Policies to protect rights in the digital age

Policies to protect rights in the digital age

21 January 2022
As part of the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights an annual report is published each year focusing on a specific theme. In 2021 this theme looked at the challenges in protecting rights in the digital age outlining five key policy areas needing attention: Tackling the challenges of online moderation…
Paradoxical Africanisation of Libya after 2011

Euromesco paper explores the "Paradoxical Africanisation of Libya after 2011"

21 January 2022
Changes in Libya’s and sub-Saharan African actors’ standings within the regional setting represent a new reality on the ground that has not been contextualised and analysed thoroughly enough. Only when the international actors do so will they be able to adequately navigate and constructively engage…
EuroMedMig Policy Paper: "Policy conversations across the Mediterranean: migratory governance. Europe and Lebanon in the spotlight"

EuroMedMig Policy Paper: "Policy conversations across the Mediterranean: migratory governance. Europe and Lebanon in the spotlight"

21 January 2022
This Policy Paper is a summary of the conversation entitled “Mediterranean Migration Governance: From State-centric to City-centric? Exploring Alternative Policy Paths.” It is about the next decade of policies towards migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean, the governance new trends and role of…

Brief - Combating Violence Against Women and Girls as a Main Barrier to Women’s Participation in Decision Making and Peace Building in Syria

21 January 2022
Women's rights initiatives are essential in challenging gender power structures on the national and local level. However, the protracted armed conflict, massive displacements, travel restrictions, and ban on civil society organisations have all hampered the development of sustainable communication…
Discrimination of Women in Legislation and Protection of Women and Girls from Violence

EFI Brief : Discrimination of Women in Legislation and Protection of Women and Girls from Violence

21 January 2022
This Experts’ Roundtable provided platform to share lessons learned and best practices from combating VAWG in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and discussed legal discrimination of women in Personal Status Law and Penal Code in KR-I. It elaborated recommendations for alternatives based on…
EuroMedMig Working Paper No. 7

EuroMedMig Working Paper No. 7: "Rafah Border: between terrorism, exogenous and endogenous pressures"

14 January 2022
This working paper tackles border control policies in Egypt, focusing on Rafah border, possibly one of the most complex in the region and also in the entire world. Furthermore, it analyses the possible relation between the control of this border and terrorism in Sinai during different ruling…
Euromesco

Euromesco Policy Paper : The EU Green Deal. A new momentum for democratic governance in the MENA region?

14 January 2022
The EU Green Deal has serious implications for economies and hence societies in MENA countries. At the same time, it could and must serve as a vehicle for improved democratic governance in the region. This is also in the interests of the EU’s green ambitions, as lasting environmentally sound and…
Euromesco

Euromesco Policy Paper - Youth Unemployment in the South of the Mediterranean: A Chronic Challenge to Development and Stability

14 January 2022
This paper focuses on youth unemployment on the southern shore of the Mediterranean and aims to provide policy recommendations to address this chronic problem in the region and focuses mainly on Southern Mediterranean countries in North Africa: gypt, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. It first explores…
TRAFIG policy brief n°6

TRAFIG Policy Brief n°6 : Moving on - How easing mobility restrictions within Europe can help forced migrants rebuild their lives

14 January 2022
Based on TRAFIG research in Greece and Italy, this policy brief illustrates why mobility is important for displaced people and how it is being hampered by policies and practices. It then suggests strategic ways that policymakers can tap into the potential of mobility to provide additional solutions…
EIB

EIB Investment Report 2021/2022 — Key Findings

14 January 2022
The massive resources the European Union is unleashing to rebuild after COVID-19 present a unique opportunity to deal with climate change and improve the ability of firms and individuals to compete in a more digital world. The Investment Report 2021-2022 examines how government interventions…