Who we are

EuroMeSCo is the main network of research centres and think tanks in the Euro-Mediterranean area. Founded in 1996, in the aftermath of the Barcelona Declaration, the network currently comprises 115 institutes from 30 European and Southern Mediterranean countries.

Research

Fostering evidence-based and policy-oriented analysis on Euro-Mediterranean politics and policies through joint research programmes.

Dialogue

Providing a platform for dialogue between researchers from both shores of the Mediterranean, as well as between the members of the network and key stakeholders.

Advocacy

Boosting the role of think tanks and research institutes in policy-making and strengthening Euro-Mediterranean relations.

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EuroMeSCo: Connecting the Dots

EuroMeSCo’s governing bodies are:

The General Assembly: comprised of the full members of the network, it decides on the general guidelines for EuroMeSCo activities. The President of the General Assembly is Ambassador Senén Florensa, Executive President of the IEMed.

The Steering Committee: composed of 12 institutes, in addition to the Academic Secretariat (IEMed). Its main mission is to monitor the activities of the network. Currently composed of: ACPSS (Egypt), ARI (France), CASE (Poland), CEMI (Tunisia), CIDOB (Spain), EPC (Belgium), FIIA (Finland), ISPI (Italy), Leonard Davis Institute (Israel), Pal-Think for Strategic Studies (Palestine), Policy Centre of the New South (Morocco) and WANA (Jordan).

The Academic Secretariat: it coordinates the day-to-day functioning of the network. It is managed by the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) since November 2010, based in Barcelona, Spain.

 

EuroMesCo: Connecting the Dots is a project co-funded by the European Union and the IEMed that is implemented in the framework of the EuroMeSCo network. It contributes to inclusive and evidence-based policy making by fostering research and recommendations in relation with the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) South priorities, with focus on economic development, migration and security.

The project aims to connect the dots between diverse stakeholders as well as between the EU, its Southern Neighbours and the wider region. It develops a range of research, dialogue and dissemination activities in four annual cycles (2020 – 2024). All the activities share an overall commitment to foster youth’s and women’s participation in the Euro-Mediterranean experts’ community.

The IEMed leads the Project Consortium: ACPSS (Egypt), ARI (France), CASE (Poland), CEMI (Tunisia), CIDOB (Spain), EPC (Belgium), FIIA (Finland), ISPI (Italy), Leonard Davis Institute (Israel), Pal-Think for Strategic Studies (Palestine), PCNS (Morocco) and WANA (Jordan).

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The team

Senén Florensa Palau

Chair of EuroMeSCo General Assembly and Executive President of European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)

Senén Florensa Palau

Emmanuel Cohen-Hadria

Director of the euro-mediterranean policies department

Emmanuel Cohen-Hadria

Jenny Gilbert

PROGRAMME MANAGER OF THE EUROMESCO PROJECT

Jenny Gilbert

Ana López

EVENTS AND DIALOGUE OFFICER OF THE EUROMESCO PROJECT

Ana López

Pol Alberti Viñas

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER OF THE EUROMESCO PROJECT

Pol Alberti Viñas

Membership

The membership in the network is open to any research institute or think tank from the Euro-Mediterranean area dealing with security, migrations and economic development in the Mediterranean. The membership is free of charge. Please submit your Application Form here. For further information, please contact us at euromesco@iemed.org.

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