MEDSPRING D2.2 - Stocktaking of Policy Dialogue

The aim of the Task 2.2 is to identify ways and means to address societal challenges in accordance with the EU, MS and MPCs strategies. The present deliverable summarizes the process that lead EMEG Euro-Mediterranean Experts Group to develop a sound conceptual model and some paradigms for effective policy dialogue in research and cooperation. The main result of this activity is the formulation of a cross-cutting paradigm making key recommendations for a stronger policy dialogue on R&I in the Mediterranean Region. According to this paradigm Euro-Mediterranean R&I policy should orient the prioritisation of research toward nexus problems, based on sustainability, including trans-disciplinarity, integrating science in society, gender mainstreaming, stakeholders co-ownership.