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Sub-Regionalism in North Africa and the Middle East: Lessons Learned and New Opportunities
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Sub-Regionalism in North Africa and the Middle East: Lessons Learned and New Opportunities

Sub-regional processes in the MENA are still an unresolved matter. The evolution of these processes conditions broader cooperation at regional level, which is currently in a period of stand-by.

27 July 2011
What Next in Turkish-Israeli Relations?
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What Next in Turkish-Israeli Relations?

The Mavi Marmara tragedy in May 2010 represented a new low point in Turkish-Israeli relations. The leaders of both countries have used rhetoric, which, though originally intended for their domestic audiences, severely influenced the bilateral relatio...

21 July 2011
The Mediterranean Solar Plan through the Prism of External Governance
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The Mediterranean Solar Plan through the Prism of External Governance

The EU devotes significant effort and resources to coping with the energy climate problem. In this context, the EU launched the Mediterranean Solar Plan as one of the priority projects of the Union for the Mediterranean.

18 July 2011
Une conditionnalité dépourvue d’effectivité: clause démocratique et gestion des risques dans les relations Euromed
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Une conditionnalité dépourvue d’effectivité: clause démocratique et gestion des risques dans les relations Euromed

Le «printemps arabe» présente de nombreuses ombres qui ne sont pas encore faciles à déchiffrer. La même incertitude semble entourer les rôles joués par la conditionnalité européenne par rapport aux destinées démocratiques des pays du sud...

15 June 2011
Euromed+15. New Paths of Cooperation Across the Mediterranean
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Euromed+15. New Paths of Cooperation Across the Mediterranean

This volume contains the edited speeches delivered at the 2010 EuroMeSCo conference held to debate the future of Euro-Mediterranean politics in the light of the new geopolitical context.

10 May 2011
The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. A Deeper Insight into the Economic and Financial Dimension
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The Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. A Deeper Insight into the Economic and Financial Dimension

This report focus on an overview of the progress of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership in the context of the implementation of the Lisbon Treaty, a « thematic dossier » on the economic cooperation and on the Euro-Mediterranean sectoral cooperation....

8 November 2010
A Deeper Free Trade Area and Its Potential Economic Impact
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A Deeper Free Trade Area and Its Potential Economic Impact

Since 1976, the policies of the EU towards the countries of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership evolved from giving unilateral trade preferences to greater financial aid, commercial reciprocity and non-economic aspects.

20 September 2010
State and Society: The Democratic Challenge
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State and Society: The Democratic Challenge

This paper deals with two interlinked topics: the question of political identity at the national level and its implications for regional integration, and how civil societies can be constructed within states where the rule of law must be upheld.

20 August 2010
Environmental and Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean
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Environmental and Sustainable Development in the Mediterranean

The quality of the Mediterranean environment has been increasingly degraded by rapid urbanization and various human activities. These pressures generate major environmental problems expected to be exacerbated by climate change.

24 June 2010
Les dynamiques de mouvement de personnes
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Les dynamiques de mouvement de personnes

Although the management of migration is often linked to the present political situation, it is not necessarily rational and suffers from the lack of harmonisation of legislation between the 27 Member States.

22 May 2010
The Mediterranean Solar Plan as a Euro-Mediterranean vector of Integration and Economic Development
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The Mediterranean Solar Plan as a Euro-Mediterranean vector of Integration and Economic Development

This document seeks to stimulate discussion about the Mediterranean Solar Plan project, offering a basis for reflection on the conditions under which, at least partly, the obstacles it is facing could be overcome.

17 May 2010
Assessment of the Barcelona Process in the Light of the New International and Regional Situation
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Assessment of the Barcelona Process in the Light of the New International and Regional Situation

Considering the complexity of contemporary Euro-Mediterranean relations, the author analyses the variety of frameworks and instruments used to structure and implement Euro-Mediterranean strategies and policies.

21 April 2010