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03 Jan 2013 description
report World Bank

WASHINGTON, January 2, 2013 – The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Transition Fund recently received $37.7 million from Canada, the United Kingdom, and France to support good governance, sustainable growth, and greater employment opportunities for youth.

07 Nov 2012 description

Reference: IP/12/1188 Event Date: 08/11/2012

Brussels, 8 November 2012

The European Commission announced today the launching of a new civil protection programme in the Mediterranean region, building on the achievements of the successful Euro-Mediterranean Regional Programme for the Prevention, Preparedness and Response to natural and man-made disasters (PPRD).

The new programme will start in the spring of 2013 and will run until 2016. It was announced at a high-level conference in Brussels which marked the completion of the current PPRD programme.

21 May 2012 description

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced support that will help countries in the Middle East and North Africa to modernize their economies and become more open societies. The announcement was made during the G-8 Summit in Camp David, Maryland.

20 Jul 2011 description
report The New York Times

By RANA F. SWEIS

AMMAN — When Iraqi militias threatened Ghasswan Al Taee, 36, in 2006, he fled to Jordan. Five years later and with three children born here, his state of limbo has become a constant.

Read the complete story on the New York Times