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. Our aim is to bring to the research, policy communities and civil society actors on both shores of the Mediterranean and Africa sound evidence-based analyses, policy answers and targeted actions and initiatives to address the most pressing political, economic, financial, social and environmental issues, such as curbing chronic unemployment and especially for the youth and women, improving living standards, addressing inequality, ending all forms of discrimination and conserving the natural habitat. The following areas of study and action that are highly relevant for the socio-economic development of the region will be covered:
Geopolitics, governance and institutions
Demography, ageing, migration, health and gender issues
Human capital, employment, youth, social protection, inequality and migration
Science, technology and innovation
Digitalization and artificial intelligence
Energy and climate change mitigation
Sustainable development, management of resources and adaptation to global warming
Economic development, regional integration and sectoral analysis
Money and finance
Private sector development and entrepreneurship
Scenario building and impact assessment
Scenarios for regional integration and cooperation
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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.