Briefs / Focus / Spot Ons

Egypt’s Revolution: What Are the Prospects?
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Egypt’s Revolution: What Are the Prospects?

Considering Egypt’s size and centrality, it is the Egyptian revolution that is likely to carry the revolutionary effect to other corners of the Middle East.

16 març 2011
Jordan Bracing for Strong Winds from Arab Spring
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Jordan Bracing for Strong Winds from Arab Spring

The uprisings have not created new problems for Jordan. In some ways they have negatively affected economic sectors, like tourism and foreign investments, and stirred street protests. But mostly they have accentuated existing problems.

15 març 2011
Egipto: transición y cambio en el sistema político
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Egipto: transición y cambio en el sistema político

El resultado del referéndum en Egipto y la satisfacción o no de las demandas pendientes del movimiento revolucionario revelarán si el camino hacia la democracia en Egipto está despejado.

10 març 2011
Moviments humans en l’espai euromediterrani: repercussió de les revoltes
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Moviments humans en l’espai euromediterrani: repercussió de les revoltes

Per tal d’avaluar l’impacte i la repercussió sobre els moviments humans que puguin tenir l’actual onada de revoltes del Maghreb i del Mashreq, es necessari diferenciar els efectes immediats i els canvis que, a mig i llarg termini puguin compor...

8 març 2011
Europe Should Adjust Its Own Policies to Support the Demands of the Arab Revolutions
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Europe Should Adjust Its Own Policies to Support the Demands of the Arab Revolutions

The kind of stability the EU has supported in the 2000s is too fragile to be acceptable. It is only a way to put off problems, boost difficulties and prevent them from being solved.

3 març 2011
Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation: From the Spanish to Hungarian Presidency
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Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation: From the Spanish to Hungarian Presidency

With the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, the role of the rotating presidency has been limited, affecting the political impact in the field of external policies that the Prime Minister of the country holding the Presidency used to exert.

19 gener 2011
Kosovo Elections and the Future of Negotiations
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Kosovo Elections and the Future of Negotiations

Although this was the first national election since Pristina declared independence in 2008, less than half of eligible voters turned out.

23 novembre 2010
The Lisbon Treaty and Euro-Mediterranean Relations
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The Lisbon Treaty and Euro-Mediterranean Relations

The Lisbon Treaty not only impacts differently on different EU policies and policy instruments, but it is likely to have a different effect in the short term and long term.

16 novembre 2010
A Prospective Euro-Mediterranean Bank and Private Sector Challenges
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A Prospective Euro-Mediterranean Bank and Private Sector Challenges

To understand how the establishment of a Euro-Mediterranean Bank could contribute to the effectiveness of investment financing in the region, it is imperative to identify the issues and the realities of the region.

21 juny 2010
Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Area – Is It Time To Be Optimistic about the Future?
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Euro-Mediterranean Free Trade Area – Is It Time To Be Optimistic about the Future?

The Barcelona Process and the Euro-Mediterranean free trade area to be formed within the context of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership receive undeserved criticism about their pace and achievements.

21 juny 2010
Food Security in the Euro-Mediterranean Area: Main Challenges
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Food Security in the Euro-Mediterranean Area: Main Challenges

Achieving availability of sufficient food for all should be at the core of policies aiming to effectively tackle the problem of poverty and hunger.

21 juny 2010
Enjeux énergétiques en Méditerranée
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Enjeux énergétiques en Méditerranée

Une coopération énergétique véritable doit s’accompagner d’une politique audacieuse de partenariat industriel dans le domaine de la construction et de la fabrication des biens d’équipement énergétique.

15 juny 2010