Briefs / Focus / Spot Ons

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
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...

12 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
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 octobre 2021
Will Tunisia’s Ship of State Sink or Sail?
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Will Tunisia’s Ship of State Sink or Sail?

Tunisia will go bankrupt this summer if it fails to negotiate a bailout with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

1 août 2021
Big Tech and Digital Taxation reforms in the EU and MENA
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Big Tech and Digital Taxation reforms in the EU and MENA

Digital taxation has gained attention on the international agenda, especially after major technology companies saw profits surge during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, while many countries suffered from an economic crisis that called for a search for n...

1 août 2021
Raising Private Sector Investments and Social Awareness to Boost the Green Transition in the Southern Neighbourhood: Two Parts of the Same Equation
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Raising Private Sector Investments and Social Awareness to Boost the Green Transition in the Southern Neighbourhood: Two Parts of the Same Equation

By outlining that the European Green Deal represents a unique opportunity for Euro-Mediterranean cooperation, the strategy postulates that the EU and its SN partner countries should work together to strengthen environmental resilience.

30 juin 2021
Global Value Chains in the Aftermath of COVID-19: Opportunities to Increase Euro-Mediterranean Integration
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Global Value Chains in the Aftermath of COVID-19: Opportunities to Increase Euro-Mediterranean Integration

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected all economic sectors with many services facing particularly large turnover losses.

30 juin 2021
Bridging the Mediterranean for an Enlarged, Comprehensive and Equitable Integration between the EU and its Southern Neighbours
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Bridging the Mediterranean for an Enlarged, Comprehensive and Equitable Integration between the EU and its Southern Neighbours

The European Union cooperation treaties with the Southern Mediterranean Countries have grown in successive layers to become, over time, a comprehensive and multi-layered corpus comprising integration pacts in security, economy, environment and cultur...

30 juin 2021