Euromed Report 2019 on repatriation of refugees from Arab conflicts to be presented in Cairo

Euromed Report 2019 on repatriation of refugees from Arab conflicts to be presented in Cairo

14 November 2019
The latest FEMISE-ERF (Economic Research Forum) EuroMed report on “Repatriation of refugees from Arab conflicts: Conditions, Costs and Scenarios for Reconstruction” will be presented in a special session that will be organised by ERF during its workshop on 20-21 November in Cairo, Egypt. The…
Anna Lindh Foundation and Egypt: Hand in hand to promote intercultural dialogue

Anna Lindh Foundation and Egypt: Hand in hand to promote intercultural dialogue

13 November 2019
The Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shukri, received Dr. Nabil Al-Sharif, Executive Director of Anna Lindh Foundation for intercultural dialogue on 12 November. The cooperation between Egypt and the Foundation was at the heart of the meeting, with a view to supporting dialogue of…
EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

EU-funded Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality launches first call to address ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

31 October 2019
The first call of “Med Fellows: Addressing the Ecological Challenge” will focus on all the challenges facing the Mediterranean region. Through this 1st call, 20 young leaders will be selected, and will have the opportunity to: - Attend a Webinar (a preliminary session) presenting the activity and…
Anna Lindh Foundation annual meeting to agree on 2020 Action Plan

Anna Lindh Foundation annual meeting to agree on 2020 Action Plan

31 October 2019
In collaboration with the Heads of the Hellenic Network of the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF), the Anna Lindh Foundation Secretariat organized its annual statuary meeting of its Coordinators of National Civil Society Networks in Thessaloniki, Greece from 24 to 25 October 2019. The meeting served as…

Open call for interest Med Dialogue Fellows: Addressing the Ecological challenge in the Mediterranean

The regional EU-funded Programme Med Dialogue for Rights and Equality invites to apply to its 1st Med Dialogue Fellows regional bootcamp, aimed at young civil society leaders across 10 South Mediterranean countries including Syrian and Palestinian diasporas, to work around common regional advocacy…
Launch of the Senegal's digital platform for diaspora entrepreneurs

Launch of the Senegal's digital platform for diaspora entrepreneurs

31 October 2019
On 22 October, 25 entrepreneurs from Morocco, Senegal and Tunisia met in Dakar to work on their strategy of seeking financing from diaspora investors as part of the Investment Academy of the DiafrikInvest project coordinated by the ANIMA Investment network. The next day, they participated in the…
Kick-off meeting of the EU-funded programme RDPP

Egypt: kick-off meeting of the EU-funded Regional Development and Protection Programme (RDPP)

30 October 2019
Within the framework of the European Union's support to the issue of migration, the Kick-off meeting of the Regional Development and Protection Programme (RDPP), in partnership with IOM Egypt was held to discuss issues related to ensuring the support to migrants in the region. With an overall…
Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation

Survey: Europeans show continued support for international development

23 October 2019
This year's Eurobarometer survey on EU development cooperation shows a widespread consensus amongst European citizens on the importance of international cooperation and development. Almost 9 in 10 EU citizens say that development cooperation is important to support people in developing countries,…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-11 : Migration, Comparative Advantages and Knowledge Diffusion in the EU-Mediterranean region

FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-11 : Migration, Comparative Advantages and Knowledge Diffusion in the EU-Mediterranean region

23 October 2019
Overall, the estimation results show that the trade effect of immigration from MENA to EU is always positive while that of emigration from EU to MENA is negative or not significant. However, the trade effects of immigration encountered between EU and MENA partners are lower with respect to other EU…
Digitalisation and SMEs in the Mediterranean region, main focus of Euromed Summit

Digitalisation and SMEs in the Mediterranean region, main focus of Euromed Summit

22 October 2019
The Euro-Mediterranean Summit of Economic and Social Councils and Similar Institutions is taking place on 22-23 October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. It aims at promoting greater understanding of the main issues affecting organised civil society in the Euromed region and at discussing the common…