Euromesco Policy Brief 82

Euromesco policy brief - Eastern Mediterranean regional dynamics: conflicts and opportunities for conflict resolution support

04 July 2018
Diplomatic engagement between countries in the Eastern Mediterranean presents the opportunity for greater regional cooperation on a range of issues, including policy, security and economic growth. Increased cooperation has the potential to lead to shared regional norms and institutions that promote…
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,…
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…
External Investment Plan

EU External Investment Plan

28 March 2018
A factsheet on the EU's External Investment Plan (EIP), which aims to encourage investment in the EU's partner countries in the EU Neighbourhood region and Africa, promoting inclusive growth, job creation and sustainable development.
Imposing Middle East Peace : Why EU Member States should recognise Palestine

Imposing Middle East Peace : Why EU Member States should recognise Palestine

26 January 2018
In late 2017, US President Donald Trump broke long-standing US policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict when he recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in contravention to international consensus and law. His “ultimate deal” has in the meantime become infamous in international media,…
Libya International Peace Forum final report

Libya International Peace Forum final report

28 December 2017
Supporting the role of municipalities, civil society organisations and citizens in building peace at local level was both the title and the objective of the Libya International Peace Forum that took place in Tunis on 6 and 7 September. With mayors or representatives from eleven municipal councils…
TAIEX and Twinning – Highlights 2016

TAIEX and Twinning – Highlights 2016

06 October 2017
There are many ways to promote democracy and stability, the rule of law and good governance, as well as economic development and prosperity in the Neighbourhood and Enlargement regions. Since the start of their operations, TAIEX and its longer–term sibling, Twinning, contributed to achieving these…