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 European Union and the External Dimension of Security: Supporting Tunisia as a Model in Counter-Terrorism Cooperation
The case of Tunisia is one of the most interesting to study in terms of adaptation of a transitional regime to a new counter-terrorism strategy and of the influence the EU could exert on the development of policies in the security sector.4 April 2017
Arab Mediterranean Youth Migration. Who Wants to Leave, and Why?
The push factors of an economic nature are key behind the phenomenon of Arab Mediterranean youth migration. However, the desire to migrate does not depend on the education level and the (un)employment of the young people.16 March 2017
Mapping Migration Challenges in the EU Transit and Destination Countries
The year 2015 was a serious stress test for the stability and cohesion of the European Union. The so-called refugee crisis revealed several divisions within the EU, and disclosed certain limitations of the European project.13 March 2017
Fragility in Tunisia: a Test Case for Integrated Security and Development Assistance
Security is a key challenge for Tunisia’s democratic transition. Despite significant increase in foreign support to the Tunisian security sector, a lack of integrated security-development strategy may erode the country’s progress towards stabilit...12 March 2017
Syrian Civil War: Limitations and Preconditions for Effective Multilateralism in an Evermore Conflictual Multipolar World
The only feasible way to reach lasting conflict resolution in Syria requires external actors finding a reconciliation of interests that goes far beyond the Syrian conflict. There is a need for a U.S.-EU-Russian grand bargain.28 February 2017
Security Challenges in the Maghreb: The Nexus between Bad Governance and Violent Extremism
The Maghreb has faced serious security challenges in recent years. Although many pundits focus attention on “terrorism,” they often overlook the nexus between bad governance and violent extremism.27 February 2017
Gender Inequality and Integration of Non-EU Migrants in the EU
Labour market and integration of refugees and migrants in general is at the forefront of the current policy debate. And rightly so; better integration benefits the migrant, the host country’s population and public finances.20 February 2017