The impact of socioeconomic conditions on the perception of migration issues among young people

27 April 2017
Entitled “The impact of socioeconomic conditions on the perception of migration issues among young people”, this policy paper aims to analyse the effect of young people’s socioeconomic conditions on their view of emigration. The approach follows the pull and push factor theories of migration, and…

Realizing the Energy Efficiency Potential of Applying the Smart Grid Concept in Egypt

27 April 2017
"Smart Grids" are highly sophisticated computer based electricity systems to optimise the coordination between electricity supply and demand. Important results are – among others – the (substantial) reduction of the necessary primary energy carrier input and, accordingly, reduction of the CO2…
The role of vicinity linkages in the Euro-Med region for trade growth

The role of vicinity linkages in the Euro-Med region for trade growth

14 April 2017
This study explores some important aspects of the trade-migration nexus in the Euro-Med region. It focuses upon the role of historical ties and proximity issues between countries in fostering the trade effects of migrants. More specifically, the research addresses the effect of historical bilateral…
Sahwa

Recommendations for lifting barriers to private investment in young firms

12 April 2017
MENA countries are urged to restore their balance of payments to overcome the social and economic challenges which have led to the recent political movements. With tourism and FDI having decreased over the last year, industrial competitiveness and capacity to export become a central issue.…
Education Handbook

Intercultural Citizenship Education in the Euro-Mediterranean Region

12 April 2017
The Anna Lindh Education Handbook on Intercultural Citizenship in the Euro-Mediterranean Region is the first of its kind, developed during 3 years by educators from the Mediterranean region and Europe. It is a tool to support learning with young people focused on the knowledge and skills to play an…
Future of Syria: EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Study

Future of Syria: EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Study

10 April 2017
The Syrian uprising, which began in March 2011, quickly devolved into a violent civil war between President Bashar al-Assad's regime and multiple, fragmented opposition movements. Six years later, the conflict has resulted in the deaths of over 4700,000 Syrians, according to the Syrian Observatory…
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Press releases that… grab attention! Step-by-step guide

27 January 2017
This step-by-step guide is an updated edition (2016) of the handbook first produced by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre in 2013. This practical handbook will lead you through all the elements necessary to produce a good press release, and includes checklists, tips and examples of good and bad press…
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Annual Survey 2016 - Morocco (factsheet)

27 January 2017
Moroccans largely positive about EU and their country, poll finds   A large majority (73%) of Moroccans have a good perception of the EU, more that the average in the Maghreb (63%), and a significant 85% of those asked believe relations between the EU and their country are good, according to the…
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Evolution of the mediterranean energy sector 2013-2015

27 January 2017
The EU-supported Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators (MEDREG) has published the “Evolution of the Mediterranean energy sector 2013-2015” that collects the Association's achievements performed during the three years. A section of the publication shows the major results in terms of energy…
Cover of factsheet Jordan - Opinion Poll Southern Countries Report (Spring 2016)

Annual Survey 2016 - Jordan (factsheet)

25 January 2017
Jordanians very positive about relations with EU, according to survey An overwhelming majority of Jordanians (91%) believe relations between the EU and their country are good, with 82% of them thinking that the EU has a positive influence on the socio-economic development in their country,…