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Patterns of cooperation of MENA countries with the European Union and its member states

Relations between the European Union and the MENA countries in the field of transport can be differentiated according to land, sea, and air transport, with the latter being the most relevant. [read more]

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The data and maps consider the legal framework and specific activities of EU-MENA cooperation in different sectors. [Read more]
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The colour scale reflects the intensity of cooperation between the EU and a MENA country, the darker the colour the more intensive the cooperation in that specific sector.
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I. EU-MENA countries

1. Legal Basis

a) Framework agreements

Agreement/Programme withFrom yearTo yearDescription
Algeria2005Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, of the other part (in force) More details...
Egypt2004Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an association between the European Communities and their member states, of the one part, and the Arab Republic of Egypt, of the other part (in force) More details...
Israel2000Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the State of Israel, of the other part (in force) More details...
Israel2008EU/Israel Framework Agreement on the Participation of Israel in EU Programmes More details...
Jordan2002Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, of the other part (in force) More details...
Lebanon2006Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an Association between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Lebanon, of the other part (in force) More details...
Morocco2000Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Kingdom of Morocco, of the other part (in force) More details...
Morocco2012EU/Morocco Framework Agreement on the Participation of Morocco in EU Programmes (in force) More details...
Palestinian Territory1997Euro-Mediterranean Interim Association Agreement on trade and cooperation between the European Community, of the one part, and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) for the benefit of the Palestinian Authority of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, of the other part (in force) More details...
Tunisia1998Euro-Mediterranean Agreement establishing an association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Tunisia, of the other part (in force) More details...
Turkey1964Agreement creating an association between the European Economic Community and Turkey ("Ankara Agreement", in force) More details...
Turkey2002Framework Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Turkey on the general principles for the participation of the Republic of Turkey in Community programmes More details...
Turkey2004EU accession negotiations More details...

b) Specific agreements

Agreement/Programme withFrom yearTo yearDescription
Algeria1985Signing of the Regional Agreement concerning the Planning of the Maritime Radionavigation Service (Radiobeacons) in the European Maritime Area More details...
Algeria1992Entry into force Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) More details...
Algeria1992Regional Agreement concerning the MF Maritime Mobile and Aeronautical Radionavigation Services (Region 1) More details...
Algeria1997Mediterranean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control More details...
Algeria2007Protocol for Cooperation in the Field of Transport in the Western Mediterranean (GTMO5+5 Protocol) More details...
Algeria2008EU-Algeria Euro-Mediterranean Air Transport Agreement More details...
Algeria2010Recognition of Algeria as regards education, training and certification of seafarers for the recognition of certificates of competency More details...
Egypt1992Regional Agreement concerning the MF Maritime Mobile and Aeronautical Radionavigation Services (Region 1) More details...
Egypt1997Mediterranean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control More details...
Israel1985Regional Agreement concerning the Planning of the Maritime Radionavigation Service (Radiobeacons) in the European Maritime Area More details...
Israel1992Regional Agreement concerning the MF Maritime Mobile and Aeronautical Radionavigation Services (Region 1) More details...
Israel1997Mediterranean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control More details...
Israel2004Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States and the State of Israel More details...
Israel2004Working arrangement between the Civil Aviation Administration of Israel (CAAI) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on the implementation of the agreement between Israel and Italy concerning the airworthiness certification, approval or acceptance of imported civil aeronautical products and the acceptance of maintenance services entered into force on 2 May 1990 More details...
Israel2009Agreement between the European Community and the State of Israel on certain aspects of air services More details...
Israel2010Recognition of Israel as regards education, training and certification of seafarers for the recognition of certificates of competency More details...
Israel2013Euro-Mediterranean Aviation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Government of the State of Israel, of the other part More details...
Jordan1997Signing of the Mediterranean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control More details...
Jordan2008Agreement between the European Community and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan on certain aspects of air services More details...
Jordan2010Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) More details...
Jordan2010Euro-Mediterranean Aviation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part, and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, of the other part More details...
Jordan2012Working arrangement between the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC) on technical cooperation in the field of civil aviation safety More details...
Lebanon1985Entry into force Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) More details...
Lebanon2006Agreement between the European Community and the Republic of Lebanon on certain aspects of air services More details...
Lebanon2008Euro-Mediterranean Air Transport Agreement More details...
Libya1985Signing of the Regional Agreement concerning the Planning of the Maritime Radionavigation Service (Radiobeacons) in the European Maritime Area More details...
Libya1992Regional Agreement concerning the MF Maritime Mobile and Aeronautical Radionavigation Services (Region 1) More details...
Libya2007Protocol for Cooperation in the Field of Transport in the Western Mediterranean (GTMO5+5 Protocol) More details...
Morocco1985Regional Agreement concerning the Planning of the Maritime Radionavigation Service (Radiobeacons) in the European Maritime Area More details...
Morocco1987Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) More details...
Morocco1992Regional Agreement concerning the MF Maritime Mobile and Aeronautical Radionavigation Services (Region 1) More details...
Morocco1997Mediterranean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control More details...
Morocco2001European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road More details...
Morocco2006Cooperation Agreement on a Civil Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) between the European Community and its Member States and the Kingdom of Morocco More details...
Morocco2006Euro-Mediterranean Aviation Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part and the Kingdom of Morocco, of the other part More details...
Morocco2007Protocol for Cooperation in the Field of Transport in the Western Mediterranean (GTMO5+5 Protocol) More details...
Morocco2010Agreement Between the European Community and the Kingdom of Morocco on certain aspects of air services More details...
Morocco2011Working arrangement between the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of the Kingdom of Morocco on collection and exchange of information on the safety of aircraft using EU airports, airports of non-EU states that participate in the EU SAFA Programme and airports of the Kingdom of Morocco More details...
Morocco2012Working arrangement between the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation of the Kingdom of Morocco on technical cooperation on the field of civil aviation safety More details...
Syria1985Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) More details...
Tunisia1985Signing of the Regional Agreement concerning the Planning of the Maritime Radionavigation Service (Radiobeacons) in the European Maritime Area More details...
Tunisia1985Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) More details...
Tunisia1992Regional Agreement concerning the MF Maritime Mobile and Aeronautical Radionavigation Services (Region 1) More details...
Tunisia1997Mediterranean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control More details...
Tunisia2007Protocol for Cooperation in the Field of Transport in the Western Mediterranean (GTMO5+5 Protocol) More details...
Tunisia2008European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road More details...
Turkey1983Agreement on the International Carriage of Passengers by Road by means of Occasional Coach and Bus Services (ASOR) More details...
Turkey1985Regional Agreement concerning the Planning of the Maritime Radionavigation Service (Radiobeacons) in the European Maritime Area More details...
Turkey1985Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail (COTIF) More details...
Turkey1992Regional Agreement concerning the MF Maritime Mobile and Aeronautical Radionavigation Services (Region 1) More details...
Turkey1997Mediterranean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control More details...
Turkey2001European Agreement concerning the Work of Crews of Vehicles Engaged in International Road Transport (AETR) More details...
Turkey2003Agreement on the international occasional carriage of passengers by coach and bus (Interbus Agreement) More details...
Turkey2008Agreement between the European Union and the Government of the Republic of Turkey on certain aspects of Air Services More details...
Turkey2009Working arrangement between the European Safety Agency and the Turkish Directorate General of Civil Aviation More details...
Turkey2010European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road More details...
Turkey2010Initialization of a "horizontal" air transport agreement. More details...
Turkey2012Working arrangement between the European Safety Agency and the Directorate General for Civil Aviation of the Republic of Turkey on collection and exchange of information on the safety of aircraft using EU airports and airports of non-EU states that participate in the EU SAFA Programme, including airports in the Republic of Turkey More details...

2. Activities

a) Cooperation and technical assistance programmes

Agreement/Programme withFrom yearTo yearDescription
Algeria2010Participation in SIRAJ project More details...
Egypt2010Participation in SIRAJ project More details...
Jordan2010Participation in SIRAJ project More details...
Lebanon2010Participation in SIRAJ project More details...
Libya2010Participation in SIRAJ project More details...
Morocco2010Participation in SIRAJ project More details...
Palestinian Territory2010Participation in SIRAJ project More details...
Syria2010Participation in SIRAJ project More details...
Tunisia2010Participation in SIRAJ project More details...
Turkey2007Bulgaria-Turkey IPA Cross-Border Programme More details...
Turkey2007Participation in TAIEX transport activities More details...
Turkey2010IPA training of the European Maritime Safety Agency More details...

3. Other relevant agreements and activities

Not available or not yet available in the database.