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Meet the 16 Global Landscapes Forum Women Leaders Leading Earth Restoration

It’s International Women’s Month 2022! To mark this phenomenal month, The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) announces its third annual list of climate leaders. Jhe Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) honors 16 women who are making a significant impact on halting runaway climate change through science, finance, policy-making, art, activism, indigenous rights, …

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Before voting, Libyans must speak out | Opinions

On December 22, just two days before the scheduled date of the Libyan presidential election, the electoral commission announced the postponement of the poll. The High National Electoral Commission (HNEC) suggested January 24, 2022 as a new date for the polls, after a parliamentary commission overseeing the elections deemed them …

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UNESCO inscribes “tbourida”, a Moroccan equestrian art with intangible cultural heritage

The United Nations cultural agency on Wednesday added representations from Bahrain and Morocco to its list of “intangible” heritage. Bahrain, a Gulf country with a population of around 1.5 million, presented its nomination for a musical performance Fjiri, which commemorates the history of pearl diving. The United Nations Educational, Scientific …

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7 MENA art forms on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list 2021

By the end of 2021, UNESCO has added a number of traditional art forms and rituals to its list of intangible cultural heritage, showcasing them to the international public and underlining their importance to communities. local. Of the new art forms added, seven are from the Middle East and North …

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Bahrain and Moroccan representations join UN heritage list

Published on: 12/15/2021 – 9:38 PMAmended: 12/15/2021 – 9:36 PM Dubai (AFP) – The United Nations cultural agency on Wednesday added representations from Bahrain and Morocco to its list of “intangible” heritage. Bahrain, a Gulf country with a population of around 1.5 million, presented its nomination for a musical performance …

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Nippon Sayko: How Japanese Pop Culture Got Into The Heart Of Riyadh Season

“A rug is a work of art,” says FBMI director on project that supports Afghan weavers DUBAI: Four months ago the world saw how the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan after 20 years. “It was unimaginable that such a thing would happen overnight,” Farshied Jabarkhyl, whose parents fled Afghanistan in …

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Amplifying the missing voices in the fight for climate justice

In depth: The COP26 Coalition hosted an alternative summit to amplify the voices, ideas and solutions that it believes are largely missing from the COP – including the new global green deal, polluter accountability and indigenous ecological knowledge . The annual Glasgow climate conference may be getting a lot of …

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Kabylia facing the Algerian colonial regime

Kabylia is inhabited by a people of peace who aspire to free themselves from any form of colonialism, they fight peacefully for their freedoms and their autonomy in order to build a modern and free nation. Kabyle activists are subject to arbitrary arrests and detentions on a daily basis. Their …

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The making of President Dbeibah | Habib Lassoued

In recent months, Abdulhamid Dbeibah has become the center of a well-oiled operation aimed at shaping his image as a popular leader. Libyan and foreign specialists participated in the exercise, which was managed by a central operating room in Turkey working with public relations firms in the United States and …

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Security forces foil separatists in Algeria

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (File photo: Xinhua) Algerian security services said on Wednesday it had foiled armed attacks planned by a separatist group with foreign aid, local media reported. The DGSN security agency said police this week severed a network linked to the Movement for the Autonomy of Kabylia (MAK), …

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Tunisia: authorities must tell the truth about the kidnapping of an Algerian activist

Slimane Bouhafs, an Algerian convert and refugee recognized by the UNHCR, was reportedly kidnapped in Tunis on August 25 Activist reappeared in court in Algeria where he faces undisclosed charges “The Tunisian government shares responsibility for his fate and should confess its role in his kidnapping and return” – Amna …

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Renewal of Sufi rituals in war-torn Libya

The Sufi institute was closed for six years following the 2012 attack by militants who broke into the site, detonating part of its shrine and burning books. Bullets marks the minaret of the Sufi Mosque of Zliten in Libya, but followers of the Islamic spiritual tradition are striving to renovate …

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Ohio Valley workers and employers react as House votes for $15 minimum wage

The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, which hasn’t changed in a decade. The bill is unlikely to wipe out the Republican-controlled Senate, where Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky …

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Algeria recalls Moroccan ambassador following Berber comments

Algeria recalled its ambassador to Morocco on Sunday for consultations as a new diplomatic row erupted between regional rivals. The move came after Morocco’s envoy to the United Nations, Omar Hilale, expressed support for the self-determination of the traditionally agitated Kabylia in Algeria, a stronghold of the country’s Amazigh (Berber) …

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Algeria asks Rabat to clarify statements by UN representative on Kabyle people’s right to self-determination – Middle East Monitor

Algeria strongly condemned on Friday what it called a “serious deviation” committed by the Moroccan diplomatic mission to the United Nations (UN), after issuing an official memorandum in which Morocco expressly declared its support for “law. from the Kabyle people to self-determination. “ Moroccan media reported Thursday that the country’s …

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Unity efforts continue after transitional government vote in Libya

Lawmakers in Libya’s divided government have embarked on efforts to unify the legislature after a transitional government was selected in December to lead the North African country to elections. Members of Libya’s parliament began arriving in the western town of Sabrath on Sunday and plan to meet for a consultative …

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France and Tunisia want to restart negotiations in Libya

The UN says the “last thing” Libya needs is more conflict on its territory, after Egypt warned of military intervention in the neighboring country. Children wave Libyan and Amazigh flags during a demonstration in Martyrs Square in the center of the Libyan capital Tripoli, currently held by the UN-recognized government …

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