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Spain renews order to close Ceuta and Melilla borders - 11/04/2021

SPAIN / MOROCCO. The Spanish authorities are extending for another month the closure of the borders between Morocco and the Spanish enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, still preventing border workers from leaving these territories.

Western Sahara issue further divides the Maghreb - 11/02/2021

WESTERN SAHARA. While the Minurso mandate has just been extended by one year, Staffan de Mistura starts his new mandate as UN envoy for Western Sahara in the middle of a regional crisis.

Tunisia will enter the Top 10 of the most indebted African countries - 10/28/2021

AFRICA. According to a report of the Center of Study and Reflection on the French-speaking world, two Mediterranean countries, Egypt and Tunisia, should appear among the ten most indebted States of Africa at the end of 2021.

OECD to support Egyptian government's structural reforms - 10/28/2021

EGYPT. The Arab Republic of Egypt and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development sign a Memorandum of Understanding to launch a three-year Country Programme.

Europe and the Maghreb lag behind in renewable energy jobs - 10/26/2021

EUROPE / MAGHREB. The latest study by the International Renewable Energy Agency, carried out in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation, reveals that twelve million employees work in renewable energy.

Libyan elections to be held on 24 December 2021 - 10/26/2021

LIBYA. At the end of the International Conference for the Stability of Libya, representatives of foreign delegations and international institutions pledged their support to the electoral commission to organise transparent elections.

Algeria joins the EBRD as a shareholder - 10/25/2021

ALGERIA. Algeria becomes the sixty-third shareholder of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and will be able to benefit from its financial aid and support for its reforms.

The UfM accelerates access to higher education for displaced populations - 10/21/2021

MEDITERRANEAN. The Union for the Mediterranean approves the establishment of a Rapid Response Mechanism to promote access to higher education for displaced populations in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

Libya welcomes the international community to Tripoli - 10/21/2021

LIBYA. The new Libyan authorities are organising a conference in support of Libya's stability to obtain the support of the international community two months before the legislative and presidential elections.

The Bosphorus Strait, a bomb ready to explode - 10/14/2021

MEDITERRANEAN. The nationalism of the riparian countries, the economic and strategic stakes make the Bosphorus Strait a very sensitive site. The digging of the Istanbul canal could set the world on fire according to a study by the IHEDN

New Tunisian government to focus on fighting corruption - 10/14/2021

TUNISIA. After a reign without sharing of the president Kaïs Saïed since the end of July 2021, a new government was named in Tunisia led by Najla Bouden.

Akram Belkaïd: "Distrust of the Algerian regime has not disappeared - 10/12/2021

ALGERIA. On the sidelines of his virtual intervention at the Entretiens d'Euromed-IHEDN, Thursday 7 October 2021, Le Monde diplomatique journalist Akram Belkaïd deciphers for the current situation in Algeria and gives some perspectives.

Opposition to Kaïs Saïed's full powers makes its voice heard in Tunis - 10/12/2021

TUNISIA. A demonstration against the coup de force of Tunisian President Kaïs Saïed took place in Tunis at the call of the Ennahdha party and former president Moncef Marzouki.

Morocco has a new government facing huge challenges - 10/12/2021

MOROCCO. King Mohammed VI has appointed the new government. Headed by Aziz Akhannouch, it comprises twenty-four ministers including seven women.

Sousse gives way to Dakar to host the World Social Economy Forum in 2023 - 10/07/2021

WORLD. The city of Sousse (150 km south of Tunis in the Gulf of Hammamet) will not host the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) in 2023. Dakar, the...
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