October 17, 2018


"Smart development model": nouvel horizon économique pour le Maroc

The KAS Regional Program presented the study “Smart Development Strategy for the Maghreb” during an event on 20 September in Rabat and in a roundtable discussed its recommendations on structural reforms to stimulate potentials for economic growth and inclusive development in Morocco. more…

October 10, 2018


Russia’s Economic Ties and Political Networks in the Southern Mediterranean

In order to discuss Russia’s political and economic aspirations and networks in the Southern Mediterranean, the KAS Regional Program invited experts from Russia, the Southern Mediterranean and Europe to a closed-door expert workshop in Marrakech from 17-18 September. more…

October 1, 2018


Mediterranean Women Digital Summit

As first event of its kind, the KAS Regional Program organized the Mediterranean Women Digital Summit from 7-8 September 2018 in Tunis, bringing together participants from the Mediterranean region to discuss the opportunities that unfold in the Southern Mediterranean regarding women entrepreneurship and digital transformation. more…

September 21, 2018

Policy Workshop

Libya Task Force: Rethinking the European Strategy towards Libya

In order to 'rethink' the European strategy towards Libya, the KAS Regional Program South Mediterranean organized a policy workshop from 30. – 31. August 2018 in Tunis that brought together Libyan and international experts as well as representatives of European institutions. more…

September 3, 2018

"Shaping Neighbourhood" Simulation

Alumni Seminar of the European Fall Academy

From 12 – 15 August, participants from the last three generations of the European Fall Academy Otzenhausen were brought together in Tunis to strengthen their knowledge of the role and structure of European institutions through a simulation game on the European Neighbourhood Policy. more…

August 10, 2018

Mediterranean Dialogue Series

Cybered Conflict in the Middle East

In the most recent issue of our Mediterranean Dialogue Series, Kristina Kausch and Lior Tabanksy summarize some of the challenges arising from cybered conflict in the Middle East and outline possible trends regarding the geopolitical potentials of cyber power and technology. more…

August 5, 2018

International Conference

Libya Today: Society, Politics and Space

The KAS Regional Program South Mediterranean organized an international academic conference in Tunis from 12 to 13 July 2018 to strengthen the scientific exchange between Libyan and international scholars and to broaden understanding of the Libyan context. more…

July 5, 2018

Dialogue Program

Partnership for the Mediterranean

A Franco-German Parliamentary Dialogue Program brought together German deputies with representatives of the French government, the parliament, the senate and selected think tanks to discuss the latest developments and cooperation potentials in the fields of security, migration and development cooperation in the Mediterranean. more…

July 5, 2018

Libya Brief 7

The Fight Over Libya's Oil

Libya's oil crescent has been shaken by clashes between militias and Khalifa Haftar's army. This is not the first time that the Gulf of Sidra becomes the scene for Libyan power struggles. The recent developments around the two oil terminals Ras Lanuf and El-Sidr showcase the fragmented political and economic conditions in Libya. more…

July 5, 2018
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The Return of the Silk Road to the Mediterranean

The Chinese "Belt and Road Initiative" is expected to profoundly affect economic and geopolitical balances in the Mediterranean. In order to discuss the expected implications, the KAS Regional Program brought together renowned experts from the Mediterranean, Europe and China in the first regional conference on the topic. more…