Mapping of Investment Promotion Agencies: Middle East and North Africa

Mapping of Investment Promotion Agencies: Middle East and North Africa

09 January 2020
This report provides an inventory of existing practices among Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) in the Middle East and North Africa region. It covers eight southern Mediterranean (MED) economies: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, and Tunisia. The mapping…
MEDREG report - Transparency of Gas Transmission, LNG and Storage Infrastructure in Energy Community and Mediterranean Region - Compliance Monitoring

MEDREG report - Transparency of gas transmission, liquefied natural gas and storage infrastructure in energy community and Mediterranean region

03 January 2020
This report assesses the level of transparency in gas infrastructures – transmission pipelines, liquefied natural gas facilities and storages – among the members of the Association for the Mediterranean Regulators (MEDREG) and the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB). This monitoring exercise…
Key indicators on education, skills and employment 2019

Key indicators on education, skills and employment 2019

27 December 2019
Vocational education is addressing the skills mismatch between what is being taught in traditional secondary education and what is needed in the jobs market. This is one of the findings of the “Key Indicators on Education, Skills and Employment” (KIESE) report, which has just been published by the…
Annual Report 2019 on the implementation of the European Union’s instruments for financing external actions in 2018

Annual Report 2019 on the implementation of the European Union’s instruments for financing external actions in 2018

26 December 2019
This Annual Report 2019, covering actions in 2018, shows how the European Union maintained its commitment to promoting sustainable development and security worldwide and explored new ways to make external action more effective than before. The report also demonstrates how the EU and its partners…
Euromesco Series: Who Owns What? – Free Trade Policies, Migration Management and the Ambiguity of “Joint Ownership”

Euromesco Series: Who Owns What? – Free Trade Policies, Migration Management and the Ambiguity of “Joint Ownership”

26 December 2019
The concept of joint ownership has become a buzzword since the 1990s not only in strategies of international organisations, such as the United Nations (UN), the World Bank (WB) or the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but also in European Union (EU) foreign policy. Since the launch of the European…
Opinion Poll 2019 - Egypt

Opinion Poll 2019 - Egypt (factsheet)

20 December 2019
Poll shows most Egyptians have a positive impression of the EU Fifty-five per cent of Egyptians have a positive or fairly positive image of the EU and 76% describe the relation between the EU and their country as very or fairly positive. More, seventy-one per cent of those who knew that the EU…
MEDREG Working group on Environment, Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency (RES WG) final report– Analysis of auction mechanisms to promote RES

MEDREG Working group on Environment, Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency (RES WG) final report– Analysis of auction mechanisms to promote RES

20 December 2019
This document seeks to analyse the renewable energy auction mechanisms applied in the Mediterranean basin and on the international level. It describes various types and aspects of renewable energy auction schemes, drawing on the actual experiences of the countries under study. It also assesses the…
Preliminary assessment by MedECC Network – Risks associated to climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean region

Preliminary assessment by MedECC Network – Risks associated to climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean region

20 December 2019
Recent accelerated climate change has exacerbated existing environmental problems in the Mediterranean Basin that are caused by the combination of changes in land use, increasing pollution and declining biodiversity. In most impact domains (such as water, ecosystems, food, health and security),…
EMNES Working Paper n°27 – More stabilisation or better allocation : do macroeconomic policies matter for employment?

EMNES Working Paper n°27 – More stabilisation or better allocation : do macroeconomic policies matter for employment?

20 December 2019
This paper analyses the effect of macroeconomic policies on employment. It contributes to the literature in three ways. First, we examine the effect of macroeconomic policies on employment. To do so, we rely on policy tools, rather than policy outcomes, since the former are less endogenous. In…
MEDREG Consumer Working Group – Regulatory practices on handling technical and non-technical losses for electricity

MEDREG Consumer Working Group – Regulatory practices on handling technical and non-technical losses for electricity

12 December 2019
This report provides a picture of power losses among MEDREG members. It gives an  overview of the situation of MEDREG members with regard to power losses , through an analysis of the factors affecting power losses. Furthermore, this report provides  recommendations on reducing power losses from…