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Future of the Mediterranean and Africa

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EMEA brings together leading economists and high-level international and local experts to think for the future of the Euro-Mediterranean and Africa in a multi-polar world.

Activities

The Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association strives to explore and understand the socio-economic and political challenges facing economies in transition such as the Mediterranean and Africa amidst the global geopolitical uncertainties, economic and financial crises and protracted conflicts.
Statement on Covid-19, Rym Ayadi (EMEA President - Founder)

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COVID-19 Policy Response

On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared COVID -19 a global pandemic. This declaration alarmed the…

Foresight and Policy Analysis

EMEA develops new models and scenarios and proposes new applications for the region, sub-region and countries.

Governance and Institutions

EMEA engages in research and targeted initiatives to develop new indicators to monitor governance and institutional performance and to suggest policy proposals for the region and for Europe to strengthen global governance.

Socio-economic Development

EMEA developed the innovative “TRIS” concept for socio-economic development in the Mediterranean. TRIS stands for “Transparent”, “Responsible”, “Inclusive” and “Sustainable”. This new concept can be enlarged in other regions of the world including Africa.

Bio-economics Research Initiative

The aim of the EMEA Bio-economics Research Initiative is to promote nature-based solutions and mainstreaming economics, finance and policy. The results of this research will advance the work under the TRIS Economic Model developed by EMEA over the past years.

Territorial Resilience Research Initiative

Urban systems have been following accelerated growth in the last century, having unprecedented impacts on natural ecosystems. Certainly, cities have become the epicenter of economic development and job creation. However, the increasing attraction of people and economic activity has led to a significant disequilibrium among cities, towns, and villages.

Money and Finance

Building on EMEA Founder research activities on money and finance, EMEA continues to enlarge the research on financial architecture, financial inclusion, stability and sustainability, crisis management in the Mediterranean and Africa.

Debt Transparency Initiative

The Debt Transparency Initiative launched by EMEA aims to enhance knowledge about debt related issues, particularly in low-income countries (LICs) and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs).

Entrepreneurship and MSMEs

EMEA Entrepreneurship and MSMEs initiative aims to: Perform surveys and research with the focus on high-value added start-ups, social business, creative cultural sectors;

CCI Research

In November 2020, EMEA is launching a new research initiative together with its network EMNES to explore the channels of value and job creation in the Cultural and Creative Industry (CCI) in the Mediterranean and Africa post COVID-19 and to propose recommendations to enhance the capacity for the sector to become an engine of innovation powered by digitalization and to transform towards more sustainability and inclusion.

Regional Integration

EMEA developed a new vision for regional integration, inspired by the blue transition first introduced in MEDPRO and…

Digitalization & AI

Digitalization and AI have great potential in revamping education, research, and economic sectors. EMEA is developing e-research platforms…

Africa Initiative

The EMEA Africa Initiative brings together leading economists and high-level international and local experts to think for the future of the Euro-Mediterranean and Africa policy and economic relations.

COVID-19 Policy Response
Foresight and Policy Analysis
Governance and Institutions
Socio-economic Development
Bio-economics Research Initiative
Territorial Resilience Research Initiative
Money and Finance
Debt Transparency Initiative
Entrepreneurship and MSMEs
CCI Research
Regional Integration
Digitalization & AI
Africa Initiative

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New EMEA policy paper – Proposal for a Three-Pillar Resilience Framework to Face External Shocks: The Case of Covid-19 Pandemic
The global pandemic of COVID-19 has fundamentally tested the capacity and resilience of health and socio-economic systems to…

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Launch of EU-funded project INVESTMED

Press release Launch of EU-funded project ‘INVESTMED’  The project aims at supporting new, sustainable business opportunities for young people and women in three Mediterranean Partner Countries: Egypt, Lebanon and Tunisia.  Journalists, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders will have the…

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