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.
The EU and Conflict Resolution in the Mediterranean Neighbourhood: Tackling New Realities through Old Means?
Since the Arab uprisings, conflict realities in MENA have undergone a substantial change. As the EU’s crisis management policies in the past have been largely perceived as a failure, has the EU reacted in an appropriate way to this change?16 March 2016
Turkey and the EU: A New Path Toward a Shared Security Policy
The current geopolitical situation opens space for security cooperation between Ankara and Brussels. Turkey should redefine its strategy to include European priorities, whereas the EU needs to recognise some of the Turkish interests as legitimate.4 March 2016
Reconceptualising Sustainable Responses to the Refugee Crisis
An unprecedented number of asylum-seekers crossed the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe in 2015. How can states better understand and respond to the complex realities of forced displacement and migration in the 21st century?24 February 2016
Youth Activism in the South and East Mediterranean Countries since the Arab Uprisings: Challenges and Policy Options
Dealing with the youth in the MENA region entails acknowledging that this is a diverse category. The experiences of the South and East Mediterranean countries also tend to differ as far as the governments´ response are concerned.8 February 2016
How Could Egypt and Tunisia Reverse the Growth of Islamist Violent Radicalisation?
Egypt and Tunisia have been witnessing over the past few years a new wave of violent Islamist radicalisation. The engagement of youth in political violence shows that relying only on classical counter-terrorism strategies may increase violent radical...3 February 2016
From Activism to Artivism: New Forms of Youth Activism in the Aftermath of the 20 February Movement
Morocco witnessed one of the most dynamic youth protest in its modern history during the Arab uprisings. To face this youth political action, the state´s strategy consisted in constitutional reform and de-legitimization of the radicals.29 January 2016
In Search of a New Balance between Agricultural Trade and Development in the Euro-Mediterranean
Growing food commodity prices on world markets, resulting in economic pressures on the MENA region, highlighted the importance of the development of agriculture, which has long been neglected by the policies pursued by national elites.25 November 2015