UEMF and the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies (EMNES) analyze migration, mobility and development


The Euromed University of Fez organized, in collaboration with EMNES (The Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies), a workshop on October 17, 2019, around the theme “Migration, Mobility and Development”. This Workshop saw the participation of several researchers, experts, diplomats, business leaders and other high-level specialists from Morocco and the Euro-Mediterranean region for a working session which was expected to be rich in innovative and productive exchanges. .

This workshop aimed to provide a new vision of the realities and different parameters around a subject that is increasingly a priority on the international agenda. Beyond the exchange that this meeting allowed, the workshop was able to identify avenues for reflection on the possibilities of reconstructing co-development relationships between the two shores of the Mediterranean in a different way.


“Under the leadership of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, Morocco is one of the rare countries in the South to implement a global and multidimensional migration policy. In addition, Morocco is very active within the African Union, with a view to promoting a unified and balanced position. In the same perspective, the adoption of the Marrakech Global Compact on Migration in December 2018 constitutes an important step in the construction of a new strategy for the governance of various forms of circulation and migration from one region to another. , and from one country to another across the world,” said the President of the UEMF, Mostapha Bousmina on this subject.

Oriented around four main themes, relating to the root causes of migration, the question of gender and migration, migrants and job markets and finally the necessary deepening of cultural dialogue, the workshop dealt with the subject of different angles leading to new strategic and operational recommendations.