يقول أحد كبار مسؤولي قطاع الطاقة في غزة، "لا يحصل سكان قطاع غزة على الكهرباء إلا لمدة ساعتين فقط كل 24 ساعة." حتى قبل عشر سنوات مضت، كان قطاع غزة يتمتع بإمدادات الكهرباء على مدى 24 ساعة…

سارة بديعي |

"We have electricity for two hours every 24 hours, " says a high-ranking energy official in Gaza.  Up to just 10 years ago, Gaza enjoyed full, round-the-clock electricity supply 24 hours…

Sara Badiei |

يبدو أن الشرق الأوسط بما يواجهه من تحديات ضخمة تشمل نزاعات حدودية وصراعات داخلية متفاقمة هو آخر مكان يمكن أن يشهد تكاملا جادا- سواء أكان اقتصاديا أو غيره. ولذا، فيبدو أن شق مسارات للمشي تقطع…

Tackling a myriad of challenges including cross border issues and escalating internal conflicts, the Middle East seems like the last place for serious integration – economic or otherwise. So, a…

       High unemployment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) largely reflects the growth deficit.  While China has been growing at 10 percent for a decade and has unemployment below 5…

Caroline Freund |

        In December 2010, the Arab Spring began with a call for a change, which ended up becoming a reality in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya. The restoration of justice is now a priority focus in all…

Jean Pesme |

        Unemployment, cronyism, bad governance and lack of transparency and accountability were factors that have contributed to the Arab Spring. However, worries over employment stem beyond the…

Omer Karasapan |

        Recent events across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have underscored the urgent need to ensure job creation and an enabling environment for a young and better-educated,…

Lida Bteddini |