EU-funded cross-border COMMON project in Venice for a Plastic-free healthy Mediterranean Sea

EU-funded cross-border COMMON project in Venice for a plastic-free healthy Mediterranean sea

21 January 2020
The BlueMed Pilot Action “Plastic-free for a healthy Mediterranean Sea” is again on the scene. Mediterranean countries’ experts and stakeholders meet in Venice, at Italian National Research Council (CNR-ISMAR), to continue the cross-border coordination to tackle the threat of plastic litter,…
“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,…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV: Expert Working Group meets to follow up implementation of pilot project

EU-funded SAFEMED IV: Expert Working Group meets to follow up implementation of pilot project

20 January 2020
The EU-funded Black and Caspian Sea Regions (BCSEA) and SAFEMED IV Projects implemented by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) foresee the implementation of a 3-phase Pilot Project on sharing of Automatic Identification System (AIS) information: Phase 1: Exchange of T-AIS between the…
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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…
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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…
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,…