Briefs / Focus / Spot Ons

Security Challenges in the Maghreb: The Nexus between Bad Governance and Violent Extremism
  • Policy Brief

Security Challenges in the Maghreb: The Nexus between Bad Governance and Violent Extremism

The Maghreb has faced serious security challenges in recent years. Although many pundits focus attention on “terrorism,” they often overlook the nexus between bad governance and violent extremism.

27 febrer 2017
Gender Inequality and Integration of Non-EU Migrants in the EU
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Gender Inequality and Integration of Non-EU Migrants in the EU

Labour market and integration of refugees and migrants in general is at the forefront of the current policy debate. And rightly so; better integration benefits the migrant, the host country’s population and public finances.

20 febrer 2017
Theorizing the Role of Experts in Shaping Euro-Mediterranean Politics, at a Time of Erosion of Democratic Legitimacy and Emergence of Contested Issues
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Theorizing the Role of Experts in Shaping Euro-Mediterranean Politics, at a Time of Erosion of Democratic Legitimacy and Emergence of Contested Issues

The main objective of this article is to understand if and how experts are contributing to shape EU foreign policy, with a specific focus on Euro-Mediterranean affairs.

13 febrer 2017
EU Good Offices in Revolutionary Egypt (2012-2013)
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EU Good Offices in Revolutionary Egypt (2012-2013)

The assessment of the period from Mubarak’s fall to the launching of a new political regime remains deeply controversial, with judgements often clouded by very strong emotions in Egypt and differing international agendas.

6 febrer 2017