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Opinion: Towards a more professional government – to – public communication: the role of media in Libya

Last year I visited Berlin at the invitation of the Federal Foreign Office as part of a programme entitled “Democracy and the role of women in the Middle East” which included female professionals and activists from a number of countries in the MENA region.

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Opinion: Women in Libya are in a state of denial regarding women’s rights in Libya

The first thing women’s rights activists in Libya mention about women’s rights in Libya now, is that having 33 women in the parliament is somehow a measure of the “positive steps” towards women rights in Libya and should be judged as a big success. But is that assessment truly indicative …

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Security Sector Transformation in the Arab Awakening

Countries transitioning to democracy must change old models of organizing the police, armed services, and intelligence services, which typically were characterized by mistreatment of the public, for models that stress transparency, accountability, and citizen involvement. Yet each new government in the Middle East and North Africa must tailor its reforms …

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