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.
Cooperation with Religious Institutions as a European Policy Tool
For at least three decades now religion has been re-entering the public sphere and politics in Europe and globally. Its re-emergence, however, bears little resemblance to the past when the religion-state coupling was unequivocal.7 June 2019
The Role of Russia in the Middle East and North Africa Region. Strategy or Opportunism?
In recent years it has appeared that Russia has returned to become a major player in the Middle East and North Africa. While some have pointed at the new “Russian moment” as mere opportunism, others have attributed it to a broader strategy.2 May 2019
Cooperation With Religious Institutions As A European Policy Tool
The workshop brings together 20 experts on religious affairs, migration and European as well as Middle East policy from Europe and the Middle East to discuss first drafts of research conducted in the framework of the EuroMeSCo project.12 November 2018
Politics of Recognition And Denial. Minorities in The MENA Region
The manipulation of sectarian divides by state and non-state actors, sectarian violence, persecutions faced by various ethnic and religious groups, make the question of minorities a key issue for the balance in the MENA region.22 October 2018
The Role of Russia in The Middle East And North Africa Region. Strategy or Opportunism?
Since late September 2015, the Russian military intervention in Syria has prompted the rise of expectations and speculations on Moscow’s intentions to impose itself as a central actor able to affect the course of events in the broader Middle East.12 October 2018