Given the growing impact of COVID-19, the initial measures taken by the Tunisian authorities failed to address the second wave effectively. After providing an overview of the Tunisian public debt situation prior to the pandemic and of the subsequent challenges posed by the Covid-19 crisis, the... more
The SoED provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of environment and development interactions in the Mediterranean region. The aim of the SoED 2020 is to increase awareness and understanding of the state of the Mediterranean, underlying driving forces and impacts, as well as to... more
Trade and integration — within MENA and with the rest of the world — will be critical to lowering poverty, empowering the poor, and igniting economic growth in the post-COVID era, according to the World Bank’s latest regional economic update.
The report, titled Trading Together: Reviving... more
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation strategy of firms, which have followed the technological path to support business continuity online, in response to government restrictions. The effectiveness of these business strategies depends on the familiarity and awareness of... more
Trade and integration—within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and with the rest of the world—will be critical to lowering poverty, empowering the poor, and igniting economic growth in the post-Covid era, according to the World Bank’s latest regional economic update.
The report,... more
The COVID19 pandemic has severe economic and social implications in Egypt. The resulting economic crisis is having its toll on income, employment, and poverty, and is exacerbating the hardships already faced by households and vulnerable groups in Egypt during the last 3 years. These years witnessed... more
La crise du COVID-19 est d’ampleur inédite, et vient frapper une région méditerranéenne déjà très affaiblie. Ce Brief se focalise sur l’impact économique de la crise financière du COVID-19 dans les pays du sud de cette région avec un focus sur l’emploi, la croissance, la pauvreté et les inégalités... more
The objective of this living report is to compile, analyze, and disseminate inspiring local solutions on how to address the challenges of climate change and its effects on migration through territorial resilience in the Mediterranean region. Internal (within the country) climate migration, rather... more
The transportation sector is exposed to significant paradigm shifts and financial difficulties due to the Covid-19 epidemic in Mediterranean countries as well as all over the world. In particular, public transportation is struggling worldwide, with reduced passenger load factors of 50% to 90%. To... more
As the first MENA regionwide report on the subject, this report was conceived out of a real need for data and analysis on internationalization, as well as a direct demand from stakeholders including tertiary education institutions in the region. Its primary objectives are to raise awareness on... more
The purpose of this bulletin is to inform members of the CMI Forum on Energy and Climate Change on the energy and climate policy developments in the region and on their implications for the creation of an integrated Euro-Mediterranean energy market. In particular, it reviews EU policy developments... more