The meeting’s purpose (held on January 8 and 9) was to discuss the MEDPRO scenarios and policy recommendations with local authorities and representatives of the civil society in Egypt. Prof. Kamar intervened as discussant for the six publications presented in the session on Economic Integration, Trade, FDI, Financial Services and Capital Markets.MEDPRO-Cover

Mediterranean Prospects (MEDPRO) is a three-year EUR 3 million interdisciplinary research project funded under the EU’s 7th Framework Program and coordinated by the Brussels-based Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). The consortium includes 17 research institutes from Belgium, Cyprus, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Morocco, the Netherlands, Palestine, Poland, Spain, and Tunisia. The aim of MEDPRO is to contribute to the reform process in the political, economic and social agendas in the Mediterranean by broadening the level of knowledge on the interplay between the diverse set of challenges and providing deep insights into the prospected policy options and their outcomes.