Expert Roundtable: Oil, Banks, and Governance: Economic Realities in a Divided Libya // Due to the ongoing conflict and political uncertainty, the Libyan economy still lingers far behind its potential. Inflation has accelerated, the black market is booming and the future challenges facing the country's economy are manifold. A KAS roundtable discussed possible solutions. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-03-14:meldung:59579 Publication: Tunisia's Political Parties: Fragmented, Inward-Looking, and Searching for a Profile // The contribution at hand (in French) is a translated chapter of the study "Political Parties in North Africa. Ideological Diversity - Activities - Influence". It offers an overview of the development and programmatic orientation of political parties in Tunisia. Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-26:meldung:59346 The Central Mediterranean Migration Route: Challenges, Trends, and Perspectives // The humanitarian catastrophe in Libya and the continued high numbers of migrants leaving its coast on course to Europe was the main topic of a cross-regional dialogue program between the KAS Regional Program South Mediterranean, based in Tunis, and the KAS Office Rome. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-02-19:meldung:59268 Libya Brief No. 4: The Caliphate is Dead, Long Live the Caliphate // Following the collapse of the "Islamic State" in the coastal city of Sirte a year ago, this brief analyzes what impact the fall of the Libyan offshoot of the "caliphate" will have on the stability of the region and the future of jihadism in North Africa. The publication is in German. Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-01-10:meldung:58895 Mediterranean Dialogue Series: Russia in the Mediterranean: Strategies and Aspirations // In the latest publication of the Mediterranean Dialogue series, the authors shed light on Russia’s growing presence in the Mediterranean region and the shifts this presence has caused in the geopolitical balance of power. Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0100,2018-01-08:meldung:58876 Study: Political Parties in North Africa: Ideological Diversity - Activities - Influence The study gives an overview of the development of political parties in North Africa. After the publications on "Islamic Actors in North Africa" and "North African Secular Civil Societies" it complements the series on the North African political landscape [text in German]. Mon, 18 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-12-18:meldung:58751 Mediterranean Dialogue Series: Options for Cooperative Security Solutions in North Africa // The latest publication in the Mediterranean Dialogue Series examines the interaction of the expanding horizon of insecurity with conflicts and political vacuums in North Africa and discusses shifts from traditional schemes and organizations to new forms of cooperative security provision. Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-12-15:meldung:58721 MENA Leadership Academy // As part of a two-year training program, the Regional Program South Mediterranean in collaboration with KAS Team Inlandsprogramme organized the fourth and final workshop of the MENA Leadership Academy 2016/17 from 12 to 18 November. The training highlighted the role of civil society organizations in democratic societies. Sun, 26 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-11-26:meldung:58414 European Fall Academy 2017: The European Union and the Maghreb // From 20-30 October, the KAS Regional Program South Mediterranean in cooperation with the European Academy Otzenhausen invited 24 students and activists from Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria for a training on the European Union and EU-Maghreb relations to contribute to a better understanding between the two sides of the Mediterranean. Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-11-10:meldung:58263 Seminar: MENA Business Angel Focus Camp // To facilitate an understanding of the regional startup ecosystem and to inspire entrepreneurs to invest in newly emerged, fast-growing business ventures, KAS Regional Programme South Mediterranean organized a focus camp of three workshop days and visits to the Startup Istanbul conference from 20-24 October 2017. Wed, 01 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0100,2017-11-01:meldung:58262