Tag Archives: JORDAN

Switzerland strengthens its presence in Jordan with the inauguration of its new embassy building in Amman

BERN, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Switzerland strengthens its presence in Jordan: On 13 May 2018, Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis inaugurated the new Swiss embassy building in the Jordanian capital Amman. With the new premises the diplomatic and consular sections and international … Read the full press release

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) helped establish the first Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skills Organisation in Jordan

Skills Organisation launched in Amman First Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skills Organisation in Jordan to help improve standards Huge potential for tourism and hospitality growth in Jordan Sector Skills Organisation to help boost employment in the country LONDON, 07-May-2018 — … Read the full press release

The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation loans USD 2 million to FINCA Microfinance Company Jordan for on-lending to MSMEs

Credit facility will help drive financial inclusion by expanding access to working capital loans Montrouge, France, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation will provide a USD 2 million loan to FINCA Microfinance Company Jordan (FINCA Jordan), a FINCA … Read the full press release

Jordan to host EBRD’s 27th Annual Meeting and Business Forum

LONDON, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Jordan’s Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury, and EBRD Secretary General, Enzo Quattrociocche, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the organisation of the Bank’s 27th Annual Meeting and Business Forum, which will be held … Read the full press release

EBRD president Sir Suma Chakrabarti and His Majesty King Abdullah held discussions in Jordan about economic support for the Hashemite Kingdom

LONDON, 22-5-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Sir Suma Chakrabarti, was received in Jordan today by His Majesty King Abdullah and held discussions about the EBRD’s support for the economy of … Read the full press release

The European Investment Bank launched new recruitment campaign for its FEMIP Internship Programme

Luxembourg, 18-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank (EIB) is currently launching a new recruitment campaign for its FEMIP Internship Programme. The Programme is open to students who are nationals of the Mediterranean partner countries (Algeria, Egypt, Gaza/West Bank, Israel, Jordan, … Read the full press release

European Union and UNESCO to strengthen their cooperation on education, culture, science and technology, water and oceans, and freedom of expression

Brussels, Belgium, 08-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the European Union have today announced they will strengthen their cooperation and scale up their joint operations on areas of mutual interest, such as education, culture, … Read the full press release

EC provides additional €50M to Jordan for Syrian refugees

Brussels/Amman, 3-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission will provide additional assistance of €50 million to Jordan to alleviate the impact of the high influx of refugees from Syria, Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle, announced today during his … Read the full press release

EC, CERN to support the construction of SESAME, major research facility in the Middle East

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission and CERN have today agreed to support the construction of SESAME, one of the most ambitious research facilities in the Middle East. SESAME is a so-called synchrotron light source, functioning in effect like … Read the full press release

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) SME Facility established to expand access to finance for small businesses

Amman, Jordan, 27-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the European Investment Bank (EIB), Agence Française de Développement (AFD), and the European Commission through the  Neighborhood Investment Facility (NIF) are working together to provide funding for … Read the full press release

EBRD report: Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Jordan need Functioning Insolvency Systems To Support Growth

EBRD’s Law in Transition report: Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Jordan need to do more to help, not kill, struggling businesses 13-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  There will be no real growth without working insolvency systems in Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Jordan, … Read the full press release

41 BMW 3 Series, 5 Series and 7 Series cars to participate in this year’s Allgäu-Orient Rally automotive adventure

Munich, 25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Its organisers describe the Allgäu-Orient Rally as “one of the world’s last remaining automotive adventures”. The vehicles gathered for the eighth edition of this low-budget rally – which doubles as a fundraising event with a difference – … Read the full press release

Additional EU funding for Syria, Mali, Sahel and Chad approved by the Budgets Committee

25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Additional EU funding totalling €70 million to meet humanitarian needs in Syria, Mali, the Sahel region and Chad. was approved by the Budgets Committee on Wednesday. Syria Two years after the start of the conflict, violence is … Read the full press release

New EU support for Justice and Security Sectors in Jordan

Brussels, 30-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today adopted a decision to provide further assistance to “Support justice sector reform in Jordan” and to “Support for the security sector in applying the rule of law”. By providing support to reform … Read the full press release