EU Budget Support – Trends and results 2019

EU Budget Support – Trends and results 2019

18 October 2019
Based on the country context, EU budget support accompanies reforms in a variety of areas. Under the development policy, it focuses on fostering sustainable development, with the primary aim of eradicating poverty. Under the European neighbourhood policy, the EU works with its southern and eastern…
UfM annual report 2018 : 10 years of building regional cooperation together

UfM annual report 2018 : 10 years of building regional cooperation together

28 May 2019
Message from the Secretary General Nasser Kamel: “This year’s annual report is particularly special as it provides an overview of UfM activities during 2018; a year that marked the 10th anniversary of the Union for the Mediterranean. (..) While several regional challenges had stalled cooperation…
Intercultural trends and social change in the Euro-Mediterranean region – The Anna Lindh Report 2018

Intercultural trends and social change in the Euro-Mediterranean region – The Anna Lindh Report 2018

27 December 2018
More than 13000 people across 13 countries around the Mediterranean Sea were interviewed to learn about their expectations, concerns, interests and values. The result is the Intercultural Trends Report, an invitation to learn and to dialogue, an invitation to understand. “The new edition of the…
FEMISE Research Paper – FDI in MENA: Impact of political and trade liberalisation process

FEMISE Research Paper – FDI in MENA: Impact of political and trade liberalisation process

15 January 2018
This study focuses on FDI in Middle East and North African countries (MENA). To this end, we use data for greenfield investments from FDI Markets that contains information about the number and volume of projects by source and destination countries all over the world for the period 2003-2012. In a…
Med Brief 3

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°3 : Foreign direct investment in MENA and impact of institutional context

05 January 2018
This Policy Brief, written by Pr. Juliette Milgram Baleix (University of Granada) summarizes the findings from a study on the determinants of greenfield investment in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA). The results point out that institutional deficiencies deter foreign direct…
Business guide – Growth opportunities in the Mediterranean

Business guide – Growth opportunities in the Mediterranean

20 December 2017
This guide is intended for companies wishing to better know the Southern Mediterranean countries. Overview of business opportunities, examples of projects carried out by foreign operators, main business events in Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine and Tunisia. This…
FEMISE research paper: Twin Deficits and the Sustainability of Macroeconomic Policies in Selected European and Mediterranean Partner Countries

FEMISE research paper: Twin Deficits and the Sustainability of Macroeconomic Policies in Selected European and Mediterranean Partner Countries

27 October 2017
The empirical results validate the Twin Deficit hypothesis in both EU and MED samples, but with diverging findings regarding the direction of causality. While the trade balance seems to be driving the budget deficit in MED countries –thereby validating the current account targeting approach – the…
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…
EMNES-EMEA

Youth employment and regional integration in the Euro-Mediterranean region

27 July 2017
The study, co-led by IEMed - EMEA and with the collaboration of the EMNES network, examines how regional integration can provide both short-term and long-term solutions to the employment crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The research targets both increased employment creation for and…
Writing to Grab Attention, a handbook for EU-funded projects

Writing to Grab Attention, a handbook for EU-funded projects

29 July 2016
This practical handbook is an updated edition (2016) of the publication first produced by the EU Neighbourhood Info Centre in 2012. One of the biggest challenges that EU-funded projects face in their communications is writing in a way that will grab the attention of their readers, be they…