The Facility for Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership (FEMIP)

Any donor
European Union
Geographical focus: 
Thematic focus: 
Tourism in general
Employment, decent work and capacity building in Tourism
Trade, Investment and Competitiveness in Tourism
Intro text: 
FEMIP was created in October 2002 within the European Investment Bank (EIB), following the Barcelona European Council, to stimulate economic growth and private sector development in the Mediterranean region.

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Geographic focus

The Mediterranean region

Who can apply?

  • Private or public projects;
  • Enterprises;
  • Institutions;
  • SMEs, …

Objectives and activities

Objective: The Special FEMIP Envelope (SFE) was set up in 2005 by the EIB to provide loans for private sector operations with a higher risk profile.  The SFE aims at targeting 'the local financial sector, milestone industrial and infrastructure projects and selective initiatives in the tourist sector'.


  • Industry, tourism and services: industry and agro-industry, both large-scale investments and SMEs.

Type and level of funding

For the period 2014-2020, a lending envelope of over EUR 9.6 billion will be made available for the Mediterranean partner countries.

Financial assistance is provided in the form of loans and risk capital.