Briefs / Focus / Spot Ons

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 May 2022
A decade of hosting Syrian refugees in Jordan – Lessons learnt for Poland
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A decade of hosting Syrian refugees in Jordan – Lessons learnt for Poland

The present article proposes a set of policy recommendations drawing from the experience of Jordan, translated for use in the Polish context.

2 May 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 April 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 March 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 March 2022
Migration and Water Resources: Existing Concerns and Proposed Solutions
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  • Policy Brief

Migration and Water Resources: Existing Concerns and Proposed Solutions

This policy brief suggests practical practices to manage the combined effects of migrant fluxes and climate change on hosting communities, in addition to offering policy recommendations to governments and the international community.

18 March 2022
A Look into FinTech’s Role in Digital Transformation and Regional Cooperation in the EU-Mediterranean and Neighbouring Regions
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A Look into FinTech’s Role in Digital Transformation and Regional Cooperation in the EU-Mediterranean and Neighbouring Regions

The policy brief draws on examples from diverse regions to demonstrate how FinTech can foster regional cooperation in the Mediterranean and addresses recommendations to agencies and organisations.

8 March 2022
Elevating Digital Talent Partnerships between the Southern Neighbourhood and EU13 Countries
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Elevating Digital Talent Partnerships between the Southern Neighbourhood and EU13 Countries

This policy brief provides a review of the digital ecosystems in the EU13 countries and identifies opportunities and challenges existing for talent matchmaking with countries of the EU’s southern neighbourhood.

1 March 2022
L’économie bleue, un défi pour les pays du sud de la Méditerranée : le cas de l’Algérie
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L’économie bleue, un défi pour les pays du sud de la Méditerranée : le cas de l’Algérie

Comme d’autres pays de la rive sud de la Méditerranée, l’Algérie est un pays à fort potentiel de développement de l’économie bleue. Mais il ne peut être appliquée sans une base de connaissances ciblées et fiables.

22 February 2022
Navigating the Intersection between Mediation and Digital Technology: Opportunities to Strengthen EU Peace Capacities
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Navigating the Intersection between Mediation and Digital Technology: Opportunities to Strengthen EU Peace Capacities

This policy brief examines how digital technologies are incorporated into EU mediation practices so far, and how the EU can better integrate digital technologies to enhance its peace mediation approach.

21 February 2022
Big Data at the Crossroads: Seizing the Potential of Big Data to Guide the Future of EU Migration Policy
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Big Data at the Crossroads: Seizing the Potential of Big Data to Guide the Future of EU Migration Policy

This policy brief assesses the opportunities presented by the use of big data to improve the analysis of migration-related phenomena and inform migration and integration policies.

15 February 2022
Youth Green Skills: Ensuring that Young People are Educated and Skilled Today for a Sustainable Future
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Youth Green Skills: Ensuring that Young People are Educated and Skilled Today for a Sustainable Future

This policy brief offers recommendations to key stakeholders and institutions on how to support youths on the paths towards their green skills development in the Mediterranean region.

9 February 2022