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EBRD : promotion of Jordanian women empowerment through economic projects

On 29 of December 2015, the EBRD presented a video on its work to promote women entrepreneurs in Jordan. The Bank is involved with the “Jordanian Microfund for Women” to provide finance to women entrepreneurs and to encourage more women to become an active part of Jordan’s growing economy. Among several examples, the video tells the story of Raeda Jaryan, who has ...

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Anna Lindh Foundation and MEDAC: an agreement for Euro-Mediterranean cooperation

On the 6 of December  2015, the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF) announced the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies  (MEDAC), as the basis for a long-term programme of activity for Euro-Mediterranean cooperation. The signature was held during an event in  Valetta (Malta). The Malta-based Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC) is an higher education institute ...

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EU wants to reinforce the energy partnership with Algeria

European Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete reiterated Europe’s commitment to intensifying cooperation with Algeria in the field of energy, in an article published in “The Parliament” magazine on January 4. “The EU stands ready to accompany Algeria in the implementation of its national strategy for renewable energy and energy efficiency”, Mr. Cañete writes. The importance of ...

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CBC Med to organises a capitalization event in Athens

Representatives of over 20 cooperation projects will gather in Athens on 15 December on the occasion of the last capitalization event organized under the ENPI Cross Border Cooperation Med (CBC Med) Programme. The event aims at analysing and discussing key topics addressed and main results achieved by projects in the following fields: • Economic growth; • Innovation processes; • Human ...

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High-speed internet for new Africa-EU project

North African Neighbourhood partners will benefit from the launch of “AfricaConnect2”, a new €26 million EU-Africa project to provide dedicated high-speed internet all over the continent. AfricaConnect2 will develop high-capacity internet networks across the entire African continent and connect them to the European GÉANT network. The project will allow students, researchers and academics in Africa and beyond to use a ...

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“Med 2015″ An international convention in Rome

From 10 to 12 December it took place the Conference “Med 2015 – Rome Mediterranean Dialogues”, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the ISPI. The topic of this year was “Beyond Turmoil, a positive agenda”. It was focused on current challenges and changes the Mediterranean scenario, currently considered the epicenter of international disorder. According most ...

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