Med Pearls Research study on Slow Tourism international trends and innovations – Chapter 1: Conceptualization and trends on sustainable and slow tourism

Med Pearls Research study on Slow Tourism international trends and innovations – Chapter 1: Conceptualization and trends on sustainable and slow tourism

25 September 2020
Med Pearls project has undertaken a major exercise of compiling bibliography on Slow Food and studying in great detail the strategy of 6 Slow Tourism destinations to draw conclusions for the sake of Med Pearls project beneficiaries and any tourism agent (private or public) willing to incorporate…
Towards a cleaner Mediterranean: a decade of progress

Towards a cleaner Mediterranean: a decade of progress

25 September 2020
This joint report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and United Nations Environment Programme’s Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP/MAP) takes stock of the progress achieved and challenges ahead in the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Horizon 2020 initiative for a cleaner Mediterranean (H2020…
Euromesco Joint Policy Study 17 – Infrastructures and power in the Middle East and North Africa

Euromesco Joint Policy Study 17 – Infrastructures and power in the Middle East and North Africa

25 September 2020
Geopolitics is back. A more aggressive great power competition and the disruptive effects of new technologies have given new impetus to the analysis of the impact of geography on political decisions. Over the last decade, the Mediterranean and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have…
IEMed article : The airports of the Maghreb face the new century

IEMed article : The airports of the Maghreb face the new century

18 September 2020
In November 2008, the Group of Transport Ministers of the Western Mediterranean (GTMO 5+) agreed on the creation of the multimodal network for the implementation of the trans-Maghreb corridor. The aim of this corridor is to link, by land, sea and air, the activity of the Maghreb, from Mauritania to…
IEMed article : Workers’ Remittances and Economic Growth in MENA Countries: The Role of Financial Development

IEMed article : Workers’ Remittances and Economic Growth in MENA Countries: The Role of Financial Development

18 September 2020
The money that migrants from the Middle East and the Maghreb send to their families will fall by 19.6% this year compared to last year, according to the World Bank. The financial organization points out that migrants are more vulnerable to losing their jobs and to the drop in wages caused by both…
Nuffics’ EDU-SYRIA Newsletter – September 2020

Nuffics’ EDU-SYRIA Newsletter – September 2020

18 September 2020
Nuffic, the Dutch organization for Internationalization in education, as part of the EDU-SYRIA III consortium, will be responsible for managing the call for proposals for local organizations to submit projects that will support the Jordanian and Syrian youth education by developing their skills and…
IEMed article - Arab Cinema in Europe : the gains, losses and challenges ahead

IEMed article - Arab Cinema in Europe : the gains, losses and challenges ahead

18 September 2020
Arab cinema is increasingly popular in Europe but still faces many challenges to consolidate this trend and continue to grow as a cultural industry. Factors such as the topics of the films, the countries and festivals where they are usually programmed or their economic performance in Europe, help…
Event report on “Sustainable development in the Euro-Mediterranean - Aligning Covid-19 recovery with the 2030 Agenda”

Event report on “Sustainable development in the Euro-Mediterranean - Aligning Covid-19 recovery with the 2030 Agenda”

11 September 2020
On 2 July 2020, the Anna Lindh Foundation and Friends of Europe co-organised an online High-level policy insight debate on aligning regional recovery from Covid-19 with the fulfilment of the United Nation’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The online debate emphasized the need of…
The Palestinian Electricity Sector Regulatory Council

The Palestinian Electricity Sector Regulatory Council

11 September 2020
The article provides an overview of the electricity market in Palestine and of the role of the regulator in strengthening competition, and preventing the forging of monopolies by working as a key player to stimulate investment in renewable energy. An insight is also provided on policies currently…
Effective Development Cooperation - Does the EU deliver?

Effective Development Cooperation - Does the EU deliver?

11 September 2020
This report is a snapshot of the European Union’s implementation of aid and development effectiveness principles in its development co-operation in partner countries. It examines the performance of the EU and its Member States by analysing the results of the 2019 Global Partnership for Effective…