MADRE White Paper

MADRE White Paper : Consumer Innovation in Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture in the Mediterranean Region

27 July 2018
New forms of retailing are arising with the objective of making peri-urban food available at daily basis and affordable prices and establishing direct links with metropolitan farmers. Consumers’ associations are also very active to create pressure groups and frequently develop successful…
The Mediterranean Project 2015-2018 closing publication cover

The Mediterranean Project 2015-2018 closing publication

04 July 2018
This publication describes the 3-year activity outcomes of the Mediterranean Project developed by Med-TSO, the Association of the Mediterranean TSOs for electricity. It is the result of a very intensive cooperation among the Members performed through the collaborative work carried out in the frame…
Euromesco Policy Brief 82

Euromesco policy brief - Eastern Mediterranean regional dynamics: conflicts and opportunities for conflict resolution support

04 July 2018
Diplomatic engagement between countries in the Eastern Mediterranean presents the opportunity for greater regional cooperation on a range of issues, including policy, security and economic growth. Increased cooperation has the potential to lead to shared regional norms and institutions that promote…
Factsheet – EU Budget for the future

Factsheet – EU Budget for the future

18 June 2018
The European Commission has published a factsheet to explain the detailed functioning of the new instrument, the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). It will be the EU’s main tool to contribute to eradicating poverty and promoting sustainable development,…
FEMISE MED BRIEF 10 : Are Females good Managers in MENA Countries?

FEMISE MED BRIEF 10 : Are Females good Managers in MENA Countries?

18 June 2018
This policy brief tries to answer the important question of whether firms gain from women participation in management positions. The debate on academic and policy levels have not reached a consensus regarding the existence of gender gaps in firm performance. This policy brief attempts to clarify…
EMNES Studies 5 - Human Capital, Labour Market Friction and Migration in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

EMNES Studies 5 - Human Capital, Labour Market Friction and Migration in Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia

18 June 2018
This study provides an overview of the main characteristics of education systems and labour markets in four Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries (SEMCs) – namely Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia – and discusses the difficulties facing the youth in their transition from school to the…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°9

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°9 - The determinants of export performance of firms in MENA countries

12 June 2018
While focussing mainly on the export performance determinants of firms in selected MENA countries, this brief draws some useful policy recommendations after comparing the MENA firms performance with that of firms from countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Empirical results obtained for…
Euromesco Series - Preventing violent extremism in Lebanon : Experience from a Danish-Lebanese partnership

Euromesco Series - Preventing violent extremism in Lebanon : Experience from a Danish-Lebanese partnership

11 June 2018
The role of local actors, including municipal governance bodies and civil society, in the implementation of effective prevention programmes, as well as the need to strengthen local resilience capacities has been highlighted in the 2015 UN Secretary-General’s Plan of Action to Prevent Violent…
Euro-Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality

Euro-Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality

05 June 2018
This document presents the visions, priorities, challenges and recommendations resulting from the “Euro – Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality’’ which took place between 24 and 26 October 2017 in Casablanca (Morocco) as part of the CSO WINS project “Capacity-…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°8 - Boosting female labour market participation rates in the MENA region: Can collaborative economy be of help?

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°8 - Boosting female labour market participation rates in the MENA region: Can collaborative economy be of help?

05 June 2018
This policy brief evaluates the potential of collaborative economy for increasing labour force participation of women in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. Specifically, it examines the ways in which the collaborative economy can enable joining labour market to those women who wish to…