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 MED BRIEF 16 - Green Public Procurement v.s. Environmental Taxation: implications for EU-MENA environmental policy”

FEMISE MED BRIEF 16 - Green Public Procurement v.s. Environmental Taxation: implications for EU-MENA environmental policy”

06 March 2019
Environmental policies are among the priorities of the UN agenda and figure highly in national and international policy agendas. This brief focuses on environmental taxes and green public procurement (GPP). These two environmental policy instruments differ in political viability and in the impact…
EMNES Working Paper 21 - The Tunisian Integration into Global Value Chains: The role of offshore regime & FDI

EMNES Working Paper 21 - The Tunisian Integration into Global Value Chains: The role of offshore regime & FDI

06 March 2019
This paper focuses on the study of Tunisia’s integration into the global value chains (GVCs) and the role of the offshore regime and foreign direct investment (FDI) in this process. After the brief illustration of the origin of the GVC concept, this document tackles indicators that give more…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM43-03: Morocco and Tunisia in Global Value Chains: focus on business services as innovation drivers

FEMISE Research Paper FEM43-03: Morocco and Tunisia in Global Value Chains: focus on business services as innovation drivers

20 February 2019
In this report FEMISE will argue that for a better understanding of how business services can contribute to competitiveness and growth in Morocco and Tunisia decomposing trade flows in terms of value added can be a useful first step. The authors start from the OECD-WTO Trade in Value Added…
FEMISE MED BRIEF n°15 : Is informality an irrevocable obstacle to Universal Health Coverage ?

FEMISE MED BRIEF n°15 - Tunisia : Is informality an irrevocable obstacle to Universal Health Coverage ?

15 February 2019
In many developing countries and in particular in the context of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, large fractions of the population are deprived of access to any social security system, mainly because they are working in the informal sector. This paper shows that even among the most…
FEMISE Research paper 43-18: Early childhood development and inequality of opportunities in the Mediterranean

FEMISE Research paper 43-18: Early childhood development and inequality of opportunities in the Mediterranean

29 January 2019
Early childhood is the most important time for human development. However, countries tend to under-invest in this stage of development, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Children are facing unequal opportunities to develop because of the circumstances of their birth. This…
FEMISE Research paper FEM43-07 : Effects of Syrian Refugees on Labor Markets of Host Middle Eastern and European Countries

FEMISE Research paper FEM43-07 : Effects of Syrian Refugees on Labor Markets of Host Middle Eastern and European Countries

29 January 2019
This research seeks to contribute to the assessment of refugees impact within labor markets and differing countries’ economies. The country review and the empirical results lead us to four main policy recommendations: - As for the majority of countries, no connection between the Syrian refugees’…
Euromesco Spot-On n°8 : Recovering EU-Egypt relations, but core political issues remain

Euromesco Spot-On n°8 : Recovering EU-Egypt relations, but core political issues remain

28 December 2018
The eighth EU – Egypt Association Council met on 20 December 2018, after the structure had resumed in 2015 and had met for the first time in seven years in 2017. Egypt is arguably more at ease with the revised and less conditional European Neighbourhood Policy structures. The EU – Egypt…
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…