With a double dip recession––after just two years of sluggish recovery––now taking hold across the Western Balkans it is time for policy makers to begin looking at ways the ongoing financial…

Željko Bogetic |

This week in Doha, the marble corridors of the Qatar National Convention Center resonate with voices from around the world. Over half way through the UN Climate Change Conference, as ministers…

Rachel Kyte |

        During our research for a report on climate change in the Arab world which will be released in Doha next week, I travelled the region extensively. I met a number of people struggling…

Dorte Verner |

يعكس ارتفاع معدلات البطالة في  منطقةالشرقالأوسطوشمالأفريقيا إلى حد كبير العجز في معدل النمو.فإذا كانت الصين تحقق نموا بنسبة 10 في المائة على مدى عشر سنوات وتواجه معدلات بطالة تصل إلى 5 في المائة…

       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 |

أكدت الأحداث الأخيرة التي شهدتها منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا على الحاجة الملحة لخلق الوظائف وتوفير بيئة مواتية لقوة عمل من الشباب الذين يتمتعون بتعليم أفضل ومهارات أعلى.وأدت الأزمة الاقتصادية…

ليدا بتديني |

We often hear about the Middle East and North Africa’s centrality in global energy markets as it is home to more than 52 and 42 percent of global reserves of oil and gas respectively. The region…

Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou |