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,…
FEMISE MED BRIEF 10 : Are Females good Managers in MENA Countries?

FEMISE MED BRIEF 10 : Are Females good Managers in MENA Countries?

18 June 2018
This policy brief tries to answer the important question of whether firms gain from women participation in management positions. The debate on academic and policy levels have not reached a consensus regarding the existence of gender gaps in firm performance. This policy brief attempts to clarify…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°9

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°9 - The determinants of export performance of firms in MENA countries

12 June 2018
While focussing mainly on the export performance determinants of firms in selected MENA countries, this brief draws some useful policy recommendations after comparing the MENA firms performance with that of firms from countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). Empirical results obtained for…
Euro-Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality

Euro-Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality

05 June 2018
This document presents the visions, priorities, challenges and recommendations resulting from the “Euro – Mediterranean Regional Dialogue on Advocacy in the Field of Gender Equality’’ which took place between 24 and 26 October 2017 in Casablanca (Morocco) as part of the CSO WINS project “Capacity-…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°8 - Boosting female labour market participation rates in the MENA region: Can collaborative economy be of help?

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°8 - Boosting female labour market participation rates in the MENA region: Can collaborative economy be of help?

05 June 2018
This policy brief evaluates the potential of collaborative economy for increasing labour force participation of women in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. Specifically, it examines the ways in which the collaborative economy can enable joining labour market to those women who wish to…
Euromesco Joint Policy Study: Politics of recognition and denial – Minorities in the MENA region

Euromesco Joint Policy Study: Politics of recognition and denial – Minorities in the MENA region

05 June 2018
The manipulation of sectarian divides by state and non-state actors, sectarian violence, persecutions faced by various ethnic and religious groups and threats of partition that now constitute a real scenario, make the question of minorities a key issue for the balance in the MENA region. Diversity…
Euromesco Policy Brief – Citizenship challenges in the Arab region

Euromesco Policy Brief – Citizenship challenges in the Arab region

05 June 2018
The Arab Spring put forward a number of demands, headed by democracy, social justice and equality for all citizens. It is therefore not surprising that a number of minority groups actively participated in the uprisings, calling for end of oppression and the recognition of their rights. This is…
MEDREG report : Gas infrastructure map of the Mediterranean region

MEDREG report : Gas infrastructure map of the Mediterranean region

09 May 2018
MEDREG published a report that provides an outlook of the gas infrastructure in the Mediterranean region, including interconnection points, cross border transmission pipelines, transmission and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) storage capacities, usage of the capacities and future investment plans…

FEMISE research project : Complexification of production as a vector of economic transition and the role of short-term policies

16 April 2018
FEMISE work shows that the economic complexity of a country can be affected by the performance of its neighbours and then influenced by its own geographical position. However, this process may mask regional phenomena of divergence that must be related to the roles played by national and / or…
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.