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Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia: A Comparative Perspective on Maghreb Countries Migration Cooperation with their West African Neighbours
  • Policy Study

Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia: A Comparative Perspective on Maghreb Countries Migration Cooperation with their West African Neighbours

This paper analyses the migration and mobility cooperation in the Mediterranean region in the framework of the Joint Vision that the EU and the AU commited to and the EU's New Pact on Migration and Asylum.

16 juny 2022
Social Protection Reforms in the MENA Region: Possibilities and Challenges
  • Policy Study

Social Protection Reforms in the MENA Region: Possibilities and Challenges

This paper reviews the weaknesses of the social protection systems in the MENA region that were made evident by the COVID-19 pandemic, and identifies challenges and oportunities to implement reforms to achieve comprehensive solutions.

12 maig 2022
Anticipating and Mitigating Side-Effects: The Road to a Successful Green Transition in the Euro-Mediterranean Region
  • Policy Study

Anticipating and Mitigating Side-Effects: The Road to a Successful Green Transition in the Euro-Mediterranean Region

This policy study addresses the questions of energy security and green transition, taking stock of how Southern Mediterranean countries are reacting to the transformation of the global energy and what opportunities are offered by the EU Green Deal.

28 abril 2022
The Role of Egyptian Female Entrepreneurship in the Digital Era post-COVID-19
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The Role of Egyptian Female Entrepreneurship in the Digital Era post-COVID-19

This paper explores how in the context of the digitalisation of economies impulsed by the so-called “cloud revolution”, business opportunities are expanding, thus boosting the economy.

27 abril 2022
Gender-Based Violence in Egypt and Morocco: Politics and Policy-Making
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Gender-Based Violence in Egypt and Morocco: Politics and Policy-Making

This paper provides an overview of the contentious politics around violence against women in Egypt and Morocco, and an evaluation of the policies put in place on that matter.

1 abril 2022
The Western Mediterranean Transport and Logistics Sector in the Post-Covid-19 Era: Seizing New Opportunities, Accelerating Transitions
  • Report

The Western Mediterranean Transport and Logistics Sector in the Post-Covid-19 Era: Seizing New Opportunities, Accelerating Transitions

The impacts of the COVID-19 and the future of transport and logistics through multisectoral and multidisciplinary lenses.

31 març 2022
From a Fragmented Cooperation to an Integrated Approach – The Emergence of the Maghreb and Sahel Region and its Consequences for the European Union
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From a Fragmented Cooperation to an Integrated Approach – The Emergence of the Maghreb and Sahel Region and its Consequences for the European Union

This paper present the concept of a Maghreb-Sahel regional security complex, a region which gains relevance due to the four key challenges it poses: human smuggling and irregular migration flows, regional conflicts and the presence Jihadist groups.

30 març 2022
Could the EU’s New Agenda for the Mediterranean Turn Climate Change from a “Threat Multiplier” into an “Opportunities Multiplier”?
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Could the EU’s New Agenda for the Mediterranean Turn Climate Change from a “Threat Multiplier” into an “Opportunities Multiplier”?

This paper analyses the level of vulnerability of Mediterranean countries to climate risks and to detect climate warning-related impacts on security, and discusses the implementation of the New Agenda of the Mediterranean.

29 març 2022
Developing EU Trade Incentives: A Support Tool for Refugee Self-Reliance and Host Community Resilience in Turkey
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Developing EU Trade Incentives: A Support Tool for Refugee Self-Reliance and Host Community Resilience in Turkey

This paper explores how trade facilitation can become a way of supporting sustainable self-reliance for migrants and refugees by analysing their situation in Turkey.

28 març 2022
Talent Partnerships and future skills needs. Fostering collaboration on human capital development in the Mediterranean
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Talent Partnerships and future skills needs. Fostering collaboration on human capital development in the Mediterranean

This Policy Report aims to identify possible areas in which Talent Partnerships can be developed between the EU and Southern Mediterranean countries within a mutually-beneficial framework

15 març 2022
Building Resilience Blocks: How to Improve the Quality of Work for the Egyptian Construction Precariat?
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Building Resilience Blocks: How to Improve the Quality of Work for the Egyptian Construction Precariat?

This paper explores how the notion of precarity applies to informal construction workers in Egypt. It also assesses the government’s intervention during the pandemic regarding informal irregular workers.

3 febrer 2022
Paradoxical Africanisation of Libya after 2011. Growing influence of sub- Saharan African government, rebel, diplomatic and criminal actors in the post-Gaddafi state
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Paradoxical Africanisation of Libya after 2011. Growing influence of sub- Saharan African government, rebel, diplomatic and criminal actors in the post-Gaddafi state

Libya moved from being an exporter of security to sub-Saharan Africa, as under Gaddafi, to becoming an importer. Some aspects of this multi-dimensional “Africanisation” of Libya are likely to take root.

31 gener 2022