Showcasing research-based start-ups: an EU-funded Demo Day in Lebanon

Showcasing research-based start-ups: an EU-funded Demo Day in Lebanon

13 August 2019
Within the context of the EU-funded THE NEXT SOCIETY, Berytech runs a 6-month acceleration programme for researchers, postgraduates, engineers and technicians willing to develop a start-up based on a research project: the Innovation Factory: From Research to Market programme. 11 teams passed the…
Morocco: EU-funded management academy to be held on services offer development

Morocco: EU-funded management academy to be held on services offer development

12 August 2019
The BSO Management Academy "Servicing Members Efficiently" will be held in September 2019 in Casablanca, Morocco, in the framework of EU-funded EBSOMED project. Business Support Organizations (BSOs) have an important role to play as service provider for their members. Whether it is advisory,…
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Joint statement by EU Commissioners Mimica, Thyssen, Navracsics, and Gabriel on the occasion of International Youth Day 2019

12 August 2019
The European Commission joins the celebration of this year's International Youth Day, the theme of which is "Transforming Education", highlighting efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica,…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

12 August 2019
Have you missed any opportunities this week? Click on the links below to find out the latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood: Tenders, grants, calls for proposals and jobs from the European Neighbourhood. Jobs opportunities, Trainings & Fellowships Interprete Translator -…
Egypt: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provides funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa

Egypt: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development provides funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa

12 August 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is stepping up its support for renewable energy in Egypt by providing funds to one of the biggest windfarms in Africa. A joint US$ 252 million investment by the EBRD, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Overseas Private…
EU Ambassador to Jordan video: “I am particularly proud of the strong relationship we have built with Jordan”

EU Ambassador to Jordan video: “I am particularly proud of the strong relationships we have built with Jordan”

12 August 2019
Following the conclusion of his assignment, EU Ambassador to Jordan, Andrea Matteo Fontana, looks back on the fruitful, four-year partnership between the EU and the Kingdom, and shares what he will be missing most about Jordan.   Read more Video EU Delegation to Jordan – website and Facebook…
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Statement by the EU Spokesperson on the attack in Benghazi, Libya

12 August 2019
The European Union’s spokesperson published the following statement on 10 August: “Today’s attack in Benghazi, with two reported casualties among United Nations staff, is contemptible and a further worrying development in the Libyan crisis. Our thoughts are with our UN colleagues and with the…
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International Youth Day: OPEN Media Hub shares stories depicting lives of youth in European Neighbourhood

09 August 2019
To mark the International Youth Day on 12 August, the EU-supported OPEN Media Hub shared its “Being 20” series. The series includes stories produced by media professionals in the European Neighbourhood with support from the OPEN Media Hub. This media content, produced in the form of video stories…
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Libya : EU statement on the occasion of Eid Al Adha

09 August 2019
Alan Bugeja, Head of the European Union Delegation in Libya, has published today the following statement: On Sunday, the people of Libya celebrate the start of Eid al-Adha, a time of prayer, reflection, solidarity with the needy and reconciliation. I extend to them my sincerest wishes for a…
EU supports renewable energy in Tunisia

EU supports renewable energy in Tunisia

09 August 2019
The European Union welcomes the completion of Tozeur’s solar power plant, the first of its size in Tunisia, and looks forward to its commissioning. The 32 000 photovoltaic panels would power the equivalent of a city of 12 000 inhabitants. The EU has funded its design and building for a total…