As we are already in the last month of summer and many of our readers are likely charging their batteries in one of the Mediterranean’s beauty spots, let’s have a look at how tourism has evolved in the region in the last 20 years.
Universal access to electricity is a key indicator of inclusive development. Many countries around the world still lack widespread access to electricity, lowering the quality of life of (predominantly) remote rural communities and acting as a serious impediment to economic and social advances.
Empowering women and girls is a key objective if Mediterranean countries are to reach their economic potential, as well as create vibrant, equitable societies. In a series of posts, we will examine how far Med countries have come in achieving this objective – starting by looking at female participation in primary education.
The Mediterranean has been shaped by trade since ancient times, and remains a vibrant economic space today. The overall value of Mediterranean exports to the rest of the world is about US$1.2 trillion.