In addition to the existing branch office in Hamburg, the EMA has moved into its new headquarters in the heart of Germany’s capital Berlin and is therefore able to enhance its collaboration with politics, embassies, partner associations, and the media. Thanks to this new location, the dedicated EMA team can make its efforts at promoting economic cooperation in the EMA region even more effective. You can find the new address of our office within the updated imprint (in German). Picture: bsuppan | Flickr.com | https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0
North Africa is in the focus of German-Arab cooperation. In Alexandria, Egypt's Mediterranean metropolis, Jens Kutscher, Head of Research & Communication at the EMA, met with representatives of the Egyptian cotton and textile industry to learn more about the environmentally friendly cultivation of cotton and sustainable supply chains. The potential for joint activities in this sector that is responsible for around a quarter of Egypt's industrial production is high.
"Five million young people are to be supported and new jobs created by 2022". Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser announced ambitious goals for the opening of the Global Forum for Education in Geneva on the occasion of Silatech's tenth anniversary. The EMA was also represented there alongside numerous other organisations such as the UN and the EU, as well as civil society institutions. Silatech is an International social development nonprofit non-governmental organization, from Qatar, that supports the education and employment of young people all over the world.
In 2019, Jordan and Germany will celebrate 60 years of cooperation in the fields of water (Jordan is the second poorest country in the world), education, employment, environmental protection, energy, and waste management. The 3rd German-Arab Environment & Energy Forum, held in Amman & Aqaba from the 23 to the 26 of February 2019, was a great occasion for German and Jordanian investors to find cooperation partners.
Bold visions and concrete measures shaped the impression of the German-Moroccan Business Forum. The Moroccan delegation, consisting of roughly 50 representatives of associations and governments gave a rousing presentation of the opportunities for cooperation with Morocco and presented examples of success. With particular interest, the participants followed the presentation of the special initiative "Training and Employment" for Morocco of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.