Summit of the Two Shores

Assembly of the 100 in Tunis to prepare the Summit of the Two Shores

28 May 2019
In preparation of the Summit of the Two Shores, a far-reaching process is taking place from January to mid-June aimed at putting civil society at the heart of renewed regional cooperation. Five other preparatory fora on the main themes of the Summit were planned:“Youth, Education and Mobility” (…
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…
The EU Med means business

The EU Med means business: shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South- conference will be held in Brussels, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco

20 May 2019
The EU Med means business: shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South- conference will be hosted by Commissioner Hahn in Brussels on 21-22 May with four parallel events taking place in Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco on 21 May. The event will provide a space for an open debate regarding…
EU Tunisia

Remarks by HR/VP Mogherini at the press conference following the 15th Association Council between the European Union and Tunisia

20 May 2019
It is a pleasure for me to receive again my friend the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia [Khemaies Jhinaoui], in Brussels on the occasion of the 15th session of the Association Council between the European Union and Tunisia. We have discussed at length the priority that I consider to be the…
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Joint statement to the press following the 15th meeting of the EU-Tunisia Association Council

17 May 2019
The fifteenth session of the Association Council between the European Union and Tunisia was held in Brussels on 17 May 2019. This session of the Association Council highlighted the excellence of the privileged EU - Tunisia partnership, based on shared values and dynamic and diversified cooperation…
©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.…
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EU and Tunisia: towards strengthening the privileged partnership

15 May 2019
Ahead of the European Union-Tunisia Association council due to take place on 17 May, the EU published today the new report on the developments of the relations with Tunisia. The report details the main aspects of the cooperation from early 2018 to march 2019. The report is structured in line with…
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

EU supports expansion of Tunisian pharmaceutical company TERIAK

13 May 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the EU are joining forces to support the growth of a dynamic privately-owned Tunisian pharmaceutical firm, Teriak. The company will benefit from financial and technical support to strengthen its competitiveness. It will receive an EBRD…