Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

Youth and civil society commit to strengthening practical cooperation and development in the Mediterranean

24 May 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) hosted the Regional Conference “Shared Views on key issues in the Mediterranean” on 22-23 May in Barcelona. More than 100 representatives of the civil society and youth organisations were brought together to discuss how to best address environmental,…
Viva Tech award

The EU behind the Viva Tech award for Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean

21 May 2019
Innovative solutions were awarded by the jury of the "Zero plastic waste in the Mediterranean in 2030" challenge and honored by the South Region - Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and EU-supported ANIMA Investment Network during the VivaTechnology 2019 exhibition in Paris. After a lively debate, the 10…
©EIB

The European Investment Bank: EUR 3.4 billion for new investment in business, innovation, agriculture and tourism

16 May 2019
The Board of Directors of the European Investment Bank (EIB) approved a total of EUR 3.4 billion of new financing that will strengthen research and innovation and enable companies to expand and improve access to water, transport, and education. This will support new projects in 17 countries.…
ANIMA Investment Network

The European-supported ANIMA Investment Network organises the Afterwork "Risks & Opportunities in the Southern Mediterranean"

15 May 2019
ANIMA Investment Network, (COOPERATION PLATFORM FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE MEDITERRANEAN) in partnership with GM Consultant, is organising the Afterwork "Risks & Opportunities in the Southern Mediterranean" on May 16, 2019 in Marseille. This is an opportunity to discuss around 4 round…
EBRD

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development: Economic growth is expected to track the global economy lower in 2019

08 May 2019
The EBRD’s latest economic outlook has revised down predictions for 2019. It now expects average growth across the EBRD economies of 2.3 per cent, a 0.3 percentage point cut from the previous Novemberforecast, and compared with 3.4 per cent expansion in 2018. It forecasts a recovery to 2.6 per cent…
Diveco 2 Program

Algeria: Closing of the EU-funded DIVECO 2 Program

07 May 2019
The closing seminar of the EU-funded DIVECO 2 Program took place at the Hotel El-Aurassi in Algiers on the 5th of May. Algeria and the European Union had signed a € 15 Million Financing Agreement for the implementation of a Program to support the Diversification of the Economy for the Health…
UFM

Union for the Mediterranean Business Forum to tackle market access and E-commerce

06 May 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) will hold a Business Forum in Cairo, Egypt on 18 June 2019, under the auspices of the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Egypt and the participation of Ministers, other senior government representatives, the private sector, civil society and international…
EBRD

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is aiming for record investments of over €10 billion in 2019

06 May 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is aiming for record high investments of over €10 billion in 2019 as shareholders gather for the Bank’s Annual Meeting this week in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Bank’s Board of Governors will be asked to approve the EBRD’s work…
European Cross-Border Cooperation Programme

Discover the 41 projects selected under European Cross-Border Cooperation Programme first call for proposals

29 April 2019
Creation of innovative startups, development of Mediterranean-wide economic value chains, diversification of tourism, technological transfer, inclusion of women and NEETS in the labour market, better management of waste, water and coastal areas, and improvement of energy efficiency in public…
EU-funded FEMISE Med Change Makers latest interview deals with environmental taxation and green public procurement

EU-funded FEMISE Med Change Makers latest interview deals with environmental taxation and green public procurement

26 April 2019
In the latest issue of EU-funded FEMISE « Med Change Makers » video interviews, Vera Danilina (Aix-Marseille University, FEMISE) focuses on environmental taxation and green public procurement (GPP). She provides a comparative analysis of their effectiveness and reveals the opportunities for…