Commissioner Hahn hosts ‘EU Med means business' event in Brussels
Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn will host the event ‘EU Med means business' – Shaping the future of entrepreneurship in the South' on 21-22 May. The event will bring together young entrepreneurs, economic leaders and drivers of socio-economic change from the European Southern Neighbourhood to recommend ways to promote entrepreneurship, innovation and investment in the region. It is organised by the Commission (DG Near) and will take place in Brussels in connection with parallel events in Tunis (Tunisia), Cairo (Egypt), Irdib (Jordan) and Rabat (Morocco). Ahead of the Conference Commissioner Hahn said: “I have been working for an EU-Southern Neighbourhood partnership in order to achieve progress in socio economic growth, opportunities for the people, empowerment of civil society. I am looking forward to this very special event, which brings together in Brussels and across the region many young, creative people with outstanding achievements, diverse experience and valuable insight on how best to create a new dynamics for the private sector. Their voice will be heard. We will make sure that all the discussions and recommendations will feed into strategic policy dialogues in the future“. Mr Nasser Kamel, Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), will also participate at the event. To follow the event live, check our social media campaign (#EUMED4business) and to find all info about the event please visit the dedicated website. The infographic “EU cooperation on socio-economic development in the Southern Neighbourhood” is also available online. Videos and photos will be also available on EbS.