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EU-funded SANAD and Al Hussein Fund for Excellence to develop free online course on financial literacy for very small and small enterprises in MENA region

27 November 2019
The Entrepreneurship Academy of the SANAD Fund for MSME and Al Hussein Fund for Excellence (HFE) Jordan have initiated content development for a free online course on financial education topics in the Middle East and North Africa, targeting very small and small enterprise owners as well as youth.…
EU-funded programme to support private sector in Libya held first steering committee

EU-funded programme to support private sector in Libya held first steering committee

27 November 2019
The first Steering Committee of the European Union for Private Sector in Libya (EU4PSL) was held on 22 November with the participation of Mr. Alan Bugeja, Ambassador of the Delegation of the European Union to Libya. The meeting approved the implementation steps of the activities as well as the…
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Jordan: EU funds building of state-of-the-art, first of its kind recycling facility

27 November 2019
The first state-of-the-art solid waste recycling facility in Irbid Governorate marked its grand opening by hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony under the patronage of H.E Governor of Irbid, Radwan Otoum, in Truck City. The ceremony was also attended by the European Union Ambassador to Jordan, H.E…
EU highlights the key role of civil society in Egypt

Egypt: EU highlights the key role of civil society in building inclusive and sustainable communities

27 November 2019
Within the framework of the EU Gender Champion initiative and the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, the European Union (EU) Delegation to Egypt, in collaboration with CARE International, Plan International, Save the Children and Action Against Hunger, organized a seminar today…
Gaza seaport glowing in Orange

Palestine: Gaza seaport glows in orange marking the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

26 November 2019
The European Union and Sharek Youth Forum, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme and Palestinian civil society organisations, joined Palestinians in Gaza to light Gaza seaport and fishing boats in orange to mark the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development steps up support for greener oil and gas sector in Egypt

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development steps up support for greener oil and gas sector in Egypt

26 November 2019
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the modernisation of Egypt’s oil industry with a US$ 50 million loan to upgrade the oil refinery owned by Suez Oil Processing Company (SOPC). The funds will be invested in improvements of the refinery’s operational…
EU in Jordan celebrates three years of ShamalStart achievements

EU in Jordan celebrates three years of ShamalStart achievements

26 November 2019
The EU Ambassador to Jordan, H.E. Ms. Maria Hadjitheodosiou, visited ShamalStart, the leading hardware business accelerator in the north of Jordan, on 24 November and met with a number of entrepreneurs supported by the project. The visit coincided with the EU celebration of the Global…
EU-Med Group of Senior Officials call for stronger regional cooperation in Research and Innovation

EU-Med Group of Senior Officials call for stronger regional cooperation in Research and Innovation

26 November 2019
The 24th meeting of the EU-Med Group of Senior Officials (EU-Med GSO) in Research and Innovation took place at the headquarters of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) in Barcelona on 25 November 2019 in presence of UfM country representatives and partners of EU-funded projects with a focus on the…
EU-supported project of Action for Mental Health Assistance in Libya sets the basis for its second implementation phase

EU-supported project of Action for Mental Health Assistance in Libya sets the basis for its second implementation phase

26 November 2019
The Steering and Technical Committee members of AMAL project (Action for Mental health Assistance in Libya) gathered on 14-15 November in the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis, Tunisia. The purpose of this meeting was to reflect on progress achieved in the project during its first 10 months of…
EU-funded NAWAMED project for the use of non-conventional water resources kicks off

EU-funded NAWAMED project for the use of non-conventional water resources kicks off

25 November 2019
NAWAMED project kick-off meeting will be held on 26-28 November in Latina, Italy and will involve all the partners and some associated partners. NAWAMED is implemented in the framework of the ENI CBC MED Programme. The target countries of the project, which aims at changing urban water management…