Day 1: Thursday 17 December 2020

Session 2: Digitalisation, private sector & labor markets

  17:20 – 18:20

Chair: Maria Helena de Felipe, Advisory Board member, EMEA, President, AFAEMME

Digitalisation capacity of MSMEs in the Mediterranean: A new preparedness index presented by Yeganeh Forouheshfar, Researcher, EMEA

Discussant: Serena Sandri, German Jordanian University and EMNES 

Lives versus livelihoods: the COVID-19 pandemic and labor markets in the Arab States presented by Shireen Alazzawi, Research Fellow at Economic Research Forum and Lecturer in Economics, Santa Clara University

Discussant: Rim Mouelhi, EMNES Country Director, Tunisia, Full Professor, IHEC