meetMED professional training on Energy Audits in Industrial Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) -  Training report

meetMED professional training on Energy Audits in Industrial Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) - Training report

23 January 2020
The meetMED project has just published the conclusions of the professional training on Energy Audits in Industrial Small to Medium Enterprises that took place in December 2019 in Cairo, Egypt. Vivid discussions enabled the exchange of experiences and best practices among the participants, thus a…
Civicus Protest Resilience toolkit

Civicus Protest Resilience toolkit

23 January 2020
This toolkit by Civicus World Alliance for Citizen Participation has been produced with the assistance of the European Union, and has everything you need on protest tactics and strategies. The information contained in this toolkit has been sourced from a combination of published reports, existing…
Euromesco Policy Brief 105 : Graffiti and political sarcasm as tools for political participation in Egypt

Euromesco Policy Brief 105 : Graffiti and political sarcasm as tools for political participation in Egypt

23 January 2020
Social media have provided space for citizens to comment on and criticize the policies during the time of troubles. Considering the growing importance of social media, many scholars have argued that 2010-2011 revolutions that took place in Southern neighborhood countries, including Egypt, were…
EuMedRail Bulletin October 2019

EuMedRail Bulletin October 2019

23 January 2020
The third edition of the EUMedRail Bulletin focuses on project activities, in particular on the Seminar on the tasks of the National Safety Authorities held in Amiens and The Hague, hosted by EPSF and LIT, and the Workshop on Safety Management System and Safety Culture that took place in Belgrade…
EIB publication : Microfinance: Empowering the smallest businesses

EIB publication : Microfinance: Empowering the smallest businesses

16 January 2020
Strengthening small businesses, including micro-enterprises, is one of the EIB priorities. The Bank’s microfinance investments help the most underserved parts of society by focusing on people excluded from the economy and banking. In particular, the EIB helps sustain jobs, empower women and girls,…
Mapping of Investment Promotion Agencies: Middle East and North Africa

Mapping of Investment Promotion Agencies: Middle East and North Africa

09 January 2020
This report provides an inventory of existing practices among Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) in the Middle East and North Africa region. It covers eight southern Mediterranean (MED) economies: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, and Tunisia. The mapping…
European Training Foundation study : Labour market, skill dynamics and employment policies in Tunisia

European Training Foundation study: Labour market, skill dynamics and employment policies in Tunisia

09 January 2020
This study seeks to explore and analyse the various forms of disequilibrium that characterize the Tunisian labour market. A special attention is given to the qualifications mismatch – what is the extent of the phenomenon and what are the mainly affected domains – and the situation of youth on the…
MEDREG report - Transparency of Gas Transmission, LNG and Storage Infrastructure in Energy Community and Mediterranean Region - Compliance Monitoring

MEDREG report - Transparency of gas transmission, liquefied natural gas and storage infrastructure in energy community and Mediterranean region

03 January 2020
This report assesses the level of transparency in gas infrastructures – transmission pipelines, liquefied natural gas facilities and storages – among the members of the Association for the Mediterranean Regulators (MEDREG) and the Energy Community Regulatory Board (ECRB). This monitoring exercise…
Euromesco Series 44 - Germany’s Security Assistance to Tunisia: A Boost to Tunisia’s Long-Term Stability and Democracy?

Euromesco Series 44 - Germany’s Security Assistance to Tunisia: A Boost to Tunisia’s Long-Term Stability and Democracy?

03 January 2020
Tunisia is the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 Arab Spring. Although recent developments have been encouraging, Tunisia’s democratic transition remains fragile. Economic and social challenges, as well as the volatile regional security environment and a surge of violent extremism continue to…
Euromesco Series 46: The impact of migration policies on the EU’s image as a value-driven normative actor

Euromesco Series 46: The impact of migration policies on the EU’s image as a value-driven normative actor

03 January 2020
The European Union has consistently tried to portray itself as a force for good in global affairs, committed to multilateralism, values and human rights, and different from other international actors. However, its policies towards rising social and political challenges in its neighbourhood have…