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Mar 08, 2016 / Video
The World Bank Group, the United Nations and the Islamic Development Bank Group launched a new financing initiative to scale-up financing in the Middle East and North Africa to help countries hosting significant refugee populations, countries impacted by conflict, as well as countries that... more
Mar 08, 2016 / Video
Almost five years since the Syrian war broke out and created the largest refugees crisis since the World War II. Syria’s neighboring countries are facing an unprecedented and protracted refugee crisis. France 24 spoke to Franck Bousquet, the World Bank’s Director of Regional Programs, Partnerships... more
Feb 25, 2016 / Video
The Middle East and North Africa region could remain trapped in a cycle of instability without the resources to manage the current consequences of conflict and seize opportunities for peace as soon as they arise. To meet the scale of the need, the World Bank Group, United Nations and the Islamic... more
Feb 25, 2016 / Video
Millions of fled a war-torn Syria since the beginning of the crisis in 2011. Neighbouring countries, mainly, Lebanon and Jordan are hosting the largest number so far. How can the international community be of help beyond emergency aid? What could be the mid-term solution for this unprecedented... more
Feb 25, 2016 / Video
Millions of fled a war-torn Syria since the beginning of the crisis in 2011. Neighbouring countries, mainly, Lebanon and Jordan are hosting the largest number so far. How can the international community be of help beyond emergency aid? What could be the mid-term solution for this unprecedented... more
Feb 25, 2016 /
Almost five years since the Syrian war broke out and created the largest refugees crisis since World War II. Syria’s neighbouring countries are facing an unprecedented and protracted refugee crisis. How could the international community help hosting countries beyond emergency aid? What could the... more
Feb 25, 2016 /
The World Bank group, the United Nations, and the Islamic Development Bank Group launched a new joint initiative to scale-up financing in the Middle East and North Africa to help countries hosting significant refugee populations, countries impacted by conflict, as well as countries that have... more
Feb 25, 2016 /
The Center for Mediterranean Integration, the World Bank Group and the United Nations with the support of the French Development Agency Representatives organized a cross-regional event on the analytical findings, and policy implications, of the World Bank/UNHCR study “The Welfare of Syrian Refugees... more
Feb 25, 2016 /
Almost five years since the Syrian war broke out and created the largest refugees crisis since the World War II. Syria’s neighbouring countries are facing an unprecedented and protracted refugee crisis with spillover effects in Europe. RFI spoke to Jordan’s Minister of Labor H.E. Prof. Nidal... more
Feb 25, 2016 /
Almost five years since the Syrian war broke out and created the largest refugees crisis since the World War II. Syria’s neighbouring countries are facing an unprecedented and protracted refugee crisis with spillover effects in Europe. Sarah Belhadi from La Tribune spoke to Franck Bousquet, the... more
Feb 25, 2016 / Video
Dr Mukhallad Omari, Director of Policy Division, Ministry of International Planning and Cooperation, Jordan explains the current state of the refugee crisis and its impact on Jordan. Interview conducted by Wahiba Khaddash for Monte Carlo Doualiya in Arabic. 
Feb 24, 2016 / Blog
If you look inside the bag of any refugee on a life-threatening boat trip to Europe, you see a few possessions that vary from one refugee to another. However, there is one thing they all carry with them: a smartphone. Those refugees have been criticized for owning smartphones, but what critics do... more
Feb 24, 2016 / Blog
For the last six weeks or so I have been more or less full time engaged in thinking about how we can generate employment opportunities for Syrians in countries that are hosting them, particularly those located in Syria’s near neighbors. I have reflected on my experience in working on private sector... more

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