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Antoine Viallet: "We must base our relations with the African continent on reciprocity" - 10/05/2021 - Interview by Frédéric Dubessy

AFRICA. Past-president of the Real Estate Club Marseille-Provence, vice-president of the Marseillais de l'Immobilier en Afrique (MIA'S) and member of the Africalink network, Antoine Viallet animated the 14th Real Estate Day under the theme 'Marseille Hub of Africa'. For, he reminds us of the importance of forging strong links with this continent.

EBRD and GEF to finance the transition to a circular economy in Turkey and the Western Balkans - 10/05/2021 - Eric Apim

MEDITERRANEAN. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Global Environment Facility are launching a new programme called the "Regional Circular Economy Initiative" for the five Western Balkan countries and Turkey.

Kaïs Saïed appoints Najla Bouden as head of the Tunisian government - 09/30/2021 - Eric Apim

TUNISIA. After several months of emergency rule and as many questions about his control over the country, the President of the Tunisian Republic has appointed Najla Bouden to form a government, "in the coming hours or day".

The humanitarian situation in Syria makes the political process of normalisation urgent € - 09/30/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

SYRIA. The humanitarian crisis in Syria is becoming increasingly worrying as the political process of normalisation is slow to get underway after a decade of conflict.

France halves the number of visas issued to Maghreb nationals - 09/29/2021 - Eric Apim

FRANCE / MAGHREB. In retaliation to the non-issuance of consular passes allowing the return of their nationals expelled from France, Paris has decided to divide by two the number of visas granted to Algerian and Moroccan nationals and by 30% those granted to Tunisians.

Blanca Moreno-Dodson: "The move from the World Bank to the UN is a natural evolution for the CMI" - 09/22/2021 - Interview by Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. The director of the Centre for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), Blanca Moreno-Dodson, tells exclusively about her transition from the World Bank to the United Nations and her new mandate: the implementation of the MDG 17 on partnerships in the Mediterranean. The CMI remains and will remain based in Marseille.

Paris plans international conference on Libya's new governmentlessness - 09/22/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

LIBYA. While the Libyan Parliament has just voted a motion of censure against the transitional government, France wants to maintain the electoral calendar in this country and proposes an international conference on Libya in Paris.

Diasporas to the rescue of Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries - 09/21/2021 - Gérard Tur

MEDITERRANEAN. In 2020, most of the southern and eastern Mediterranean countries will benefit from a double-digit increase in foreign currency remittances by their diasporas.

Minimum wage boost in France and Spain - 09/21/2021 - Gérard Tur

FRANCE/SPAIN. France and Spain give a boost to the minimum wage. In gross monthly terms, it will rise to €1,589 in France (1 October) and to €1,125 in Spain (retroactive to 1 September).

Lebanon in search of fuel - 09/16/2021 - Gérard Tur

LEBANON. Without diesel and gas, Lebanon is at a standstill.

Pierre Vallaud: "Democracy has not succeeded in the South and East of the Mediterranean" - 09/16/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN: As a specialist in contemporary history, historian Pierre Vallaud gives an exclusive overview of the current geopolitical situation in the Mediterranean. He admits his lack of optimism regarding the resolution of the main conflicts that are distancing this region from its goal of a common destiny.

Egypt at the heart of the revival of the peace process between Israel and Palestine - 09/14/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

ISRAEL / EGYPT / PALESTINE. As Israel presents a process to create stability between Israel and the Gaza Strip, its Prime Minister went to Egypt to seek support.

Lebanon's new government faces crucial challenges - 09/13/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

LEBANON. With his new team presented, the new Prime Minister Najib Mikati immediately set about trying to resolve the economic and social crisis facing his country and hoping for the release of conditional international aid.
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