Biannual Flash News on Blue Economy – Issue 9 - Mediterranean Blue Economy Stakeholder Platform

Biannual Flash News on Blue Economy – Issue 9 - Mediterranean Blue Economy Stakeholder Platform

30 October 2020
The 9th issue of the biannual flash news on blue economy in the Mediterranean region is now available. You will find the most updated information related to the work of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and its partners to promote the blue economy in the Mediterranean region. Stay up to date…
MEDREG newsletter – October 2020

MEDREG newsletter – October 2020

30 October 2020
The MEDREG programme has issued the latest edition of its newsletter. This issue covers the period July-October 2020 and informs about the activities implemented during this period as well as the upcoming ones. Click here to read the newsletter.
The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention): Questions and answers

The Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (Istanbul Convention): Questions and answers

30 October 2020
Violence against women is a serious violation of human rights. Faced with disparities between States in terms of legislation and assistance to victims, the Council of Europe adopted in 2011 the “Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence against Women and Domestic Violence” (Istanbul…
CMI FEMISE COVID-19 MED BRIEF 5: A Digital Financial Education to Support the «New Normal» in the Post-Pandemic Era

CMI FEMISE COVID-19 MED BRIEF 5: A digital financial education to support the «new normal» in the post-pandemic era

30 October 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation strategy of firms, which have followed the technological path to support business continuity online, in response to government restrictions. The effectiveness of these business strategies depends on the familiarity and awareness of…
Young Mediterranean Voices : new activity report

Young Mediterranean Voices : new activity report

23 October 2020
The flagship EU-funded programme for intercultural dialogue Young Mediterranean Voices programme organised from April to July, a series of virtual debates with EU high-level representatives. The exchange created a platform for constructive dialogue between decision-makers and youth, during the…
EU Anti-Trafficking Day

Study on the economic, social and human costs of trafficking in human beings within the EU

23 October 2020
To mark the 14th EU Anti-Trafficking Day, the European Commission is issuing a new study on the economic, social and human costs of Trafficking in Human Beings in the EU. This study is key action of the 2017 Commission Communication ‘Reporting on the follow-up to the EU Strategy towards the…
CMI FEMISE COVID-19 MED BRIEF 4: COVID-19 and households in Egypt: implications, policy response, and recom

CMI FEMISE COVID-19 MED BRIEF 4: COVID-19 and households in Egypt: implications, policy response, and recommendations

16 October 2020
The COVID19 pandemic has severe economic and social implications in Egypt. The resulting economic crisis is having its toll on income, employment and poverty, and is exacerbating the hardships already faced by households and vulnerable groups in Egypt during the last 3 years. These years witnessed…
EMNES Working Paper 44 - Bank Capital and the Cost of Equity

EMNES Working Paper 44 - Bank Capital and the Cost of Equity

16 October 2020
Using a sample of publicly listed banks from 62 developed and developing, including MENA, countries over the 1991-2017 period, the authors investigate the impact of capital on banks’ cost of equity. Consistent with the theoretical prediction that more equity in the capital mix leads to a fall in…
Supporting Syria and the region: Post-Brussels conference financial tracking – September 2020

Supporting Syria and the region: Post-Brussels conference financial tracking – September 2020

16 October 2020
On 16 October, the European Commission released a new Financial Tracking Report which tracks the progress of donor funds against their pledges made at the 4th Brussels Conference on ‘Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region’ on 30 June 2020. This year’s Conference, hosted by the EU and co-…
ORGANIC ECOSYSTEM newsletter – October 2020

ORGANIC ECOSYSTEM newsletter – October 2020

16 October 2020
As part of boosting the ecosystem, the EU-funded project has launched the one and only newsletter about organic agro-food in the Mediterranean Region. In ORGANIC ECOSYSTEM's newsletter you can find: updates about regulations and policies, news, other initiatives, community, partnership…