FEMISE Research paper FEM43-08: Feminization of occupations and its effect on gender wage gap in South Mediterranean Countries

FEMISE Research paper FEM43-08: Feminization of occupations and its effect on gender wage gap in South Mediterranean Countries

16 April 2019
The issue of gender equality in the labour market is an important one. For the MENA region, however, the issue is additionally important due to the traditional role that women play in the economy and the cultural (including religious) beliefs that drive gender relations in these countries.Focusing…
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 Egypt ENG

Opinion Poll 2018 - Egypt (factsheet)

21 March 2019
Poll shows most Egyptians have a positive impression of the EU Sixty-five per cent of Egyptians have a positive or fairly positive impression of the EU, and half of them feel their country has good relations with the European Union. Forty-eight per cent of Egyptians are aware of the financial…
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…
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…
Euromesco Spot-On n°8 : Recovering EU-Egypt relations, but core political issues remain

Euromesco Spot-On n°8 : Recovering EU-Egypt relations, but core political issues remain

28 December 2018
The eighth EU – Egypt Association Council met on 20 December 2018, after the structure had resumed in 2015 and had met for the first time in seven years in 2017. Egypt is arguably more at ease with the revised and less conditional European Neighbourhood Policy structures. The EU – Egypt…