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…
Euromesco Joint Policy Study: Politics of recognition and denial – Minorities in the MENA region

Euromesco Joint Policy Study: Politics of recognition and denial – Minorities in the MENA region

05 June 2018
The manipulation of sectarian divides by state and non-state actors, sectarian violence, persecutions faced by various ethnic and religious groups and threats of partition that now constitute a real scenario, make the question of minorities a key issue for the balance in the MENA region. Diversity…
Euromesco Policy Brief – Citizenship challenges in the Arab region

Euromesco Policy Brief – Citizenship challenges in the Arab region

05 June 2018
The Arab Spring put forward a number of demands, headed by democracy, social justice and equality for all citizens. It is therefore not surprising that a number of minority groups actively participated in the uprisings, calling for end of oppression and the recognition of their rights. This is…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°7 : The Effects of Syrian Refugees on the Labor Markets of Host Countries

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°7 : The Effects of Syrian Refugees on the Labor Markets of Host Countries

18 May 2018
Since 2011, over 5.3 million refugees made their way from Syria to hosting Middle Eastern end European countries. Middle Eastern countries that absorbed the majority of refugees are Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. In Europe, Germany and Sweden absorbed the largest number of Syrian refugees. This large…