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Assessing the Job Creation Potential of the Social Economy in the MENA Region
  • Policy Study

Assessing the Job Creation Potential of the Social Economy in the MENA Region

The study comprises four different sections that tackle different aspects of the job creation potential of the social economy.

7 juillet 2022
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 juin 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 mai 2022
Liberty’s Doom? Artificial Intelligence in Middle Eastern Security
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Liberty’s Doom? Artificial Intelligence in Middle Eastern Security

This Policy Study aims to examine these questions and dilemmas raised by AI in the MENA through a European policy lens paying particular attention to border management, surveillance, defence and regulation.

1 mai 2022
Anticipating and Mitigating Side-Effects: The Road to a Successful Green Transition in the Euro-Mediterranean Region
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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 avril 2022
The Role of Egyptian Female Entrepreneurship in the Digital Era post-COVID-19
  • Paper

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 avril 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 avril 2022
Le secteur du transport et de la logistique en Méditerranée Occidentale à l’ère post-covid-19 : Saisir de nouvelles opportunités, accélerer les transitions
  • Report
  • Report

Le secteur du transport et de la logistique en Méditerranée Occidentale à l’ère post-covid-19 : Saisir de nouvelles opportunités, accélerer les transitions

Les impacts de la Covid-19 et de l’avenir du transport et de la logistique dans une optique multisectorielle et multidisciplinaire.

31 mars 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 mars 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 mars 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 mars 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 mars 2022