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05 Jul 2017 description

Situation Générale en juin 2017 Prévision jusqu'à’mi-août 2017

04 Jul 2017 description
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General Situation during June 2017
Forecast until mid-August 2017

02 Jun 2017 description
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General Situation during May 2017
Forecast until mid-July 2017

25 Apr 2016 description

The FAO COMMISSION for controlling the Desert Locust in the Western Region (CLCPRO) strengthens national capacities of locustaffected countries in West and Northwest Africa in planning, training, research and effective and timely response to Desert Locust invasions in order to prevent upsurges and plagues.

The Commission contributes significantly to food and livelihoods security in northern Africa through its regional approach in preventing serious damage that locusts can inflict on pastures and agricultural production in the concerned member countries.

06 Mar 2016 description
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6 March 2016 – Visiting Algeria for the second time as United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon today said great progress has been made in the country since terrorist attacks in 2007 devastated UN Headquarters in Algiers, while underlining “alarming” developments in Libya that could amount to war crimes. 

05 Mar 2016 description
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5 March 2016 – Calling to alleviate the plight of Sahrawi refugees in Algeria who are dealing with an “unacceptable situation,” United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said the parties to the Western Sahara conflict have not made any real progress in the negotiations towards a just, lasting and mutually acceptable political solution.

06 Jun 2013 description

Question

Border insecurity in North Africa: What does the literature say about border insecurity across North Africa (Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya (Mahgreb); Egypt, Sudan and Western Sahara)?

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03 Aug 2012 description

This document provides an overview of developments in the Mediterranean Basin and other regions of interest from 24 July — 30 July, with hyperlinks to source material highlighted and underlined in the text. For more information on the topics below or other issues pertaining to the region, please contact the members of the Med Basin Team, or visit our website at www.cimicweb.org.

In Focus

North Africa

Northeast Africa

Horn of Africa

Middle East

08 Jun 2012 description

This document provides an overview of developments in the Mediterranean Basin and other regions of interest from 22 May — 04 June, with hyperlinks to source material highlighted and underlined in the text. For more information on the topics below or other issues pertaining to the region, please contact the members of the Med Basin Team, or visit our website at www.cimicweb.org.

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

HoA: Land & Sea

North Africa

Northeast Africa

Syria

18 May 2012 description

This document provides an overview of developments in the Mediterranean Basin and other regions of interest from 08 May - 14 May, with hyperlinks to source material highlighted and underlined in the text. For more information on the topics below or other issues pertaining to the region, please contact the members of the Med Basin Team, or visit our website at www.cimicweb.org.

In Focus:

HoA: Land & Sea

North Africa

Northeast Africa

Syria

17 May 2012 description

This report is the third annual report produced by the North Africa regional office of the African Development Bank. This year, the focus of the report is on the underlying challenges the region faced before the Arab Spring, and further explores how the political transition taking will reshape North Africa, in particular its economic future.

20 Apr 2012 description

This document provides an overview of developments in the Mediterranean Basin and other regions of interest from 03 - 16 April, with hyperlinks to source material highlighted and underlined in the text. For more information on the topics below or other issues pertaining to the region, please contact the members of the Med Basin Team, or visit our website at www.cimicweb.org.

Inside this issue

In Focus

HoA: Land & Sea

North Africa

Northeast Africa

Syria

30 Mar 2012 description

From the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law

Executive Summary

2011 was a transformative year for North Africa, upending many assumptions about the region’s political stability. Regimes that had been ruled by authoritarian governments for decades suddenly erupted in mass protest, leading to the departure of two aging dictators—in Tunisia and Egypt – and on-going civil war in another—Libya. Sudan, for its part, was poised to break apart after the south voted to secede.

15 Mar 2012 description

Hosted by the Centre for Human Rights and Democracy Studies (CEDHD) and the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), the conference focussed on developing national security policies in North-West Africa, under the title “Integrating Human Security into National Security Policies in North-West Africa”. The event took place in Rabat 23-24 November 2010 and brought together high-ranking representatives from Algeria, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco and Senegal as well as a number of international experts.

05 Mar 2012 description

Time to replicate the ‘mobile miracle’ in broadband

Geneva, 5 March 2012 – New figures released today at ITU’s Connect Arab Summit in Doha, Qatar show that information and communication technology (ICT) uptake continues to accelerate across the Arab region, but underline the need for more effort to be put into rolling out broadband infrastructure to meet burgeoning demand from a young, tech-savvy population.

28 Nov 2011 description

Recurrent complex emergencies, chronic food insecurity and malnutrition, cyclical drought, seasonal floods, disease outbreaks, and limited government capacity present significant challenges to the vulnerable populations of the West and North Africa region. Between Fiscal Year (FY) 2002 and FY 2011, USAID’s Office of U.S.