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Oct 03, 2016 / 0 Comments
With the school year starting in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), millions of children are busily preparing to resume their studies. Some,...
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Market access is critical to the growth of start-ups in the Middle East and North Africa(MENA). Start-ups seeking to scale up their operations need...
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"The average length of time that refugees spend in camps is 17 years." This cruel statistic has been quoted many times, influencing our...
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Due to the protracted conflict in Syria, refugees are turning into a serious challenge for the Mediterranean region with a significant spillover to...
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In June 2016, France became the first industrialized nation to ratify the Paris climate deal reached in December 2015. So far, just 17 states –...
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Tunisia is one of the most secular countries in the Arab region, and it has one of the most developed education systems. Yet, young people from there...
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On 15 March 2011, Syria witnessed a movement of protests part of a larger Arab uprising. The scene soon turned into civil unrest. In consequence to...
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This blog originally appeared in Future Development. Note: This is an English version of my keynote speech given at the recent MENA conference...
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An increasing number of specialists are of the opinion that the Arab Spring and serious regional political disturbances (such as the war in Syria)...
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At a time when Europe is trying to restrict refugees’ access to its territory, it is essential to provide more support to the countries bordering...