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The Western Mediterranean Transport and Logistics Sector in the Post-Covid-19 Era: Seizing New Opportunities, Accelerating Transitions
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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 March 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 February 2022
Youth unemployment in the South of the Mediterranean: A chronic challenge to development and stability
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Youth unemployment in the South of the Mediterranean: A chronic challenge to development and stability

The paper aims to provide policy recommendations to address this chronic problem in the region and focuses mainly on Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco.

28 January 2022
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
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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
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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 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