Briefs / Focus / Spot Ons

Water Stress as a Threat to Millions: Challenges and Solutions on the Way to Water Security in the Mediterranean
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Water Stress as a Threat to Millions: Challenges and Solutions on the Way to Water Security in the Mediterranean

Reforming water policies in a such holistic way will support policy-makers and stakeholders in the water sector for a better allocation of water resources.

14 septembre 2022
Accelerating the Energy Transition in the Mediterranean Region: An Egyptian Perspective
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Accelerating the Energy Transition in the Mediterranean Region: An Egyptian Perspective

Reinforced cooperation in the energy and climate action fields is needed and represents an opportunity for both shores of the Mediterranean to achieve the ultimate goal of fostering integration and social and economic development in the region.

13 septembre 2022
Buying Morocco’s collaboration in migration containment? Complicating the use of aid in border control cooperation
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Buying Morocco’s collaboration in migration containment? Complicating the use of aid in border control cooperation

This article analyses how local and national authorities respond differently to aid budgets related to migration depending on how they fit their national and domestic political priorities, showcasing responses ranging from collaboration to outright h...

6 septembre 2022
Pushbacks and dispersal as technologies of migration displacement
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Pushbacks and dispersal as technologies of migration displacement

In this article, the author rethinks the notion of displacement by considering dispersal and pushbacks as key spatial governmental tactics of migration governmentality that nowadays are used in a widespread way across Europe.

2 septembre 2022
Réglementarisme colonial. Algérie, Tunisie et Maroc (1830-1962)
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Réglementarisme colonial. Algérie, Tunisie et Maroc (1830-1962)

Cet article analyse le réglementarisme colonial en Algérie et ses implications.

2 septembre 2022
Quelles perspectives pour un tourisme durable en Méditerranée après la crise du Covid-19 ?
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Quelles perspectives pour un tourisme durable en Méditerranée après la crise du Covid-19 ?

L'auteur décrit comment les approches habituelles de « laisser-faire » avec lesquelles le tourisme a été traité dans plusieurs pays méditerranéens ne sont plus socialement et politiquement acceptables.

2 septembre 2022
Leveraging the Abraham Accords for Resuming the Israeli-Palestinian Process
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Leveraging the Abraham Accords for Resuming the Israeli-Palestinian Process

The present article analises the significance of the Negev Summit held in March 2022 and its implications for the regional cooperation in the Mediterranean.

30 mai 2022
Feeds Filled with Frustration: Southern Mediterranean reactions to EU Responses towards Ukraine
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Feeds Filled with Frustration: Southern Mediterranean reactions to EU Responses towards Ukraine

Accusations of a double standard, racism, and hypocrisy are rampant in the online discourse following every major European policy or action in relation to Ukraine or Russia. In these accusations, the lack of involvement in the conflicts of Iraq, Liby...

2 mai 2022
Financing the Sustainable Development of the Mediterranean: What Role for Green and Climate Finance?
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Financing the Sustainable Development of the Mediterranean: What Role for Green and Climate Finance?

Today, the main challenge regarding green finance in the Mediterranean region is upscaling the level of funds available to meet the urgent financing needs of the green transition in a region that is particularly impacted by climate change and environ...

27 avril 2022
Between Promise and Peril: Digitalised Migration in the Euro-Mediterranean Region
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Between Promise and Peril: Digitalised Migration in the Euro-Mediterranean Region

This Policy Brief offers a panorama of European Union (EU) external migration governance vis-à-vis the countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and an overview of risks presented by digitised migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region....

23 mars 2022
The Twin Transition and the Future of Labour Migration in the Mediterranean. Three Assumptions to the Test
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The Twin Transition and the Future of Labour Migration in the Mediterranean. Three Assumptions to the Test

This policy brief examines how the EU is undergoing a digital and green transition that will result in the need to reshape the labour markets. It also offers recommendations to policy makers in Europe and its Southern Neighbourhood.

22 mars 2022