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MEPI Supports Civic Youth Engagement in Bethlehem and Jericho

On March 2, 2017 the MEPI Officer participated in a Bethlehem Town Hall Meeting which focused on education issues in the Palestinian school system. The town hall was part of a MEPI-funded grant with Arab World Democracy and Electoral Monitor (Al-Marsad) entitled “Civic Youth Engagement.” The goal of the project is for Al-Marsad to empower ...
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Saudi MEPI Alumni Engage and Network Through Entrepreneurship Diwaniya

Exchange alumni in Saudi Arabia have successfully increased alumni engagement and expanded the Saudi alumni network through a series of events known as the Entrepreneurship Diwaniya. Traditionally, a Diwaniya is a relaxed place where people gather to discuss significant issues of the day. The Entrepreneurship Diwaniya is a series of networking and educational events connecting ...
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MEPI Beneficiaries Represent Tunisia at GES 2016

Two of the Tunisian entrepreneurs present at GES 2016, Beyram Belhaj Amor of Simple Expert and Ryadh Bouslama of Pinhole, are part of TAYP’s Regional Initiative to Support Entrepreneurship (implemented by RISE- a diaspora mentoring program aimed at assisting a select group of Tunisian entrepreneurs to access United States markets), a program funded by the Middle East Partnership ...
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MEPI Fueling Business Growth in Tunisia

The Chambers of Commerce and Business Associations Customized Assistance Program (CBACAP), funded by the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and implemented by Deloitte Consulting LLP, has made strides in building the capacities of eight Tunisian Chambers of Commerce (CoCs) and three youth entrepreneurship organizations over the past three years. The mission of the program is to drive inclusive economic development through increased competitiveness, business ...
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CLDP Tunisia Franchising, a Great MEPI Success Story

Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) – Expanding Franchising Opportunities in Tunisia ($2,400,000): MEPI continues to partner with CLDP as it engages government, public sector and private sector stakeholders in Tunisia to encourage legal and regulatory reforms and market connections to facilitate the growth of franchises in Tunisia. This program provides aspiring entrepreneurs with a ready-made ...
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