Euro-Mediterranean news

Marseille European Capital of Culture 2013

Things are changing fast in Marseille. The southern city, known as the “City of the Phoenicians” and for its Mediterranean flair and football team, is undergoing a major transformation in order to be prepared for the title European Capital of Culture 2013. The oldest city in France, founded in 600 BC by the Greeks, is a melting pot of cultures and ...

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Algeria elects women legislators in record numbers

Algeria has become the first and only country in the Arab world to have more than 30 per cent of its parliamentary seats held by women, according to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). IPU reports that 145 women were elected as parliamentarians during last week’s elections in Algeria. For further information, please click here. Source: Inter-Parliamentary Union web site.

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GMF-IAI Mediterranean Papers provided by IAI websiste

On the website on IAI (Istituto Affari Internazionali) there is the section “GMF-IAI Mediterranean Papers” which contains documents produced in the framework of the strategic partnership between IAI and The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMFUS), a program aimed at exploring the possibilities of cooperation between the United States and Europe in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. ...

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“The impact of the arab spring on arab politics & western foreign policy”

“The impact of the arab spring on arab politics & western foreign policy” is the title of a conference which will be held in Rome on 23 of May 2012, from 4 pm to 5,30 pm at Palazzo Rondinini (Via del Corso 518). The chair is Nathalie Tocci (Deputy Director IAI). The speaker is John L. Esposito (Professor at Georgetown ...

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Press review about “Women of Mediterranean between arabic spring and the crisis”

The article entitled “La primavera araba si tinge di rosa: E’ tempo di cambiare”, by Gabriele Aluigi,  reports about the conference “Women of Mediterranean between arabic spring and the crisis”, the convention was organised by Euromediter and it was held in Brussels at the European Parliament, on the 8th of May 2012. The article has been published don the website ...

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Rita El Khayat interviewed by Mediter

Rita (Ghita) El Khayat will partecipate at the debate organised by Mediter Network, at 8 th of May in Brussels, entitled “Les femmes de la mediterranée entre le printemps arabe et les crises”. Before the debate, she has been interviewed by Tiziana Sforza, journalist of Mediter network. What role did women play during the “arab spring”? Women were in streets ...

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