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EU joins forces to better fight forest fires - 10/08/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EU. A new Safers platform to build a comprehensive emergency management system to better fight forest fires will be tested in Italy, France, Spain and Greece.

EIB supports energy efficiency in Jordanian municipalities - 10/07/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

JORDAN / EU. The European Investment Bank signs a technical assistance cooperation agreement with the Cities and Towns Development Bank (CVDB) in Jordan.

Engie sells 29.9% of its Suez shares to Veolia against the advice of Suez - 10/06/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Suez takes note of Veolia's takeover of 29.9% of its capital held by Engie, and qualifies the operation as "hostile". version française

Suez joins forces with A2A Ambiente to jointly treat hazardous waste in Italy - 10/06/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

ITALY / FRANCE. Suez signs an exclusive agreement with A2A Ambiente (a subsidiary of the Italian group A2A) to group their hazardous waste activities in Italy. version française

The arm wrestling continues between Veolia and Suez with Engie as arbitrator - 10/05/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Suez reaffirms its refusal to see Veolia enter its capital in favour of the purchase of the 29.9% of shares held by Engie ready to sell it. version française

Photosol finances the construction of nine photovoltaic power plants in France - 10/01/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The French independent producer of renewable energy Photosol obtains a bank financing of 108.5 M€ from the Banque Postale and the Caisse d'Epargne CEPAC for nine photovoltaic power plants.

Engie welcomes Veolia's increased offer for its Suez shares - 10/01/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. The Board of Directors of Engie finally decided to welcome Veolia's offer to buy back a large part of the Suez shares it holds. But the Ardian fund also made a proposal.

Suez rejects Veolia's new proposals deemed still contrary to the social interest of the group - 09/30/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Suez qualifies as "vague" the new proposals made by Veolia to increase its capital, which increases its offer to Engie to buy the Suez shares it holds.

Tunisian small farms face their challenges - 09/29/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

TUNISIA. According to a study by the Tunisian Forum for Economic and Social Rights (FTDES) on small farms in Tunisia, small-scale agriculture must first of all be a national priority and its development can only take place within the framework of an overall strategy for the country. version française

Total to develop 3.3 GW of additional solar projects in Spain - 09/25/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

SPAIN / FRANCE. Thanks to an agreement with Spain's Ignis to deploy an additional 3.3 gigawatts of solar projects, Total is strengthening its position in the Spanish market.

A think tank criticizes the inefficiency and inequality of water management policies in Morocco - 09/25/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MOROCCO. A note from the Moroccan Institute for policy analysis denounces past and present water management policies in Morocco. It deems them not only unsuited to climate change, taken in a piecemeal fashion in an emergency response to social conflicts, but also very unequal.

Engie inaugurates its new research centre dedicated to green gases - 09/22/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Engie inaugurates a new research centre dedicated to preparing tomorrow's energy solutions.

Suez raises the ambition of its 2030 plan to better reaffirm its independence - 09/22/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Suez announces the acceleration of its 2030 plan and the desire to double shareholder value by 2022. A response to the wishes of its competitor Veolia.
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From "free and democratic Algeria" to "civil and non-military state"

Razika Adnani, philosopher and specialist in issues related to Islam, member of the Orientation Council of the Fondation de l'Islam de France, of the Scientific Council of the CEFR and of the analysis group JFC Conseil
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