EIB report - Banking in Africa: financing transformation amid uncertainty

EIB report - Banking in Africa: financing transformation amid uncertainty

28 February 2020
This fifth full edition of the European Investment Bank’s study of banking sectors in Africa casts light on recent developments in the continent’s banking sectors and the policy options for all stakeholders. The chapters devoted to banking sector development in each sub-region have been enhanced…
Euromed Survey of Experts and Actors – Civil Society and social movements in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Euromed Survey of Experts and Actors – Civil Society and social movements in the Euro-Mediterranean region

27 February 2020
The full contents of the 10th Euromed Survey are now available. The focus of this year’s Euromed Survey emerged from the assessment at the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) that the human dimension must be (re)placed centre-stage of EuroMediterranean relations. The publication…
EU-funded Majalat initiative: call for proposals 2020 launched

EU-funded Majalat initiative: call for proposals 2020 launched

27 February 2020
The EU-funded Majalat initiative has issued a call for proposals which aims at strengthening identified priorities in 5 given themes and enhancing in-country dialogue among different stakeholders. This call for proposals will end up selecting five proposals (one for each theme). The deadline to…
World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

World NGO Day: Statement by the HR/VP Josep Borrell

27 February 2020
On world Non-Governmental Organisation Day, celebrated on 27 February, the European Union applauds the fundamental contribution made by civil society organisations to the promotion of human rights, good governance, democracy and the rule of law. As such, they are key partners for the successful…
MSMEs digital engagement in the MENA Region – a survey funded by the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association and the European Commission

MSMEs digital engagement in the MENA Region – a survey funded by the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association and the European Commission

26 February 2020
The Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association (EMEA) and the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) are launching a survey addressing MSMEs in the MENA region in order to assess the level of digital engagement of MSMEs, as well as their capacity to adapt to digitalisation, the…
Registration open for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development annual meeting and business forum

Registration open for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development annual meeting and business forum

26 February 2020
Registration is now open for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development annual meeting and business forum. The event will take place on 13-14 May in London, UK. The theme of the 2020 Business Forum is Developing the Future: Inspiring private sector investment for sustainable development…

Apply now for "The Confusion of Inclusion" training course in Ireland

The idea of the training is: To explore how professionals from the youth field directly working with young people with fewer opportunities can promote inclusion within their practice. We will share non-formal tools that allow participants to promote social inclusion with young people with fewer…
EU-funded seminar to focus on inland transport of dangerous goods

EU-funded seminar to focus on inland transport of dangerous goods

25 February 2020
The EU-funded EUMedRail project is organising a seminar on regulations and risk assessment of transport of dangerous goods on 2-3 March in Belgrade, Serbia. The main objective of the seminar is to raise awareness and facilitate the understanding of provisions of Directive 2008/68/EC on the inland…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development strengthens motor industry in Morocco

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development strengthens motor industry in Morocco

25 February 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is continuing to support the automotive industry in Morocco through a €15 million loan to Varroc Lighting Systems Morocco that will provide training and employment opportunities for young people in the country. The EBRD’s financing will…
EIB expected to increase Africa financing to €4 billion in 2020

EIB expected to increase Africa financing to €4 billion in 2020

25 February 2020
In 2019, the European Investment Bank (EIB) provided €3 billion of new financing that will support €10.7 billion of transformational investment across Africa. “Africa is a key priority for the European Union and the European Investment Bank. The European Investment Bank is committed to working…