IEMed- EMEA and EMNES Conference for the presentation of the study “How regional integration leads to youth employment in the Euro-Mediterranean region”, hosted at UfM Secretariat, completed successfully – 20.07.17


The study, co-led by IEMed- EMEA and with the collaboration of the EMNES network, examines how regional integration can provide both short-term and long-term solutions to the employment crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The Conference was addressed by Fathallah Sijilmassi, Secretary General, Union for the Mediterranean, who underlined the importance of the presented study, as […]

Lack of Euro-Mediterranean integration is fuelling regional youth unemployment, study says

[UFM] Report on Youth Employment Creation and Regional Integration [FINAL STUDY]-Final ES

A major study examining how regional integration can provide both short and long-term solutions to the employment crisis in the Euro-Mediterranean region has concluded that domestic labour markets have failed to create sufficient employment opportunities – particularly for young people and women, including graduates. But, with the right policies in place, the percentage numbers of […]

Participation of Rym Ayadi to the MEDThink Forum on “The 5+5 Dialogue in an Evolving Region: Stabilising the Western Mediterranean through inclusive socioeconomic development”, Lisbon – 06/07.07.17


The Med Think 5+5 network, coordinated by the IEMed, fosters dialogue and research on the challenges facing the Western Mediterranean region with the collaboration of representatives from the government, academic and research fields as well as civil society. Prof. Rym Ayadi participated at the 2nd session of the Forum, titled “Cooperation in 5+5 Dialogue as […]

Participation of Rym Ayadi to the Tunisian National Conference for the launch of the strategic study on “Social and solidarity economy, a lever for development in Tunisia”, Tunis – 05.07.17


The Conference, carried out under the auspices of the Head of Government of Tunisia Youssef Chahed and with the support of the United Nations Development Program, aims to identify the main strategic axes of development of the social and solidarity economy in Tunisia and to draw up an action plan to establish and promote the […]

Participation of Rym Ayadi at EMUNI Annual Conference 2017 – 06.04.17


Rym Ayadi, participated in the panel “Youth and Employment  – Common Challenges and Opportunities in the Euro-Mediterranean Region”. Professor Ayadi highlighted that unemployment in the Middle East and North Africa region is the highest in the world. Furthermore youth unemployment rate is higher than three times the adult one. Among other recommendations Ayadi emphasized that […]

EMEA President at EMUNI Conference


EMEA President, Professor Rym Ayadi addressed the Annual Conference of the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) held in Portorož – Piran, Slovenia, on 11-12 February 2015. 

At the conference, dedicated to Science Diplomacy – Re-Thinking Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation, 27 speakers and panelists from 17 different countries and international organisations shared their experience and insights on the subject in […]

EMEA-PAM MoU signed in Portroz, Slovenia


EMEA and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), on 12 February 2015, at the EMUNI Annual Conference in Portroz, Slovenia.  The Agreement was signed by PAM Secretary General, Ambassador Sergio Piazzi and EMEA President, Professor Rym Ayadi. The purpose of the MoU is to set out a […]

Les pays du sud attendent beaucoup plus de l’Europe, leur premier partenaire


Après trois ans de recherches et d’analyses, le projet Medpro vient de s’achever par une conférence finale à Bruxelles le 26 février 2013 présentant quatre scénarios pour les relations euroméditerranéennes en 2030. Rym Ayadi, sa présidente, se confie en exclusivité à Read full article here:

Six propositions pour lever les freins au développement des PME


Comment soutenir les petites entreprises de la rive sud ? Des chercheurs du Femise posent la question et proposent des solutions, en comparant les cas de l’Algérie, de l’Égypte, du Maroc et de la Tunisie. En France, seules les PME créent de l’emploi sur la dernière décennie, selon une étude du cabinet KPMG publiée en […]

Quelle Euroméditerranée en 2030 ?


A quoi pourrait ressembler la région euroméditerranéenne à l’horizon 2030 ? Dans leur rapport « Scénarios d’évaluation et de transition vers une Euroméditerranée durable en 2030 » que Mediterranean Prospects a publié en juillet dernier, c’est à cette question que Rym AYADI, chercheuse au Center for European Policy Studies, et Carlo SESSA, président de l’Institute of Studies for […]