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 Role of China in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Beyond Economic Interests?
MENA has traditionally been rather peripheral to China’s interests. However, since the early 2000s, with fast-growing energy demand in the country and launch of the “global war on terrorism”, the region has been on Beijing’s radar.20 July 2020
How to Improve Water Resources Management in the Middle East? The Call for a Locally-Based Water Security
The categorisation of water security as an existential “threat” gives the state a licence to use exceptional measures to address water scarcity, including securitising the field and diminishing measures of transparency.17 July 2020