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Post-Conflict Re-Construction in MENA: Previous Experiences and Stakeholder’s Inclusive Involvement in the Future Reconstruction of Libya, Syria and Iraq
  • Paper

Post-Conflict Re-Construction in MENA: Previous Experiences and Stakeholder’s Inclusive Involvement in the Future Reconstruction of Libya, Syria and Iraq

The chosen reconstruction process and model will be critical to define the reconfigurations in Syria and Libya and give shape to that new order and power-sharing structures settling down with peace.

11 April 2017
Future of Syria
  • Policy Study

Future of Syria

Projecting a government structure for post-conflict Syria is a cumbersome task. Post-conflict Syria would have to deal with issues such as reconciliation, protection of minorities, security sector reform and reconstruction and development.

10 April 2017
The European Union and the External Dimension of Security: Supporting Tunisia as a Model in Counter-Terrorism Cooperation
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The European Union and the External Dimension of Security: Supporting Tunisia as a Model in Counter-Terrorism Cooperation

The case of Tunisia is one of the most interesting to study in terms of adaptation of a transitional regime to a new counter-terrorism strategy and of the influence the EU could exert on the development of policies in the security sector.

4 April 2017
Gender-Based Violence in Marrakech – Safi
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Gender-Based Violence in Marrakech – Safi

This study analyzes the effectiveness of gender equality policies and the issue of gender-based violence in the Marrakech-Safi region, providing an overview of the progress made in implementing laws on women’s human rights.

1 April 2017
Palestinian Women and the Political Process: An Insight into the West Bank
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Palestinian Women and the Political Process: An Insight into the West Bank

This field diagnosis acknowledges women’s effective role in Palestinian politics and examines the factors that hinder their representation in decision-making authorities.

1 April 2017
Violence against Women in Algeria – Focus on Oran
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Violence against Women in Algeria – Focus on Oran

Violence against women is a pervasive problem in Algeria. Yet, the issue remains largely invisible due to social taboos and the lack of sufficient institutional response and support for women survivors of violence.

1 April 2017
Women’s Participation in Municipal Councils in Irbid
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Women’s Participation in Municipal Councils in Irbid

This diagnosis gives an overview of women’s participation in municipal councils in the region of Liwa Al Koura, in Irbid, showing the administrative, social and cultural faced by women as members of executive and local councils.

1 April 2017
Women’s Political Participation in Egypt: Perspectives from Giza
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Women’s Political Participation in Egypt: Perspectives from Giza

Despite their struggle and commitment, women have historically been underrepresented in Egyptian political life. Which factors impact on women’s ambitions to reach decision-making positions in Egyptian society?

1 April 2017
Women’s Political Participation in Lebanon: Perspectives from Mount-Lebanon
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Women’s Political Participation in Lebanon: Perspectives from Mount-Lebanon

Although Lebanon is considered as the only democratic country in the Arab region with a free political environment, the situation of women has not been strengthened enough for them to have a role on an equal footing with men.

1 April 2017
Women’s Political Participation in Monastir and Sousse
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Women’s Political Participation in Monastir and Sousse

This diagnosis describes the political commitment of Tunisian women, with special focus on the governorates and municipalities of Monastir and Sousse during the period of democratic transition.

1 April 2017
Mapping Migration Challenges in the EU Transit and Destination Countries
  • Policy Study

Mapping Migration Challenges in the EU Transit and Destination Countries

The year 2015 was a serious stress test for the stability and cohesion of the European Union. The so-called refugee crisis revealed several divisions within the EU, and disclosed certain limitations of the European project.

13 March 2017
Neighbouring Host-Countries’ Policies for Syrian Refugees: The Cases of Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey
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Neighbouring Host-Countries’ Policies for Syrian Refugees: The Cases of Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey

As the stream of refugees continues, so does the pressure to mediate integration between the local and the incoming populations. Host countries differ in their response strategy and policies.

23 January 2017