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    December 2, 2022
    One aim of COP27 was to persuade countries to make commitments to reduce emissions and earmark resources for technologies to be transferred from industrialized states to less developed states. Hovering over the COP27 was the reluctance of wealthy states to live up to their 2009 commitment to provide $100 billion to poor countries, financial assistance for adaptation (as opposed to just mitigation projects), and more compensation for what the Paris Agreement termed “loss and damage,” ...
  • November 29, 2022
    نص دستور سنة 2011 في عدد من بنوده على دعم الآليات التي من شأنها ترسيخ قيم الشفافية وتعزيز الحكامة الجيدة ومكافحة كل مظاهر الفساد من خلال ربط المسؤولية بالمحاسبة، وذلك من أجل الحفاظ على الأموال والممتلكات العمومية. غير أن المغرب شهد تراجعاً في مؤشر إدراك الفساد الذي تصدره منظمة الشفافية ...
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    Saloi El Yamani
    Sabrine Emran
    November 25, 2022
    In a global context shaped by a three-dimensional crisis: the Covid-19 crisis, the climate change crisis, and the Russia-Ukraine war, the issues of connectivity, value chains, and the green transition are at the heart of the current policy debates all over the globe. In this regard, the Policy Center for the New South has organized, jointly with the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), a conference on November 2nd, 2022, under the theme “Connectivity, Value Chains, and the Green Tr ...
  • November 24, 2022
    This chapter was originally published in the book "Africa–Europe Cooperation and Digital Transformation", co-edited by Chux Daniels, Benedikt Erfoth, and Chloe Teevan Since the mid-2010s, North African countries have been pursuing what some observers have called a “return to Africa” (Dworkin, 2020). Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia have attempted to position themselves as major components of Europe- Mediterranean-Africa infrastructure and supply chains corridors (Tanchum, 2020). The thr ...
  • November 22, 2022
      يعتمد مشروع قانون المالية لسنة 2023 أولويات يمكن تلخيصها في أربعة محاور تهم "ترسيخ ركائز الدولة الاجتماعية، وإنعاش الاقتصاد الوطني من خلال دعم الاستثمار، وتكريس العدالة المجالية، واستعادة الهوامش المالية من أجل ضمان استدامة الإصلاحات". ونظرا لأهمية النظام الضريبي في تحقيق الانتعاش ا...
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    November 17, 2022
    This piece examines the role of labor and religious movements in the face of the “informalization” of the African economy. How does the growth of an informal sector set back class formation and labor activism? How will the rise of economic networks outside formal economic and political channels affect state capacity? Can labor unions develop organizational independence if the labor market is segmented with a growing number of informal workers? What happens when labor market “insider ...
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    November 17, 2022
    Africa is acutely affected by the ongoing global democratic recession. In 2020, a military coup took place in Mali. In 2021, four African countries – Chad, Mali, Guinea, and Sudan - experienced military takeovers. Thus far, in 2022, two coups have occurred in Burkina Faso and an attempted one in Guinea Bissau. Yet polling data and activism on the ground shows African youth believe in and are prepared to fight for democracy. ...
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    November 11, 2022
    If the recent peaceful transfer of power in Madagascar heralds a new trend, then the Malagasy people can dream big. For decades, the exercise of economic-cum-political power in the hands of a tiny elite has held the entire nation hostage. Today, the high poverty rate—around 80% (2021) stands in stark contrast to the natural resource abundance of this huge enormous island. There is hope, however, that with political stability, the Plan d’Émergence Madagascar (PEM) President Andry R ...
  • November 8, 2022
    سياسات من أجل الجنوب الجديد حلقة خاصّة من برنامج حديث الثلاثاء لموضوع تغيّر المناخ، في إطار مؤتمر الأطراف لاتفاقية الأمم المتحدة بشأن المناخ «كوب 27» الذي ينعقد في مدينة شرم الشيخ المصرية. وفي هذه الحلقة، سيتم التطرق لموضوع تغير المناخ من وجهة نظر العلوم الدقيقة وباتخاذ المدى والزمان ال...