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EIB provides €100m to help Morocco fight against Covid-19 - 09/01/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MOROCCO / EU. The European Investment Bank urgently releases the sum of 100 M€ to support Morocco's efforts against the Covid-19 pandemic.

IMF calls on Lebanese authorities to agree on a rescue plan - 07/15/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

LEBANON. Lebanon is sinking into an economic and social crisis and cannot receive aid from the International Monetary Fund because political and financial players cannot agree on the rescue plan presented by the government.

UN denounces war crimes in Idlib - 07/08/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

SYRIA. The UN Independent Commission of Inquiry on Syria has documented dozens of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Idlib region.

Kosovar President indicted for crimes against humanity and war crimes - 06/25/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

KOSOVO. The prosecutor of the Special Court for Kosovo has indicted Hashim Thaçi, President of Kosovo, for "crimes against humanity and war crimes".

The Next Society proposes 29 recommendations to strengthen technology transfer in Lebanon - 05/26/2020 - Editorial staff

LEBANON. The Next Society, a European programme, has just published a report on the strengthening of technology transfer in Lebanon.

The Next Society launches the first innovation dashboard for Southern Mediterranean countries - 05/15/2020 - Gérard Tur

MEDITERRANEAN. In the framework of the European programme The Next Society, the Euro-Mediterranean Forum of Economic Sciences Institutes (Femise) and the Anima Investment Network, are publishing the first innovation scoreboard adapted to the specificities of the Southern Mediterranean countries.

"Drowning in a sea of debt" according to its Prime Minister, Lebanon defaults on its payments - 03/09/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

LEBANON. For the first time in its history, and as the country celebrates its 100th anniversary, Lebanon is in default with a debt of $92 billion or 170% of its GDP.

Bernard Valero: "There are virtuous circles to be drawn between the North and the South on the issues of sustainable food and the circular economy." - 02/17/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. The director of Avitem explains, exclusively for, the contribution of the knowledge production seminar "Relationship between coastal areas and inland territories in the Western Mediterranean, based on the example of sustainable food and the circular economy" which will take place in Marseille on 17 and 18 February 2020.

Tunisia absent from the list of guests at the Libya Peace Conference in Berlin - 01/17/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

LIBYA / TUNISIA. Germany, the inviting power of the International Peace Conference on Libya to be held in Berlin on Sunday, January 19, 2020, has launched the invitations. The list of countries called to come and discuss a political future for this country in civil war since 2011 includes a huge omission. Unsurprisingly, the...

Four countries declare Turkish-Libyan maritime border agreement "null and void" - 01/09/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. At the end of a meeting in Cairo of their foreign ministers on Wednesday 8 January 2020, Egypt, France, Greece and Cyprus issued a statement saying that the Turkish-Libyan agreements had "further undermined regional stability and are both considered null and void". The Italian Foreign Minister was not among the...

"The Mediterranean is today a crossroads of investment for the whole world" - 12/18/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. Emmanuel Noutary, general delegate of Anima investment network, presents, in exclusivity for, the main conclusions of its white paper "Investing for a sustainable Mediterranean" which will be published in February 2020.

The European MED-InA project aims at zero waste in three Mediterranean cities - 12/12/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Avitem and Aix-en-Provence's E3D-Environment will present the Med-InA "zero waste" project in Marseille, which is being implemented in Irbid, La Marsa and Ribera.

Emerging Valley makes African start-ups shine under the Provencal sun - 12/05/2019 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE / AFRICA. The third edition of Emerging Valley provided an opportunity for exchanges between European, Mediterranean and African digital start-ups, their ecosystems and institutions. The event has established itself as the hub for reflection in this field between the two continents.
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