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Syria’s Predicament: State (de-)Formation and International Rivalries

Introduction The Syrian uprising, which emerged as a peaceful protest against Bashar Asad’s regime in March 2011, has transformed into a fully-fledged civil war. The civil war has so far cost the lives of more than 190,000 people, turned more than three million people into refugees, and damaged most of Syria’s economic infrastructure. More detrimental and consequential for Syria’s political future, however, ...

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UfM ACTION ON WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT

250 experts gathered in the UfM Conference to foster women’s participation in the economic life 250 policymakers, experts, representatives from international organisations, think tanks, funding agencies, private sector and civil society from 35 countries discussed solutions to reduce the economic gender gap in the Euro-Mediterranean region. They stressed the urgency to improve women’s economic participation and called for concrete measures ...

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Newsletter 5

N. 5, December 2013 NeighbourhoodParliament approves new European Neighbourhood Instrument with more than €15 billion for 2014-20 Summary is available on  Mediter website EU supports UNICEF for education of children in Syria Press release available also on  Mediter website CultureA story of Palestine at the Mediterranean Film Festival in Brussels Further information on  Mediter website Exhibition “Light in Art and Science from ...

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Newsletter 4

N. 4, November 2013 Euromed Civil ForumThe main outcomes of the “Euromed Civil Forum” focused on “Gender Equality”, which was held in Brussels on the 3 and 4 September 2013Summary and press release are available here. The post – Arab springLibyaBlog, a platform for young Lybian bloggersFurther information on Mediter website  Culture“Shashat Women’s Film Festival”. Until 20 December 2013 in 20 cities ...

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Newsletter 3

N. 3, July 2012 N. 3, Juliet 2012 Column Euromediter: equal partnership and shared communication for growth in the Euro-Mediterranean by Tiziana Sforza, journalist and web content manager of Euromediter.eu Editorial Euromediter: partenariat égal et communication partagée pour la croissance de la région euro-méditerranéenne par Tiziana Sforza, journaliste et gestionnaire de contenu web d’Euromediter European CommissionCommission launches a new dialogue on ...

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Newsletter 2

N. 2, June 2012 N. 2, Juin 2012 Column Women in the Mediterranean region between the Arab spring and the crises By Rita El Khayat, writer, scientist and professor at several universities Editorial Les femmes de la mediterranée entre le printemps arabe et les crises Par Rita El Khayat, écrivain, scientifique et professeur auprés plusieurs universités The convention organised by ...

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