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Extractive Industries in Egypt: Governance and the New Law

Mohamed Yehia

Senior Financial Management Specialist, World Bank 

 

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Offering the World a Public Good: A Meeting of Parliamentarians and Donor Agencies regarding Neighboring Country Support for Syrian Refugees

Fueled by intractable and violent conflicts in Iraq, Libya, and Syria, the refugee crisis has made headlines for surging to an unprecedented scale in neighboring Middle East and North African (MENA) countries and, more recently, for reaching the European shores of the Mediterranean Sea.

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Lebanon The Lebanese Association of Certified Public Accountants - LACPA

The LACPA is the sole professional body governing the public accounting profession in Lebanon. It was formed in 1994 under the decree number 364/94 issued on August 1st 1994. Qualified persons who wish to practice the audit profession in Lebanon should be licensed from the LACPA and meeting its professional requirements.

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Jordan Report from the Field: Working To End Violence against Women

Grasping the full extent of violence against women is difficult everywhere. In the Middle East, it can be both difficult and dangerous for women to report abuse given social attitudes toward the roles of women and men within the family. In Jordan, the violence against girls and women embodies the problem.

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Jordan: Developing an Efficient Public Investment Management System

The primary objectives of “Jordan 2025: A National Vision and Strategy” are to address the challenges of increasing living costs, poverty, and unemployment and ensure enhanced prosperity over the next 10 years. Vision 2025 envisions Jordan as an economic gateway to regional markets that takes advantage of free trade agreements signed with several countries.

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Jordan: Poverty and Legal Problems: Defining the Relationship

Many persons will experience some type of legal problem during their lives stemming from civil, criminal or family matters. Jordanian citizens are no exception – a household survey conducted in Jordan in 2011 found that roughly 20% of families had a member experience a legal problem in the previous five years.

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Navigating through Fragility: Procurement Solutions for Iraqi Education

Elisa Mosler,

Nazaneen Ismail Ali,

and Rachel Lipson1

 

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Navigating through Fragility: Procurement Solutions for Iraqi Education

Elisa Mosler,

Nazaneen Ismail Ali,

and Rachel Lipson1

 

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“Program and Performance Budgeting” in Egypt: Accounting and Control Considerations

Program and Performance Budgeting (PPB) is a useful tool in enabling the alignment of the national budget with a country’s strategic priorities and policies. Performance and output indicators can measure the extent to which government organizations pursue value-for-money principles. The PPB is particularly significant for meeting the demands of accountability and transparency

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