European Bank for Reconstruction and Development strengthens motor industry in Morocco

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development strengthens motor industry in Morocco

25 February 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is continuing to support the automotive industry in Morocco through a €15 million loan to Varroc Lighting Systems Morocco that will provide training and employment opportunities for young people in the country. The EBRD’s financing will…
EIB expected to increase Africa financing to €4 billion in 2020

EIB expected to increase Africa financing to €4 billion in 2020

25 February 2020
In 2019, the European Investment Bank (EIB) provided €3 billion of new financing that will support €10.7 billion of transformational investment across Africa. “Africa is a key priority for the European Union and the European Investment Bank. The European Investment Bank is committed to working…
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to boost Egyptian and Jordanian dairy sectors

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to boost Egyptian and Jordanian dairy sectors

20 February 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is lending up to US$ 100 million to food and beverages producer Almarai for new investments in Egypt and Jordan. The Saudi company operates in Egypt and Jordan through its respective subsidiaries Beyti and Teeba. In Egypt, the loan will…
Mediterranean countries forge a strategic alliance to strengthen the textile sector under EU project

Mediterranean countries forge a strategic alliance to strengthen the textile sector under EU project

19 February 2020
The first official presentation of the 'TEX-MED Alliances' project will take place on 20 February in Barcelona, Spain. The event organized by TEXFOR - lead partner of the initiative - will offer to local entrepreneurs and stakeholders a complete overview of the project’s objectives and the support…
Egypt: The EU Bank finances the upgrade and expansion of Alexandria West WWTP

Egypt: The EU Bank finances the upgrade and expansion of Alexandria West WWTP

19 February 2020
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a financing agreement of EUR 120 million with the Arab Republic of Egypt to support the expansion and upgrade of the Alexandria West Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP). The financing will contribute to improving sanitation services for people in…
Campus Tour Egypt 2020: coming soon in Cairo and Alexandria

Campus Tour Egypt 2020: coming soon in Cairo and Alexandria

18 February 2020
The EU Delegation to Egypt and the EU Neighbours South project are organising a Campus Tour #EU4YOUth in Egypt in February 2020. The event is held under the framework of the #EU4YOUth regional communication campaign running in seven countries of the Southern Neighbourhood region. The theme chosen…
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Latest opportunities from the Southern Neighbourhood

17 February 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 Job vacancies at the…
Tech Transfer Bootcamp Palestine 2020

Tech Transfer Bootcamp Palestine 2020

13 February 2020
THE NEXT SOCIETY Technology Transfer bootcamp is organised from 16 to 18 February 2020, in Ramallah, Palestine by Higher Council for Innovation & Excellence and Flow, partners of THE NEXT SOCIETY. This bootcamp aims at turning research and innovation projects that are close to markets, to…
L-r: Vladislav Arnaoudov, GCF; Malin Elander, EU; Mohamed El-Dir, QNB Alahli; Jurgen Rigternik, EBRD; Tarek Fayed, QNB Alahli

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and QNB Alahli boost green investments and small firms in Egypt

12 February 2020
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is boosting small businesses and green investments in Egypt with a US$ 82 million financial package to QNB Alahli, one of the country’s largest commercial banks, for on-lending to local enterprises. QNB Alahli will on-lend the EBRD’s…
New cross-border project launched to enhance intellectual property rights

New cross-border project launched to enhance intellectual property rights

12 February 2020
The Jordan Enterprise Development Corporation (JEDCO) on Monday organised the launch of an EU-funded project titled “Intellectual Properties Capacities for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in the Mediterranean Region” (IPMED). In partnership with Greece, Italy, Spain and Tunisia, JEDCO will…