Arab Spring


  • Seminar on Arab Spring: Building new development models

    Seminar on Arab Spring... JICA, AFD and the Brookings Institution have co- organized a seminar on the Arab Spring entitled" International Support to Arab Economies in Transition. Towards lnclusive Development after the Arab Spring ",during which a panel of experts from the development sphere and civil society and government representatives took stock of the situation in post- revolution Arab countries and looked at how to address this context of political transition
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  • Employment in the Southern Mediterranean: A renewed priority following the Arab Spring

    A renewed priority following the Arab Spring... A huge challenge, at the heart of the Arab spring... Persistently high unemployment and limited job opportunities- -while the usual social safety nets were weakened by the increase in the price of basic necessities and budget constraints- -were among the main causes of the Arab Spring
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  • Events

    Arab Spring :what role for social demands?... What was said during the seminar" The Arab Spring in Tunisia, Morocco and Mauritania", organized by AFD's Research Department and the Political Societies Analysis Fund (FASOPO) on 1 February?... Speakers used case studies on Tunisia, Morocco and Mauritania to provide an analysis of the political economy of the Arab Spring
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  • Financing agreement for the 3rd construction phase of Cairo Metro Line 3

    It is AFD's largest ever commitment in Egypt and also accounts for almost half the commitments made by France for Egypt in Deauville to support the Arab Spring. Cairo metro construction site. Photo credit
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    "Arab Spring a New Springtime for Women? Top quality honey, pepper and coffee
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  • Call for papers For a special issue of the scientific quarterly, Afrique Contemporaine

    The following list presents some but not all of the topics suitable for this edition: (1.) Modalities for absentee voting or external voting What relationships can we draw between external voting and political changes, such as democratic transitions, post- conflict situations, and revolutions like The Arab Spring?
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    Has the Arab Spring changed things? Médipôle
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  • Call for papers For a special issue of the scientific quarterly, Afrique Contemporaine

    The following list presents some but not all of the topics suitable for this edition: (1.) Modalities for absentee voting or external voting What relationships can we draw between external voting and political changes, such as democratic transitions, post- conflict situations, and revolutions like The Arab Spring?
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  • "Job creation is not like instant coffee..."

    Two years on from the beginning of the Arab revolutions, the employment situation continues to be a key issue... If the political spring seems achieved in some countries, in some others, the situation is still chaotic, resulting in a certain inertia in the decision making process, and procrastination in the stabilization of an economical perspective (especially about the government's role and the use of subsidies, the fields to give a priority to, and the introduction into the global economy)
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