Driss Merroun, Moroccan Minister of Urbanism and Planning, explains how Morocco is dealing with migration from inlands and rural regions towards coastal cities while preserving environmental quality, promoting economic development and ensuring social justice.
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Shantayanan Devarajan, Chief Economist of the World Bank's Middle East and North Africa Region, explains how renewing the social contract can restore trust between citizens and the State in the Middle East and North Africa. What was the old social contract? Why should it be renewed? What would the... more
With the growing role of civil society and the implementation of ambitious reforms for decentralisation north and south of the Mediterranean, it is crucial to create institutions capable of ensuring the involvement of local actors in the decision making. From this perspective, is decentralization a... more