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Social inclusion in the Aftermath of the Arab Spring: from Politics to Policies
  • Report

Social inclusion in the Aftermath of the Arab Spring: from Politics to Policies

In 2011 we witnessed the beginning of a historic process of uprising in the Arab world. However important it is now to focus on economic stability, it is essential not to lose sight of medium and long-term social and economic challenges.

15 July 2013
Private Equity in the North African Region. Case Study of Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria
  • Paper

Private Equity in the North African Region. Case Study of Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria

Private equity is a key catalyst for growth in terms of job creation, increasing tax revenues, improving SME governance and many other very positive outcomes, all of which could create significant benefits for the region.

15 July 2013
Geo-strategic Consequences of the Arab Spring
  • Paper

Geo-strategic Consequences of the Arab Spring

The new actors brought to light by the revolutions and the democratisation processes are redefining the geo-strategic landscape of the region. The changing political landscape also affects the relations with external powers.

11 June 2013
The End of the (Southern) Neighbourhood
  • Paper

The End of the (Southern) Neighbourhood

The EU has gone to great lengths to tailor an adequate “response” to the 2011 uprisings. Yet, so far EU policy has not incorporated the strategic foresight that will be needed to anchor Europe’s position in future relations with the region.

12 April 2013
The European Union and the Arab World: from the Rome Treaty to the Arab Spring
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The European Union and the Arab World: from the Rome Treaty to the Arab Spring

The objectives such as conflict resolution, human rights and democracy promotion have often been mentioned in the EU official documents but that the discrepancy between rhetoric and deeds has been appalling.

14 March 2013