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Policy papers

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July 2019

Towards a More Reflexive EU in the Mediterranean. Final Policy Recommendations of MEDRESET

By | July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Highlights, Policy papers, Publications|

In MEDRESET’s final policy recommendations, aimed at the new European Parliament, Commission and High Representative, we propose that the EU should become a more reflexive actor in the Mediterranean. Three related steps are key to take into this direction: (1) Substance: Begin to have periodic screening reports of EU policies and the possible harmful effects they [...]

April 2019

Reflections on MEDRESET

By | April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Highlights, Policy papers|

Research in MEDRESET has been pursued under two structural challenges, namely a structural inequality inherent in the consortium itself, as well as a rising revisionist (geo)political context. In light of these challenges, we advocate that the EU set up a Research Foundation for the Mediterranean and we also give recommendations for Horizon Europe. Read the full [...]

EU Approach to Gender Equality in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Region

By | April 17th, 2019|Categories: Highlights, Policy papers|

The EU legal and political framework reflects a strong commitment to promoting gender equality. Policy dialogue, gender mainstreaming and targeted gender programming are some of the instruments that the EU uses in “partnering countries”. There is a noticeable difference in how the EU approaches gender equality internally (within Europe) as opposed to externally (partnering countries and [...]

Problematizing Effectiveness and Potential of EU Policies in the Mediterranean

By | April 8th, 2019|Categories: Highlights, Policy papers|

This report aims at combining the research results of the previous Work Packages (1–7) of the MEDRESET project with a view to evaluating the effectiveness and potential of EU policies. It does so through an analysis of the EU’s framing of the Mediterranean and how it is perceived by its Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEM) partners, [...]

March 2019

MedReset Policy Recommendations

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Highlights, News, Policy papers|

Today we are pleased to publish our policy recommendations on democracy, social justice and human rights; agriculture; migrations; industry & energy; and according to our elite survey. Click here to read our policy recommendations

January 2019

Rethinking Euro-Mediterranean Policies in the Fields of Energy and Industry

By | January 31st, 2019|Categories: Highlights, Policy papers|

This MEDRESET Policy Brief summarizes the findings of MEDRESET’s WP6 on industry and energy in the Mediterranean and identifies policy implications. Read the full MEDRESET Policy brief Read the Arabic Version

Assessing EU–Mediterranean Policies in the Fields of Industry and Energy from a Bottom-up Perspective

By | January 21st, 2019|Categories: Highlights, Policy papers|

The objective of this report is to evaluate the different EU policies in the industrial and energy sectors in four countries (Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia) based on assessment by local and European stakeholders, and to provide a list of policy recommendations based on these assessments. Adopting a bottom-up approach, such policies are evaluated in terms [...]

December 2018

Elite Survey

By | December 12th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, News, Policy papers|

This document summarizes the findings of MEDRESET Work Package 3 (WP3). This WP surveyed elite responses to EU policies in the Mediterranean region through a comprehensive qualitative fieldwork having covered 9 different countries (i.e. Lebanon, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Turkey). Respondents were asked to analyse their countries’ resistance to or adoption of [...]

The EU’S Migration, Asylum and Mobility Policies in the Mediterranean

By | December 12th, 2018|Categories: Highlights, News, Policy papers|

This MEDRESET Policy Brief summarizes the findings of MEDRESET’s WP7 on migration, mobility and asylum in the Mediterranean and identifies policy implications   Read the full MEDRESET Policy Brief Read the Arabic Version

November 2018

The EU and Political Ideas in the Mediterranean

By | November 26th, 2018|Categories: News, Policy papers|

This MEDRESET Policy Brief summarizes the findings of MEDRESET’s WP4 on political ideas in the Mediterranean and identifies policy implications Read the full Policy Brief Read the Arabic Version