EMCC Forum 2014

The creation of a Mediterranean coproduction observatory was announced at the EMCC 2014 Forum

The crises facing countries to the North, South and East of the region open a window of opportunity to transform the economic system in countries on both sides of the Mediterranean.  “A model other than free trade is possible, and that is coproduction, which contributes to economic...

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EMCC Forum 2014

MINUTES - INTRODUCTION AND CONCLUSION - FOR A NEW EURO-MEDITERRANEAN ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP

“We are determined to make South and North converge and go even further. Europe, the Mediterranean and Africa are taking a fresh look at each other. The creation of a Europe/Mediterranean/Africa axis can hold strong for twenty, thirty or fifty years!” said Jean-Louis Guigou, Delegate General...

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EMCC Forum 2014

MINTUES - PLENARY SESSION 2 - FOCUS ON BUSINESS EXPERIENCE: INDUSTRIAL STRATEGIES AND FUNDING

“Coproduction is not only an idea and a vision, it’s a reality. It works!” said Michel Gonnet, Chairman of Eudoxia and an Ipemed expert. “All countries North and South of the Mediterranean are concerned,” he went on. Talking about the launch of the Mediterranean Coproduction Observatory, Michel...

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EMCC Forum 2014

MINUTES - PLENARY SESSION 1 - COPRODUCTION TO ACCELERATE THE ECONOMIC TRANSITION OF SEMCS: WHAT CONDITIONS AND WHICH JOBS?

“Currently, all major issues have a Mediterranean dimension. We’re in a new century and some politicians haven’t noticed!” declared Miguel Angel Moratinos. The former Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, now Chairman of IPEMED’s Political Steering Committee, denounced, “A vacuum, a...

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EMCC Forum 2014

MINUTES - WORKSHOP 3 - ENERGY EFFICIENCY: JOB-RICH INDUSTRY OF THE FUTURE

The Mediterranean is confronted with a paradox and a necessity: strong economic growth in SEMCs, combined with massive unemployment among young people and women: 19% of young people are unemployed in Morocco, 25% in Egypt and 42% in Tunisia (World Bank).At the same time, Mediterranean countries,...

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EMCC Forum 2014

MINUTES - WORKSHOP 2 - ATTRACTING TALENTED PEOPLE: WHAT ARE THE WAYS TO INVOLVE THE DIASPORA

The Mediterranean region has always been a centre of intense human circulation. This circulation is at the core of its identity, and the economic and cultural exchanges that cross it. The diaspora has a central role to play in bringing together the two sides of the Mediterranean and in the...

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EMCC Forum 2014

MINUTES - WORKSHOP 1 - CLUSTERS: AREAS DEVOTED TO COMPANIES AND EMPLOYMENT

CLUSTERS: AREAS DEVOTED TO COMPANIES AND EMPLOYMENT  After counting mostly on attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and organizing specific host sites to boost their development, countries in the southern Mediterranean are now focusing more on policies that promote innovation.  The...

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Health

IPEMED’s participation to the 5th Emerging market access conference

IPEMED has been invited to do a presentation of the pharma markets in the Maghreb countries during one of the round tables of the 5th Emerging market acces conference that took place on  October 8th, 2014 in the Cité internationale universitaire in Paris. The aim of the presentation was to...

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Agriculture andt Agro-food Industry

IPEMED partner of the Paris International Agricultural Show 2014: Fostering agriculture and food security partnerships in the Mediterranean

Economic crisis in France and Europe, political and socio -economic transition in Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries ... Both shores of the Mediterranean face emergencies and challenges that must be addressed on common grounds. A highly integrated Mediterranean region can provide both...

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Points Of View

Taking action

Create cooperation based on inter-dependence: that was one of the conclusions of the IPEMED report on Europe-Mediterranean-North African relations. Yet to achieving it will involve concrete measures. What can be done to give new impetus to relations between the two sides of the Mediterranean?...

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Martin SCHULZ, Arnaud MONTEBOURG and Radhi MEDDEB.
Seminars And Symposiums

Co-sourcing in the Mediterranean: a response to the crisis?

On 6 December 2012, Ipemed partnered with Jeune Afrique and La Tribune to organize a major debate on the theme of co-sourcing.The debate gave numerous business leaders and institutional representatives an opportunity to share their experience and give concrete meaning to the concept of...

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Co-sourcing is inspired from Germany’s experience with Central and Eastern European Countries (CEECs).
Points Of View

Co-sourcing: a new partnership model

Co-sourcing fosters economic integration through production and sharing the value chain. It should create advantages for each stakeholder. It can move in a North to South direction, South to North, or South to South. A look at the determining factors. Deep crisis calls for new, sometimes...

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