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 September 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 September 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 September 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
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
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 February 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 November 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 November 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 November 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 November 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 November 2021