Regional Risk Sharing Mechanism Counter-guarantees in the South Med Strategic Positioning & Recommendations

Regional Risk Sharing Mechanism Counter-guarantees in the South Med Strategic Positioning & Recommendations

24 June 2022
This webinar aimed at gathering all National Guarantee Companies members of the EuroMed Guarantee Network and international cooperation partners to discuss conjunctly what could be the strategic positioning of a Regional Risk Sharing Mechanism in the South Med and what could be the salient…
Enhancing the Gender and Youth related components of formal, non-formal and informal Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Enhancing the Gender and Youth related components of formal, non-formal and informal Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

24 June 2022
EU-funded WES project team has prepared this e-leaflet to Mediterranean stakeholders, in order to strengthen the involvement of women and young adults in water and environment-related management, specifically through education. The e-leaflet provides some tips on what educators in formal, non-…
EMEA Policy Paper: A Proposal to fund a Resilient and Sustainable Recovery for the Mediterranean and Africa

EMEA Policy Paper: A Proposal to fund a Resilient and Sustainable Recovery for the Mediterranean and Africa

24 June 2022
This policy paper reviews the main achievements by the international organisations in responding to the challenges facing low and middle-income countries, with a focus on the African continent. It proposes an innovative financing mechanism to put the continent back on the road to economic recovery…
Mapster 2022 - Map of EU-MENA Clusters

Mapster 2022 - Map of EU-MENA Clusters

24 June 2022
THE NEXT SOCIETY Mapster highlights the cooperation between MENA & EU clusters and their members over the last 4 years. All actions supported by the Cluster Booster Track focus on developing strategic cooperation, strengthen the community, as well as peer-to-peer learning by sharing tools and…
Country Outlook on Sustainable Finance - Morocco

Country Outlook on Sustainable Finance - Morocco

24 June 2022
The report was designed within the framework of The SwitchersFund. The SwitchersFund provides and facilitates direct funding and business support services to existing and future green, circular and social entrepreneurs in the Mediterranean region. The SwitchersFund mobilises local investors and…
A circular blue economy for the Mediterranean: current practices and opportunities

A circular blue economy for the Mediterranean: current practices and opportunities

24 June 2022
The overall aim of this report is to describe the state of play in the development of circular economy in Selected sectors of the Blue Economy in the Mediterranean. The report also provides in its conclusions an analysis of the challenges hindering the advancement of circular economy as well as…
MENA Enterprise Survey Report Working Papers: Volume 2

MENA Enterprise Survey Report Working Papers: Volume 2 - Jobs, access to credit and informality in the Middle East and North Africa

17 June 2022
The economic environment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is characterised by a long-lasting stagnation in job creation. Over the period 2016-2019, employment growth was about 1.4%, well below the performance of lower-middle- and upper-middle-income countries. One crucial…
MENA Enterprise Survey Report Working Papers: Volume 1

MENA Enterprise Survey Report Working Papers: Volume 1 - Access to finance in the Middle East and North Africa

17 June 2022
The Middle East and North African region’s comparatively deep banking sectors are not adept at providing access to finance for a broad cross-section of mainly small and medium-sized companies, according to the 2019 round of Enterprise Surveys. The ability of businesses in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon,…
Unlocking Sustainable Private Sector Growth in the Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from the Enterprise Survey

Unlocking Sustainable Private Sector Growth in the Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from the Enterprise Survey

17 June 2022
The Enterprise Surveys, conducted by the EIB, EBRD and the World Bank, provide insight into what lies beneath the region’s relatively slow growth, with a focus on the reasons for stagnating productivity and inadequate accumulation of human and physical capital in the private sector.
Data collection and analysis of Erasmus+ projects

Data collection and analysis of Erasmus+ projects

17 June 2022
This report reviews the outcomes of Erasmus+ projects promoting inclusion in education, implemented between 2014 and 2020. Starting from an inventory of 120 Erasmus+ projects labelled as ‘good practice’ in the Erasmus+ projects database, 15 projects were selected for further examination as case…