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…

Maghrib Belgium Impulse, Morocco

You have created a company in #Morocco for less than 5 years, owned by a majority of the capital on August 30, 2019 by one or more persons of Moroccan nationality residing in Belgium (MRE of Belgium)? Then you are eligible to apply to the Maghrib Belgium Impulse (MBI) programme. MBI is an…
Launch of the Senegal's digital platform for diaspora entrepreneurs

Launch of the Senegal's digital platform for diaspora entrepreneurs

31 October 2019
On 22 October, 25 entrepreneurs from Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia met in Dakar to work on their strategy of seeking financing from diaspora investors as part of the Investment Academy of the DiafrikInvest project coordinated by the ANIMA Investment network. The next day, they participated in the…
Representatives from the Libyan Ministry of Economy and Industry

20 Libyan representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Industry for brainstorming workshop and exchange visit at APII

29 October 2019
On 24-25 October, a delegation of 20 representatives of the Libyan Ministry of Economy and Industry in charge of registering companies from across Libya attended a workshop organised by Expertise France to brainstorm about entrepreneurship activities, needs and challenges in the administration on…
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…
Young Med Voices: National Debate Forums

Young Med Voices : youth-led national debate forum in Rabat

28 October 2019
The Young Mediterranean Voices programme is organising a month-long, region-wide initiative of debate competitions and national dialogue forums in October-November in 8 Southern Mediterranean countries. More than 800 young people will be involved in the NDFs taking place across Algeria, Egypt,…
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…
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 supports vocational training for Libyan youth

EU supports vocational training for Libyan youth

10 October 2019
With support from the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reached an agreement with Toyota Libya F.Z.C to provide young people with three-month vocational training on car maintenance and repairing, computer skills and English among other disciplines. Yesterday 20…
A comparison of the fears of GWAC and GWEU respondents

The EU-funded “Generation What?” program reveals similarities between young people from Europe and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean region

08 October 2019
“Generation What?” is an interactive multi-media program drawing the portrait of the current generation of 18-35-year-old in Europe as well as in eight Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. Through a unique survey,…