The Arab-EU Business Facilitation Network is funded by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of the co-called “Arab Initiative”, which was launched in 2003 and includes the objective of strengthening the private sector organizations in order to improve sustainable and inclusive economic growth.
The Network is facilitated by the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI), which is one of the World’s leading business and employers organizations with 15 years of experience within capacity building of business organizations in developing countries.
The 2011 Annual Report of the Arab-EU Business Facilitation Network contains 40 concrete recommendations from the MENA private sector (summarized on the back page) within the four areas of:
- EU-Arab Agricultural Trade
- Improving Border Clearance Procedures in the MENA region
- Harmonizing Standards in the MENA region
- Improving Company Export Know-How in the MENA region