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For the Inclusion of Local Actors in the Promotion of Female Entrepreneurship
  • Report

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
  • Policy Study

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

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