AFrica-Europe Alliance

Africa-Europe Alliance: two new financial guarantees under the EU External Investment Plan

12 November 2019
In the margins of the 2019 Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, the European Commission signed two guarantee agreements with two Member States' development finance institution: the Dutch 'Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V' (FMO) and the Italian 'Cassa…
THE NEXT SOCIETY: Third Benchmarking visits and training tour

EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY project: Third Benchmarking visits and training tour in Wallonia for the South-Med Clusters

29 October 2019
The third benchmarking visits and training of EU-funded project THE NEXT SOCIETY started on Monday 28 October 2019. After Catalonia, in Spain and Piedmont, in Italy, this time benchmarking visits and training activities are taking place in Belgium. 12 cluster managers, cluster representatives and…
MedSNAIL project

Supporting sustainable farming: launch of EU-funded MedSNAIL project

24 October 2019
EU-funded project Sustainable Networks for Agro-food Innovation Leading in the Mediterranean (MedSNAIL) has been launched under the framework of ENI CBC Med programme. With a total budget of 2 million €, the three-year project includes seven countries: Spain, Italy, Lebanon, Palestine, Tunisia,…
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Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on the occasion of the United Nations Day

24 October 2019
On 24 October we celebrate the laying of the first stone of the most universal multilateral project in history: the United Nations. On this day back in 1945, the UN Charter entered into force and since then, the organisation has worked to deliver on peace, sustainable development and human rights…
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…