EBSOMED consortium presents last updates of the project to DG NEAR representatives

July 14, 2022
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The 10th Executive Committee Meeting of the EU funded project EBSOMED took place in hybrid format in Marseille.

On the presence of representatives of the DG NEAR, the partners of the Consortium discussed about the overall state of art of the project action, presented the results of the activities implemented so far including some recommendations for enhancing the capacities of BSOs and SMEs in the Mediterranean region, with a particular focus on women and youth.

Through project activities and studies, the partners have witnessed that supporting the access to finance for start uppers, women and youth, remains one of the biggest challenges of the region, together with bridging the digitalisation gap within the organisations.

The activities foreseen for the last period of project implementation were also presented by each partner, a strategy of communication against results and a sustainability plan of the project after its end have been also discussed by the Consortium.

EBSOMED Enhancing Business Support Organisations and Business Networks in the Southern Neighbourhood) is project co-financed by the European Union and coordinated by BUSINESSMED (Union of Mediterranean Confederations of Enterprises) as part of a consortium of six partners. More than thirty organisations from 26 countries are also affiliated to the project.

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Countries covered:

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Syria *
  • Tunisia