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The EU is boosting its support to Morocco with new programmes worth €389 million

23 December 2019
The European Commission adopted on 20 December new cooperation programmes worth €389 million in support of the Kingdom of Morocco, in order to support reforms, inclusive development and border management and work towards developing a ‘Euro-Moroccan partnership for shared prosperity'. As part of…
Council of Europe sessions on violence towards women in Morocco: a strengthened role for prosecutors

Council of Europe sessions on violence towards women in Morocco: a strengthened role for prosecutors

23 December 2019
The Council of Europe and the Presidency of the Public Prosecution of Morocco have organised two activities that aimed at strengthening the role of prosecutors in the fight against violence towards women and domestic violence. These events took place on 12-13 December in Marrakech and on 16-17…
Libya : EU supports small and medium-sized enterprises through Libyan banks

Libya : EU supports small and medium-sized enterprises through Libyan banks

23 December 2019
Within EU4PSL project, a meeting was held on 20 December to establish founding units to support SMEs through Libyan banks. It took place at Expertise France office in Tunisia, in the presence of Dr. Mukhtar Al-Tawil, director of banking supervision, and representatives of Libyan banks: Sahara bank…
European Investment Bank support to Morocco: over 400 million euros in new financing for strategic sectors of the Moroccan economy

European Investment Bank support to Morocco: over 400 million euros in new financing for strategic sectors of the Moroccan economy

23 December 2019
During an official visit to Morocco, European Investment Bank (EIB) Vice-President Emma Navarro has strongly reaffirmed the quality of the 40-year-old partnership between the EU bank and Morocco and has announced four new finance agreements in strategic sectors for the country:  renewable energy…
EU-Palestine : Donation agreement for Command and Control Centre signed

EU-Palestine : Donation agreement for Command and Control Centre signed

23 December 2019
The Head of the European Union Mission for the Rafah Crossing Point Mr. Guenther Freisleben and the General Director of the General Administration for Borders and Crossings (GABC) Governor Nazmi Mhanna have signed the donation agreement for the newly constructed Command and Control Centre (CCC).…
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Jordan: EU approves further assistance of €500 million in loans

23 December 2019
The European Council has adopted a decision to provide up to 500 million euros of macro-financial assistance to Jordan. The EU assistance will support the restoration of a sustainable external financing situation in Jordan, thereby supporting its economic stability, reform agenda and social…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

23 December 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 Ready, Set, Make the…
EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

EU perceptions in Southern Neighbourhood countries: New poll results (2019)

20 December 2019
EU NEIGHBOURS south and its opinion polling partner KANTAR PUBLIC conducted a face-to-face survey in seven Southern Mediterranean countries to assess general perceptions of the European Union and the values with which it is associated. A separate survey was conducted in Egypt by polling partner…
#EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest

Launch of the #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes regional contest for influencers

19 December 2019
The EU Neighbours South project is launching a #EU4YOUth #InTheirEyes competition and is partnering with online influencers to raise awareness of EU-led actions and initiatives and to highlight opportunities offered through EU-funded projects for young people in South Neighbourhood countries. The…
Communication in emergency : EU-funded programme conducts workshop in Morocco

Communication in emergency : EU-funded programme conducts workshop in Morocco

19 December 2019
As part of its third component dedicated to communication and mobilization of the population, the EU-funded PPRD South 3 organised a two-day workshop in Rabat, Morocco, in cooperation with the Moroccan authorities, on communication in emergency. Being able to reach the population in the event of a…