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…
MEDREG Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators to highlight achievements, approach and vision in high-level Energy Forum

MEDREG Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators to highlight achievements, approach and vision in high-level Energy Forum

23 October 2019
MEDREG is organizing a high-level Energy Forum on 6 November in Brussels. The date approximatively coincides with the finalization of the plurennial Grant Contract with the European Commission and the event shall clearly highlight MEDREG’s ambitions. The Forum will highlight MEDREG’s achievements…
Towards a water financing and investment roadmap for regional action: EU-Union for the Mediterranean Water Governance & Business Forum

Towards a water financing and investment roadmap for regional action: EU-Union for the Mediterranean Water Governance & Business Forum

22 October 2019
The EU-UfM Business and Governance Forum brought together in Cairo over 120 high-level actors involved in the water and financing sectors at national and regional level to discuss EU, Mediterranean and Egyptian water issues including the UfM vision, plan and action towards sustainable development…
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EU-funded Majalat supports the execution of five national projects in the region

22 October 2019
Out of 62 project proposals received following the call for projects launched last July, five national organizations from the Southern Mediterranean civil society were selected in relation to Majalat's five priority themes to carry out Majalat-funded projects this month. These actions, which aim to…
Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia accede to the Šibenik Network of Corruption Prevention Agencies supported by the Council of Europe

Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia accede to the Šibenik Network of Corruption Prevention Agencies supported by the Council of Europe

22 October 2019
The 4th Meeting of the Council of Europe Šibenik Network of Corruption Prevention Agencies took place in Tunis with the support of the Council of Europe/European Union projects PAII-T (Project to Support Independent Institutions in Tunisia/Anti-corruption), SNAC-3 (South Neighbourhood Anti-…
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…
The Union for the Mediterranean and FotoNostrum to stimulate cultural interaction, dialogue and social integration

The Union for the Mediterranean and FotoNostrum to stimulate cultural interaction, dialogue and social integration

21 October 2019
The Union for the Mediterranean Secretary General Nasser Kamel signed on 17 October 2019 a Memorandum of Understanding with The WonderPick Limited – FotoNostrum. Through this MoU the UfM confirms its contribution for the intercultural dialogue in the Mediterranean region and reinforces its…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-06: Environmental Regulation and Agricultural Trade Development

FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-06: Environmental Regulation and Agricultural Trade Development

21 October 2019
The political implications of the results are as follows. First, it is illusory to consider bilateral free trade agreements as capable, on their own, of increasing trade flows between the two shores and developing the agricultural sectors of the SEMCs. In fact, and given the vulnerability of…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-04 - Gender inequalities on the labour market in North Africa

FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-04 - Gender inequalities on the labour market in North Africa

18 October 2019
The paper designs a pooled sample of almost 3,027 active people from the Sahwa dataset using a common questionnaire carried out in 2015 among 7,816 Algerian, Egyptian, Moroccan and Tunisian youth aged 15 to 29. The research question is the determinants of youth employment, more specifically youth…