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EIB MED 2019 – Investing in a resilient and inclusive future

16 August 2019
The 19th edition of the dedicated European Investment Bank’s (EIB) Conference to the Mediterranean region will take place in Beirut on 30 September 2019. This year’s conference will explore ways to invest in a resilient and inclusive future for the region. It will focus on how key enabling…
EMNES Policy Paper 008 – Global Value Chains in the euro-Mediterranean: Becoming the pillar for regional integration

EMNES Policy Paper 008 – Global Value Chains in the euro-Mediterranean: Becoming the pillar for regional integration

12 August 2019
The objective of this policy brief is to examine the status of global value chains (GVCs) on the two shores of the Mediterranean and provide some insights on how to enhance regional integration. We argue that GVCs will help firms improve their productivity, that SMEs will become more sustainable…
Morocco: EU-funded management academy to be held on services offer development

Morocco: EU-funded management academy to be held on services offer development

12 August 2019
The BSO Management Academy "Servicing Members Efficiently" will be held in September 2019 in Casablanca, Morocco, in the framework of EU-funded EBSOMED project. Business Support Organizations (BSOs) have an important role to play as service provider for their members. Whether it is advisory,…
EU4Youth Campus Tour - Palestine

Joint statement by EU Commissioners Mimica, Thyssen, Navracsics, and Gabriel on the occasion of International Youth Day 2019

12 August 2019
The European Commission joins the celebration of this year's International Youth Day, the theme of which is "Transforming Education", highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica,…
EU Ambassador to Jordan video: “I am particularly proud of the strong relationship we have built with Jordan”

EU Ambassador to Jordan video: “I am particularly proud of the strong relationships we have built with Jordan”

12 August 2019
Following the conclusion of his assignment, EU Ambassador to Jordan, Andrea Matteo Fontana, looks back on the fruitful, four-year partnership between the EU and the Kingdom, and shares what he will be missing most about Jordan.   Read more Video EU Delegation to Jordan – website and Facebook…
EMNES Policy Paper 007 – Unleashing trade potential in the South and East Mediterranean Countries : How do non-tariff measures matter?

EMNES Policy Paper 007 – Unleashing trade potential in the South and East Mediterranean Countries : How do non-tariff measures matter?

09 August 2019
The objective of this policy paper is twofold. First, it analyses how non-tariff measures (NTMs) became more protectionist than tariffs. Second, it provides some policy options to address NTMs in Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) in order to unleash their trade potential. Recent…
EMNES Policy Paper 006 – Science, Technology and innovation as drivers for economic development in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries : What role for the EU?

EMNES Policy Paper 006 – Science, Technology and innovation as drivers for economic development in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries : What role for the EU?

09 August 2019
This paper provides a critical examination of the cooperation in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation between the European Union and the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries. It provides an overview of the main features of this cooperation and then focuses on two of the main…
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The European Training Foundation will play a key role in a conference about Sustainable Development Goals in the MENA region

09 August 2019
Are Arab countries delivering on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? What is the role of skills development and government support in this process? The Middle East and North Africa Public Administration Research (MENAPAR) network is organising a conference in Ifrane, Morocco, from 28-31…
The Union for the Mediterranean supports more inclusive and accessible education to transform the Mediterranean Region

The Union for the Mediterranean supports more inclusive and accessible education to transform the Mediterranean Region

07 August 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) embraces the celebration of International Youth Day 2019 under the title “Transforming Education” aligned with its strategy of highlighting concrete efforts and projects to make education more inclusive and accessible for all young people. This includes, on the…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Regional Business Forum to learn about investment opportunities

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Regional Business Forum to learn about investment opportunities

06 August 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s third Regional Business Forum for the southern and eastern Mediterranean region, ‘Investing for growth and jobs’ will be held in Tunis, Tunisia, on 17 September, in cooperation with the Tunisian authorities. This one-day event will bring…