Tunisia: EU aid reached record amounts

January 14, 2016
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“The cooperation between Tunisia and the European Union has reached record amounts”, says the European Commission, the day the country celebrates its “revolution” of January 14.

“With nearly € 217 million of new programmes launched last year and € 358.5 million in payments, the European Union has boosted its cooperation to accompany Tunisia in consolidating its democratic transition and recovery its economy”, says the EU Delegation in a press release published on its website.

The EU “is also involved in major investment projects launched by development banks – EIB, EBRD, AFD, KfW – by also awarding grants under the Neighbourhood Investment Facility (NIF).”

Countries covered:

  • Tunisia