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,…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-06: Environmental Regulation and Agricultural Trade Development

FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-06: Environmental Regulation and Agricultural Trade Development

21 October 2019
The political implications of the results are as follows. First, it is illusory to consider bilateral free trade agreements as capable, on their own, of increasing trade flows between the two shores and developing the agricultural sectors of the SEMCs. In fact, and given the vulnerability of…
 end child labour in agriculture

EU rallies to end child labour in agriculture

27 May 2019
To mark the World Day Against Child Labour, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DEVCO), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) are jointly organising a conference…

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.…
#Ramadan_Kareem #EURamadanSeries

For Ramadan, the EU launches a series of videos about EU projects in Jordan

08 May 2019
On the occasion of Ramadan, the European Union in Jordan invites you to watch the daily video series highlighting EU projects in the country. Watch the first episode on the ongoing collaboration that aims to help boost the economy and improve people's lives. Read more Facebook Video1 Video2

Union for the Mediterranean Business Forum to tackle market access and E-commerce

06 May 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) will hold a Business Forum in Cairo, Egypt on 18 June 2019, under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Egypt and the participation of Ministers, other senior government representatives, the private sector, civil society and international…

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is aiming for record investments of over €10 billion in 2019

06 May 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is aiming for record high investments of over €10 billion in 2019 as shareholders gather for the Bank’s Annual Meeting this week in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Bank’s Board of Governors will be asked to approve the EBRD’s work…

Europe remains the world's biggest development donor – €74.4 billion in 2018

11 April 2019
The European Union and its Member States continued to be the world's leading provider of official development assistance in 2018 and stepped up their efforts directed at developing countries. This was confirmed by the OECD's Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC) in their latest report on…
Towards a Sustainable Europe by 2030

Sustainable development: The Council of the European Union adopts conclusions

10 April 2019
The Council adopted a set of conclusions concerning the implementation by the EU of the United Nations' 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development, which was established in 2015 and comprises a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Given the horizontal nature of the 2030 Agenda, its…