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 report : Euro-Med sub-national governments in the fight against climate change

FEMISE report : Euro-Med sub-national governments in the fight against climate change

28 December 2018
INSTITUT DE LA MEDITERRANEE and its partners, FEMISE and association ENERGIES2050, announce the publication of the final version of the report on “Euro-Med sub-national governments in the fight against climate change: Framework for action, example of Région SUD Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and…
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…
Supporting People Striving for Democracy: European Endowment for Democracy annual report 2017

Supporting People Striving for Democracy: European Endowment for Democracy annual report 2017

01 March 2018
The European Endowment for Democracy's annual report provides an overview of the different political environments in which the EED operates - from transitional and restrictive environments, to authoritarian regimes and conflict situations. It looks at the respective challenges that each of those…
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…
Med Media report on Journalists’ unions in the Southern Mediterranean region

Med Media report on Journalists’ unions in the Southern Mediterranean region

22 December 2017
Journalists’ unions are key media supporting organisations and this report covers the pivotal role they play in countries of the Southern Mediterranean region. This report aspires to be a light reading, not only for union activists and media professionals, but also for journalists and citizens, as…
UfM Climate Finance Study – Final report

UfM Climate Finance Study – Final report

28 November 2017
Climate-resilient infrastructure, and particularly its financing, is fundamental to tackle climate change. In this regard, the UfM Secretariat has commissioned the first regional study on climate finance to provide a clear overview of the funding flows for climate action initiatives in the region.…
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…