The Union for the Mediterranean joins the efforts for promoting the transition from informal to formal employment

The Union for the Mediterranean joins the efforts for promoting the transition from informal to formal employment

21 March 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat organized a workshop on Informal Business Integration at its premises in Barcelona on 18 March 2019. The workshop focused on two interrelated thematics, namely the Role of Social Dialogue and the Protection of Women, Young People and Vulnerable Groups in…
Tunisia: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development support local small business lending

Tunisia: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development support local small business lending

19 March 2019
Small businesses in Tunisia will benefit from more readily accessible finance under a new €13 million loan in local currency that the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing to Arab Tunisian Lease (ATL Leasing) to support small and medium-sized enterprises. The loan…
EU-funded FEMISE and “Beyond Reform and Development” conclude strategic partnership for Inclusive Development in the Mediterranean

EU-funded FEMISE and “Beyond Reform and Development” conclude strategic partnership for Inclusive Development in the Mediterranean

19 March 2019
EU-funded FEMISE and “Beyond Reform and Development” announce their collaboration in the framework of a strategic partnership. Both institutions are committed actors that provide policy research, capacity development and advocate reform for inclusive and sustainable development models in the…
eu4jobs

Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

18 March 2019
Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood: Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood.   Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships Project Analyst –Higher…
EU Palestine

Palestine: Heads of Cooperation from EU missions meet with Palestinian businesses

18 March 2019
Heads of Cooperation from European missions in Jerusalem and Ramallah met with a number of Palestinian businesses in East Jerusalem. The delegation was briefed on the challenges faced by both large and small Palestinian enterprises, as well as on the efforts of Palestinian and international bodies…
EU Israel

EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety in an official visit in Israel

18 March 2019
Last week, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis arrived for an official visit in Israel. He visited Yad Vashem: World Holocaust Center, Jerusalem, and had meetings with Deputy Minister for Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to discuss EU-Israel…
EU Morocco

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and BMCE Bank of Africa support green energy investments in Morocco

18 March 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) provided a comprehensive financial package to BMCE Bank of Africa that will boost investments in the green economy in Morocco. The package will consist of a loan in two tranches for a total of up to €10 million. The loan comes under the…
The European External Investment Plan

The European External Investment Plan, an opportunity for the Tunisian economy

18 March 2019
The European Union presented its External Investment Plan in a forum in Tunis, Tunisia, on March 15. The event gathered financial institutions and economic operators. The forum aimed at promoting the funding opportunities that the European External Investment Plan (PIE) offers, and allowing the…
Tunisia: EU-OECD regional seminar focuses on foreign direct investment in the Mediterranean

Tunisia: EU-OECD regional seminar focuses on foreign direct investment in the Mediterranean

14 March 2019
The EU-OECD Regional Seminar “Foreign investment trends and qualities in the MED region: Policies to maximise impact” took place in Tunis on 05-06 March 2019. The seminar focused on foreign direct investment (FDI) statistics and capacity to monitor the socio-economic impact of FDI with a view to…
EU Delegation to Libya contributes in boosting the economy

EU Delegation to Libya contributes in boosting the economy

12 March 2019
Impressive and extensive meeting on 10 March between representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Libya, Tripoli’s Chamber of Commerce, Libyan businessmen and the Libyan Center for Promotion of Exports. Frank discussions evolved around issues such as overcoming the challenges of…