Tag Archives | Deauville Partnership

Mentoring Programme to Help Libyan Entrepreneurs

The Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition was established at the G8 summit in Deauville in 2011. The purpose of the partnership is to assist the governments of the six Deauville Partnership focus countries to improve the business environment in order to foster economic development and job creation in the private sector. The Arab […]

Mentoring Programme Starts in Libya

Forsa, a flagship programme of the UK Presidency of the G8 -Deauville Partnership, aims to support economic transition in the Arab region by establishing mentoring relationships between entrepreneurs and business people. Libya Herald reports that, in Libya, the Forsa mentoring programme will establish and support 30 new relationships between mentors and entrepreneurs selected from across […]

G8 Deauville Partnership Investment Conference

The UK Presidency of the G8, in association with the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development and the Islamic Development Bank, will hold a Deauville Partnership Investment Conference on 16 September 2013 in London. The conference aims to bring together government representatives and businesses from the G8, regional partners and the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) […]

MENA Women in Business Conference

As part of the UK’s Presidency of the G8 Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition, a two-day conference is being held at Lancaster House in central London. The conference will promote the role of Arab women in the global and Middle Eastern and North African economies, will debate how economic opportunities can be improved […]

SME Mentoring Project Launched

The UK's Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt (pictured), has visited Tunisia to launch Forsa, the Deauville Partnership's Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) mentoring initiative. Working with our regional and international partners Forsa will deliver mentoring support across the six transition countries - Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Egypt, Jordan and Yemen. Ahead […]

Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition

On 19 April 2013, Finance Ministers and international financial institutions of the Deauville Partnership with Arab Countries in Transition met in Washington, to advance our shared objective of supporting the development of open economies and inclusive growth in Arab transition countries. Ministers re-affirmed their support for economic transition in Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and […]

Lord Marland Leads UK Trade Mission to Libya

Lord Marland (pictured), the British Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy and Chair of the British Business Ambassadors’ Network, arrived in Tripoli on Monday for the start of a three day visit. Lord Marland is heading up a delegation from the CEO Taskforce, a group of influential British businessmen interested in cooperation and collaboration with the Libyan […]

Libya Could Benefit from Aid to Arab Spring States

Libya is one of the countries that could benefit financially from a World Bank fund intended to help the nations involved in the Arab Spring uprisings. Tripoli Post reports that $165 million has been pledged to the fund by industrialised and oil-producing countries, on the initiative of the "Deauville Partnership." The organisation was formed after […]