EU-funded PGP program training session

EU-funded Professionalization of Palm Tree Climbers project: Training session in Djamaa

16 January 2020
In the framework of the EU-funded project on the Professionalization of Palm Tree Climbers (PGP), a new training session for palm climbers was launched on 12 January in Djamaa (wilaya of El oued) after Timimoun and Touggourt. This Righ region is known for its important palm grove. Ten young…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development boosts small firms in Tunisia

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development boosts small firms in Tunisia

09 January 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is helping to increase the availability of funds for small firms in Tunisia through a local currency loan equivalent to €2 million to Advans Tunisie, an international microfinance institution serving more than one million customers…
The Union for the Mediterranean labels the thematic clusters of the ENI Cross Border Cooperation Med Programme

The Union for the Mediterranean labels the thematic clusters of the ENI Cross Border Cooperation Med Programme

08 January 2020
The Senior Officials of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) have unanimously labelled the ENI CBC Med Programme, in particular its four thematic clusters of projects: environment and climate change, business and SMEs development, technological transfer and innovation and social inclusion and…
EU-funded SANAD provides €10 million senior loan to Tunisie Leasing & Factoring

EU-funded SANAD provides €10 million senior loan to Tunisie Leasing & Factoring

02 January 2020
The EU-funded SANAD Fund for MSME (SANAD) and Tunisie Leasing and Factoring (TLF) have once again joined forces to expand access to financing for a crucial segment of the Tunisian economy: micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). A SANAD loan facility of €10 million will be used to support TLF…
Creative Tunisia: Strengthening the value chains of crafts and design

Creative Tunisia: Strengthening the value chains of crafts and design in debate

02 January 2020
An information meeting was organised on 26 December in the framework of the project "Strengthening the value chains of crafts and design in Tunisia", funded by the European Union with a financial contribution from Italian Cooperation. Strengthening the competitiveness of companies operating in the…
EU-funded SANAD and Compagnie Internationale de Leasing boost financing for entrepreneurs in Tunisia

EU-funded SANAD and Compagnie Internationale de Leasing boost financing for entrepreneurs in Tunisia

30 December 2019
The SANAD Fund for MSME (SANAD) has announced a renewed partnership with Compagnie Internationale de Leasing (CIL) to expand financing options for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Tunisia. Through a senior loan of €6 million, the international impact investment fund is contributing…
EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

20 December 2019
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in seven Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the values with which it is associated. A separate survey was conducted in Egypt by polling partner…
#EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest

Launch of the #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest for influencers

19 December 2019
The EU Neighbours South project is launching a #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes competition and is partnering with online influencers to raise awareness of EU-led actions and initiatives and to highlight opportunities offered through EU-funded projects for young people in South Neighbourhood countries. The…
EU-Algeria flags

Study visit in France to reinforce EU-Algeria cooperation on quality control

19 December 2019
The Support Programme to market monitoring and regulation (Programme d’Appui Spécifique à la Surveillance et l’Encadrement du Marché, PASSEM), funded by the European Union, organised a study visit to France on 2-6 December 2019 for the Algerian Centre for the Control of Quality and Packaging (…
World Youth Forum: More than 90 young people discussed employment and climate action initiatives at the first Model UfM

World Youth Forum: More than 90 young people discussed employment and climate action initiatives at the first Model UfM

19 December 2019
The third edition of the World Youth Forum in Egypt, which gathered more than 7000 participants, hosted on 16 December the first-ever Model Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), where over 90 young people of 43 different nationalities from around the globe exchanged views and recommended initiatives…