EUMEDRegNet II – Information society cooperation

Project Duration
2011 - 2013
EU contribution of €3.79 million out of a total budget of €9.59 million

Countries covered:

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

Brief Description

Supports the development and reform of Information Society in the ENPI South countries and fosters cooperation with the EU
Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, occupied Palestinian territory, Syria, Tunisia

Actions in brief


  • Sets up operational procedures for the EUMECONNECT3 network together with ASREN, migrates the network and jointly manages day to day operations;
  • Conducts a regional interconnectivity feasibility study in order to rationalise bandwidth use, prepares case studies on network usage, and researches the impact and benefit on national development;
  • Supports specific actions for financial sustainability in coordination with ASREN;
  • Transfers the network from its current management to ASREN, having built capacity to prepare for the takeover;
  • Offers technical assistance to EMERG through work plans, benchmarking studies and workshops, and assistance to partner members of EMERG that are lagging behind;
  • Organises seminars on areas of e-health and trust in e-business transactions; conducts a fact-finding study on use of e-health applications in the region.
NATP3 (supporting EMERG):
Civil Society Culture Media Sustainable Development