EU-funded Clima-Med project : workshop on preparation of Baseline Emission Inventories and actions for Tunisian municipalities

EU-funded Clima-Med project : workshop on preparation of Baseline Emission Inventories and actions for Tunisian municipalities

28 January 2020
In the framework of the EU-funded project Clima-Med - Acting for Climate in South Mediterranean, a three-day workshop (21-23 January) was organised on preparation of Baseline Emission Inventories (BEI) and actions fiches for 12 municipalities from Tunisia. The workshop was organised in…
Youth Employment in the Mediterranean : meeting at UNESCO for a capacity-building and planning session on skills anticipation

Youth Employment in the Mediterranean : meeting at Paris for a capacity-building and planning session on skills anticipation

27 January 2020
In the framework of the Youth Employment in the Mediterranean (YEM) project, funded by the European Union, around 30 participants met at UNESCO, Paris, for a Capacity-building and Planning session on Skills Anticipation. The aim was to share the knowledge and experience regarding challenges and…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

27 January 2020
Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood: Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood. Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships Project Assistant, EU…
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EU-funded cross-border project launched to define sustainable management model for artisanal salinas

23 January 2020
The eight partners of the project “Sustainable management model for Mediterranean Artisanal Salinas (MedArtSal)” gathered in Rome, Italy, on 18 January 2020 for the kick-off meeting of this initiative funded by the European Programme ENI CBC MED 2014-2020. Artisanal salinas across the…
Africa-Europe Alliance: Four new financial guarantees worth €216 million signed under the EU External Investment Plan

Africa-Europe Alliance: Four new financial guarantees worth €216 million signed under the EU External Investment Plan

23 January 2020
The European Commission signed on 22 January four guarantee agreements worth €216 million that will help unlock €2 billion to invest in renewables, urban infrastructure and start-ups in Africa and the Neighbourhood. The guarantees were signed with the European Bank for Reconstruction and…
National Charter of environment and sustainable development : launch of an institutional twinning  between European Union and Morocco

National Charter of Environment and Sustainable Development : launch of an institutional twinning between European Union and Morocco

22 January 2020
On 21 January, as part of the EU-funded implementation of the "Support for Morocco's Competitiveness and Green Growth" program, a launching seminar of the European Union-Morocco institutional twinning for support of the implementation of the National Charter of environment and sustainable…
Jordan : EU brings together start-ups and potential investors

Jordan : EU brings together start-ups and potential investors

22 January 2020
The European Union in Jordan organised the Entrepreneurship Harbour Expo 2020, which aimed to promote local entrepreneurship by bringing together emerging start-ups and industry experts and potential investors. The event was organised through its JADE project. Held in Aqaba, the exhibition hosted…
“This Is My Night” : Produced by the EU, the film will be screened at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

“This is my night” : Produced by the EU, the film will be screened at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

21 January 2020
Produced by the EU and UNICEF, the film “This Is My Night” will be screened in France at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival (31 Jan – 8 Feb). The film was first screened at the El-Gouna Film Festival in Egypt then at the Karama Film Festival for Human Rights in Jordan. “This…
EU humanitarian budget for 2020 to help people in over 80 countries

EU humanitarian budget for 2020 to help people in over 80 countries

21 January 2020
On Monday 20 January, the Commission has adopted its initial annual humanitarian budget for 2020 worth €900 million. The EU is the leading global humanitarian aid donor and helps people in over 80 countries. From protracted conflicts in Africa and the Middle East, to severe food crises,…
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EU-funded SANAD and Cairo Amman Bank partner to support entrepreneurs and housing in Middle East

20 January 2020
The EU-funded SANAD Fund for MSME (SANAD) has provided a subordinated loan of USD 15 million to new partner Cairo Amman Bank (CAB) to help the bank expand financing to local small businesses and low-income households in Jordan and the Palestinian Territories. CAB is the third largest retail bank…