EU project launches label for responsible investment in the Mediterranean

04 November 2015
 In order to encourage inclusive investments in the Southern Mediterranean, the partners of the EU-funded project ‘Economic Development through inclusive and local employment’ (EDILE), implemented under the CBCMed programme, have designed a Mediterranean label to evaluate the actual impact of…

Refugee crisis: EU steps up humanitarian aid to Syria

03 November 2015
The European Commission will give €62 million in humanitarian aid to support Syrians displaced by the conflict inside their country, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Christos Stylianides announced today, concluding his visit to Jordan and Lebanon.   The new funding comes at a critical…
EU mobilizes €25 million to support economy and citizen participation in Algeria

EU mobilizes €25 million to support economy and citizen participation in Algeria

03 November 2015
 The European Commission has adopted two new support programmes to support industrial and economic diversification and participatory democracy and local development in Algeria. The total amount of the two actions is €25 million and will be funded under the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI…
Federica Mogherini in Egypt

EU and partners promote Egypt gas connection

03 November 2015
The EU has allocated a €68 million grant to the Egypt Gas Connection Project, aiming to address key priorities in Egypt's energy sector and boost its economic development. The Egyptian government has identified the need to increase household use of natural gas among its immediate priorities.  …
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Civil Society Facility supports CSOs in Mashrek: workshop on managing projects, mobilising youth and managing volunteers

03 November 2015
 The EU-funded Civil Society Facility (CSF) South has launched a Call for Application for its first capacity building workshop on ‘Managing Projects and change, Mobilising Youth and Managing Volunteers’. The workshop, to be held from 30 November - 3 December in Tunis, is designed to enhance the…

EU project on sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean participates in leading global tourism event

02 November 2015
 The EU-funded Sustainability and Tourism in the Mediterranean (S&T Med) project, implemented under the CBCMed programme, is taking part in the World Travel Market (WTM), the largest annual event of the tourism industry taking place from 2 to 5 November in London.   The aim is to share…
EU announces extra €43 million humanitarian aid to Lebanon for Syria crisis

EU announces extra €43 million humanitarian aid to Lebanon for Syria crisis

02 November 2015
The European Commission will give an additional €43 million in humanitarian aid to support Syrian refugees and their host communities in Lebanon, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Christos Stylianides announced during a visit to Lebanon today.   “We have to support Lebanon for being a…

Urban and employment policies in the Mediterranean discussed at ARLEM meeting on sustainable territorial development

02 November 2015
 Local political leaders and officials from around the Mediterranean discussed two reports at the first meeting of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly’s (ARLEM) Commission for sustainable territorial development, held on 26 October in Brussels   The two papers – one on a sustainable…
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Refugee crisis: EU to give €28 million in humanitarian aid to Jordan

02 November 2015
The European Commission will give €28 million in humanitarian aid to support Syrians displaced by the conflict in their host communities in Jordan, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid Christos Stylianides announced yesterday on a visit to Jordan and Lebanon.   "The coming winter will bring…
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Combo Weekly Round Up: All the jobs and opportunities from the Neighbourhood

02 November 2015
Tenders grants and jobs from the European Neighbourhood: have you missed any opportunities this week? Check out the new EU opportunities for the Neighbourhood, both South and East.   SOUTH     Jobs Egypt: Joint Rural Development Programme The Delegation of the European Union to Egypt: three…