EuroMeSCo is the main network of research centres and think tanks in the Euro-Mediterranean area. Founded in 1996, in the aftermath of the Barcelona Declaration, the network develops impactful policy-oriented research and encourages policy-making to improve Euro-Mediterranean cooperation, specifically in the field of economic development, migration and security. Visit website.
Social Protection Reforms in the MENA Region: Possibilities and Challenges
This paper reviews the weaknesses of the social protection systems in the MENA region that were made evident by the COVID-19 pandemic, and identifies challenges and oportunities to implement reforms to achieve comprehensive solutions.12 May 2022
Feeds Filled with Frustration: Southern Mediterranean reactions to EU Responses towards Ukraine
Accusations of a double standard, racism, and hypocrisy are rampant in the online discourse following every major European policy or action in relation to Ukraine or Russia. In these accusations, the lack of involvement in the conflicts of Iraq, Liby...2 May 2022
Anticipating and Mitigating Side-Effects: The Road to a Successful Green Transition in the Euro-Mediterranean Region
This policy study addresses the questions of energy security and green transition, taking stock of how Southern Mediterranean countries are reacting to the transformation of the global energy and what opportunities are offered by the EU Green Deal.28 April 2022
From a Fragmented Cooperation to an Integrated Approach – The Emergence of the Maghreb and Sahel Region and its Consequences for the European Union
This paper present the concept of a Maghreb-Sahel regional security complex, a region which gains relevance due to the four key challenges it poses: human smuggling and irregular migration flows, regional conflicts and the presence Jihadist groups.30 March 2022
Could the EU’s New Agenda for the Mediterranean Turn Climate Change from a “Threat Multiplier” into an “Opportunities Multiplier”?
This paper analyses the level of vulnerability of Mediterranean countries to climate risks and to detect climate warning-related impacts on security, and discusses the implementation of the New Agenda of the Mediterranean.29 March 2022