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23.04.2020

Will Climate Change trigger a new Pandemic?

Possibly one of the most dangerous consequences of climate change is the potential for emergence or re-emergence of novel pathogenic bacteria,…


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15.04.2020

Why Arab Youth Are Shying Away from Climate Activism and How to Engage Them

2019 was the second hottest year on record for Earth. It was also the year that witnessed the largest climate strikes in history when an estimated 6…


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07.04.2020

The end of the Persian perestroika In Iran, the hardliners’ time has come - and taking control of the parliament was just the first step

Iran has reached a turning point. The most recent parliamentary elections initiated a wide-reaching upheaval, putting the country from a course of…


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25.03.2020

Coronavirus pandemic is not a victory for the climate crises

The crises started and Renewable Energy advocates were quick in forecasting a high rise in small scale renewables for the next months, due to a rising…


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19.03.2020

Gender and Climate Change in the MENA Region – Nexus or Opposition?

The climate crisis is increasingly getting attention around the globe, in part through Greta Thunberg and the movement Fridays for Future, as well as…


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30.01.2020

Australia: Paradise Lost 

Australia's biodiversity is under increased threat. This time it is climate change.


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28.12.2019

The global fight against climate change: few countries are slowing us all down!

Article 6 could inspire countries to increase the ambition of their national targets at best. At worst, weak rules for Article 6 will encourage…


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01.12.2019

The regional meeting for the Migrant Domestic Workers in the MENA region

The meeting was attended by 10 leaders representing 8 domestic workers’ groups from the MENA region. From the 10 leaders, 9 are MDWs (8 females and 1…


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31.10.2019

Order to the Chaos: Understanding and addressing the intersecting conflicts in the MENA region

On the sidelines of the FES Peace and Security Summer Academy, FES MENA interviewed Joost Hiltermann, the Program Director, Middle East & North…


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31.10.2019

Syria’s reconstruction must take a wider view of housing, land and property rights

The Syrian efforts at reconstruction must be careful to avoid perpetuating the inequities that contributed to the conflict in the first place. A key…


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