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 Russia in the Middle East and North Africa Region. Strategy or Opportunism?
Over the last few years, the myth of a Russian “return” to the MENA region has captured increasing attention all over the area and beyond. Is the growing Russian assertiveness in the region enough to speak of a proper Moscow “strategy”?16 April 2019
EU-Islam Dialogue and Engagement. Five Challenges and Opportunities
The issue of cultural and religious values has been brought into the political spotlight. Key political actors, including the EU, consider dialogue and engagement with religious institutions vital resources for achieving stability.5 April 2019
Human Security & Climate Change. Vulnerabilities in the Sahel
New threats to human security emerge in a regional context in the Sahel already characterized by exceptional political instability involving a combination of rebellions, jihadist insurgencies, coups d’état and illegal trafficking.1 March 2019
Dazed and Confused : Russian “Information Warfare” and the Middle East – The Syria Lessons
“Information warfare” is conceived by the Russian leadership as a potent instrument to achieve its foreign policy objectives. Russian informational strategy following Syria chemical attacks aimed at dividing Western leaders.27 February 2019
Merchants of Fear. Discursive Securitization of the Refugee Crisis in the Visegrad Group Countries
Since the beginning of the refugee crisis politicians from the Visegrad group states have been infamously vocal in their aversion to the asylum seekers. This despite the fact that their countries were among the least affected by refugee movements.7 January 2019