Euromesco Spot-on 14 – China, Russia and geopolitical games in pandemic-stricken MENA region

Euromesco Spot-on 14 – China, Russia and geopolitical games in pandemic-stricken MENA region

22 May 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic takes a tragic toll, devastating people’s lives and ravaging economies, geopolitical games continue to be played by authoritarian regimes around the world. Two prominent players include a pair of the United Nations Security Council permanent members, namely the Russian…
Coping with COVID-19 – Mapping education and training responses to the health crisis in ETF partner countries

Coping with COVID-19 – Mapping education and training responses to the health crisis in ETF partner countries

22 May 2020
The European Training Foundation’s (ETF) latest mapping report on the progress of 27 countries in education and training from the EU’s neighbourhood regions and Central Asia shows a more homogeneous picture as many countries have passed through similar stages since the COVID-19 outbreak. In all…
meetMED report – Towards the harmonization of energy efficiency indicators for monitoring : needs and expectations of Egypt, Jordan and Palestine

meetMED report – Towards the harmonization of energy efficiency indicators for monitoring : needs and expectations of Egypt, Jordan and Palestine

22 May 2020
The meetMED project is performing several activities focusing on the evaluation of «Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Strategies and Policies implemented in the meetMED target countries». Its final goal is to set a Mediterranean “Observatory” to monitor energy policies and measures through the…
Erasmus+ Tunisia newsletter n°26 – 15 May 2020

Erasmus+ Tunisia newsletter n°26 – 15 May 2020

22 May 2020
Erasmus+ Office in Tunisia has published the latest edition of its newsletter. Among the topics covered in this issue: An interview of Sara Pittarello, responsible for Erasmus+ Virtual Exchange Outreach at UNICollaboration; the launch for applications to recruit an external evaluator in the…
meetMED country profile: Algeria

meetMED country profiles: Lebanon, Tunisia and Algeria

15 May 2020
These country profiles, written in French for Algeria, Lebanon and Tunisia, are the result of a tireless work of data update carried out in 2019 by national experts’ teams from APRUE (the Algerian National Agency for the Promotion and Rationalisation of Energy Use), ANME (the Tunisian National…
MEDREG Information Note – Regulatory measures to mitigate the impact COVID-19 outbreak in the Mediterranean region

MEDREG Information Note – Regulatory measures to mitigate the impact COVID-19 outbreak in the Mediterranean region

15 May 2020
During the COVID-19 outbreak, each government took measures to ensure the safety and health of the population. Unfortunately, the virus continues to spread worldwide, and the measures were extended to suspend all activities except the necessary ones such as food supply chains and pharmacies. These…
THE NEXT SOCIETY: 29 actionable recommendations to boost technology transfer & commercialization in Lebanon

THE NEXT SOCIETY: 29 actionable recommendations to boost technology transfer & commercialization in Lebanon

15 May 2020
Berytech, through THE NEXT SOCIETY Advocacy Panel, has been leading on setting a national innovation strategy for Lebanon since 2017, as part of THE NEXT SOCIETY action plan initiated by ANIMA Investment Network. Experts hired by Berytech have written a report which proposes a roadmap of 29…
Practical guide for Tunisian journalists – Fact-checking in journalism

Practical guide for Tunisian journalists – Fact-checking in journalism

08 May 2020
This guide was developed in the framework of the European Union’s Support Programme to Tunisian Media (PAMT-MediaUp). Fact-checking is considered as one of the two key principles of journalism ethics. While everyone agrees on the importance of this principle, its implementation presents a number…
UfM Annual Report 2019

UfM Annual Report 2019

08 May 2020
Find out about the Union for the Mediterranean’s initiatives and work in the 2019 Annual Report that has just been released.
EMNES Working Paper 31 – Mind the measure : on the effect of anti-dumping investigations in Egypt

EMNES Working Paper 31 – Mind the measure : on the effect of anti-dumping investigations in Egypt

08 May 2020
The Anti-Dumping Agreement of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) determines when governments can or cannot respond to dumping. Indeed, the latter happens when a company exports a product at a price lower than the price it charges to its own home market. While this tool has been widely used by…