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Euro-Mediterranean projects
A comprehensive update on the Euro-Mediterranean projects with the European Investment Bank (EIB): eco-labeling, tunnel Gibraltar HIGHWAY Transmaghrébine, climate change, microcredit, FEMIP, energy future Mediterranean iron automotive innovation, Logismed Medgaz , water resources, LGV, medinas ... in Algeria, Lebanon, Syria, Spain, France, Italy, Morocco, Tunisia, Portugal, Egypt, Greece, Albania, Croatia, Turkey, Libya, Palestine, Jordan

Noor-Ouarzazate III solar power plant emerging from the ground - 11/17/2016 - Frédéric Dubessy, at OUARZAZATE

Designed as part of the Moroccan Solar Plan, the Ouarzazate solar power complex is continuously expanding. Its Phase III is now under way, with commissioning due end 2017. Version française

Israel and Jordan aim to revitalise the Dead Sea - 09/27/2016 - Frédéric Dubessy

Designed to both resupply the Dead Sea with water from the Red Sea and provide drinking water to the region's inhabitants through desalination, the "Peace Canal" should theoretically be operational in 2018. Version française

Supporting the economy in Syria's neighbours - 05/13/2016 - Caroline Garcia, MARSEILLE

International financiers in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey need to cope with the emergency while preparing for the future. Version française

EIB supporting venture capital to boost private-sector jobs in Southern Mediterranean - 05/03/2016 - Caroline Garcia, MARSEILLE

In the next few months, an Egyptian investment fund to finance projects carried by local SMEs is due to receive the backing of the EIB. Others will follow. Version française

Building roads to boost Tunisian economic growth - 02/25/2016 - Caroline Garcia, MARSEILLE

Considerable investment has been made to develop the road network in order to open up the interior and relieve traffic congestion in coastal towns. Version française

EIB pushing financing for Mediterranean small businesses - 01/05/2016 - Frédéric Dubessy, in LUXEMBOURG

The European Investment Bank is urging Mediterranean banks to provide financing to small, very small and medium-sized businesses. In Tunisia, the partnership with Réseau Entreprendre could be duplicated. Version française

Egypt investing in fight against industrial pollution - 12/21/2015 - Frédéric Dubessy

The Egyptian government and international lenders are launching a number of projects designed to reduce CO2 emissions. Version française

Román Escolano : "The EIB is convinced of the Maghreb's growth potential and wants to contribute to it." - 11/30/2015 - Frédéric Dubessy

Vice-President of the European Investment Bank and in charge since September 2015 of EIB activities in the Maghreb, Román Escolano speaks about his ambitions for this region. Version française
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