Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation

Survey: Europeans show continued support for international development

23 October 2019
This year's Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation shows a widespread consensus amongst European citizens on the importance of international cooperation and development. Almost 9 in 10 EU citizens say that development cooperation is important to support people in developing countries,…
Sustainable tourism to boost local economies: launch of EU-funded CROSSDEV project

Sustainable tourism to boost local economies: launch of EU-funded CROSSDEV project

23 October 2019
What if abandoned ruins become the key factor to develop the economy of entire regions? That is what the CROSSDEV project ('Cultural Routes for Sustainable Social and economic Development in Mediterranean') intends to realize in 4 Mediterranean countries: Italy, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine. Its…
2019 Union for the Mediterranean Business Forum

2019 Union for the Mediterranean Business Forum takes women business to the next level

18 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean is organising the third edition of Women Business Forum (WBF) in the margins of the Smart City Expo World Congress on 19-21 November 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. The WBF aims at providing a platform for dialogue, exchange of experience and networking opportunities for…
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European Commission campaign on consumer rights to roll out across Europe until 2020

17 October 2019
Travellers from the European Neighbourhood to Europe may be interested to learn about a new communication campaign launched by the European Commission on consumer rights -#YourEURight. Currently being rolled out across Europe, this digital-led campaign aims to raise awareness of key EU consumer…
NEXT SOCIETY 1st Investment Academy

The NEXT SOCIETY introduced 1st Investment Academy

07 October 2019
As the lack of access to finance remains the main obstacle for innovative companies in the MENA region, co-funded EU open community of change makers THE NEXT SOCIETY introduced the 1st Investment Academy, a privileged 16-hour coaching on “Preparing for due Diligence” on 3 and 4 October 2019 in…
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Beirut welcomes the ANIMA 3rd Master Classes modules on economic development

07 October 2019
From 30 September to 4 October 2019, ANIMA Investment Network co-organised with Berytech, a platform to support entrepreneurship and innovation in Lebanon, the 3rd modules of the Master Classes, a cycle of certified training courses on territorial marketing and cooperation project management for 55…
Anna Lindh Foundation

EU-funded Anna Lindh Foundation regional forum focuses on building inclusive, sustainable and intercultural cities

04 October 2019
The annual regional forum of the Anna Lindh Foundation Network in Sweden “Celebrating Our Diversity” will take place on 9-11 October in Helsinki, Finland, on the theme "Building Inclusive, Sustainable & Intercultural Cities". The forum will bring together nearly 50 participants from the Euro-…
Union for the Mediterranean conference promotes digital transformation across the Euro-Mediterranean region

Union for the Mediterranean conference promotes digital transformation across the Euro-Mediterranean region

01 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Conference on “Digital Transformation and Digital Skills for the Future”, which took place on 30 September in the Estonian capital Tallinn, marked an important step towards the UfM’s engagement with the rapidly shifting technological landscape whose character…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development boosts trade finance in Lebanon

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development boosts trade finance in Lebanon

23 September 2019
Trade activities of Lebanese businesses will receive a boost from a trade finance limit of up to US$ 75 million to the country’s third-largest lender, Byblos Bank, by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The facility will help Byblos diversify its trade finance business,…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Crédit Libanais joining forces

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Crédit Libanais joining forces

18 September 2019
Small businesses in Lebanon will benefit from a new partnership which was sealed in Beirut last Monday between Crédit Libanais, the country’s ninth-largest bank, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The banks signed agreements for the provision of a loan of up to US$ 50…