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Ten million face acute food shortages in Yemen: UN
Agence France Presse
GENEVA: Nearly 10 million people are facing acute food shortages in Yemen and urgent action is needed to avert a famine, the UN's World Food Programme said Friday.

The WFP said it needed $737 million to the end of the year to keep its aid program running in the war-torn country, which is gripped by what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

"The humanitarian situation is deteriorating at a...
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Lebanon's last chance to secure IMF loan
Lebanon 'spiraling out of control': UN rights chief
BEIRUT: Lebanon faces its last chance to secure a loan from the International Monetary Fund and the international lender will not wait long for leaders to enact reforms, Al-Joumhouria reported Saturday.

“The way the Lebanese side deals with negotiations with the IMF will not speed up reaching an agreement ... in this way the negotiations will take years, not several months,” sources following up on the negotiations told the newspaper.

“The Lebanese...
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Studies & Papers
Gender Justice and The Uprisings In the Arab World
Papers from a workshop organized by the ANSD and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs
By Ibtessam Al- Atiyat
This book represents analyses and testimonies presented at the Gender Equality and the Arab Uprisings conference organized by the Arab Network for the Study of Democracy (ANSD) and the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut, March 3 - 5, 2017. 

Scholars and activists from different Arab countries address two key questions. First: where do Arab women stand in terms of their enjoyment of their political, civil, and...
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L’ECOLOGIE DE LA DEMOCRATIE
Pour reprendre en main et façonner notre avenir
By David Mathews
La traduction de « L’écologie politique » répond à une volonté d’apporter des éléments de réflexion issus d’expérimentations « politiques » citoyennes qui pourraient s’avérer pertinentes dans le contexte francophone. On observe en France un essoufflement des alternatives politiques et un désengagement des citoyens de la « chose publique ». Plus largement dans les pays...
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Citizens
Emad Siyam R.I.P
With great pain and sadness, we mourn the death of our friend, colleague and co-founder of the Arab Network for the Study of Democracy, Dr. Emad Siyam.

Emad, an activist and a researcher, spent years struggling for freedom, social justice and democracy in Egypt. He was arrested and sent to jail many many times in the 80s and the 90s.

In 2005 he took part in the "Kefaya" (enough) movement demonstrations opposed to Moubarak regime, and in...
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