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The EU behind the Viva Tech award for Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Innovative solutions were awarded by the jury of the "Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean in 2030" challenge and honored by the South Region - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and EU-supported ANIMA Investment Network during the VivaTechnology 2019 exhibition in Paris. After a lively debate, the 10…
Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

Civil society and youth’s views for an inclusive and sustainable future in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
100 representatives of civil society, youth organisations and non-state actors from the Euro-Mediterranean will meet to discuss regional challenges during the UfM Regional Dialogue on “Shared views on key issues in the Mediterranean”, which will take place on 22-23 May 2019 in Barcelona, Spain.…
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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.…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°19 - Reforming Fossil fuel Subsidies: Challenges and Opportunities for Mediterranean countries

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°19 - Reforming Fossil fuel Subsidies: Challenges and Opportunities for Mediterranean countries

14 May 2019
Fossil fuel subsidies have been used for decades to support economic activities, but above all, officially, to enable poorest households to access low-cost energy services. That being the case, regardless of the country, this reality remains highly questionable given that most of these subsidies…
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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…
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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…
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EU-supported FEMISE annual conference in June: registration is now open

06 May 2019
FEMISE annual conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium, on 13-14 June 2019. This year’s theme will be on “Sustainable development: drawing an impactful EU-Med roadmap”. The objectives of this conference are threefold: (1) To take stock of what the South-Med region has achieved in the past…
EU-funded FEMISE Med Change Makers latest interview deals with environmental taxation and green public procurement

EU-funded FEMISE Med Change Makers latest interview deals with environmental taxation and green public procurement

26 April 2019
In the latest issue of EU-funded FEMISE « Med Change Makers » video interviews, Vera Danilina (Aix-Marseille University, FEMISE) focuses on environmental taxation and green public procurement (GPP). She provides a comparative analysis of their effectiveness and reveals the opportunities for…
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The EU Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is organising a webinar

25 April 2019
On 30th April (13:30 to 16:30), the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is organising a webinar presenting finance topics in the Energy Efficiency Call 2019 to interested applicants under the Horizon Programme (2018-2020). EASME Project Advisors will be presenting…