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For the first time, a high representative stands for the private sector in this ministerial meeting

President Mohamed Choucair has represented ASCAME during the 9th ministerial meeting on Euro-Mediterranean industrial cooperation

The event took place on the 19th of February in Brussels. 43 ministers from UfM countries met in order to discuss subjects related to the industrial cooperation, especially the future strategy of industrial cooperation, a strategy ASCAME has heavily participated in with the aim to defend the interests of Mediterranean SMEs.

Times of change, sustainability and reinvention in Mediterranean Tourism

The Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASCAME), the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, Confederation of Egyptian European Business Association, organized on the 13th and 14th of July in Alexandria (Egypt) the 8th Mediterranean Tourism Forum (MEDITOUR), and met with its regional partners of the European project EBSOMED. More than 750 participants from 20 countries gathered at a key summit to discuss the new challenges of a strategic sector for the Mediterranean economy: tourism.


ASCAME co-organised the Blue Growth Community Summer School in Montenegro

ASCAME, the Association of the Mediterranean Chambers of Commerce and Industry, organised, together with other sectoral Mediterranean partners, the Blue Growth Community Summer School, under the title ‘Study Blue: Emerging technologies, trends & opportunities’. A meeting that was held in Kotor (Montenegro) between the 1st-5th of July and attended by students from more than 10 Mediterranean countries.


Secondary education: key to promoting the Mediterranean economy

The Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the Mediterranean (ASCAME) and the Global Citizenship Education Fund (GCEF) advance in the collaboration to promote the economy of the Mediterranean region in a resolute commitment to responsible and high-quality secondary education.


ASCAME, through its General Secretariat, meets with some of its members to analyze their needs, challenges and opportunities

The ASCAME’s General Secretariat has had the pleasure to meet with some of its members in Barcelona with the aim of discussing different matters concerning their main needs, new ways of cooperation and opportunities, next events and activities, upcoming calls for European projects, and the execution of ASCAME’s Strategic Plan for 2018-2022.


Two EBSOMED’s project activities at the 17th edition of the MedaLogistics Summit

ASCAME - in the framework of the MedaLogistics Summit - organized two EBSOMED projet actions during this 2-day event; the Transport and Logistics Business Matchmaking Forum and the Sector Alliance Committee (SAC).


Innovation NEST Festival

The Innovation NEST Festival (IN Fest) will be organized the 24th and 25th of October 2019, in Tirana, Albania. The event will ensure the challenge of the digital transformation of the enterprises by increasing the level of cooperation between best business ideas, startups, SME’s and investors as the main advantages of digitization.


MedaLogistics Summit | Barcelona, reference for the logistics in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Summit of Logistics, Transport and Ports 2019 included the 17th edition of the Meda Logistics & Transport Forum and the 12th edition of the Meda Ports & Shipping Summit. Two meetings that are now essential for the main transport and logistics agents and has the aim to conduct an analysis of the sector’s current situation at a regional level, establish the challenges, opportunities and business niches thereof, and serve as a contact platform for representatives of organizations, international and regional associations, businessmen and future investors and partners.


An efficient and sustainable logistics, key for the connection of both shores and the socio-economic development of the Mediterranean

Barcelona has been once again the place where the Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of the Mediterranean (ASCAME) and the Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona, with the support of the Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona, have organized the MedaLogistics Summit. This Summit, that has become a reference event in the Mediterranean logistics and transport sector, has taken place on the 26th and 27th of June in the framework of the Logistics, Transport, Intralogistics and Supply Chain leading congress in Southern Europe (SIL 2019).


MENA-OECD Days 2019

The MENA-OECD Days 2019 will be held in Tunis from 17th to 19th June 2019. The event will held the following meetings: the MENA-OECD Business Advisory Board (BAB) on 17th June, the Steering Group of the MENA-OECD Initiative on Governance and Competitiveness on 18th June, and the 11th meeting of the MENA-OECD Working Group on SMEs and Entrepreneurship Policy on 19th June.