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The Geopolitics of Violent Extremism. The Case of Sinai
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The Geopolitics of Violent Extremism. The Case of Sinai

After the fall of Mubarak in 2011, the Sinai peninsula has experienced a deep political and securitarian crisis, posing a serious threat to the security of the MENA region and an important testing-ground for the regional balance of power.

21 February 2018
The Role of Academia in Promoting Gender and Women’s Rights Issues in the Arab World and Southern and Central Europe
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The Role of Academia in Promoting Gender and Women’s Rights Issues in the Arab World and Southern and Central Europe

This study maps the main academic programmes that provide gender-related masters and PhDs in the Euro-Mediterranean region with the aim to examine how the academia is dealing with gender and women’s rights issues in this region.

22 January 2018
Women’s Access to Positions of Responsibility in the Region of Souss-Massa
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Women’s Access to Positions of Responsibility in the Region of Souss-Massa

While the participation of women is decisive for the economic and social development of Morocco, their presence in decision-making positions in Souss-Massa remains weak.

1 January 2018
Green Finance in the Mediterranean
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Green Finance in the Mediterranean

The emergence of critical environmental issues requires an integration of sustainability concerns into the mechanisms of the global economy. Green finance holds the promise of an integrated way to address environmental challenges.

12 December 2017
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
For the Inclusion of Local Actors in the Promotion of Female Entrepreneurship
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For the Inclusion of Local Actors in the Promotion of Female Entrepreneurship

The purpose of the diagnosis is to analyse obstacles to entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial intentions of women from the wilaya (province) of Algiers, taking two districts of the city of Algiers as case studies.

1 November 2017
Promoting Participation of Women and Youth in the Palestinian Political System
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Promoting Participation of Women and Youth in the Palestinian Political System

Underrepresentation of women and youth in leadership and decision making levels severely impacts the ability to mobilize Palestinian resources and maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of their efforts in reform processes.

1 November 2017
Euro-Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality
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Euro-Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality

This document presents the visions, priorities, challenges and recommendations resulting from the “Euro – Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality’’.

26 October 2017
Conflict in Libya: A Multidimensional Crisis: State of Play and Paths towards a Sustainable Peace
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Conflict in Libya: A Multidimensional Crisis: State of Play and Paths towards a Sustainable Peace

Libya is a sufficiently relevant issue on which the existing cooperation forged by the Western Mediterranean Forum can be strengthened and deepened without it losing cohesion and inclusiveness among its member states.

16 October 2017
Militia Institutionalisation and Security Sector Reform in Libya
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Militia Institutionalisation and Security Sector Reform in Libya

Putting an end to the ongoing political and military conflict in Libya requires effectively dealing with one of the major security threats: militias and armed groups.

15 June 2017
Building Partnerships in Challenging Times: The Defence Arrangements of Tunisia
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Building Partnerships in Challenging Times: The Defence Arrangements of Tunisia

In light of the security challenges of the post-Arab Spring, Tunisia has been seeking for new international partnerships and assistance in order to modernise its defence forces and tackle security threats.

10 May 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