Union for the Mediterranean to hold regional dialogue on women empowerment

Union for the Mediterranean to hold regional dialogue on women empowerment

16 July 2019
Ministries in charge of gender equality and women issues, national statistic institutions, regional and international concerned organizations and civil society regional networks will gather in Barcelona for the Union for the Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Women Empowerment on 18 July 2019. The…
EU helps young Jordanians create their start-ups

EU helps young Jordanians create their start-ups

16 July 2019
Through the EU-funded Project “Jordanian Action for the Development of Enterprises” (JADE), the European Union in Jordan has supported a competition targeting different sectors and industries to help young participants create their own start-ups. The "start-up battle" included over 1000 applicants…
Jordanian House of Representatives on its way to become full electronic Parliament, thanks to EU

Jordanian House of Representatives on its way to become full electronic Parliament, thanks to EU

16 July 2019
“We are proud to jointly introduce the Electronic Conference and Voting System, which was procured by the EU-JDID programme with the financial support of the European Union. It is a milestone for the House of Representatives on its way to become a full electronic Parliament,” said the Ambassador of…
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Egypt: The World Food Programme celebrates long-standing partnership with the European Union

16 July 2019
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the European Union (EU) celebrated their five-year-long partnership in Egypt during which they have assisted more than 2.3 million people in collaboration with the Egyptian Government. A generous contribution of €60 million from the EU helped WFP…
EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme call for strategic projects: 198 proposals submitted

EU-funded Cross-Border Cooperation Programme call for strategic projects: 198 proposals submitted

15 July 2019
Notwithstanding the reduced number of thematic priorities (7), the results of the call show once again the interest of the Euro-Mediterranean partnership for the ENI CBC Med Programme. 198 proposals were submitted under the call for strategic projects, closed on the 3rd of July. The financial value…
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SANAD launches new equity impact fund in Middle East and North Africa

15 July 2019
The SANAD Fund for MSME (SANAD) has launched a new sub-fund for equity investments in impactful financial intermediaries in the Middle East and North Africa. Carrying on SANAD’s mission to fuel entrepreneurship and employment in the region, the SANAD Equity Sub-Fund II (SANAD ESF II) mobilizes…
Migration Media Award

32 EuroMed journalists selected for Migration Media Award

15 July 2019
The third edition of the Migration Media Award has selected 32 journalists from 12 countries to receive financial and mentoring support to produce stories contributing to a more balanced narrative on migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The four partners of the Migration Media Award…
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Syria: The EU funds food vouchers for vulnerable families

15 July 2019
Each month, the NGO People in Need provides food vouchers funded by the European Union to approximately 2.400 vulnerable families in Syria. Watch the video about Bashira. She hopes for peace, education for her children and a better and safer life without shelling. Read more Video About
EU contributes to the reform process of Jordanian institutions

EU contributes to the reform process of Jordanian institutions

12 July 2019
Yesterday the EU in Jordan witnessed the inauguration of a new Electronic Conference & Voting System in the House of Representatives. Supported by the European Union-funded programme EU Support to Jordanian Democratic Institutions & Development - EU JDID, it reflects the EU commitment to…
Union for the Mediterranean Energy and Climate Business Forum to support local authorities in their efforts towards energy transition

Union for the Mediterranean Energy and Climate Business Forum to support local authorities in their efforts towards energy transition

12 July 2019
The Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean will organize the 2nd UfM Energy and Climate Business Forum: Supporting local authorities in their efforts towards the energy transition in Lisbon on 18 July 2019. The Forum is in line with the fulfillment of the UfM Roadmap aiming to “foster…