European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to boost Egyptian and Jordanian dairy sectors

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to boost Egyptian and Jordanian dairy sectors

20 February 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is lending up to US$ 100 million to food and beverages producer Almarai for new investments in Egypt and Jordan. The Saudi company operates in Egypt and Jordan through its respective subsidiaries Beyti and Teeba. In Egypt, the loan will…
Lebanon: press conference to launch the 15th Samir Kassir Award

Lebanon: press conference to launch the 15th Samir Kassir Award

20 February 2020
The European Union to Lebanon will hold a press conference on 25 of February, chaired by the EU Ambassador to Lebanon His Excellency M.Ralph Tarraf, to launch the fifteenth edition of the "Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press" in the presence of Ms. Gisèle Khoury-Kassir, representatives of…
Mediterranean countries forge a strategic alliance to strengthen the textile sector under EU project

Mediterranean countries forge a strategic alliance to strengthen the textile sector under EU project

19 February 2020
The first official presentation of the 'TEX-MED Alliances' project will take place on 20 February in Barcelona, Spain. The event organized by TEXFOR - lead partner of the initiative - will offer to local entrepreneurs and stakeholders a complete overview of the project’s objectives and the support…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development backs programme to develop high-quality hospitals in Egypt and Morocco

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development backs programme to develop high-quality hospitals in Egypt and Morocco

19 February 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the development of high-quality hospitals in Egypt and Morocco, teaming up with other international financial institutions to deliver funding under an Islamic finance structure, also known as a “Commodity Murabaha”, that the…
Egypt: The EU Bank finances the upgrade and expansion of Alexandria West WWTP

Egypt: The EU Bank finances the upgrade and expansion of Alexandria West WWTP

19 February 2020
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a financing agreement of EUR 120 million with the Arab Republic of Egypt to support the expansion and upgrade of the Alexandria West Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP). The financing will contribute to improving sanitation services for people in…
Campus Tour Egypt 2020: coming soon in Cairo and Alexandria

Campus Tour Egypt 2020: coming soon in Cairo and Alexandria

18 February 2020
The EU Delegation to Egypt and the EU Neighbours South project are organising a Campus Tour #EU4YOUth in Egypt in February 2020. The event is held under the framework of the #EU4YOUth regional communication campaign running in seven countries of the Southern Neighbourhood region. The theme chosen…
Funky Friday experience on Virtual Exchange to be held on 21 February in Brussels

Funky Friday experience on Virtual Exchange to be held on 21 February in Brussels

17 February 2020
Join Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange in Brussels for a “Funky Friday” experience on 21 February. "Building bridges between youth in the digital era: Pioneering Virtual Exchange" is an opportunity to discuss the values of digital and virtual learning in an interactive and unique format. Young people,…
An EU co-funded project offers training session on individual liberties and participatory democracy

An EU co-funded project offers training session on individual liberties and participatory democracy

13 February 2020
Openchabab has launched a call for applications for its fourth training session : “individual liberties and participatory democracy” which will be held from 7 March to 27 June 2020. Applications must be sent before 25 february. Openchabab is intended for journalism students, but also for junior…
Youth from around the world : Apply now for the European Commission’s Young Leaders Programme and make your voice heard!

Youth from around the world : Apply now for the European Commission’s Young Leaders Programme and make your voice heard!

13 February 2020
The European Commission is inviting young people from around the world to play an active role in this year’s European Development Days (EDD), 17 extraordinary young people aged 21-26 who can represent the powerful impact that youth are having in the sustainable development field. The Young Leaders…
L-r: Vladislav Arnaoudov, GCF; Malin Elander, EU; Mohamed El-Dir, QNB Alahli; Jurgen Rigternik, EBRD; Tarek Fayed, QNB Alahli

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and QNB Alahli boost green investments and small firms in Egypt

12 February 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is boosting small businesses and green investments in Egypt with a US$ 82 million financial package to QNB Alahli, one of the country’s largest commercial banks, for on-lending to local enterprises. QNB Alahli will on-lend the EBRD’s…