Briefs / Focus / Spot Ons

Environmental Fiscal Reform in the MENA region. The Case of Egypt: Lessons and Challenges
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Environmental Fiscal Reform in the MENA region. The Case of Egypt: Lessons and Challenges

It provides insights on the state of play of environmental fiscal reform in Egypt and formulates recommendations on ways to make the environmental tax reform more impactful in terms of reduction of the level of emissions, incentivisation of the use a...

7 febrer 2022
Rebuilding Libya’s Economy on New and Sustainable Grounds
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Rebuilding Libya’s Economy on New and Sustainable Grounds

It provides recommendations to Libyan policy-makers on how to manage this transitional process and to the international community on the suitable way to support Libya in this effort.

7 febrer 2022
Could Digital Transition Be the Answer to Sustainable Refugee-Run Businesses? A case study on small businesses run led by refugees in Egypt
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Could Digital Transition Be the Answer to Sustainable Refugee-Run Businesses? A case study on small businesses run led by refugees in Egypt

It provides recommendations to donors and relevant stakeholders on ways to further empower vulnerable refugees residing in Egypt and help them sustain their businesses in the context of the market’s digital transformation.

7 febrer 2022
Iran and the United States: Four Decades of Tension and Missed Opportunities
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Iran and the United States: Four Decades of Tension and Missed Opportunities

Iran-United States (US) relations have been confrontational for decades, making this relationship one of the most challenging in the world for the US to manage.

27 gener 2022
Diaspora, Transnationalism, Political Remittances and Lebanese Migrants
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Diaspora, Transnationalism, Political Remittances and Lebanese Migrants

Diasporic relations and issues are transnational in character but they assume different characteristics. The space of activities involving diasporic relations and issues spreads across national borders.

27 gener 2022
Climate and Environmental Change in the Mediterranean: Grasping the Scope of the Challenge
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Climate and Environmental Change in the Mediterranean: Grasping the Scope of the Challenge

The Mediterranean remains one of the least protected regions in the world while its natural resources are under heavy pressure.

22 novembre 2021
Israel, Jordan and UAE come closer on a new water-renewable deal brokered by the US. What does it mean for the EU?
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Israel, Jordan and UAE come closer on a new water-renewable deal brokered by the US. What does it mean for the EU?

The United Arab Emirates-brokered energy and water agreement between Israel and Jordan could pave the way for greater European Union (EU) involvement and support for regional integration on climate and water issues in the Middle Eas

18 novembre 2021
Rescate en el mar y protección internacional: ¿hacia un nuevo marco legal a través del pacto europeo sobre la migración y el asilo?
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Rescate en el mar y protección internacional: ¿hacia un nuevo marco legal a través del pacto europeo sobre la migración y el asilo?

Los Estados del Mediterráneo —España, Grecia, Italia y Malta— se enfrentan al desafío de responder a la llegada de migrantes y solicitantes de protección internacional que llegan por mar, y de gestionar centros de acogida superpoblados, y de...

12 novembre 2021
Environmental Activism In The Southern Mediterranean Region
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Environmental Activism In The Southern Mediterranean Region

Despite some governments having recently taken significant steps in promoting space for the youth in the decision-making process, it seems that the voice of young people is not yet fully heard in policy-making processes as they are hardly considered...

8 novembre 2021
Accélérer la transition énergétique au sud et à l’est de la Méditerranée: facteurs clés et défis
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Accélérer la transition énergétique au sud et à l’est de la Méditerranée: facteurs clés et défis

Carrefour de trois continents, c’est autour de la Méditerranée que sont nées et se sont épanouies certaines des plus belles civilisations du globe. La région connaît des mutations profondes depuis quelques années et celles-ci ont un impact p...

8 novembre 2021
Strategic Urban Planning and Climate Migration in the Cities of Lebanon
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Strategic Urban Planning and Climate Migration in the Cities of Lebanon

Understanding the role of cities as drivers of sustainability is critical to develop synergies between all levels of governance, the civil society and the citizenry, towards the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.

8 novembre 2021
On The Road To The COP26 In Glasgow: Climate Diplomacy in the Mediterranean
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On The Road To The COP26 In Glasgow: Climate Diplomacy in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean remains one of the least protected regions in the world while its natural resources are under heavy pressure. Because these threats to the ecosystem impact the entire region, notwithstanding, Mediterranean countries must work togeth...

28 octubre 2021