2019 Union for the Mediterranean Business Forum

2019 Union for the Mediterranean Business Forum takes women business to the next level

18 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean is organising the third edition of Women Business Forum (WBF) in the margins of the Smart City Expo World Congress on 19-21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The WBF aims at providing a platform for dialogue, exchange of experience and networking opportunities for…
EU Bank boosting sustainable growth of municipalities in Jordan

Jordan: EIB providing EUR 45 million to Cities and Villages Development Bank

18 October 2019
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the lending arm of the European Union, and the Cities and Villages Development Bank (CDVB) have signed a loan agreement of EUR 45 million to finance energy efficiency projects targeting municipal, building and lighting infrastructure in Jordan. This first EIB…
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European Commission campaign on consumer rights to roll out across Europe until 2020

17 October 2019
Travellers from the European Neighbourhood to Europe may be interested to learn about a new communication campaign launched by the European Commission on consumer rights -#YourEURight. Currently being rolled out across Europe, this digital-led campaign aims to raise awareness of key EU consumer…
FEMISE MED BRIEF 25: Financial Inclusion and Stability in the MED Region

FEMISE MED BRIEF 25: Financial Inclusion and Stability in the MED Region

14 October 2019
Despite a significant growth in profitability and efficiency, the Middle East (MED) well developed banking system seems to be unable to reach vast segments of the population, especially the underprivileged ones. To this end, the onus of policymakers in the region is to create effective…
NEXT SOCIETY 1st Investment Academy

The NEXT SOCIETY introduced 1st Investment Academy

07 October 2019
As the lack of access to finance remains the main obstacle for innovative companies in the MENA region, co-funded EU open community of change makers THE NEXT SOCIETY introduced the 1st Investment Academy, a privileged 16-hour coaching on “Preparing for due Diligence” on 3 and 4 October 2019 in…
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Beirut welcomes the ANIMA 3rd Master Classes modules on economic development

07 October 2019
From 30 September to 4 October 2019, ANIMA Investment Network co-organised with Berytech, a platform to support entrepreneurship and innovation in Lebanon, the 3rd modules of the Master Classes, a cycle of certified training courses on territorial marketing and cooperation project management for 55…
Anna Lindh Foundation

EU-funded Anna Lindh Foundation regional forum focuses on building inclusive, sustainable and intercultural cities

04 October 2019
The annual regional forum of the Anna Lindh Foundation Network in Sweden “Celebrating Our Diversity” will take place on 9-11 October in Helsinki, Finland, on the theme "Building Inclusive, Sustainable & Intercultural Cities". The forum will bring together nearly 50 participants from the Euro-…
Union for the Mediterranean conference promotes digital transformation across the Euro-Mediterranean region

Union for the Mediterranean conference promotes digital transformation across the Euro-Mediterranean region

01 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Conference on “Digital Transformation and Digital Skills for the Future”, which took place on 30 September in the Estonian capital Tallinn, marked an important step towards the UfM’s engagement with the rapidly shifting technological landscape whose character…