Libya Task Force

Rethinking the European Strategy towards Libya

After now seven years of conflict, sustainable stabilization in Libya is still not in sight. The European Union and its member states hold the capacities to be strongly involved in humanitarian emergency aid, political reform initiatives and stabilization efforts, but they yet lack a comprehensive and mutual agenda-setting that could be the basis for a coordinated European approach in Libya. more…

Event Reports | September 5, 2018

Alumni Seminar of the European Fall Academy

"Shaping Neighbourhood" Simulation

Since 2015, the KAS Regional Program South Mediterranean in cooperation with the European Academy Otzenhausen has been organizing the European Fall Academy for students and young civil society activists from Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria. From 12 – 15 August, participants from the last three generations were brought together in Tunis to strengthen their knowledge on the role and structure of European institutions. more…

Event Reports | September 3, 2018

Libya Today: Society, Politics and Space

International Academic Symposium

In order to strengthen the academic understanding of the Libyan context and to connect Libyan and international scholars and researchers, the KAS Regional Program South Mediterranean organized an international conference in cooperation with the Institute de Recherche sur le Maghreb Contemporain (IRMC), CNRS, the French Embassy in Libya, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Delegation of the European Union to Libya, UNDP, the National Library Tunis, Total, and ACTED. more…

Event Reports | August 20, 2018

Cybered Conflict in the Middle East

Mediterranean Dialogue Series 15

Cyber power has a vast geopolitical potential. Cyber technology is increasingly inseparable from all instruments of power, including diplomacy, information, economy and military. The decreasing significance of geographic proximity for the nature of interstate conflict in cyber space demands a major conceptual shift in defense. In the following discussion paper, Kristina Kausch and Lior Tabanksy summarize some of the challenges arising from cybered conflict in the Middle East and outline possible trends. more…

August 10, 2018

Partnership for the Mediterranean

Franco-German Parliamentary Dialogue more…

Event Reports | July 5, 2018