Egypt again tops European Bank for Reconstruction and Development investments in 2019

Egypt again tops European Bank for Reconstruction and Development investments in 2019

16 January 2020
For the second year in a row, Egypt has topped the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD’s) annual investments with new commitments of €1.2 billion in 26 projects in 2019 after €1.1 billion in the previous year. Continuing its support for the southern and eastern Mediterranean (…
EU-funded Med Pearls project: a new approach to sustainable tourism

EU-funded Med Pearls project: a new approach to sustainable tourism

15 January 2020
The opening conference of the EU-funded Med Pearls project has taken place in Barcelona with a contribution of 15 speakers from the tourism sector and about 70 attendees. The Med Pearls project is part of the ENI CBC Med Programme of the European Commission and will work during the next 3 years to…
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 COMMON-Med project team

EU-funded COMMON-Med project team participates to a clean-up day in Italy

07 January 2020
A cleaning day was organised at Feniglia, Porto Ercole beach in Italy on 4 January 2020. More than 1 000 volunteers, including EU-funded COMMON-Med project team, participated to the event and collected over 1 000 kilos of plastic. Piero Pelù, a famous Italian singer also participated to the…
Mediterranean High-Level Policy Dialogue to be held to scale up investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency in the region

Mediterranean High-Level Policy Dialogue to be held to scale up investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency in the region

06 January 2020
The EU-funded meetMED is organising the Mediterranean High-Level Policy Dialogue (MED-HLPD), the sustainable energy platform that brings together high-level representatives from international financing institutions, banks, private sector, international and regional organizations and governments.…
European Commission publishes video to highlight International Partnerships priorities for 2020-2025

European Commission publishes video to highlight International Partnerships priorities for 2020-2025

06 January 2020
The European Commission has published a short video showing Jutta Urpilainen, the new EU Commissioner for International Partnerships, member of the new College of the Von der Leyen Commission which took office on 1 December 2019. Mrs Urpilainen is entrusted with the mission to lead the global…
ENI CBC Conference 2020 prepares for new European Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument

ENI CBC Conference 2020 prepares for new European Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument

02 January 2020
The ENI CBC conference 2020 will be held on 28-29 January 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. This year the event will be fully devoted to the preparation of the new generation of cross-border cooperation programmes under the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). Most…
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…