Power distribution audit of the Middle East

Who are the winners and losers of the changing economic power dynamics in the Middle East? One of the best indicators to answer the question is to look at the GDP increase over the years, in current prices, as documented by the World Bank data. • Economic power is the...

SDG7 Tracking Report 2022

Written by GWNET Senior Advisor, Irene Giner-Reichl Every year a consortium of SDG-7 “custodians” –   the International Energy Agency (IEA), the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), the World Bank, and...

Education, Innovation, Employability

[…] The quality of education remains the number one challenge to building inclusive Arab societies that are cohesive and stable. The pattern is the same across all Arab countries: mass education has failed to equip young people with adequate ability to take...

UfM steps up regional action on valuing water

As a critical climate change hotspot, the Mediterranean region already has over 180 million people who are considered water poor. With the COVID-19 pandemic, water is more precious than ever before, being a vital element in the sustainable rebuilding of our region....