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- Rapid literature review: Gender in Fragile and Conflict-affected Situations
- E. Browne; H. Haider; F. Oddsdottir; B. Rohwerder; A. L. Strachan / Governance and Social Development Resource Centre, 2014
- This rapid review collates a large amount of literature published in 2013 and 2014 (up to April 2014) on the topic of gender in fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS). It is not a systematic or exhaustive review, but does pro...
- The impact of non tariff measures (NTMs): the experience of MENA countries
- A. Ghoneim; N. Péridy / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2012
- The role of non-tariff measures (NTMs) in explaining trade performance has been devoted increased attention among economists. Reasons behind this have been associated with several phenomena, some of which have been experienced in the ...
- The determinants of foreign direct investment to Arab countries
- P.G. Méon; K. Sekkat / Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013
- Determining why some countries attract more FDI than others is a major research and policy issue. This paper examines the issue of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) to the Arab countries. The paper notes that for a lon...
- Interregional challenges of Islamic extremist movements in North Africa
- M. Abdalla (ed) / Institute for Security Studies, 2011
- For a long time the region of North Africa enjoyed what seemed like political stability. The reality behind this false image has been unveiled lately by the events that have taken place in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya. A closer look at th...
- The discontent in West Asia: implications for India
- A. Alam / Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2011
- In the past, governments had succeeded in containing the spontaneous outbursts of crowds by a combination of force and temporary special measures. Nevertheless, the relative material deprivation combined with a perceived sense of inju...
- Perspectives on Africa's response to the ICC's arrest warrants in the Libya situation
- A. Louw / Institute for Security Studies, 2011
- The judges’ ruling has been widely welcomed, not least in the rebel stronghold of Benghazi in eastern Libya. However, for some African leaders and the African Union (AU), as confirmed at its 17th annual Heads of State Summit on ...
- Libya and the responsibility to protect: Between opportunistic humanitarianism and value-free pragmatism
- R. Thakur / Institute for Security Studies, 2012
- The application of the ‘responsibility to protect’ (R2P) norm to Libya in 2011 was successful but controversial. For 350 years since Westphalia, sovereignty functioned as institutionalised indifference. International inter...
- Climate & environment assessment: Support to the IMF capability assessment program (CAP) in Tunisia
- J. Winpenny / Evidence on Demand, 2013
- Evidence on Demand was requested by DFID to carry out a Climate and Environmental Appraisal as part of the Business Case for support to the pilot phase of a new IMF project to conduct a review of the capabilities of key economic polic...
- No revolutions without equality and justice: the struggle for women’s rights in rethinking development in the Arab region
- K Mohamadieh / The World We Want, 2012
- This article considers policy practice in the Arab region, highlighting some key areas for consideration in future policy making in the region. The peoples’ revolutions and uprisings in countries such as Egypt, Tunisia and Libya...
- Libya needs integrated and systemic economic reconstruction
- D. Vandewalle / African Development Bank, 2011
- The economic, social, and political challenges Libyans will face in the aftermath of its civil war will be enormous. This paper demonstrates that with the state's economic and political institutions having been weakened, Libya will ne...