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FY15-FY17 MNA business planning (English)

The new Bank structure that is to come into force on July 1, 2014 will bring with it a new business planning structure. This MNA K&L fast brief provides a brief overview of this process. ... See More +

Brief 90140 MAR 01, 2014

Biswas, Shanu Disclosed

Addressing climate change in fragile states : an example from Yemen (English)

It is predicted that the effects of climate change, especially extreme floods and droughts, will significantly affect the world's fragile and least developed countries. ... See More +

Brief 83718 NOV 01, 2013

Sieghart, Lia Carol; Rogers, David Disclosed

Mainstreaming citizen engagement in the Middle East and North Africa region : a briefing note (English)

This brief provides an introduction to the issue of citizen engagement (CE) as well as the piloting of the agenda in the Bank's Middle East and North Africa (MNA) region. ... See More +

Brief 83717 SEP 01, 2013

Bousquet, Franck; Bhatt, Nina; Yamouri, Najat; Agarwal, Sanjay; Grandvoinnet, Helene; Thindwa, Jeff; Fall, Marieta; Singh, Janmejay; Ahuja, Preeti; Manroth, Astrid Disclosed

Reimbursable advisory services : Bahrain's energy efficient lighting initiative (English)

The power sector in the Kingdom of Bahrain is growing rapidly with demand increasing at an annual rate of over 10 percent. While adding new power generation capacity costs both time and money, the fossil-fuel dominated power sector contributes to both global and local emissions. ... See More +

Brief 80680 JUL 01, 2013

Sarkar,Ashok; Sieghart,Lia Carol Disclosed

Capacity building under reimbursable technical assistance programs : the case of Oman's education sector (English)

A World Bank team worked closely with the Ministry of Education (MoE) on the Oman education sector study which was launched in October 2012. The Minister of Education expressed, at different occasions, her appreciation for both the product of this collaboration and its process. ... See More +

Brief 75657 FEB 01, 2013

Wang, Lianqin Disclosed

Joint social and economic assessment in Republic of Yemen (English)

The Joint Social and Economic Assessment (JSEA) has been prepared in response to a request from the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation (MoPIC) in Yemen, and was undertaken jointly by the World Bank, the United Nations, the European Union, and the Islamic Development Bank. ... See More +

Brief 72999 JUL 01, 2012

Engelke,Wilfried Disclosed

I MENA : an innovation agenda for jobs (English)

A critical issue in the Middle East and North Arica (MENA) region is employment, especially for youth and women. Young Arabs have some of the highest unemployment rates in the world, and women are significantly excluded from the job market. ... See More +

Brief 66102 DEC 01, 2011

Bell, Simon Disclosed

The AMAL Program : "hope" for unemployed youth in the MENA region (English)

To respond to high unemployment rates among youth (often educated entrants to the labor market), many countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region have designed and implemented programs that aim to enhance youth employability. ... See More +

Brief 64501 AUG 01, 2011

Angel-Urdinola, Diego F.; Leon-Solano, Rene Disclosed

Yemen/China south - south exchange : systematic management of coastal and marine areas (English)

In March 2010, a delegation of Yemeni decision makers and practitioners visited five cities in China: Fuzhou, Xiamen City, Xiangshan, Qingdao and Beijing. ... See More +

Brief 64503 JUL 01, 2011

Setlur, Banu; Ari, Ayala Peled Ben Disclosed

Development and human rights in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) : challenges and opportunities (English)

Many parts of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have experienced volatility and fragility due to conflict over the course of the region's long and complex history. ... See More +

Brief 64500 JUN 01, 2011

Lind, Lene; Gustafsson, Sara; Raghavan, Vikram Disclosed

Key characteristics of employment regulations in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This Fast Brief provides a general background on the main features of labor regulations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region. This is part of an effort to understand employability constraints in MENA and to this end a World Bank team gathered information on labor legislation and other legal acts concerning labor regulations in the region. ... See More +

Brief 62233 APR 01, 2011

Angel-Urdinola, Diego F.; Kuddo, Arvo Disclosed

Does the Middle East and North Africa region experience 'conflict traps'? (English)

The 2011 World Development Report (WDR) on 'Conflict, Security and Development' has reaffirmed global research that conflict is in many respects a self-perpetuating cycle. ... See More +

Brief 62232 APR 01, 2011

Lind, Lene; Zyck, Steven A. Disclosed

Can unemployed youth create their own jobs? The Tunisia business plan thesis competition (English)

Tunisia, like the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in general, has long experienced unemployment, particularly among young university graduates. ... See More +

Brief 62234 MAR 01, 2011

Brodmann, Stefanie; Grun, Rebekka; Premand, Patrick Disclosed

Labor markets and school-to-work transition in Egypt : diagnostics, constraints, and policy framework (English)

Despite substantial improvements in labor market outcomes in recent years (in raising employment and participation and in lowering unemployment), unemployment rates in Egypt remain exceedingly high among youth2 entering the labor market for the first time. ... See More +

Policy Note 56737 JUL 01, 2010

Angel-Urdinola, Diego F. Disclosed

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FY15-FY17 MNA business planning (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 90140 Brief
Addressing climate change in fragile states : an example from Yemen (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83718 Brief
Mainstreaming citizen engagement in the Middle East and North Africa region : a briefing note (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 83717 Brief
Reimbursable advisory services : Bahrain's energy efficient lighting initiative (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 80680 Brief
Capacity building under reimbursable technical assistance programs : the case of Oman's education sector (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 75657 Brief
Joint social and economic assessment in Republic of Yemen (English)
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JUL 01, 2012 72999 Brief
I MENA : an innovation agenda for jobs (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 66102 Brief
The AMAL Program : "hope" for unemployed youth in the MENA region (English)
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AUG 01, 2011 64501 Brief
Yemen/China south - south exchange : systematic management of coastal and marine areas (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 64503 Brief
Development and human rights in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) : challenges and opportunities (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 64500 Brief
Key characteristics of employment regulations in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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APR 01, 2011 62233 Brief
Does the Middle East and North Africa region experience 'conflict traps'? (English)
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APR 01, 2011 62232 Brief
Can unemployed youth create their own jobs? The Tunisia business plan thesis competition (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 62234 Brief
Labor markets and school-to-work transition in Egypt : diagnostics, constraints, and policy framework (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 56737 Policy Note