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A comprehensive update on the socio-economic expertise FEMISE, the Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Economic Institutes: migration policy, economic performance, decentralization, employment, social pact, inequality, economic recovery, growth, SME development, inclusion, tourism, trade, FDI, direct investment abroad, financial integration, knowledge economy, ecology, innovation ... in Algeria, Spain, France, Italy, Morocco, Tunisia, Portugal, Egypt, Greece, Albania, Croatia, Turkey ...

Cooperation, a key factor to relaunch development in the Mediterranean following Covid-19 - 07/06/2020

The Covid-19 epidemic which has been shaking the planet since December has had a resounding health and economic impact in the countries of the Mediterranean basin. Femise and CMI join forces, warn against the risks associated with Covid-19 and lay the foundations for a new path for Euro-Mediterranean cooperation. Version française

In Jordan and Lebanon, Social entrepreneurs reach-out to refugees - 04/01/2020

Jordan and Lebanon, two of the main host countries regarding the number of Syrian refugees, have seen an increase in vocations with social impact during the past two years. A different kind of entrepreneurs has continued to multiply, promoting mutual aid and solidarity rather than profit. A few months ago, Femise published a study on this phenomenon. An analysis which is more topical than ever with the Covid-19 pandemic which calls into question our current systems and sees the reinforcement of new behaviors focused on humanist values. Version française

Femise recommendations to reduce the skills mismatch in the Maghreb job market - 03/11/2020

If in France, the unemployment rate of non-graduates is four times higher than that of graduates, the proportions are reversed in the Maghreb countries. This paradoxical situation prompted Femise economists to analyze ... Version française

"Giving more power to women influences economic development" - 12/20/2019

As part of the Emerging Valley summit, Femise and Institut de la Méditerranée highlighted several initiatives to strengthen the place of women in the economies of the Mediterranean basin. Version française

Repatriation of refugees, between hope and reality - 12/12/2019

With the millions of victims of military and civil conflicts, can Arab Spring Refugees consider a return to their home countries? Version française

How are Mediterranean countries approaching the energy mix ? - 11/07/2019

How does one bring the right answer when energy needs are constantly increasing and you have to prepare for the post-oil age ? In a report published in September 2019, the think tank makes recommendations on the strategy countries could follow and advocates for the exploitation of two renewable energy sources . Version française

​Help Moroccan SMEs join the international value chains - 10/08/2019

The relocation of production from Asia to the Mediterranean countries which started in 2017 is moving forward... Version française
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