EIB report - Banking in Africa: financing transformation amid uncertainty

EIB report - Banking in Africa: financing transformation amid uncertainty

28 February 2020
This fifth full edition of the European Investment Bank’s study of banking sectors in Africa casts light on recent developments in the continent’s banking sectors and the policy options for all stakeholders. The chapters devoted to banking sector development in each sub-region have been enhanced…
Euromed Survey of Experts and Actors – Civil Society and social movements in the Euro-Mediterranean region

Euromed Survey of Experts and Actors – Civil Society and social movements in the Euro-Mediterranean region

27 February 2020
The full contents of the 10th Euromed Survey are now available. The focus of this year’s Euromed Survey emerged from the assessment at the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) that the human dimension must be (re)placed centre-stage of EuroMediterranean relations. The publication…
Market Survey on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources Professional Training

Market Survey on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources Professional Training

20 February 2020
Under the project’s capacity building activities, a market survey of the renewable energy sources (RES) and energy efficiency (EE) professional training schemes in Algeria, Egypt, Greece, France, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Spain and Tunisia was conducted by the…
SAFEMED IV newsletter – Issue 3 – February 2020

SAFEMED IV newsletter – Issue 3 – February 2020

13 February 2020
The latest issue of SAFEMED newsletter presents the EU-funded project’s regional activities and bilateral actions carried out from July to December 2019 as well as their achievements.
EMNES Policy Paper 012 – Brain drain in southern Mediterranean countries: evidence, challenges and policies

EMNES Policy Paper 012 – Brain drain in southern Mediterranean countries: evidence, challenges and policies

13 February 2020
A review of the literature and the available data support the evidence that an increasing share of population outflows from the South Med region to the EU is individuals with tertiary education. In recent years, this has gone hand in hand with increasing educational attainments amongst the regional…
ICMPD Migration Outlook 2020

ICMPD Migration Outlook 2020

13 February 2020
ICMPD’s Migration Outlook presents a brief analysis of migration and policy trends and provides an outlook on developments and events to watch out for in 2020. Thus, the outlook does not claim to foretell the future or to cover all relevant trends. It wants to use past experience and highlight what…
MEDREG Infographic - Complaint handling & Dispute Settlement Procedures available to Energy consumers

MEDREG Infographic - Complaint handling & Dispute Settlement Procedures available to Energy consumers

06 February 2020
This infographic is based on a report elaborated in 2018 by MEDREG and the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB) that identified the complaint handling and dispute settlement procedures available to household customers in the energy market. It provides the state of play of these procedures in…
New EMNES infographic: Unleashing trade potential in the South and East Mediterranean countries: How do non-tariff measures matter?

New EMNES infographic: Unleashing trade potential in the South and East Mediterranean countries: How do non-tariff measures matter?

06 February 2020
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies – EMNES published a new infographic which is based on the research and conclusions presented at the EMNES Policy Paper “Unleashing trade potential in the South and East Mediterranean countries: How do non-tariff measures matter?”, authored by:…
Euro-Mediterranean integration: The role of regional and local authorities

Euro-Mediterranean integration: The role of regional and local authorities

30 January 2020
This draft report was prepared by rapporteur Jihad Khair, Mayor of Beit Sahour, Palestine, and revised following the fifth meeting of the ARLEM Commission for Sustainable Territorial Development in Brussels in October 2019, with a view to its adoption at the 11th ARLEM plenary session in Barcelona…
EIB Working Papers 2019/10 - Structural and cyclical determinants of access to finance: Evidence from Egypt

EIB Working Papers 2019/10 - Structural and cyclical determinants of access to finance: Evidence from Egypt

30 January 2020
Egyptian firms face significant access to finance constraints. Using panel data, this paper examines the reasons why many Egyptian firms do not use formal banking services. Using data on the location of firms and bank branches, it also investigates whether access to finance constraints are linked…