MENASource Oct 13, 2022
Egypt has made some progress on human rights and the environment in preparation for COP27. But there’s still more to be done.
By Shahira Amin
Skeptics are questioning Egypt’s leadership of the climate talks, citing human rights concerns and unideal environmental policies.
Report Oct 7, 2022
The MENA region’s uneasy path towards reforms
By Karim Mezran, Valeria Talbot, Alissa Pavia, Lorenzo Fruganti, Eleonora Ardemagni, Andrew Farrand, Alessia Melcangi and Hafsa Halawa
Decade-old geopolitical transformations have impacted the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) states’ efforts to implement socioeconomic reforms. More recently, the Ukraine war’s reverberations are also likely to affect the MENA countries’ paths towards such reforms.
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MENASource Nov 15, 2022
A moment of opportunity: Can the UN’s new special representative for Libya break the country’s cycle of devolution?
By Emadeddin Badi
After two months into the job, Abdoulaye Bathily may be quickly realizing that Libya’s war never abated, and that it is now simply fought by other means in the halls of the United Nations and corridors of foreign capitals.
Report Nov 18, 2022
The EU, NATO and the Libya crisis: Scaling ambitions down?
By Stefano Marcuzzi
In March 2011, a coalition of countries under the United Nations (UN) umbrella led militarily by NATO launched an air campaign in support of a series of revolts against the regime of Muammar al-Qaddafi in Libya, ostensibly to stop Qaddafi’s reprisals on civilians.