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The United Nations Convention on Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration enters into force today

 The United Nations Convention in Transparency in Treaty-based Investor-State Arbitration (“The Mauritius Convention on Transparency”) will enter into force today, 18 October 2017. The Convention has to date been ratified by Canada, Mauritius and Switzerland. None of the ratifying States made reservations and, as a result, the Transparency Rules are now part of the investor-State dispute settlement regime created by investment treaties concluded by those three States. Consequently, the Transparency Rules will apply to investor-State disputes arising under investment treaties concluded by those States before April 2014 in accordance with the conditions set forth in the Transparency Convention and the relevant investment treaties. read more

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Oil and Gas Industry to Power Industrial Valves and Actuators Market, finds Frost & Sullivan

Political instability in key growth regions threatens to dampen revenue generation read more

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US and Morocco Launch New Strategic Partnership to Tackle Economic Development, Democratic Reforms, Terrorism, Syria

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China’s Political Ambivalence

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Ukraine’s Sugar Export Reaches 10 Year Highest

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Syria: UN relief chief ‘horrified’ by violence, urges unrestricted access for aid agencies

Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos read more

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“Russia Plays an Important Role in The Middle East”, Expert Claims

Mikhail Plisyuk, Director of the Institute of International Integration Studies, Moscow, in a recent article, has explained Russia’s position towards the Middle East. read more

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Ban underlines need for concerted international effort to end bloodshed in Syria

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras read more

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Sec. Clinton Praises Morocco as Leader for Peace, Democracy in Region — Reaffirms Moroccan autonomy solution in Western Sahara as ‘serious, realistic, credible’

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking to press in Rabat on Sunday with Moroccan Foreign Minister Saad Dine El Otmani, praised Morocco as a leader on Arab Spring reforms and a key partner for peace in the region. She described Morocco’s autonomy initiative to resolve the Western Sahara conflict as “serious, realistic, and credible” and reiterated that U.S. policy “has remained constant.” The U.S. policy supporting a solution based on autonomy under Moroccan sovereignty to end the decades-old dispute has earned the backing of three U.S. Administrations—Bill Clinton, George Bush, and Barack Obama—as well as that of bipartisan majorities in both Houses of Congress. read more

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Russia and the changing world

By Vladimir Putin read more

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The Euro-Mediterranean dialogue is relaunched from Rome: the northern and southern Mediterranean countries more closely united to face new challenges

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National Press Club Newsmaker: Richard Fenning, CEO of Control Risks, Presents “The Arab Spring: The Challenge for Business in North Africa and the Middle East 2012”

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following release is being issued by the National Press Club: read more

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ManpowerGroup Advocates That Today’s Youth Will Drive Innovation and Business Success in the Human Age

Customized Job Training, Mentoring and Entrepreneurship Initiatives Are Essential for Launching Tomorrow’s Careers read more

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