Euromesco Series - Global Power Shifts, Rational Choice and Role Conflict: Explaining the Trajectories of the Central Maghreb Countries’ EU Policies since 2011

Euromesco Series - Global Power Shifts, Rational Choice and Role Conflict: Explaining the Trajectories of the Central Maghreb Countries’ EU Policies since 2011

02 April 2019
This paper seeks to trace and explain the diverging and non-linear trajectories of the three central Maghreb countries’ foreign policies towards the EU since the 2011 Arab Uprisings. The analysis is situated within the big structural picture and debates about the putative decline of the Western-…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°18: The EU’s pursuit of “resilience” in southern Mediterranean countries

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°18: The EU’s pursuit of “resilience” in southern Mediterranean countries

28 March 2019
The main aim of this policy brief is to explore the conceptual and practical effects of the EU’s pursuit of resilience in relation to the southern Mediterranean partners. Our findings point to that the more pragmatic EU foreign policy since 2015 and the more flexible EU funding for policy…
Opinion poll 2018 - Factsheet Algeria ENG

Opinion Poll 2018 - Algeria (factsheet)

21 March 2019
Most Algerians see EU as an important partner, according to new opinion poll More than seven out of ten Algerians feel their country has good relations with the European Union, and 54% think that the EU has a positive influence on the development of Algeria. A third of Algerians know of…
Factsheet regional overview

Opinion Poll 2018 – regional overview (factsheet)

21 March 2019
Polls highlight positive views of EU partnership across southern Mediterranean Most people in the EU’s southern Mediterranean partners feel the European Union has a very or fairly positive relation with their country and they believe EU financial support to be effective. These are just some of the…
Report Opinion Poll 2018

Opinion Poll 2018 (report)

21 March 2019
This opinion poll has been designed to assess the current levels of awareness among the general public about EU support in the Southern Neighbourhood countries, as well as public attitudes towards, and perceptions of the European Union in these countries. A key focus of the study are the…
Med Culture Study – Skills, competences and needs: working in the cultural field in the Arab region

Med Culture Study – Skills, competences and needs: working in the cultural field in the Arab region

13 March 2019
The aim of this study is to identify the needs (skills and competencies) in terms of human resources for work in the cultural field in the Arab region, which includes public institutions and civil society organizations, and to provide a basic understanding of the cultural industry needs in the…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°17 : “Closing the gender gap: policy-making that promotes inclusive Mediterranean societies”

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°17 : “Closing the gender gap: policy-making that promotes inclusive Mediterranean societies”

12 March 2019
This MED Brief presents some preliminary findings of a recently launched assessment of existing policy measures regarding women empowerment issues in the South Mediterranean region. In order to explain the persistence of numerous gender gaps, the author examines the reasons behind the inefficiency…
EMNES Working Paper 20 – Youth unemployment in Algeria and discouraged workers effects

EMNES Working Paper 20 – Youth unemployment in Algeria and discouraged workers effects

12 March 2019
This work asks whether the unemployment rate in Algeria should be calculated to also include young people who say they want to work but have not recently searched for a job, especially regarding labour market policies that are meant to appease a young population. To this end, two separate…
European Endowment for Democracy Annual Report 2018 – Supporting people striving for democracy

European Endowment for Democracy Annual Report 2018 – Supporting people striving for democracy

12 March 2019
Beyond providing important highlights of the year, the European Endowment for Democracy Annual Report 2018 presents a short general overview of EED’s work since its inception to mark the fifth anniversary. Since its establishment in 2013, the EED Secretariat has received over 5,000 requests for…
FEMISE MED BRIEF 16 - Green Public Procurement v.s. Environmental Taxation: implications for EU-MENA environmental policy”

FEMISE MED BRIEF 16 - Green Public Procurement v.s. Environmental Taxation: implications for EU-MENA environmental policy”

06 March 2019
Environmental policies are among the priorities of the UN agenda and figure highly in national and international policy agendas. This brief focuses on environmental taxes and green public procurement (GPP). These two environmental policy instruments differ in political viability and in the impact…