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Meeting with Tunisia's Prime Minister H.E. Habib Essid

Following his official meeting with his counterpart, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Tunisia's Prime Minister H.E. Habib Essid held a meeting with the President of the EMA Christian Wulff and Clara Gruitrooy, discussing the prospects for further German-Tunisian economic cooperation.


3rd Maghreb Forum

For the third time in a row, the EMA continued its commitment to economic cooperation as well as its ability to mobilize key players of the region. The focus of this year's forum was the agribusiness: the market of infinite possibilities.


Expansion of the EMA Executive Board

The executive board of the EMA was expanded by 6 interesting and commendable personalities. Henceforth, the future of the EMA will be directed by 20 distinguished executive board members.


3rd German-Arab Water Forum in Jordan

Innovation and cooperation were the characterizing theme of the 3rd German-Arab Water Forum in Jordan organized by the EMA. In light of the refugee situation in the EMA-Region, sustainable water management is a topic of extraordinary significance. The numerous high-ranking guests, experts and decision-makers presented and discussed international projects for the improvement of the water infrastructure in Arab countries.


Mediterranes Issue #1/2015 Online Now

What does the Algerian ambassador to Germany, H.E. Nor-Eddine Aouam, have to say about Algeria as an industrial and business location? Is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) really a ray of hope for social welfare? Are railway projects in the Arabian Peninsula a “green” and competitive alternative?


Christian Wulff inaugurates EMA office in Casablanca

Symbolically underpinning the enhanced cooperation, EMA President Christian Wulff inaugurated today in Casablanca, Morocco, the first EMA office in an Arabic Country. Given the new office’s address at Boulevard de Paris in the city centre, Wulff expressed his hope “that from this venue an allegoric Boulevard leads to Germany”.


German-Arab Multiplier Exchange

EMA held a networking event to welcome the participants of the German-Arab Multiplier Exchange in the esteemed presence of Hamburg’s Second Mayor, Senator Dr. Dorothee Stapelfeldt, and diplomatic representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Tunisia, selected guests, and alumnae.


First Arab-German Forum Diplomatique

In the framework of strengthening the Arab-German relations and in light of what the Arab region is witnessing at both the political and economic levels, EMA, in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Berlin, held the first "Arab-German Forum Diplomatique" with an active participation of about 200 guests, among them high-ranking representatives of the Arab embassies, business and politics.


The EMA strengthens its relationship with Algeria

During the two-day Business Forum Algeria the EMA welcomed more than 150 Algerian entrepreneurs and decisionmakers to Hamburg. Together with their German counterparts the delegates debated about current topics, such as renewable energies, infrastructure and logistics, as well as the stimulation of the economy and employment. (click 'Read more' for the French report)