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The European Union launches its roadmap for greening - 07/15/2021 - Eric Apim

EU. The European Commission adopts a range of proposals "to make the EU's climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies".

"The Nazi character of the Greek party Golden Dawn was not perceived as it should have been" - 07/13/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

GREECE. The shock documentary "Golden Dawn a public affair" by the Franco-Greek director Angelique Kourounis, in which her colleague and accomplice Thomas Iacobi participated, deciphers how this neo-Nazi party almost came to power before declining. The two journalists talk to about the changes that have taken place in Greek politics over the last five and a half years.

The Union for the Mediterranean launches the Mediterranean Day - 07/12/2021 - Eric Apim

MEDITERRANEAN. The Union for the Mediterranean has officially announced the creation of a Mediterranean Day which will take place every 28 November.

Gaza reconstruction bill could reach $485m - 07/08/2021 - Eric Apim

PALESTINE. According to a report published by the UN, the European Union and the World Bank, the Palestinian enclave of Gaza will need $485 million to rebuild its infrastructure after the war between Hamas and the State of Israel.

Sousse to host the Global Social Economy Forum in 2023 - 07/06/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

TUNISIA. The city of Sousse in Tunisia is officially applying to host the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) in 2023.

The European Union is brought under the Slovenian flag - 07/02/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

EU / SLOVENIA. The Slovenian government of Janez Janša takes over the rotating presidency of the Council of Ministers of the European Union. This ultraconservative personality fails to win unanimous support as the EU is in the midst of a debate regarding its future.

EBRD predicts 3.5% growth in 2021 for Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries - 06/29/2021 - Eric Apim

MEDITERRANEAN. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is revising upwards its regional economic outlook for the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries, which should see growth of 3.5% in 2021.

The European Commission endorses French recovery and resilience plan - 06/24/2021 - Eric Apim

FRANCE. The European Commission has adopted France's National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) which will receive €39.4bn in loans and grants.

European Commission approves Italy's recovery plan - 06/23/2021 - Eric Apim

ITALY. After Portugal, Spain and Greece, the European Commission approves Italy's recovery and resilience plan and will finance €191.5bn of a total €222.1bn investment package.

Catalan pro-independence activists pardoned by the central government, but not amnestied - 06/22/2021 - Frédéric Dubessy

SPAIN. The President of the Spanish government has decided to pardon the nine Catalan pro-independence activists in prison since October 2019 for attempted sedition. A first step towards reconciliation.

European Commission approves recovery plans for Portugal, Spain and Greece - 06/17/2021 - Eric Apim

EU. Measures against climate change are at the heart of the three recovery and resilience plans for Portugal, Spain and Greece, validated by the European Commission.

The National Liberal Front (FLN) wins heavily boycotted early legislative elections in Algeria - 06/16/2021 - Eric Apim

ALGERIA. The Independent National Election Authority announced the victory of the ruling FLN party in the Algerian legislative elections. Less than a third of registered voters turned out.

"Morocco no longer accepts the Spanish position on Western Sahara” - 06/15/2021 - Interview by Frédéric Dubessy

SPAIN/MOROCCO. Head of the Geopolitics and Global Security Department at CIDOB, Spain's oldest international relations centre, Eduard Soler is its Mena referent. In an exclusive interview granted to on the occasion of his speech to the members of the Euromed-IHEDN association, he examines the love/hate relationship between Spain and Morocco.
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