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ANIMA Investment Network is a Cooperation Platform for Economic Development in the Mediterranean.
ANIMA aims to contribute to a continuous improvement of the business climate and also to the growth of the investment in the Mediterranean region.

The Anna Lindh Foundation is an international organization working from the Mediterranean to promote intercultural and civil society dialogue in the face of growing mistrust and polarisation.

FEMIP brings together all EIB interventions to support the development of the Mediterranean partner countries (Algeria, Egypt, Gaza-West Bank, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia)
FEMIP has become a key player in the partnership between the EU and the Mediterranean partner countries, part of a process encouraging economic renewal and openness.

Femip Trust Fund Annual Report 2017 : serving the southern neighbourhood - 11/13/2018

November 2018. Written by EIB. In view of the challenges the EU’s Southern Neighbourhood region is facing, including those posed by the forced displacement of people, persistent fiscal deficits and the threat of climate change, the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU bank, and the FEMIP Trust Fund (”FTF”) have proven their...

Plan Bleu is one the Regional Activity Centres of the Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP) of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), put in place by France since 1977.
His missions are : Observing environment and development to enlighten decision makers / Shaping possible futures for sustainable development / Monitoring the implementation of the Mediterranean Strategy for Sustainable Development / Integrating climate change as a priority / Supporting the transition towards a green and blue economy / Shedding socio-economic light for the appropriate management of Mediterranean resources

Outsmart climate change: work with nature! - 07/01/2019

While climate change is becoming more and more of a concrete reality, impacting people and places throughout the Mediterranean region, a broad range of Nature-based Solutions are available to enhance society’s resilience in this new, dynamic and highly challenging context.
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The CCMO (Circle of Researchers on the Middle East) is a think-tank and action group that aims to bring together young researchers specialized in the Middle East.

Founded in 1962, the CIHEAM is a Mediterranean intergovernmental organization devoted to the sustainable development of agriculture and fisheries, food and nutrition security and rural and coastal areas.
It is composed of  13 member States (Albania, Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia and Turkey) and operates through its 4 Institutes based in Bari (Italy), Chania (Greece), Montpellier (France) and Zaragoza (Spain) and the Headquarters based in Paris.

Strengthening the Role of Women in Rural and Agricultural Areas - 10/10/2018

October 2018. Written by CIHEAM-UPM The Watch letter n ° 40 aims to show different perspectives of the situation in the Mediterranean region by analyzing the challenges and opportunities in the socio-economic, social, environmental, legal and political domains.

The Euro-Mediterranean and African Network for Economic Studies (EMANES) is a network of partners and associates research institutions and think tanks working on socio-economics in the Euro-Mediterranean.

Labour supply, education and migration in south mediterranean countries - 06/03/2019

Publié en juin 2019. Rédigé par Cinzia Alcidi, Nadzeya Laurentsyeva The analysis of labour supply in South Mediterranean Countries indicates that only a package of long term policies can foster employment creation. The quality of education systems needs to be improved to deliver good employees for companies and, potentially,...
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EuroMeSCo (the Euro-Mediterranean Study Commission) is the main network of research centres on politics and security in the Mediterranean, striving at building a community of research institutes and think tanks committed to strengthening Euro-Mediterranean relations.
The network currently comprises 102 institutes from 30 countries in the Euro-Mediterranean area.

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

Published in april 2019. Written by 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.
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Supported by the European Commission, the FEMISE network brings together more than 90 members (research institutes in economics). The association has three main objectives: to conduct socio-economic research and to issue recommendations / publish and disseminate this research / to work for the largest dissemination.

Education Mismatch in North Africa: Determinants and Impact - 09/09/2019

Publié en septembre 2019. Rédigé par Moundir Lassassi, Mohamed Ali Marouani. The uprising of 2011 in many Arab countries have highlighted the vulnerability and fragility of their labor markets, characterized by high unemployment rates, especially for young people. The lack of job opportunities for young people is a major...
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The Foreign Investment Promotion Agency «
» is a public institution set up in 1995 under the supervision of the Ministry of Development Investment and International Cooperation. FIPA-Tunisia is in charge of providing all the support needed by foreign investors and of promoting foreign investment in Tunisia.

European Institute of the Mediterranean
(IEMed), is a consortium comprising the Catalan Government, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Barcelona City Council. It incorporates civil society through its Board of Trustees and its Advisory Council formed by Mediterranean universities, companies, organisations and personalities of renowned prestige.
the aim of the IEMed is to foster actions and projects which contribute to mutual understanding, exchange and cooperation between the different Mediterranean countries, societies and cultures as well as to promote the progressive construction of a space of peace and stability, shared prosperity and dialogue between cultures and civilisations in the Mediterranean.
Adopting a clear role as a think tank specialised in Mediterranean relations based on a multidisciplinary and networking approach, the IEMed encourages analysis, understanding and cooperation through the organisation of seminars, research projects, debates, conferences and publications, in addition to a broad cultural programme.

A Tale of Two Agreements: EU Migration Cooperation with Morocco and Tunisia - 09/09/2019

Publié en 2019. Rédigé par Abderrahim Tasnim 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...
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Institut Montaigne is a pioneering independent think tank dedicated to public policy in France and Europe.
It has been developing concrete proposals for rendering public action more efficient, strengthening its social cohesion, improving competitiveness and consolidating France's public finances.


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