Jordan, Palestine : EU-funded regional workshops on how to implement disaster risk reduction action plans

Jordan, Palestine : EU-funded regional workshops on how to implement disaster risk reduction action plans

18 March 2020
The EU-funded PPRD South 3 held a second sub-regional workshop with Jordan and Palestine to edit action plans following the Disaster Risk Reduction national strategies. While most countries have strategic plans or plans based on the Sendai framework, it is still difficult to understand how to link…
World Water Day: The Union for the Mediterranean steps up regional action to address water scarcity

World Water Day: The Union for the Mediterranean steps up regional action to address water scarcity

18 March 2020
On World Water Day, held under the thematic “Water and Climate change”, the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) emphasises the need for regional dialogue to address common challenges related to water scarcity. At the core of its mission, and within the framework of the ministerial mandate entrusted…
COVID-19: European Union supports repatriation of EU citizens from Morocco

COVID-19: European Union supports repatriation of EU citizens from Morocco

18 March 2020
The European Union is working on all fronts to assist European citizens across the world who are affected by travel issues due to the COVID-19 outbreak. High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell spoke to Morocco Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita on Sunday, 15 March, to address the situation…
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Libya: Call for humanitarian cessation of hostilities in light of coronavirus

18 March 2020
The Embassies of Algeria, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States along with the Delegation of the European Union and the Governments of Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates call on all parties in the Libya conflict to declare an immediate, humanitarian…
EU in Jordan celebrates inspirational women

EU in Jordan celebrates inspirational women

17 March 2020
In honour of International Women’s Day, the European Union in Jordan invites everybody to upload a photograph of an inspirational woman with a brief description. Nominations are open until 28 March 2020. In 2019, the winning inspirational woman was painted on a wall in Amman, Jordan, by a…
EU contributes to Tunisian social and economic development

EU contributes to Tunisian social and economic development

17 March 2020
A grant agreement was signed on 13 March between the EU-funded project Innov’I – EU4Innovation and Elife project, implemented by the “Fondation Tunisie pour le Développement”, to contribute to the economic and social development of Tunisia. Associating innovation and entrepreneurship to enhance…
SANAD and National Bank of Egypt continue partnership to expand financing to entrepreneurs

SANAD and National Bank of Egypt continue partnership to expand financing to entrepreneurs

17 March 2020
The EU-funded SANAD Fund for MSME (SANAD) has provided a senior loan of USD 15 million to longstanding partner, the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), to support financial inclusion for underserved micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and small farmers. NBE is the country’s leading lender and a…
Second UfM Ministerial Declaration on Blue Economy: inputs from the stakeholders through online consultation

Second Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Declaration on Blue Economy: inputs from the stakeholders through online consultation

17 March 2020
In relation to the latest developments on the spread of the coronavirus in Europe, the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy, which was due to take place on 10-11 March 2020 in Barcelona was cancelled. Inputs from the stakeholders will be collected online…
#EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes campaign : Postponement of the closing ceremony

#EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes campaign : Postponement of the closing ceremony

17 March 2020
Given the exceptional circumstances created by the propagation of the COVID-19 virus, and in line with the measures announced by the governments of the Southern Neighbourhood countries, the closing ceremony of the #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes campaign will be postponed to a later date. The event that…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

16 March 2020
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 Office Administrator,…