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EU contributes to expanding access to housing and Small and Medium Enterprises finance in Jordan

18 November 2019
The SANAD Fund for MSME (micro, small and medium enterprises) has provided a senior loan of USD 10 million to Investbank to support the bank’s efforts in providing housing loans to low-income individuals as well as expanding its lending operations to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Jordan.…
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…
GREENinMED Malaga, Spain

Series of EU-funded cross-border cooperation projects kick off

15 November 2019
GREENinMED is to be launched on 27 November in Malaga, Spain. The project, which will be implemented in Spain, France and Israel, proposes an integrated approach for the development of new products and services addressed to the efficient use of water and energy and reduction in consumption by 10%…
Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum

Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum: a unique opportunity for women to grow their leadership skills

15 November 2019
The 2019 edition of the Women Business Forum will be celebrated on 19-21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain in conjunction with the Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona that is expected to gather over 1.000 start-ups and world’s leading companies and more than 25.000 visitors ranging from…
AFrica-Europe Alliance

Africa-Europe Alliance: two new financial guarantees under the EU External Investment Plan

12 November 2019
In the margins of the 2019 Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, the European Commission signed two guarantee agreements with two Member States' development finance institution: the Dutch 'Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V' (FMO) and the Italian 'Cassa…
THE NEXT SOCIETY: Third Benchmarking visits and training tour

EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY project: Third Benchmarking visits and training tour in Wallonia for the South-Med Clusters

29 October 2019
The third benchmarking visits and training of EU-funded project THE NEXT SOCIETY started on Monday 28 October 2019. After Catalonia, in Spain and Piedmont, in Italy, this time benchmarking visits and training activities are taking place in Belgium. 12 cluster managers, cluster representatives and…
SLEiDSE programme

SLEiDSE : 90 projects across 6 universities in Libya selected for the Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development

25 October 2019
In the framework of EU co-funded programme Support to Libya for Economic Integration, Diversification and Sustainable Development (SLEiDSE), 90 projects across 6 universities were successfully selected for the Joint Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development. Trainings will start on…
MedSNAIL project

Supporting sustainable farming: launch of EU-funded MedSNAIL project

24 October 2019
EU-funded project Sustainable Networks for Agro-food Innovation Leading in the Mediterranean (MedSNAIL) has been launched under the framework of ENI CBC Med programme. With a total budget of 2 million €, the three-year project includes seven countries: Spain, Italy, Lebanon, Palestine, Tunisia,…
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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the United Nations Day

24 October 2019
On 24 October we celebrate the laying of the first stone of the most universal multilateral project in history: the United Nations. On this day back in 1945, the UN Charter entered into force and since then, the organisation has worked to deliver on peace, sustainable development and human rights…
Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation

Survey: Europeans show continued support for international development

23 October 2019
This year's Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation shows a widespread consensus amongst European citizens on the importance of international cooperation and development. Almost 9 in 10 EU citizens say that development cooperation is important to support people in developing countries,…