Italy hosts peace conference on Libya as conflict still ongoing

Italy’s hosting an international conference on Libya this Monday. The aim is to end the conflict in the country that’s been dragging on since the ousting of Colonel Gaddafi in 2011. France has also been trying to establish itself as a regional peacemaker, though as Murad Gazdiev explains, there could be an ulterior motive behind […]

Making Africa’s Cities Sustainable

Making Africa’s Cities Sustainable 29 September 2016, 9.30 – 17.30 hrs. Room CC 1, OECD Headquarters 2 rue André Pascal, 75016 Paris The OECD Development Centre and the African Union Commission are pleased to announce that the International Economic Forum on Africa will take place next 29 September, at the OECD Headquarters in Paris. This […]

Italy Must Confront Its Past to Stave Off the Far-Right

This year’s seasonal springtime rise in temperatures is expected to deepen Europe’s refugee crisis by bringing about a significant rise in the number of harried migrants approaching its shores. Italy, with its long and porous coastline, remains among the most severely affected countries; 15,000 people have sought refuge in the country in the past three […]