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Innovation ecosystems and start-ups in the Mediterranean as a means of recovering from the COVID-19 crisis
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Innovation ecosystems and start-ups in the Mediterranean as a means of recovering from the COVID-19 crisis

In the absence of further joint migration instruments at a European level, the burden of managing the migrant emergency falls primarily on local and regional authorities of the European countries in particular in the south of the EU.

23 November 2021
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 to take an important step in the ambition to strengthen cooperation ties among Mediterranean central banks.

1 September 2021
Mediterranean Transport and Logistics in a Post-Covid-19 Era: Prospects and Opportunities
  • Policy Study

Mediterranean Transport and Logistics in a Post-Covid-19 Era: Prospects and Opportunities

This publication is the outcome of the work of experts from different professional backgrounds and Euro-Mediterranean countries to discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 and the future of transport and logistics.

1 September 2021
Post-Covid-19 EU-Southern Neighbourhood Trade Relations
  • Policy Study

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 May 2021
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 June 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 June 2020
Contribution of Local and Regional Authorities to the Development of the Blue Economy in the Mediterranean
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Contribution of Local and Regional Authorities to the Development of the Blue Economy in the Mediterranean

The report explores the role of local and regional authorities in the Mediterranean region in the development of the blue economy, including coastal tourism; food, health, and ecosystem services; energy at sea; and protection of maritime areas.

14 October 2019
The Mediterranean As An Open Living Lab
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The Mediterranean As An Open Living Lab

Digital technologies, while offering new opportunities, are also proving to be instruments of concentrations of wealth. Is technology only a new form of economic domination, or can it reveal new opportunities for the Mediterranean societies?

8 November 2017
Digital Entrepreneurship: Expanding the Economic Frontier in the Mediterranean
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Digital Entrepreneurship: Expanding the Economic Frontier in the Mediterranean

What relationship exists between entrepreneurs, the digital economy, entrepreneurship ecosystems, growth or economic development and technology? Can these concepts be isolated from one another to ascertain their individual impact?

12 April 2017
Mapping out the Scope and Contents of the DCFTAs with Tunisia and Morocco
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Mapping out the Scope and Contents of the DCFTAs with Tunisia and Morocco

This paper explores the potential scope and contents of the “Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Areas” (DCFTAs) that the EU is envisaging with Morocco and Tunisia.

15 March 2016
Macroeconomic and Monetary Policies in the Mediterranean. Management in a Context of Uncertainty
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Macroeconomic and Monetary Policies in the Mediterranean. Management in a Context of Uncertainty

A period of financial crisis led to a process of reassessment in fiscal, financial and monetary policies in Europe and in its neighbouring countries. In the context of uncertainty reinforcing regional cooperation is more needed than ever.

12 May 2015
Financial Reforms in the Mediterranean: Ideas and Policies to Inspire Change
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Financial Reforms in the Mediterranean: Ideas and Policies to Inspire Change

The financial systems of Arab Mediterranean countries are not contributing to economic growth. The financial system reform is an essential element of the broader and bold economic reform agenda advocated by international institutions.

14 January 2015