GREENinMED Malaga, Spain

Series of EU-funded cross-border cooperation projects kick off

15 November 2019
GREENinMED is to be launched on 27 November in Malaga, Spain. The project, which will be implemented in Spain, France and Israel, proposes an integrated approach for the development of new products and services addressed to the efficient use of water and energy and reduction in consumption by 10%…
Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum

Union for the Mediterranean Women Business Forum: a unique opportunity for women to grow their leadership skills

15 November 2019
The 2019 edition of the Women Business Forum will be celebrated on 19-21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain in conjunction with the Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona that is expected to gather over 1.000 start-ups and world’s leading companies and more than 25.000 visitors ranging from…
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development backs Egypt’s New Urban Communities Authority

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development backs Egypt’s New Urban Communities Authority

14 November 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the development of modern urban infrastructure in Egypt through its participation in a local currency bond issue that will free up funds for investment by a municipal authority that aims to create sustainable cities where…
EU and Algeria hand in hand to promote blue economy and sustainable fishing

EU and Algeria hand in hand to promote blue economy and sustainable fishing

14 November 2019
The Delegation of the European Union in Algeria took part in the 8th International Fisheries and Aquaculture Fair that was held this year under the theme “Fishing and aquaculture, drivers for the sustainable development of blue economy in Algeria”. The Directorate-General of Fisheries and…
EU-OECD Programme on Promoting Investment in the Mediterranean: Investment climate in Algeria under debate

EU-OECD Programme on Promoting Investment in the Mediterranean: Investment climate in Algeria under debate

13 November 2019
In the framework of the regional EU-OECD Programme on Promoting Investment in the Mediterranean, a workshop on the theme “Investment climate in Algeria and investor-state dispute settlement” was held on 11-12 November in Algiers, Algeria. The workshop began with a roundtable on investment climate…
Mediterranean Regulators Lead Discussions on the Future of Gas and Renewable Energy Developments

Mediterranean regulators lead discussions on the future of gas and renewable energy developments

12 November 2019
On 6 November in Brussels, MEDREG held its energy Forum entitled “At the Forefront of Pro-active and Resilient Energy Regulation”, which saw the participation of nearly 80 key energy experts who exchanged on gas and renewable energy developments in the Mediterranean region through a pro-active…
AFrica-Europe Alliance

Africa-Europe Alliance: two new financial guarantees under the EU External Investment Plan

12 November 2019
In the margins of the 2019 Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, the European Commission signed two guarantee agreements with two Member States' development finance institution: the Dutch 'Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V' (FMO) and the Italian 'Cassa…
Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

Euromed Transport Rail Project annual steering committee held in Brussels

08 November 2019
The Annual Steering Committee of the EUMedRail project was held in Brussels on 6 November 2019. Hosted by the Directorate for Mobility of the European Commission, the Steering Committee took place prior to the celebration of the UfM Working Groups (WGs) on Land, Air and Maritime Transport &…
Emerging Valley 2019: EU-funded FEMISE workshop to shed light on empowering women and youth change makers in the Mediterranean and Africa

Emerging Valley 2019: EU-funded FEMISE workshop to shed light on empowering women and youth change makers in the Mediterranean and Africa

07 November 2019
The latest edition of Emerging Valley, real gateway between African and European tech, is taking place on 3-5 December 2019 in Marseille and Aix-en-Provence, France. This international summit attracts investors, African start-ups and emerging digital ecosystems that want to increase their…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

EU-funded SAFEMED IV held seminar on Ballast Water Management Convention

06 November 2019
Under the framework of the EU-funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) delivered a training on the implementation and enforcement of the International Maritime Organisation’s Ballast Water Management Convention. Overall, 18 participants from Algeria, Israel, Jordan,…