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Central Banks at the Frontline of the COVID-19 crisis: Weathering the Storm, Spurring the Recovery. A View from the Mediterranean Countries
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Central Banks at the Frontline of the COVID-19 crisis: Weathering the Storm, Spurring the Recovery. A View from the Mediterranean Countries

With the aim to foster a comprehensive dialogue on the economic and financial situation of the Mediterranean region, this conference allowed organisers and participants to take a very important step forward in the ambition to strengthen cooperation...

1 septembre 2021
Great Expectations: Defining A Trans-Mediterranean Cybersecurity Agenda
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Great Expectations: Defining A Trans-Mediterranean Cybersecurity Agenda

The transition to a green economy requires nothing short of a major, structural transformation of economic models, domestic and global. The scale and pace of the change needed and the high level of uncertainty require bold commitments.

27 août 2021
A Euro-Mediterranean Green Deal? Towards A Green Economy In The Southern Mediterranean
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A Euro-Mediterranean Green Deal? Towards A Green Economy In The Southern Mediterranean

The transition to a green economy requires nothing short of a major, structural transformation of economic models, domestic and global. The scale and pace of the change needed and the high level of uncertainty require bold commitments.

18 juin 2021
Thriving on Uncertainty: COVID-19-Related Opportunities for Terrorist Groups
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Thriving on Uncertainty: COVID-19-Related Opportunities for Terrorist Groups

Taking into consideration how state responses and pre-existing socioeconomic grievances can be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can lead to innovative findings on how terrorist groups have adapted and conducted their activities during the pandemic.

8 juin 2021
Post-Covid-19 EU-Southern Neighbourhood Trade Relations
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Post-Covid-19 EU-Southern Neighbourhood Trade Relations

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, which disturbed economic and social lives all over the globe, threatened to exacerbate the existing problems by virtue of disturbing production of and trade in food products.

19 mai 2021
Beyond Networks, Militias and Tribes: Rethinking EU Counter-Smuggling Policy and Response
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Beyond Networks, Militias and Tribes: Rethinking EU Counter-Smuggling Policy and Response

The EU’s stated commitment to counter the negative impacts of migrant smuggling activities constitutes an opportunity to rethink the traditional approaches to smuggling.

11 mai 2021
Islamofobia estructural. Otro techo de cristal
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Islamofobia estructural. Otro techo de cristal

Los datos del análisis de los comentarios de los y las lectoras hacia la noticia demuestran que cuanto menos islamófobo es el artículo, menos islamófobos son los comentarios, y viceversa.

24 novembre 2020
Infrastructures and Power in the Middle East and North Africa
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Infrastructures and Power in the Middle East and North Africa

Geopolitics is back. A more aggressive great power competition and the disruptive effects of new technologies have given new impetus to the analysis of the impact of geography on political decisions.

14 septembre 2020
The Role of China in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Beyond Economic Interests?
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The Role of China in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Beyond Economic Interests?

MENA has traditionally been rather peripheral to China’s interests. However, since the early 2000s, with fast-growing energy demand in the country and launch of the “global war on terrorism”, the region has been on Beijing’s radar.

20 juillet 2020
Democratic Change and Urbanisation in the Aftermath of the Arab Revolts: Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Cooperation in Local Urban Development in Morocco and Tunisia
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Democratic Change and Urbanisation in the Aftermath of the Arab Revolts: Euro-Mediterranean Cultural Cooperation in Local Urban Development in Morocco and Tunisia

In its response to the Arab revolts, the EU only engaged marginally with their urban causes, and above all from a technical rather than political perspective. Euro-Mediterranean cultural cooperation programmes were an exception.

15 juillet 2020
Advancing Youth Financial Inclusion To Boost Job Creation And Growth In The Mediterranean Region
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Advancing Youth Financial Inclusion To Boost Job Creation And Growth In The Mediterranean Region

The event aims to shed light on the obstacles that the youth is facing to access finance and policies that can lead to improvements in the Mediterranean region.

10 juin 2020
Digitalisation of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Mediterranean
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Digitalisation of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the Mediterranean

Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the Mediterranean create job opportunities and, increasingly, stimulate innovation. Unfortunately, they are often prevented from reaching their full potential.

7 juin 2020