Assessing governance and financing of vocational education strategies: A methodology

Assessing governance and financing of vocational education strategies: A methodology

12 March 2020
The methodology presented in this paper offers an approach for assessing the robustness of a country’s vocational education strategy from the governance and financing standpoints. The analysis may serve as an input for decisions on financial assistance. Developed on the basis of the European…
EURO-MED Cooperation in the spotlight

Brochure - The European Union and the Southern Mediterranean : EURO-MED Cooperation in the spotlight

06 March 2020
The European Union published a brochure which reviews the major areas of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation and lists the main bilateral projects as well as the regional projects financed by the EU in the ten countries of the Southern Neighbourhood (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel,…
Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) : new publications

Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) : new publications

06 March 2020
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies – EMNES published its activity report for the period of March 2015- March 2020. The document reviews all EMNES activities, partnerships and publications over the past five years. EMNES also published policygraphics, an innovative documents…
EMNES Newsletter (Jul 2019 - Mar 2020)

EMNES Newsletter (Jul 2019 - Mar 2020)

06 March 2020
The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) 2020 Newsletter presents the new publications of the Network, as well as the organised events and the participations of EMNES members to major academic events. Co-funded by the European Commission and EMNES Founding Members, the Euro-…
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…
EMNES working Paper 29 – Syria in the dark : estimating the economic consequences of the civil war through satellite-derived night lights

EMNES working Paper 29 – Syria in the dark : estimating the economic consequences of the civil war through satellite-derived night lights

27 February 2020
The Syrian Civil War begun in 2011 and is still wreaking enormous damages on the country’s economy, with a significant toll measured in deaths, migration, and the destruction of Syria’s historical heritage and physical infrastructure. This paper examines the impact of the War on Syria’s economy…
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…
EMNES Working Paper 028 - Global Value Chains and the Productivity of Firms in MENA countries:  Does Connectivity Matter?

EMNES Working Paper 028 - Global Value Chains and the Productivity of Firms in MENA countries: Does Connectivity Matter?

30 January 2020
The authors provide new evidence on the participation of firms within Global Value Chains (GVCs) for a large pool of MENA countries included in the World Bank Enterprise Surveys (WBES). Making use of several firm-level GVC participation indices, a positive association with firm productivity gains…