Young Researchers Lab

Bridging the Gap in Euro-Mediterranean relations: Youth as drivers of Cohesion
Mollina, Spain.
September 16-17, 2022.


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Are you a young researcher from the Euro-Mediterranean region?

Are you interested in exploring the Gap in Euro-Mediterranean relations: Youth as drivers of Cohesion?

The Euromed Young Researchers Forum is part of the Euromed Young Researchers Lab, an initiative of the EuroMeSCo: Connecting the Dots project, co-funded by the European Union and the European Institute of the Mediterranean. The Euromed Young Researchers Lab aims to boost the research capacities of young experts across the Mediterranean, give visibility and recognition to their work, strengthen exchanges and stimulate research on issues of common interest.

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EuroMeSCo: Connecting the Dots

During this year’s Forum, 24 participants from across the Mediterranean and its neighbouring regions will meet in Mollina, Spain, to exchange with policy-makers, practitioners and other young experts on key issues in the Euro-Mediterranean area and contribute to policy shaping in the region.

This year´s edition of the Forum will be about:

Bridging the Gap in Euro-Mediterranean relations: Youth as drivers of Cohesion

Participants will:

  • Present their research proposals on economic development, migration and security with a green/digital nexus
  • Benefit from capacity building sessions on infographics and how to write a policy brief
  • Access remunerated publishing opportunities: authors of selected Concept Notes will be asked to convert their proposals into Policy Briefs


Where and when? The Forum will take place in Mollina (Málaga), Spain in September 16-17, 2022 in the framework of the 21st University on Youth and Development (UYD). The UDY is an international youth event organised every year by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe  with a wide set of partners. All participants selected to participate at the “V Euromed Young Researchers Forum” will also take part at the plenary sessions of the UYD and interact with young practitioners engaged in other activities taking place within the UYD 2022. More information about the UYD are available at this webpage.

Deadline to apply: 30 June 2022, 23:59hrs CET

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