EU Neighbours South

MedMedia Holds Final Peer-to-Peer Broadcasters’ Workshop in Tunis

26 April 2018
The EU-funded MedMedia programme, in partnership with the Permanent Conference of Mediterranean Audiovisual Operators (COPEAM), organised this week its final workshop for public service broadcasters in the Southern Mediterranean Region. Held in Tunis on April 23-24, the event marked the end of a…
SwitchMed

EU’s SwitchMed provides resource efficient production opportunities to Algerian companies

26 April 2018
On the 8th of May, 12 companies from the Algerian food industry will present their experience and results from SwitchMed’s MED TEST II project in Algiers. This event will be an excellent opportunity for Algerian companies interested to see how a resource efficient production could help to give…
SANAD

EU’s SANAD contributes to Enda Tamweel capital increase of TND 72 million

26 April 2018
Enda Tamweel has successfully completed a reserved capital increase of 72 million Tunisian dinars. The development will enable Enda Tamweel to mobilize more debt financing in order to serve a greater number of micro entrepreneurs in Tunisia, meet their growing microcredit needs, and contribute to…
EU Neighbours South

EU and UN brings international partners together to agree on common ground

26 April 2018
The EU and the UN brought the international community around a table in Brussels to discuss the future of Syria and the region. The delegations recommitted to relaunch the political process under UN auspices as the only solution to the conflict, to support Syrians both inside Syria and in the…
EU Neighbours South

Tunisia: EU-funded migration management project holds first steering committee

26 April 2018
The project “ProGreS Migration Tunisie” held its first steering committee early this week in Tunis. This project is funded by the European Union with a donation of 12.5 million euros via the EU Emergency Trust Fund which aims at responding to the challenges of migration and also exploiting the…
Federica Mogherini / Youssef Chahed

EU-Tunisia partnership strengthening in focus at EU High Representative meeting with Tunisian PM

25 April 2018
The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission Federica Mogherini met yesterday with Tunisian Head of Government Youssef Chahed in Brussels. They discussed the strong relations between the European Union and Tunisia and the current…
EU Neighbours South

Second Brussels Conference “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region” kicks off

25 April 2018
On 24 and 25 of April the EU is hosting the second Brussels Conference "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region" (#SyriaConf2018), co-chaired together with the United Nations. Ahead of the main ministerial plenary sessions tomorrow, High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini will…
EU Neighbours South

EUPOL COPPS and EUBAM Rafah facilitates training on intellectual property crimes

25 April 2018
Fighting intellectual property crimes is a key priority on the international agenda. Illegal trade of counterfeit products represents 2.5-3% of global trade, amounting to more than 330 billion Euro per year. Infringements of intellectual property rights reduce the revenues of the affected…
EU Neighbours South

EU’s Operation Sophia and Italian National Antimafia and Counterterrorism Prosecutor discusses human trafficking

25 April 2018
On 24 of April 2018, following the cooperation agreement signed last 4th of July 2017, the  Operation Commander, Rear Admiral (UH) Enrico Credendino, and the Italian National anti-mafia and counterterrorism Prosecutor, Federico Cafiero De Raho, involved all the national Prosecutors focused on the…
EU Neighbours South

EU organises joint workshop to fight corruption in Lebanon

25 April 2018
The European Union's Technical Assistance and Information Exchange instrument (TAIEX) and the Office of the Minister of State for Combating Corruption organised a joint workshop aiming at sharing knowledge and experiences to fight corruption, strengthen rule of law and promote good governance in…