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UN renews its peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara for another year - 11/02/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MOROCCO. Minurso, in charge of peacekeeping in Western Sahara, will be able to continue its mission until October 2021. version française

Less than a quarter of the voters turned out for the referendum on the new Algerian constitution - 11/02/2020 - Eric Apim

ALGERIA. The Independent National Electoral Authority set the abstention rate at 76.3% for the referendum on the "new Republic" of Algeria. The "yes" vote won by 66.80 percent. version française

The European Commission calls for more coordination among Member States in the face of the Covid-19 - 10/30/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EU. The European Commission wants better data sharing between member states on the evolution of the pandemic, in order to coordinate more effectively the fight against Covid-19 and patient care. version française

Equality between women and men in the EU should be achieved in ... 60 years from now - 10/30/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EU. According to the European Institute for Gender Equality, the EU only achieves a gender equality index of 67.9 out of 100 in 2020. version française

Greece will have to answer to the EU Court of Justice for its income tax legislation - 10/30/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

GREECE. The European Commission is taking Greece to the European Court of Justice over the different tax treatment of Greek companies with subsidiaries in another EU/EEA state. version française

MEPs want 2021 budget to focus on supporting sustainable recovery - 10/29/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EU. The European Parliament is targeting €182bn in commitment appropriations for the 2021 budget which will focus on the effects of the pandemic and support for recovery.

France confined until December 1, 2020 - 10/29/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The French will once again experience containment, as they did last spring, but with more flexible measures than the previous one.

Syrian Constitutional Committee to meet on 23 November 2020 in Geneva - 10/28/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

SYRIA. The members of the Syrian committee in charge of drafting a new constitution are struggling to get along and were unable to meet in October 2020.

According to the UN, the pandemic is fed by instability in Palestine - 10/27/2020 - Eric Apim

MIDDLE EAST. Nickolay Mladenov encourages the use of preventive diplomacy to avoid the escalation of violence and war in Gaza and to improve the economic, social and health situation. version française

The Re-Med project wants to support sustainable construction in the Mediterranean region - 10/27/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. The European Re-Med project aims to promote the transformation of construction and demolition waste (CD&D) into resources for road construction and maintenance in the Mediterranean. version française

European Commission provides €16 billion in financial assistance to Italy and Spain - 10/27/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

ITALY / SPAIN. The European Commission has paid €17 billion to three countries within the framework of the SURE instrument, created to protect jobs and employees in the face of the consequences of Covid-19. version française

Giuseppe Conte strengthens the fight against coronavirus in Italy - 10/26/2020 - Eric Apim

ITALY. After France and Spain, Italy is putting into practice new measures to combat Covid-19 by declaring the closure of bars and restaurants at 6pm. version française

Several Muslim countries decide to boycott French products - 10/26/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MENA / FRANCE. While the tension between Paris and Ankara has risen a notch because of Emmanuel Macron's comments on the cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, several Muslim countries are calling for a boycott of French products. version française
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