Summit of both sides of the western Mediterranean in Marseille

Civil Society Summit of both shores peoples of the western Mediterranean in Marseille in June 2019 Civil Society Summit of both sides of the western Mediterranean in Marseille in June 2019 through an exclusive interview of Professor and international expert, Dr Abderrahmane MEBTOUL. Why a 5 + 5 meeting? We must recognise the mixed results […]

2018 Divestment Year in Review

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] From school children to individuals, companies, and corporations, the global fossil fuel divestment movement has challenged the right of the fossil fuel industry to damage the environment. By divesting from fossil fuels, we are requiring polluters to take responsibility for their products and hitting them where it hurts […]

Revival of the Arab Maghreb Union

The Maghreb with 99,380,000 inhabitants with a $375.6 billion GDP in 2017 is in north-west Africa, as delimited to the north by the Mediterranean and to the south by the Sahara, in the west by the Atlantic Ocean and by Egypt in the East. Revival of the Arab Maghreb Union, despite its huge development potential and […]

Global trade war impacting the MENA region

Michael Fahy, Business journalist in the UAE and editor of zawya.com with his motto of “My views are both infrequent and my own”, wrote about the global trade war impacting the MENA region. MENA region will not escape impact of global trade war, says economist Arab Bank’s Radwan Shaban said oil exporting nations provide 80 […]

Recent economic results in Morocco

The most recent economic results in Morocco show a deceleration from last year. The north African country grew by 2.4% in the second quarter of 2018, down from 4.5% in the same period last year, according to the High Commission for Planning. The agriculture sector has been cited as the main reason for the decline; […]

Without democratic and moral institutions, no development

Economists and politicians, during this inevitable global society transition phase, must rethink the links between ethics and development because without democratic and moral institutions, no development would seriously be even envisaged. As we have learned from the founders of economics science, e.g. political economics, that since natural resources are only an ancillary means of creating […]

Thorough Reviews of proposed Capital Projects

Governments in developing economies often lack the capacity to conduct thorough reviews of proposed capital projects. A streamlined approach can identify those ready for funding.  By Rima Assi, Nicklas Garemo, and Arno Heinrich studying an issue of vital importance for all developing countries, came up with the following essay. They addressed the most likely to […]