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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…
European Endowment for Democracy panel discussion tackles perspectives for change in Tunisia

European Endowment for Democracy panel discussion tackles perspectives for change in Tunisia

20 January 2020
In December 2019, members of Tunisia’s civil society attended an EED Panel discussion entitled “An evolving role for Civil Society within Tunisia's new political reality?” to discuss perspectives for change in Tunisia and the potential role of civil society in this new post-election period.…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

20 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 Assistant to the…

Call for participation for Young Mediterranean Voices COMMUNICATION LAB

The Young Mediterraenan Voices Programme is announcing a call for participation to invite young influencers to the second edition of the YMV COMMUNICATION LAB that will take place in Šibenik, Croatia on April 1-2, 2020. The Lab is organised in collaboration with the Anna Lindh Foundation's MED…
King Abdullah II of Jordan and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen

King Abdullah II’s visit to Brussels consolidates long-standing EU-Jordan relations

20 January 2020
European Council President Charles Michel, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the President of the European Parliament David Sassoli met his Majesty King Abdullah II during his visit to Brussels and Strasbourg last week. President Ursula von der Leyen and His Majesty exchanged…

National Programme Coordinator MED TEST III – SwitchMed (Palestine)

An opportunity for industry professionals with outstanding organizational skills to coordinate industrial demonstration projects under the second phase of the MED TEST III project in Palestine. The National Programme Coordinator will provide overall coordination for the MED TEST III activities of…

Call for applications for participation in practical training on the techniques of preparation and animation of political debates applied to the Radio media - Tunisia

In the framework of the Media Support Programme in Tunisia (PAMT) funded by the European Union, the African Center for the Improvement of Journalists and Communicators (CAPJC) is launching a call for applications for participation in practical training on the techniques of preparation and animation…
Libya: Joint statement by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the HRVP, Josep Borrell Fontelles

Berlin Conference on Libya: Joint statement by the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, and the HRVP, Josep Borrell Fontelles

20 January 2020
The Berlin Conference on Libya brought together the most influential regional and international partners at this critical moment in the Libyan crisis. 55 points were agreed by the attending countries and organisations. The participants have committed themselves to refrain from any measures and…
“Making it work – Refugees in the Land of the Cedards” exhibition

“Making it work – Refugees in the Land of the Cedars” exhibition : a new comic book illustrating the daily life of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

17 January 2020
Première Urgence Internationale, a European Union Regional Trust Fund in response to the Syrian crisis (EUTF Syria) partner, held on December 2019 a successful event to launch “Making it work – Refugees in the Land of the Cedars”, a comic book about the daily life of Syrian refugees and vulnerable…
EIB publication : Microfinance: Empowering the smallest businesses

EIB publication : Microfinance: Empowering the smallest businesses

16 January 2020
Strengthening small businesses, including micro-enterprises, is one of the EIB priorities. The Bank’s microfinance investments help the most underserved parts of society by focusing on people excluded from the economy and banking. In particular, the EIB helps sustain jobs, empower women and girls,…