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 &…
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,…
EU and partners take work of African Renewable Energy Initiative forward

EU and partners take work of African Renewable Energy Initiative forward

04 November 2019
The African Renewable Energy Initiative (AREI) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) hosted a two-day meeting in Paris last week, with a focus on how the private sector can help boost renewable energy investments in Africa. The EU co-funded this meeting, moved by the…
Welcoming GIMED:  a genuine springboard for green entrepreneurs’ access to finance and markets in the Mediterranean

Welcoming GIMED: a genuine springboard for green entrepreneurs’ access to finance and markets in the Mediterranean

04 November 2019
The Green Impact MED Project - Positive Investments for Positive Impacts (GIMED) is a new EU-funded project, launched under the ENI-CBC Med Programme to support green entrepreneurs to better access finance and market in the Mediterranean. GIMED's main goal is to support entrepreneurs, particularly…
EU-funded meetMED to hold conference on mapping energy efficiency and renewable energy sources market potential areas with higher impact on local economy and job creation

EU-funded meetMED to hold conference on mapping energy efficiency and renewable energy sources market potential areas with higher impact on local economy and job creation

04 November 2019
A meetMED Regional Conference on “Mapping energy efficiency and renewable energy sources market potential areas with higher impact on local economy and job creation” will be held on 12 November in Cairo, Egypt. Following on the scoping missions conducted in Lebanon, Tunisia and Egypt, this event…
EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

31 October 2019
The first call of “Med Fellows: Addressing the Ecological Challenge” will focus on all the challenges facing the Mediterranean region. Through this 1st call, 20 young leaders will be selected, and will have the opportunity to: - Attend a Webinar (a preliminary session) presenting the activity and…
Launch of the Senegal's digital platform for diaspora entrepreneurs

Launch of the Senegal's digital platform for diaspora entrepreneurs

31 October 2019
On 22 October, 25 entrepreneurs from Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia met in Dakar to work on their strategy of seeking financing from diaspora investors as part of the Investment Academy of the DiafrikInvest project coordinated by the ANIMA Investment network. The next day, they participated in the…
The Union for the Mediterranean and the Regions of Climate Action join forces to scale up climate finance

The Union for the Mediterranean and the Regions of Climate Action join forces to scale up climate finance

30 October 2019
The Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Nasser Kamel, and the Executive Director of the Regions of Climate Action (R20), Christophe Nuttall, signed a partnership agreement to promote climate finance opportunities, notably at the level of regional and local authorities and…
CapDeL grant award ceremony

EU-funded CapDeL programme : grants for 11 community development projects in Algeria

30 October 2019
A grant award ceremony for 11 community development projects was held on 29 October in Algiers, as part of the implementation of the EU-funded programme Capacity Building Program for Local Development Actors (CapDeL). The event was attended by representatives of the Ministry of the Interior, Local…
Representatives from the Libyan Ministry of Economy and Industry

20 Libyan representatives of the Ministry of Economy and Industry for brainstorming workshop and exchange visit at APII

29 October 2019
On 24-25 October, a delegation of 20 representatives of the Libyan Ministry of Economy and Industry in charge of registering companies from across Libya attended a workshop organised by Expertise France to brainstorm about entrepreneurship activities, needs and challenges in the administration on…