UfM Member States approve two new regional development projects and adopt substantial Ministerial agenda for 2017
October 19, 2016
During their fourth meeting of 2016, held on 14 October in Brussels, Senior Officials of the UFM 43 Member States discussed the challenges facing the Euro-Mediterranean region and adopted several initiatives to address the three key interrelated priorities of the region: stability, human development and integration.
The objective of the Agadir SME Programmeis to reinforce economic integration and contribute to economic development, and income generation through SME-led growth. Specifically, the project aims to enhance competitiveness of SMEs and improve their supply capacity and ability to ensure wider use of the cumulation of origin in view of increasing intra-trade among the four Agadir Agreement member countries and their exports to the EU and creating synergies and a new economic dynamism among the Agadir agreement Member States (Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan) to strengthen sub-regional economic integration.