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Giving young researchers a voice

Abdelaziz Rassaa, Tunisia's minister for industry and technology

By Bothina Osama – Regional coordinator for the Middle East & North Africa, SciDev.Net Governments in the Middle East and North Africa are recognising the links between the uprisings and science for development, says Bothina Osama. The uprisings in the Arab Spring, which began in December 2010, lit the flame of change for science in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), ...

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Statement by the IMF Mission at the End of a Visit to Tunisia

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At the request of the Tunisian authorities, a mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) headed by Mr. Amine Mati visited Tunis from November 12-27, 2013 in the context of the first and second reviews of Tunisia’s economic and reform program supported by a 24-month stand-by arrangement approved by the IMF Executive Board on June 7, 2013. This arrangement supports ...

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Tunisia / Seeking Proposals for Social Accountability Projects

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Tunisian civil society organizations are once again invited to compete for financing through the Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA). The GPSA will fund civil society organizations in Tunisia working in the field of social accountability. Social accountability work is wide ranging and includes activities like public disclosure of budgets; access to information, user satisfaction surveys; community scorecards and IT-based ...

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Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, and Egypt Lead 13 Arab States in Sustainable Energy

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RCREEE launched the first index to compare and benchmark sustainable energy competitiveness in the Arab region. According to the newly launched Arab Future Energy Index™ (AFEX), Tunisia, Morocco, and Jordan earned the top three ranks in energy efficiency capabilities and progress. In renewable energy Morocco, Jordan, and Egypt held the top three ranks, respectively. Dr. Tareq Emtairah, Executive Director, Regional ...

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Algerian healthcare experts and Institute Curie join forces to advance healthcare potential

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Upcoming summit to connect leading healthcare authorities with national decision makers and medical professionals to discuss ideas, strategies, and solutions needed to advance healthcare in Algeria The numerous hospitals and clinics opening across the country are a symbol of the rapidly developing healthcare system in Algeria. For its part, the Ministry of Health has been pushing for the development of ...

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Five MENA countries selected for top 50 ranking of the most socially advanced countries globally

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New Social Progress Index ranks countries by their social and environmental performance United Arab Emirates ranked 19th of 50 selected countries as most socially advanced globally The Social Progress Index, a new index ranks a group of 50 countries by their social and environmental performance. Out of the 50 countries selected, five are from the MENA region: The UAE, Tunisia, ...

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AfDB and ECOWAS Organize Workshop on Improved Regional Mobility and Deeper Integration

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The workshop will serve to guide the development of a modern day migration policy TUNIS, Tunisia, June 13, 2013/ — The African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org), in partnership with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, is organizing a brainstorming workshop on common migration policy for ECOWAS on June 20 and 21, 2013. The workshop, which will be held ...

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Tunisia sets good example in education

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Pretoria – Tunisia has set a good precedent for developing countries by meeting its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) for education, says Trade and Industry (dti) Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe. The MDG for education is to ensure that by 2015, the majority of children all over the world are able to access and complete a full course of primary schooling. The ...

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Towards a New Economic Model for Tunisia: Identifying Tunisia’s Binding Constraints to Broad-Based Growth

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The Government of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and the United States Government have released a report The Government of Tunisia, the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org) and the United States Government have released the report entitled “Towards a New Economic Model for Tunisia: Identifying Tunisia’s Binding Constraints to Broad-Based Growth”. The report, aims at identifying the most binding constraints to ...

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Success story of an Arab company fascinated by the West and which inspires Arab entrepreneurs

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Supported by H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah. Vestec employed innovation to reach international markets. Started with a capital of 50000 US$ and its market value reached now 68 million$. Launched in the UAE .. grew up in Tunisia and settled finally in Canada. ASTF invites Arab entrepreneurs and researchers to make the economy and ...

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