Preserving Mizrahi culture and heritage in Israel

Arabic as a language for artistic expression has recently been enjoying a resurgence of interest as a result of the social and political uprisings that have been occurring across the Arab world. Interestingly, however, this resurgence is not only limited …

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UNESCO adds Arabic calligraphy to world heritage list

“Arabic calligraphy is the artistic practice of handwriting Arabic script in a fluid manner to convey harmony, grace and beauty,” UNESCO said on its website. PARIS – UNESCO: After a successful collaboration led by Saudi Arabia with 15 Arab countries …

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The Covid19 pandemic – Threats know no borders

  The world is facing an unprecedented situation created by a rapid global outbreak of COVID-19 disease, which reminds that threats know no borders. COVID-19 is caused by a virus that can be transmitted to both wealthy and vulnerable communities …

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Arab Human Development Report 2019

Citizenship is a contested historical process consisting of social relationships, both formal and informal, in complex environments. The active engagement of marginalized groups and policies responsive to diverse needs are prerequisites for inclusive citizenship. This paper outlines how Arab countries …

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World Democracy Index 2019

The twelfth edition of the Democracy Index covering 2019 that was published recently has concluded that global democracy is in its most fragile state since The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) first produced the study in 2006. Driven by sharp regressions …

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The World Inequality Report

The World Inequality Report 2018 relies on a cutting-edge methodology to ­measure income and wealth inequality in a systematic and transparent manner. By developing this report, the World Inequality Lab seeks to fill a democratic gap and to equip various …

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