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Orient Weekly Watch: CSIORS Edition - Friday, November 3rd, 2023

2023-11-03 12:28

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morocco, middle-east, Tunisian Migration, Europe, Saudi Development, Economic Diversification, North Africa, Global Partnerships, Socio-economic Challenges, tunisia, african-emigration, schengen-visa, casablanca, italy, saudi-arabia, un-climate-fund, climate-fund, climate-change, western-nation,

Orient Weekly Watch: CSIORS Edition - Friday, November 3rd, 2023

Let us navigate the Middle East's nuances: African migration agreement; Casablanca's protest against Visa's delay; Saudi Arabia in a dispute over Climate fund


Let us guide you through the Middle East with curated links: insightful analyses and forecasts from top sources on regional complexities.



Nasqad.com: Tunisia's Rejection Raises Concerns for EU's Pursuit of African Migration Agreements

Tunisian President's refusal of EU aid highlights challenges in establishing immigration agreements with African nations. Issues include security, high costs, trust deficits, and human rights concerns. 


Moroccoworldnews.com: Casablanca Residents Stage Protest Against Delays in Schengen Visa for Italy

Casablanca residents are protesting the slow visa application process for Italy, which has left many with dashed hopes. Despite securing work contracts in Italy, they are still waiting for elusive visa appointments. Visa issues have been a contentious topic, with challenges including limited appointment dates, procedural changes, higher fees, and a rise in visa refusals, particularly for the French Schengen visa.


FT.com: Western Nations' Dispute with Saudi Arabia Erupts Regarding UN Climate Fund

Western countries and Saudi Arabia are in a dispute over the UN climate fund's role and contributors, affecting the COP28 summit's success. Western nations want a broader donor base, while the G77 plus China group prefers contributions tied to income or emissions metrics. The World Bank's role has been contentious, but a potential compromise involves an independent board overseeing the fund.

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