World Bank, 2014. Over the Horizon: A New Levant
The Valmer Series Golden Growth
Levant Initiative Implementation Action Plan
Interview with World Bank on regional integration in MENA. Cash & Trade, April 2014
Copenhagen Business Schoool, 2008. Explaining FDI Performances of Maghreb Countries. The cases of Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria: Trade Pattern and Investment policies.
Agenda - Developing Innovation Scoreboard for the MENA
World Bank, 2014. Over the Horizon: A New Levant (Key Messages)
World Bank, 2006. Is There A New Vision For Maghreb Economic Integration?
Meeting Report - Developing Innovation Scoreboard for the MENA
David Laborde, IFPRI, 2014. Le Coût de la Non Intégration Economique de l’Union du Maghreb Arabe
Background Notes - Developing Innovation Scoreboard for the MENA
World Bank, 2011. Barriers to Trade and FDI for Maghreb Countries: A Firm Level Perspective
Summary Note - IPR Workshop
Interview with World Bank Morocco Country Manager on Maghreb Integration. February 2014, in Arabic, English and French
Conference Information Note - Arabic
World Bank, 2014. Over the Horizon: A New Levant (Executive Summary)
World Bank MNA Quick Note, 2014. Over the Horizon: A New Levant
Levant Initiative Implementation Action Plan (new)
Over the Horizon - Key Messages
Cost of Non Integration in Maghreb
A New Look at Levant Peace and Prosperity
Oct 16, 2014 / Highlight
When you look at countries like Syria, Iraq and Egypt, do you see troubled institutions and civil discord? We see youth, resources and potential. If private and public sectors work together now to build a stronger Levant, then prosperity could forge a lasting peace.
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Beyond Remittances: How 11 Million Migrants from the Arab World can Impact Development
Oct 16, 2014 / Blog entry
By Mariem Mezghenni Malouche
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has a large diaspora. According to the latest United Nations estimates, 11 million citizens from the MENA countries lived abroad in 2013. Many of the members of this group hold prominent positions in their adopted countries. They have the potential to contribute to the...
Experts’ Meeting: An Innovation Scoreboard for the MENA
Sep 03, 2014 / Highlight
The European Investment Bank (EIB) through the Centre for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), in collaboration with ISESCO and UN-ESCWA Technology Center, organized a regional experts’ meeting on the 19th and 20th November 2014 at the League of The Arab States (LAS) in Cairo, Egypt. This meeting aimed to initiate and develop an innovation...
Live Discussion on the Untapped Potential for Economic Integration in the Levant
Jun 11, 2014 / Highlight
Join us for a lively discussion from the Regional Conference on Economic Integration in Beirut on the findings and recommendations of the World Bank study “Over the Horizon: A New Levant.”
Representatives from the private sector in the Levant will discuss the potentials for and barriers to deeper regional integration in goods and services trade....
Take the Poll! MENA Citizens Living Abroad: How Would You Like to Contribute to the Economic Development of Your Country of Origin?
Jun 04, 2014 / Highlight
The MENA integration team at the World Bank is reaching out to MENA citizens living abroad to get their views of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) citizens living abroad on how they would like to contribute to the economic development of their country of origin. The findings from this survey will provide a better understanding of the MENA...
High Level Seminar: “Non-Performing Loans Work-Outs and Bank Resolution in Euro-Mediterranean Countries: What Worked? What Did Not?”
The New Levant Declaration
Jun 02, 2014 / Highlight
The Levant Declaration is one of the outputs of the New Levant Conference. The Declaration summarizes the decisions taken during the conference.
Report “Over the Horizon: A New Levant”
Jun 02, 2014 / Highlight
Complementarities between Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Syria, and the Palestinian Territories are significant, pointing at substantial potential welfare gains from increased trade and investments and economic integration. This group of seven countries, defined as the “New Levant” for the purposes of this study, appears to be well...