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Una realidad incontestable. Islamofobia en los medios
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Una realidad incontestable. Islamofobia en los medios

La tendencia tolerante hacia la inmigración se vio alterada durante los años de la crisis económica, al percibirla como una competencia en el terreno laboral. También empeoró después de los ataques terroristas en París y en Barcelona.

10 September 2018
Field Diagnosis: Developing Female Entrepreneurship in the Wilaya of Sétif
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Field Diagnosis: Developing Female Entrepreneurship in the Wilaya of Sétif

The Sétif region is known for its economic, commercial and industrial dynamism. It also has several specialised education and training centres. In this context, what is the proportion of women entrepreneurs and businesses run by women?

1 August 2018
Field Diagnosis: The Role of Elected Women in the Province of Ifrane
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Field Diagnosis: The Role of Elected Women in the Province of Ifrane

Despite a favourable legal framework for equality of opportunity in the mechanisms for political action and access to political responsibilities, women’s presence in elected positions in local authorities in Morocco remains below expectations.

1 August 2018
Preventing Violent Extremism in Lebanon: Experience from a Danish-Lebanese Partnership
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Preventing Violent Extremism in Lebanon: Experience from a Danish-Lebanese Partnership

Local community stakeholders including municipalities are critical to the implementation of national PVE strategies and action plans. Yet how does a PVE model travel from one context to another ?

23 May 2018
Politics of Recognition and Denial. Minorities in the MENA Region
  • Policy Study

Politics of Recognition and Denial. Minorities in the MENA Region

The manipulation of sectarian divides by state and non-state actors and persecutions faced by ethnic and religious groups make the question of minorities a key issue for the balance in the MENA region.

2 May 2018
The EU-Tunisia Privileged Partnership – What Next?
  • Policy Study

The EU-Tunisia Privileged Partnership – What Next?

It would be odd if the outcome of the Association Council were limited to the adoption of partnership priorities. While a new model of partnership will not be presented, there should be some language on an ambitious mid- to long-term perspective.

16 April 2018
The Sahel: Europe´s African Borders
  • Policy Study

The Sahel: Europe´s African Borders

Over the last decade, the EU’s engagement in the Sahel region has dramatically increased. Despite all the efforts, the Sahel remains a quagmire and continues to be a source of high instability for the Maghreb and by extension for Europe.

2 April 2018
Advocating Gender Equality in Zarqaa’s factories
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Advocating Gender Equality in Zarqaa’s factories

Zarqaa Governorate is considered one of the most important industrial hubs in Jordan. Women working in its factories are enduring hard working conditions.

1 April 2018
The Transformation of Violent Extremist Groups: New Threats and Challenges
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The Transformation of Violent Extremist Groups: New Threats and Challenges

Since the 1970s , Jihadist violence has undergone various transformations. Understanding those dynamics is key to develop efficient approaches to tackle new forms of violent extremism that would go beyond the security focus.

21 March 2018
The Eastern Mediterranean: New Dynamics and Potential for Cooperation
  • Policy Study

The Eastern Mediterranean: New Dynamics and Potential for Cooperation

The positive diplomatic momentum witnessed by the Eastern Mediterranean has been challenged by a variety of geo-political factors. Navigating the sub-region towards a win-win requires relevant stakeholders to identify opportunities for cooperation.

2 March 2018
Prostitution and Trafficking in Women in the Eastern Suburbs of Beirut
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Prostitution and Trafficking in Women in the Eastern Suburbs of Beirut

Lebanon provides a refuge for many women and teenagers driven away from neighbouring countries by wars and conflicts. Trafficking and prostitution are exacerbated in a context of unemployment and insecurity.

1 March 2018
Women’s Participation in Public and Political Life in Douar Hicher
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Women’s Participation in Public and Political Life in Douar Hicher

Women of Douar Hicher (Tunisia) have been excluded from the management of local affairs and the decision-making in the region. Lack of education, conservative behaviors and violence against women are some of the factors behind that.

1 March 2018