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A High-Level Round Table on Maximizing Private Sector Engagement by blending Donors and DFI Finance

In presence of Ministers of International Cooperation and Finance A High-Level Round Table bringing together the Vicepresident of CitiGroup, and all Donors and Development Banks, discussing Blending Donor and DFI Finance and Maximizing Private Sector Engagement with an Eye on Investing in AfricaMinister of International Cooperation Dr Rania Al Mashat...


ENI CBC MED Exhibition at Techne Summit Alexandria 2021

The Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations –CEEBA- in collaboration with the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an exhibition at this year’s Techne Summit Alexandria, in its 7th edition, from the 2nd to the 4th of October at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. The exhibition will feature 9 EU-funded,...


Egypt’s Projects Map

Egypt has seen significant changes in a variety of industries as a result of President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s vision and the present government's efforts and growth strategy. The Egypt Projects Map website is an inventory of projects that were implemented, developed, or reworked during the era of President El-Sisi,...


EU-funded CRE@CTIVE project seeking Technical Expert in the traditional sectors

The Confederation of Egyptian Business Association (CEEBA), in cooperation with the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, is seeking the services of a technical expert to support the establishment of business labs and project activities for the traditional sectors of textile, leather and footwear in Egypt under the CRE@CTIVE project. Scope of...


Open call to create a pool of mentors in the field of sustainable/slow tourism product creation

The Med Pearls project, funded by the European Union under the ENI CBC Med Programme, has the goal to set up a network of 26 Slow Tourism products across 6 Mediterranean countries (Egypt, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Palestine and Spain). These products (also called ‘PEARLS’) will share similar characteristics, follow...


Inside look into the Egyptian Textile, Leather and Footwear Market.

CEEBA conducted market research on the traditional sectors of textile, leather and footwear in Egypt within the framework of the ENI CBC Med programme's CRE@CTIVE Project. The study highlighted some of the sectors capacities, challenges, and potential areas for integrating innovation in the traditional sector of textile, footwear and leather. Some...


INVESTMED Call for Trainees on Sustainable Business Management (SBM)

INVESTMED CAL FOR TRAINEES ON  SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (SBM) The EU-funded INVESTMED project is launching its training programme on Sustainable Business Management (SBM), aiming to positively impact start-ups and Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the green, blue and creative & cultural industries. The objective of the training is to...


SOLE TO TACKLE ENERGY-EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS IN EGYPT

SOLE TO TACKLE ENERGY-EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS IN EGYPTSOLE is a strategic ENI CBC MED cross-border project, that aims to tackle common challenges caused by the increasing annual energy consumption and growing levels of CO2 emissions with a focus on the estate sector. Though the building sector consumes between 30...


SOLE Pilot in Faculty of Engineering, Alexandria University is expected to save up to 11 thousand tons in Co2 emissions

The ENI CBC Med “SOLE” Project aims at developing public buildings into being more sustainable and energy-efficient through incorporating renewable energy sources to reduce costs and the negative impact to the environment, as well as act as an example that could lead to a shift to renewable energy sources. CEEBA,...


CEEBA consults with Egyptian BSOs to find ways to support young entrepreneurs and women in Egypt

Within the framework of the ENI CBC Med “INVESTMED” Project, CEEBA conducted a consultation with Business Support Organizations (BSOs) in Egypt’s eligible area. The consultation focused on assessing the needs and tools to support young entrepreneurs in the Blue, Green and Cultural and Creative (CCI) industries through the projects...


CEEBA held the first RAIT with Egyptian BSO’s as part of the EU-funded INTECMED Project

CEEBA, in cooperation with SEKEM Foundation, held Egypt's first Regional Alliance for Innovation Transfer (RAIT) on the 9th of May 2021. The event is part of the ENI CBC Med “INTECMED” Project that works towards the identification of research results, maturing and transforming them to business-ready innovations and promoting...


CEEBA’s “Blending BSO & Incubators Support” held in AAST’s Smart Village campus

On the 6th of May, CEEBA and the Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport in cooperation with BUSINESSMED and the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry – ASCAME, with the support of the Egyptian Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Ministry of International Cooperation...


CEEBA to implement 100kW on-grid PV solar plant MAIA TAQA pilot project in Alexandria, Egypt

The Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations in cooperation with the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce has successfully awarded and signed a contract with OneraSystems for its MAIA-TAQA tender for the design, installation and commissioning of an on-grid PV solar plant of 100 kW, including battery storage in the Alexandria...


INVESTMENT-INNOVATIVE SUSTINABLE STAR-UPS FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN

INVESTMED-INNOVATIVE SUSTAINABLE START-UPS FOR THE MEDITERRANEANThe Mediterranean area is largely affected by a generalized economic slowdown causing difficulties for MSMEs in terms of competitiveness, sustainability, internationalization and capacity to innovate. The EU-funded INVESTMED project within the ENI CBC MED Programme calls for advanced solutions to ensure sustainable growth, economic...


INTECMED- INCUBATORS FOR INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGICAL TRANSFER IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

INTECMED- INCUBATORS FOR INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGICAL TRANSFER IN THE MEDITERRANEAN-Boosting the cooperation between Science, Private sector and Governmental institutions to make Mediterranean SMEs more competitive and innovate- this is the main target of the recently launched INTECMED project.INTECMED will develop an integrated innovation ecosystem to support technological transfer and...


CRE@CTIVE INNOVATION FOR BRINGING CRETIVITY YO ACTIVATE TRADITIONAL SECTORS IN MED AREA

CRE@CTIVE - Innovation for bringing creativity to activate Traditional Sectors in MED áreaOn the 21st of December 2020, CEEBA participated in the kick-off meeting of the ENI CBC MED CRE@CTIVE project that targets to foster value chains and business alliances across the Mediterranean among MSMEs in the textile, clothing,...


SOLE TO TACKLE ENERGY-EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS IN EGYPT

SOLE TO TACKLE ENERGY-EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS IN EGYPTSOLE is a strategic ENI CBC MED cross-border project, that aims to tackle common challenges caused by the increasing annual energy consumption and growing levels of CO2 emissions with a focus on the estate sector. Though the building sector consumes between 30...


MAIA-TAQA KICK-OFF IN ATHENS

MAIA-TAQA KICK-OFF IN ATHENSMobilizing new Areas of Investments And Together Aiming to Increase Quality of Life for All On the 2nd and 3rd of October CEEBA participated at the kick off meeting for the EU-funded ENI CBC MED project MAIA-TAQA which was held in Athens followed by a press conference...


MEDPEARLS; THE MEDITERRANEAN AS AN INNOVATIVE UNIQUE DESTINATION FOR SLOW TOURISM INITIATIVES

MEDPEARLS; THE MEDITERRANEAN AS AN INNOVATIVE UNIQUE DESTINATION FOR SLOW TOURISM INITIATIVESThe project covers Spain, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Jordan and Palestine, through a partnership of 8 complementary organizations:Catalan Tourism Board (Spain)Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations (Egypt)Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce – Alexandria Chamber (Egypt)Municipality of Thessaloniki (Greece)Discovery...


CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS FOR III IEMED YOUTH FORUM

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS FOR III IEMED YOUTH FORUMAre you a young researcher striving to participate in debates on security, political and social developments in the Euro-Mediterranean area?Conceived and funded by the IEMed, the Youth Forum, gathering over 30 participants from over 10 countries, offers a unique opportunity to debate...


EXPORTS FROM EGYPT TO EUROPE: THE SLOVENIAN PORT OF KOPER IS NOW CONNECTED BY TRAIN WITH GERMANY /BAVARIA

EXPORTS FROM EGYPT TO EUROPE: THE SLOVENIAN PORT OF KOPER IS NOW CONNECTED BY TRAIN WITH GERMANY /BAVARIAThe Slovenian railway operator Adria Kombi introduced in March 2018 a new railway service between Port of Koper and Terminal Riem in Munich (Southern Germany), which can be used also as a...


EBRD LAUNCHES PROGRAMME TO SUPPORT WOMEN IN GREEN ENERGY IN EGYPT

EBRD LAUNCHES PROGRAMME TO SUPPORT WOMEN IN GREEN ENERGY IN EGYPTThe EBRD is putting women at the centre of its commitment to Egypt’s transition to a green economy with a new initiative that supports the country’s vast potential for renewable energy.Launched at an event in Cairo on March, 4th...


ENI CBC MED: RESULTS OF FIRST CALL OF PROPOSALS

ENI CBC MED: RESULTS OF FIRST CALL OF PROPOSALSCEEBA is the Egyptian partner of two ENI projects chosen to be funded by the ENI CBC Med Programme: 1. Maia-Taqa, a project promoting innovative services in the field of Renewable Energies. 2. Med Pearls, to internationally position the Mediterranean as...


EURO-MEDITERRANEAN COOPERATION SUMMER SCHOOL – REGISTRATION OPEN

EURO-MEDITERRANEAN COOPERATION SUMMER SCHOOL - REGISTRATION OPENIn the framework of EBSOMED, GACIC co-organizes the 4th edition of the Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation Summer School - Med BSO Academy that will be held in Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy from the 8th till the 9th of November 2018. The training is co-organizes also by...


MEDAWEEK BARCELONA 2018

MEDAWEEK BARCELONA 2018Under the slogan “One sea three continents: sharing common goals”, MedaWeek Barcelona 2018 isorganized by the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME),the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services and Navigation, the Union for theMediterranean (UfM), the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and...


GREEK PARTICIPATION AT THE CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT FAIR IN CAIRO

GREEK PARTICIPATION AT THE CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT FAIR IN CAIROEnterprise Greece, the official investment and trade promotion agency of Greece, successfully organized Greek participation at the CBIPF 2018 – Citizenship by Investment Property Fair that took place in Cairo 21-22 September 2018.Among the delegation were six Greek real estate...


#IMAGAINSTBULLYING CAMPAIGN IN EGYPT

#IMAGAINSTBULLYING CAMPAIGN IN EGYPTWith this hashtag, the national wide campaign has reached out to millions of people through various media channels to create awareness about violence against children. The response was outstanding.  Millions of social media users, among them Children, Parents, Teachers as well as Public Figures, reacted and...


EU – EGYPT WATER COOPERATION DAYS

EU - EGYPT WATER COOPERATION DAYSThe EU delegation in Egypt - in cooperation with the Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations - CEEBA are organizing the first EU - EGYPT WATER COOPERATION DAYS on 17.-18. October 2018. The event is held in the framework of Cairo Water Week which...


MEDAWOMEN 2018: “WOMEN IN TECH: THE WAY AHEAD”

MEDAWOMEN 2018: “WOMEN IN TECH: THE WAY AHEAD”The 10th Mediterranean Women Entrepreneurs Forum, co-organized by ASCAME (Association of Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry), AFAEMME (Association of Organisations of Mediterranean Businesswomen) and JFBPW (Jordan Forum Business and Professional Women). Also, with the support of the Chamber of Commerce of...


EU DELEGATION IN EGYPT LAUNCHED THE OPENING CONFERENCE OF THE “CLIMATE WEEK”

EU DELEGATION IN EGYPT LAUNCHED THE OPENING CONFERENCE OF THE "CLIMATE WEEK"​​On Tuesday 25th of September at 9:00 am, the European Union Delegation in Egypt launched the opening conference of the "Climate Week" at the National Museum of Civilization.The EU is promoting each year a Climate Diplomacy Week, to...


FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FOR GREEN ENTREPRENEURS

FREE TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FOR GREEN ENTREPRENEURSSwitchmed, an initiative that supports and connects social and ecological innovators in the Mediterranean, is offering a training program to help Start-ups turn their ideas that try to solve environmental or social problems into a feasible business model.During five days, spread within a three...


EBSOMED PROJECT KICKED OFF IN TUNISIA

EBSOMED PROJECT KICKED OFF IN TUNISIAThe EBSOMED project kicked off at Laico Hotel Tunis, Tunisia on Thursday 28 June 2018. The Kick-off Seminar was organized by the Union of Mediterranean Confederations of Enterprises (BUSINESSMED), in coordination with the project’s partners, with the presence of high level speakers, representatives of the European...


THE EIB REINFORCES ITS SUPPORT TO THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION

THE EIB REINFORCES ITS SUPPORT TO THE MEDITERRANEAN REGIONThe European Investment Bank (EIB) has today underlined its commitment to building economic resilience and supporting growth and job-creation in the EU Southern Neighbourhood. This was the key message of the Bank’s 18th edition of the EIB-Med conference “Improving Lives and Creating...


CEEBA TO SUPPORT EBSO MED PROJECT

CEEBA TO SUPPORT EBSO MED PROJECTThe Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations is to be a partner in the EBSO Med Project for enhancing the Mediterranean business ecosystem, kicking-off on the 28th June in Tunis, Tunisia.With a budget of €6.25 million co‑financed by the European Commission, the project’s main goal...


CEEBA SUPPORTS THE FIRST EU-EGYPT WATER BUSINESS FORUM

CEEBA SUPPORTS THE FIRST EU-EGYPT WATER BUSINESS FORUMThe Confederation of Egyptian European Business Associations is supporting the first EU- Egypt Water Business Forum held within the Cairo Water Week events on 17th of October 2018.The event aims to determine the key role of water in achieving sustainable economic growth and...