New Med Research Network
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New-Med is a Track II initiative supported by GMF. It promotes unofficial dialogue and problem-solving activities focused on promoting peace and security from a regional, non-Eurocentric perspective. It is aimed at building relationships and encouraging new thinking that can inform GMF’s work on the Mediterranean region.
Launched in 2014, New-Med is the result of a public-private partnership between the GMF, the OSCE, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, the International Affairs Institute and the Compagnia San Paolo. New-Med is run by IAI, which also chairs the Steering Committee, in which the above-mentioned partners are represented.
The New-Med runs workshops and releases articles and reports with an analysis and recommendations on key issues including migration, intercultural dialogue and security.
Looking for Young Voices from the MENA Region: Apply for New Med Research Project
Are you a young person from the MENA region? Are you interested in MENA policy? Then this call for papers is for you! The New-Med Research Network invites young people under 32 to submit applications to write a policy paper that critically address how youth are impacted by the socio-economic and political challenges facing countries in the MENA region as well as propose innovative bottom-up perspectives and youth-led initiatives to deal with these challenges. Successful candidates will receive a remuneration of 400 euros for the policy paper and will be invited to present their work at the international conference that will take place in June 2018 in Rome, Italy. Submit your proposal to email@example.com by November 30, 2017.