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European Bank for Reconstruction and Development unveils €1 billion emergency coronavirus financing package

16 March 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has unveiled an emergency €1 billion “Solidarity Package” of measures to help companies across its regions deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. This is an initial response to the crisis and the Bank stands ready to do more if…
Jordan: EU-funded BESTMEDGRAPE project presented to potential entrepreneurs

Jordan: EU-funded BESTMEDGRAPE project presented to potential entrepreneurs

16 March 2020
The launching ceremony and first local event of the BESTMEDGRAPE project in Jordan was held on 29 February 2020 in Amman. This project is implemented under the EU-funded ENI CBC Med Programme. The event was organized by the Jordan Society for Scientific Research, Entrepreneurship and Creativity (…
EU-funded sub-regional workshops held on European Mechanism for civil protection and disaster risk reduction

EU-funded sub-regional workshops held on European Mechanism for civil protection and disaster risk reduction

16 March 2020
PPRD South 3 organised simultaneously 2 sub-regional workshops with Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia on 25-27 February in Tunis, Tunisia. The first workshop was about how to activate the European Mechanism for civil protection. Indeed, non-EU members have access to the mechanism if its national…
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COVID-19: Horizon 2020 partly funding Innovative Medicines Initiative fast track call

16 March 2020
The European Commission funds through Horizon 2020, the EU research and innovation programme, up to €45 million of the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) fast track call for research proposals in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. A commitment of a similar scale is expected from the…
EU showcases Algerian women’s know-how

EU showcases Algerian women’s know-how

12 March 2020
The brainstorming workshop held by the project “Takwin wa Tamkin” was devoted to the women’s know-how at the heart of the development of rural areas. In two-year activities (2018-2020), the project has carried out trainings for the valorisation of handicraft products, study trips in Tunisia,…
EU-funded SAFEMED IV project provides training to Israeli Maritime Administration

EU-funded SAFEMED IV project provides training to Israeli Maritime Administration

12 March 2020
Under the framework of the EU funded SAFEMED IV project, the European Maritime Safety Agency’s (EMSA’s) staff delivered training on THETIS-Med in Haifa, Israel, on 25-26 February 2020. Overall, 15 participants from the Israeli Maritime Administration attended the course. The two-days training…
Algeria : EU-funded EUMedRail project holds seminar on Safety Management System in railway sector

Algeria : EU-funded EUMedRail project holds seminar on Safety Management System in railway sector

12 March 2020
The European Union Agency for Railways (ERA), together with the Algerian authorities, has organised a regional seminar on how to manage risks through the development of a Safety Management System (SMS). The event provided a good forum for exchange on safety issues (from policies, risk-management,…
Tunisia : Ambassador Bergamini renews EU support to culture

Tunisia : Ambassador Bergamini renews EU support to culture

11 March 2020
Cultural cooperation and future projects were at the centre of the meeting yesterday between the EU ambassador to Tunisia, Patrice Bergamini, and the Tunisian Minister of Cultural Affairs, Ms. Shiraz Laâtiri. Ambassador Bergamini renewed the EU's commitment to supporting culture in Tunisia,…
EU in Jordan hosts reception and bazaar to celebrate International Women's Day

EU in Jordan hosts reception and bazaar to celebrate International Women's Day

11 March 2020
The EU Delegation in Jordan brought together civil society, government, Members of Parliament, diplomats and others to celebrate International Women’s Day in downtown Amman. Highlighting the combined efforts to advance women's rights in Jordan, the EU organised a Bazaar where Jordanian, Syrian and…
EU-funded Cybersouth project: working group meeting in Algeria on cybercrime and electronic evidence

EU-funded Cybersouth project: working group meetings in Algeria and Jordan focus on cybercrime and electronic evidence

11 March 2020
Under the framework of EU-funded Cybersouth project the working group in charge of developing a manual on cybercrime and electronic evidence for Algerian magistrates held its second meeting on 17-18 February in Algiers, Algeria. The meeting was organised jointly with the Algerian Ministry of…