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EuroMeSCo - Commission d'études euro-méditerranéennes - forme un réseau de centres de recherche sur la politique et la sécurité en Méditerranée. EuroMeSCo comprend 99 instituts provenant de 32 pays sur les 43 membres de l'Union pour la Méditerranée.

Economic Impact of COVID-19: Powerful Shock to Post-Reform Egypt - 04/05/2021

Publié en juin 2020. Rédigé par Hussein Mohammed Suleiman For all governments dealing with the global Pandemic COVID-19, there is a difficult short-term trade-off between public health and economic considerations. Arguably, the Egyptian authorities have given a higher weight to the latter than other governments, including in...

How to Improve Water Resources Management in the Middle East? The Call for a Locally-Based Water Security - 29/04/2021

Publié en juillet 2020. Rédigé par Shira Kronich et Liel Maghen Due to multiplier factors such as climate change, desertification, rapid population growth and industrialisation, water has become increasingly scarce in the Middle East. The categorisation of water security as an existential “threat” gives the state a licence to...

COVID-19 Pandemic Challenges and Opportunities: The Case of Jordan - 15/04/2021

Publié en juillet 2020. Rédigé par Anan Zeitoun Like the rest of the world, Jordan has been affected by the recent and ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic and efforts to curb its spread have created both social and economic unrest in the country. The Jordanian government acted early in March 2020 by ordering a nationwide...

Economic Impact of COVID-19: Powerful Shock to Post-Reform Egypt - 15/04/2021

Publié en juin 2020. Rédigé par Hussein Mohammed Suleiman For all governments dealing with the global Pandemic COVID-19, there is a difficult short-term trade-off between public health and economic considerations. Arguably, the Egyptian authorities have given a higher weight to the latter than other governments, including in...

Morocco Fighting Against COVID-19: Drastic Times Call for Drastic Measures - 15/04/2021

Publié en juin 2020. Rédigé par Oumayma Bourhriba Like many countries, Morocco is expected to undergo a severe economic slowdown this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The combined effect of poor crop year and the implications of confinement policy in the secondary and tertiary sectors has led to a downward revision of the...

The Socioeconomic Impact of COVID-19 on Lebanon: A Crisis Within Crises - 15/04/2021

Publié en juin 2020. Rédigé par Joelle M. Abi-Rached et Ishac DIwan The COVID-19 crisis comes on the heels of grave economic and political crises that have hit Lebanon at the end of 2019. In contrast to the rather favourable health situation (so far) with a relatively limited number of infections and fatalities, the COVID-19...

COVID-19 in Palestine: Economic Slump, Rising Vulnerability and Limited Policy Response - 13/04/2021

Publié en juin 2020. Rédigé par Shams Hanieh et Habib Hinn At the time of writing these lines, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 and fatalities in Palestine remain very low, in absolute terms and also in comparison with other countries of the region. However, the pandemic is expected to have wide-reaching economic and...

La Crise Covid-19 en Tunisie: Impacts et Préoccupations - 13/04/2021

Publié en juin 2020. Rédigé par Soussi Mousez Au-delà de la dimension sanitaire et des pertes en vies humaines, la gravité de la pandémie Covid-19 doit se mesurer aussi à l’aune de son impact socio-économique. Cette crise pourrait même transformer certains paradigmes et inviter à penser une communauté plus respectueuse des...

Ensuring Water Security in the Middle East: Policy Implications - 26/06/2020

Publié en avril 2020. Rédigé par Shira Kronich, Liel Maghen, Christiane Frohlic, Ali Oguz Diriöz, Tobias Von Lossow, Mahmoud Shattat, Desirée Quagliarotti, Giulia Giordano Over the last decades, desertification and water-scarcity have become major problems in the Middle East, and more specifically in the Eastern Mediterranean...

Germany’s security assistance to Tunisia: A boost to Tunisia’s long-term stability and democracy? - 12/03/2020

Publié en décembre 2019. Rédigé par Anna Stahl, Jana Treffler Tunisia is the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 Arab Spring. Although recent developments have been encouraging, Tunisia’s democratic transition remains fragile. Economic and social challenges, as well as the volatile regional security environment and a surge...

On the insufficiencies and dark side of the principle of differentiated bilateralism - 12/03/2020

Publié en octobre 2019. Rédigé par Itxaso Domínguez de Olazábal One of the pivotal objectives of the 2016 EU Global Strategy (EUGS) is to build societal and state resilience in the European Union (EU) neighbourhood. Besides this focus on resilience, both the reviewed European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) of 2015 and the EUGS...

The impact of migration policies on the EU’s image as a value-driven normative actor - 03/03/2020

Publié en décembre 2019. Rédigé par Çiğdem Üstün The European Union (EU) has consistently tried to portray itself as a force for good in global affairs, committed to multilateralism, values and human rights, and different from other international actors. However, its policies towards rising social and political challenges in...

Graffiti and political sarcasm as tools for political participation in Egypt - 03/03/2020

Publié en décembre 2020. Rédigé par Mahmoud Hammad Social media have provided space for citizens to comment on and criticize the policies during the time of troubles. Considering the growing importance of social media, many scholars have argued that 2010-2011 revolutions that took place in Southern neighborhood countries,...

Infrastructures and power in the middle east and north Africa - 03/03/2020

Publié en décembre 2019. Rédigé par Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome Over the last decade, the Mediterranean and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has experienced profound and far-reaching social, political and economic transformations that have contributed to unprecedented levels of volatility and uncertainty across...

Who owns what? – Free trade policies, migration management and the ambiguity of “joint ownership” - 02/12/2019

Publié en december 2019. Rédigé par Sherin Gharib. The concept of joint ownership has become a buzzword since the 1990s not only in strategies of international organisations, such as the United Nations (UN), the World Bank (WB) or the International Monetary Fund (IMF), but also in European Union (EU) foreign policy. Since the...

Human Security & Climate Change - 04/11/2019

Publié en mars 2019. Rédigé par Daniele Fattibene, Nicolò Sartori The aim of this brief is to analyze the regional impact of climate change on the different components of human security, by clustering them into three macro dimensions: the environmental dimension, the economic dimension and the humanitarian one.  

Global Power Shifts, Rational Choice and Role Conflict - 04/11/2019

Publié en mars 2019. Rédigé par Irene Fernández-Molina This paper seeks to trace and explain the diverging and non-linear trajectories of the three central Maghreb countries’ foreign policies towards the EU since the 2011 Arab Uprisings. The analysis is situated within the big structural picture and debates about the putative...

The New-Old Elites and their Relations with the EU: The Cases of Egypt and Tunisia - 04/11/2019

Publié en avril 2019. Rédigé par Cengiz Gunay This paper deals with the question of whether and how political change in the two countries has affected their foreign policy-making towards the European Union (EU). Building on a liberal international relations (IR) perspective and elite theory, the paper focuses on the politically...

Russia’s Arms Exports to the MENA Region: Trends and Drivers - 04/11/2019

Publié en avril 2019. Rédigé par Alexandra Kuimova The Policy Brief begins by outlining Russia’s growing interest in the MENA region. It identifies both the strategy and motivations driving Russia’s arms exports, and equally to the region, and the demand for arms by MENA countries.

Three Steps in Ensuring Digital Security of Egyptian Activists Abroad - 04/11/2019

Publié en octobre 2019. Rédigé par Žilvinas Švedkauskas This policy brief aims to unpack how European high-tech companies have helped to broaden the “authoritarian toolkit” of the Egyptian regime. Subsequently, it reviews empirical fingerprints left by application of similar techniques by the Egyptian government pursuing its...

Par-delà son passé, le futur de l’Algérie sera-t-il révolutionnaire ? - 01/07/2019

Publié en juillet 2019. Rédigé par Sarah Adjel-Debbich, Ghaliya Djelloul L’entrée des citoyennes et des citoyens algériens, de manière massive, sur la scène politique depuis trois mois, ne constitue ni le premier épisode de son « ouverture », ni une parenthèse isolée de son histoire. Elle s’inscrit plutôt dans la continuité...

A Tale of Two Agreements: EU Migration Cooperation with Morocco and Tunisia - 04/05/2019

Publié en mai 2019. Rédigé par Tasnim Abderrahim The European Union seeks to secure closer cooperation with Morocco and Tunisia on migration, particularly on border management, readmission of their own nationals who are irregularly present in the EU, and reception of third country nationals who transited to Europe through their...

Cooperation with Religious Institutions as a European Policy Tool - 02/05/2019

Publié en mai 2019. Rédigé par Patrycja Sasnal, Yasemin El-Menoua, Sergio Altuna, George Fahmi For at least three decades now religion has been re-entering the public sphere and politics in Europe and globally. Its re-emergence, however, bears little resemblance to the past when the religion-state coupling was unequivocal.

Toward Understanding Violence and Revising Counter-Violence Policies in the Southern Mediterranean - 22/04/2019

Publié en avril 2019. Rédigé par Nouran S. Ahmed The aim of this policy brief is to point out the shortcomings of the research agenda on violence and counter-violence policies over the last seven years, with the main focus on the obstacle of accessing information as a prerequisite to comprehend the current wave of violence, as...

EU-Islam Dialogue and Engagement - 11/04/2019

Publié en avril 2019. Rédigé par Paolo Maggiolini The present policy brief aims to analyse EU dialogue and engagement with Islam in the Mediterranean contexts after the Arab uprisings. The aim is to reconsider how the EU has developed its approach to the Mediterranean and Islam in terms of intercultural and interreligious...

Egypte, prête pour un retour dans la région méditerranéenne - 01/03/2018

Publié en mars 2018. Roger Albinyana Analyse du retour de l'Egypte sur la scène méditerranéenne, illustrées par la nomination de l'ambassadeur égyptien Nasser Kamel au poste de nouveau secrétaire général de l'Union Pour la Méditerranée.   Abstract: On 6 February 2018, the Senior Officials from the Ministries of Foreign...

Nouvelle dynamique euro-méditerranéenne en Méditerranée orientale - 01/11/2017

Publié en novembre 2017 par l'Euromesco Rapport sur l'atelier «Nouvelles dynamiques euro-méditerranéennes en Méditerranée orientale», organisé par MIVTIM en coopération avec ELIAMEP le 10 novembre à Athènes. Les participants ont analysé divers facteurs qui pourraient constituer des opportunités et des menaces pour une...

Militia Institutionalisation and Security Sector Reform in Libya - 01/06/2017

Par Ziad Akl. Juin 2017 Summary : Putting an end to the ongoing political and military conflict in Libya requires effectively dealing with one of the major security threats: militias and armed groups. In light of the weak structural nature of the Libyan state, the acute military and political contentions and the challenges it...

Security sector reform in the southern neighbourhood - 19/05/2017

19 mai 2017. Summary : On 19 May in Brussels, the European Union Institute for Security Studies organised a seminar on Security Sector Reform (SSR) in the Middle East and North Africa. The seminar gathered practitioners from the field and EU officials in order to discuss the difficulties presented by the SSR in the Southern...

Building Partnerships in Challenging Times: The Defence Arrangements of Tunisia - 02/05/2017

Summary : In light of the security challenges of the post-Arab Spring, Tunisia has been actively seeking for new international partnerships and assistance in order to modernise its defence forces and tackle security threats with greater efficiency. 
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