop in Tunisia

Libya : EU4PSL workshop to conduct a capacity assessment and develop a capacity building plan for the Ministry of Economy’s private sector department

15 November 2019
A workshop was organised in Tunisia with the Private Sector and Investment Department Staff, on 14 and 15 November in the framerwork of EU4PSL, an EU co-funded project on the development of the private sector in Libya, implemented by Expertise France. The main objectives of the workshop were to…
EU evaluates impact of trade chapters of Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements with Mediterranean partners

EU evaluates impact of trade chapters of Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements with Mediterranean partners

25 September 2019
The Directorate General for Trade (DG TRADE) of the European Commission has commissioned an evaluation of the impact of trade chapters of the Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements with six partners: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia to the Consortium consisting of CASE –…
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Egypt: The European Union celebrates the achievements of the Trade and Domestic Market Enhancement Programme in partnership with Ministry of Trade and Industry

16 September 2019
The European Union (EU) and Egypt have always been committed to strengthening the existing trade and investment relationship. Trade has been for longtime at the heart of the EU-Egypt partnership priorities for 2017-2020 agreed on last June 2017, which are also embedded in the framework of the…
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The European Union announced its support to the Eastern Mediterranean gas forum

06 August 2019
The European Union announced its support to the Eastern Mediterranean gas forum with a direct grant of 500,000 euro, which will be used to cover action expenses, organization of meetings and technical studies. Read more Facebook
EU Aid for Trade - Progress Report 2019

The EU launched its EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2019

10 July 2019
On the occasion of the 7th Global Aid for Trade Review at the WTO in Geneva, from 3 to 5 July 2019, the EU is pleased to launch its EU Aid for Trade Progress Report 2019 as a contribution to the Aid for Trade initiative and as an illustration of EU support to partner countries’ trade and productive…
First Union for the Mediterranean Regional Business Forum to promote the Trade Agenda and foster economic integration in the region

First Union for the Mediterranean Regional Business Forum to promote the Trade Agenda and foster economic integration in the region

20 June 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat organized its first UfM Business Forum on 18 June 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. The event was fully dedicated to Trade and focused on two interrelated themes, namely Market Access and the e-Commerce. The Forum brought together 150 stakeholders and representatives…
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The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…