Two and a half years after the end of Muammar Gadaffi’s rule, heightened uncertainty, political rifts, and significant delays continue to mark the political and economic transition in Libya. The interim government continues to struggle with security and building the capacity of public institutions to provide basic goods and services.
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November 1, 2016 — "Climate change in MENA is already exacting a toll and could become a major driver of instability... Marrakech will be a COP for action; the COP where major economies will pave the way towards going green."- Hafez Ghanem.
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October 26, 2016 — Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia are driving forward their efforts to improve their business environment in a wide range of socioeconomic contexts. For Libya, due to the ongoing instability no reforms were reported.
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This report argues that economic policies in MENA countries often limited competition and instead created monopoly rents to politically-connected firms.
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