FEMISE Yönetim Kurulu İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi Ekonomik ve Sosyal Araştırmalar Merkezi (İTÜ-ESAM)’nin üyelik başvurusunu 13 Haziran 2012 tarihli toplantısında ele almış; başvuru dosyasını incelemiş ve İTÜ-ESAM’ı üyeliğe kabul etmiştir.
FEMISE Hakkında Bilgi:
FEMISE Association is a Euro-Mediterranean network established in June 2005 as non-profit organization. The network gathers members of economic research institutes, representing the 37 partners of the Barcelona Process.
Supported by the European Commission within the framework of the MEDA regional programme since 1997, the FEMISE is coordinated by the Institut de la Méditerranée (France) and the Economic Research Forum (Egypt).
The association was established with 52 Founding members of EU-Med national non-profit institutes that undertake economic and social research and represent the two sides of the Mediterranean and it has the following objectives:
1. To conduct policy research and make recommendations with respect to economic relations between Europe and their Mediterranean partners;
2. To publish and disseminate this research for the benefit of public and private, national and multilateral institutions,
3. To work for the broadest possible dissemination by the most appropriate means.
The network of FEMISE is composed as of 31st of July 2011 of 94 members’ institutes representing the 37 partners of the Barcelona Process (27 European countries members in the European Union and the 10 South Mediterranean partners), which have the main objective of performing research on economic, social and political economy issues.