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…
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…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°7 : The Effects of Syrian Refugees on the Labor Markets of Host Countries

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°7 : The Effects of Syrian Refugees on the Labor Markets of Host Countries

18 May 2018
Since 2011, over 5.3 million refugees made their way from Syria to hosting Middle Eastern end European countries. Middle Eastern countries that absorbed the majority of refugees are Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. In Europe, Germany and Sweden absorbed the largest number of Syrian refugees. This large…
EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Study – The EU-Tunisia Provileged Partnership – What next ?

EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Study – The EU-Tunisia Privileged Partnership – What next ?

15 May 2018
The EU-Tunisia Association Council, where the European Union and Tunisia are expected to adopt partnership priorities, is taking place today in Brussels. On this occasion, EuroMeSCo has published a joint policy study which makes the plea for a significant leap in the relationship that would give an…
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 MED BRIEF n°6 : The Importance of Reconciling South Med Countries positions on The Paris Agreement

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°6 : The importance of reconciling South Med countries positions on The Paris Agreement

09 May 2018
The Paris Agreement is a breakthrough in global efforts to address the threats of climate change. However, fulfilling the agreement requires countries to rapidly implement nationally determined contributions (NDCs), meet emissions reduction targets for 2020 and set future targets that are even more…
EMNES Working Paper 12: Skills mismatch and returns to education in Jordan

EMNES Working Paper 12: Skills mismatch and returns to education in Jordan

09 May 2018
Education is an investment and its returns, in terms of increased wages, can be used as an indicator of productivity in an economy. Also, skills utilisation is important for productivity and whenever there is a misalignment between the skills demanded and those available, it is spoken of as skills…