Promoting investment in the Southern Mediterranean

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Project duration

2016-2020

Budget

€3 million

Project Website

EU Neighbours South
EU Neighbours South

Brief Description

This programme is a joint initiative launched by the EU and OECD with the objective to mobilise domestics and international investment that are conducive to new and more inclusive economic development and job creation opportunities in the Southern Mediterranean region.

Countries covered: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia.

Objectives

The programme has as main objective to support countries in the region in the development and implementation of modern investment frameworks and policies, as well as to increase the capacities and effectiveness of local institutions that are responsible for investment promotion.

Actions in brief

Regional and national policy dialogue and networking (including with the business community): with exchange of experiences, peer-review and peer-learning mechanisms.

Capacity-building and technical assistance activities policy-makers, experts and officials from related ministries and investment promotion agencies.

- Support to statistics and monitoring of investments and development outcomes at country level.

Implementing partner: OECD

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