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Abdoulaye Bathily becomes the new special envoy of the UN Secretary General in Libya - 09/08/2022

LIBYA. UN Secretary General Antonio Gutterres has appointed former Senegalese minister Abdoulaye Bathily as his special envoy to Libya. He is the first African to hold the post.

The Marseilles-based Jean-Luc Chauvin becomes the representative of CCI France to the Franco-Arab Chamber of Commerce - 06/23/2022

FRANCE / WORLD. The President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Aix Marseille Provence, Jean-Luc Chauvin, has been appointed by his peers to represent CCI France at the Franco Arab Chamber of Commerce.

Pierre Loaëc takes over as head of the Marseille regional office of the European Commission - 05/05/2022

FRANCE. The European Commission appoints Frenchman Pierre Loaëc as head of the Commission's regional office in Marseille.

Malta's Roberta Metsola elected as President of the European Parliament - 01/19/2022

EU. Meeting in plenary session in Strasbourg, MEPs elected Roberta Metsola as President of the European Parliament in the first round by an absolute majority of votes.

The European Parliament loses its President David Sassoli - 01/11/2022

EU. President of the European Parliament since 2019, David Sassoli passed away on Monday night, 10 to Tuesday, 11 January 2022 in Italy at the age of sixty-five.

Mehmet Uvez takes over the EBRD's Ankara office - 11/09/2021

TURKEY. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) appoints Mehmet Uvez to head its Ankara office.

Mohammed VI appoints Aziz Akhannouch as head of the Moroccan government - 09/13/2021

MOROCCO. As a logical and constitutional consequence of the victory in the Moroccan legislative elections of the National Rally of Independents (RNI), King Mohammed VI has appointed the leader of this party, Aziz Akhannouch, to form the future government.

EBRD appoints two new officials in Morocco and Tunisia - 09/02/2021

MOROCCO / TUNISIA. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development announces the appointment of two new managers in the Maghreb, Antoine Sallé de Chou in Casablanca and Nodira Mansurova in Tunis.

French-Tunisian to head EBRD office in Beirut - 08/26/2021

LEBANON. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) appoints Khalil Dinguizli as Head of Operations in Lebanon.

Ambassador Philippe Meunier becomes General Manager of Avitem - 03/15/2021

MEDITERRANEAN. To succeed Bernard Valéro, the Board of GIP Avitem (Agency for Sustainable Mediterranean Cities and Territories) has appointed Philippe Meunier as Director General.

Tarak Chérif becomes President of Anima Investment Network - 03/03/2021

MEDITERRANEAN. The Anima Investment Network has unanimously elected Tarak Chérif as its new president. He succeeds Abdelkader Betari, representative of the Oriental (Morocco). version française

Resignation of the Turkish Minister of Finance, son-in-law of President Erdogan - 11/09/2020

TURKEY. The day after Recep Tayyip Erdogan sacked the governor of the Turkish Central Bank, Berat Albayrak resigned as Turkish Minister of Treasury and Finance. version française

France's Odile Renaud-Basso takes office as President of the EBRD - 11/02/2020

EU. Elected in October 2020, Odile Renaud-Basso officially enters, on Monday, November 2, 2020 in London, in her functions as President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. version française

Marco Sansavini becomes CEO of Vueling Airlines - 09/10/2020

SPAIN. The airline company Vueling Airlines (IAG Group) announces the appointment of Marco Sansavini, ex-Iberia, as CEO. Version française

Valdis Dombrovskis becomes European Commissioner for Trade - 09/08/2020

EU. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, appoints Valdis Dombrovskis as Trade Commissioner in place of Phil Hogan. Version française
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