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Sisi is running for president, but does he have a vision for the future Egypt?

mastermind" behind this vision? The debate has already started on what the electoral ... sense anyway. Also, they say, despite backing from state bodies, religious institutions and key figures ... this sequence is not what would be qualified in Western democracies as a straightforward revolution against ...

08/04/2014 - 07:55 - comment 0

The cost of democracy and the 'nanny state'? Kuwait is staggering behind in every way possible

Institute. “Rulers elsewhere look at the political deadlock and take the lesson that this is what happens ... of the state revenues. In addition, high government wages and generous benefits will not be sustainable ...

06/04/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

€7.5 million grant to suppurt Yemen democracy

human rights and democracy. It will finance targeted training activities and institutional support, ... for the promotion and protection of human rights in Yemen and the sustainable development of its fishery sector. ... and strengthening of pluralism and democracy.   “I welcome and encourage Yemeni efforts to progress towards ...

15/08/2010 - 10:50 - comment 0

Democracy of convenience?

of specific democratic institutions that sustain long-term democracy, Washington must focus on development ... by Alon Ben-Meir*   Free elections do not constitute democracy and when they precede the building of democratic institutions, they are more likely to produce instability and upheaval, especially ...

18/05/2010 - 13:04 - comment 1

Tunisia: New caretaker government named, constitution approved

on Sunday named a new caretaker cabinet to govern until elections in one of the last steps to democracy ... he told reporters. Tunisia’s young democracy was threatened after the assassination of two ... the foundations for the new democracy that would satisfy both its Islamist and secular elements. The constitution ...

27/01/2014 - 12:46 - comment 0

The energy deficit

frequently hears the assertion that democracieselectoral cycles are poorly suited to implementing ... deleveraging process, a stubbornly slow recovery, the process of building a new, more sustainable growth ... were correct, it would be hard to explain how India, a populous, complex, and still-poor democracy ...

08/04/2012 - 13:51 - comment 0

Inside the Hashemite's "Inner Circle": Will it ensure Jordan's stability?

political mobilization. As the political system most conducive to sustained economic development, democracy ... the political risks associated with transforming its institutions and reimagining its relationship with its ... in Jordan. The economic and institutional knowledge and expertise is available, however, and with sufficient ...

22/12/2013 - 11:20 - comment 0

Full text of Middle East ''road map''

continued normalization of Palestinian life and institution-building, further building on and sustaining ... of Palestinian institutions, sustained, effective Palestinian security performance, and Israeli-Palestinian ... economic, humanitarian, and institution-building fields, under the auspices of the Quartet. The destination ...

18/05/2010 - 16:17 - comment 0

Protesters in Beirut are beaten by police as they condemn parliament for postponing elections

Lebanese protesters denounce electoral delay, beaten ... for at least a year, arguing that there was no consensus on which electoral law to follow. Around 300 ... activist Nadine Moawad told  Al-Akhbar  on Friday. "Protesting is an exercise of democracy, and we ...

22/06/2013 - 10:18 - comment 0

hawkamah institute and union of arab banks confirm expert jury for corporate governance award

growth prospects and sustainability. The Hawkamah Institute develops regionally relevant corporate ... The Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance ... hawkamah institute and union of arab banks confirm expert jury for corporate governance award Momentum ...

17/05/2010 - 21:43 - comment 0