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MAP - Journée de l'écrivaine maghrébine : Une célébration de la créativité littéraire féminine
Par : Sofia El Aouni
Rabat - 08 mars 2021 - (MAP) -Célébrant la créativité intellectuelle féminine, la Journée de l'écrivaine...
NNA - Mars 2021 : l’AUF Moyen-Orient célèbre la francophonie
ANI-Mars est déjà là! L'AUF Moyen-Orient célèbre ce temps fort de l'année consacré à la francophonie en présentant une programmation...
NNA - عين اللبناني فخر الدين على لقب عالمي مزدوج في الفنون القتالية المختلطة
وطنية- يتطلع البطل اللبناني في رياضة الفنون القتالية المختلطة بالشرق الأوسط محمد فخر الدين، الى ان يصبح أول بطل للعالم يفوز بفئتين من فئات البطولة في تاريخ منظمة "برايف كومبات"....
MAP - 'TAJA', un média dédié au sport féminin dans la région MENA voit le jour
Rabat-8,mars,2021-(MAP)-Un magazine digital gratuit et biannuel "TAJA", dédié à la pratique sportive féminine et à la promotion du sport auprès...
MAP - Casablanca: Laila Benhalima et Khadija El Fahli exposent leurs œuvres
Casablanca-8 mars 2021-(MAP)-Les artistes Laila Benhalima et Khadija El Fahli exposent,jusqu'au 30 mars courant à la galerie Mine d’Art Casablanca,...
55 عاماً خلف نوله الخشبي.. منير المسدي يروي أسرار المهنة ويخاف عليها من الاندثار - SANA
دمشق-سانا-حياكة 2 ميليمتر من خيط الحرير تحتاج 40 دقة و2 سنتمتر من خيط القطن تحتاج 24 دقة وإنتاج قطعة يتطلب صبراً ومجهوداً كبيرين وحساً فنياً وكثيراً من الحب بهذه الكلمات...
NNA - WLC celebrates Lebanese women, calls them on to achieve more progress in shaping Lebanon’s future
NNA - The Women Leaders Council of Lebanon (WLC) salutes Lebanese women entrepreneurs and workers, commending their achievements and contributions...
MAP - Casablanca: 'Femme enchanté', première expo individuelle de Mohamed Essoulimani
Casablanca - 8 mars 2021 -(MAP)- L'artiste-peintre Mohamed Essoulimani a inauguré, samedi à Casablanca, sa première exposition individuelle sous l’intitulé...
MAP - Finance participative: Quand les banques peinent à se refinancer !
Par : Salma El Badaoui- Casablanca-08 mars 2021-(MAP)-Les banques participatives, qui ont réussi à gérer d'une manière optimale cette période...
NNA - Ministère de la Santé Publique : 2283 nouveaux cas au coronavirus
ANI- Le ministère de la Santé Publique a annoncé lundi le recensement de 2283 nouveaux cas confirmés au coronavirus (Covid-19)...
NNA - الوكالة الجامعية للفرنكوفونية في الشرق الأوسط تحتفل بشهرها: القاء الضوء على حيويتها ومعالجة تحدياتها في لبنان
وطنية - تحتفل الوكالة الجامعية للفرنكوفونية في الشرق الأوسط، كعادتها في شهر آذار من كل سنة، بشهر الفرنكوفونية عبر تقديم برنامج انتقائي هدفه هذه السنة "القاء الضوء على حيوية الفرنكوفونية...
MAP - Yassir Maroc soutient l'Association Solidarité Féminine
Casablanca-8,mars,2021-(MAP)-Yassir Maroc a annoncé, lundi, la mise de son service de livraison de repas à domicile au profit de l'Association...
MAP - Assistantes sociales des FAR, des femmes de cœur dévouées au bien-être de leurs frères et sœurs d’armes
Par : Zin El Abidine TAIMOURI
Rabat-08 mars 2021-(MAP)-Fondée le 1er novembre 1963, la Direction générale des services sociaux (DGSS)...
SANA - Citizens of occupied Golan determined to confront occupation
Occupied Golan, SANA – Citizens of the occupied Syrian Golan affirmed determination to adhere to the Syrian identity and resilience...
NNA - Health Ministry: 2,283 new Coronavirus cases, 43 deaths
NNA– Ministry of Public Health announced, on Monday, the registration of 2,283 new Coronavirus infections, thus raising the cumulative number...
NNA - مؤتمر نساء يتعاملن مع الوباء في منطقة حرب: المرأة العربية في حال طوارئ وانعدام أمان دائمة
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MAP - Khadija Naamouni, la scientifique passionnée par l'anthropologie
Par : Hanae Dakka
Rabat -08 mars 2021- (MAP) -D'une vision lointaine, d'un sens fin et d’un regard perspicace vers l’avenir,...
MAP - Téméraires, les femmes parachutistes des FAR formées pour dompter le ciel
Par : Saad BOUZROU
Rabat - 08 mars 2021 - (MAP) -A la première Brigade d’infanterie parachutiste, les femmes sont formées...
SANA - أهلنا في الجولان في ذكرى استشهاد المناضلة غالية فرحات: مستمرون بمقاومة الاحتلال والصمود على أرضنا
الجولان السوري المحتل -سانا- جدد أهلنا في الجولان العربي السوري المحتل تمسكهم بهويتهم العربية السورية وصمودهم بوجه الممارسات العدوانية لسلطات الاحتلال الإسرائيلي ويقينهم بحتمية تحرير الجولان بهمة أبطال الجيش...
NNA - United Nations Celebrates Women Leaders of Change in Lebanon on International Women’s Day
NNA-On March8, International Women’s Day, the United Nations honors women who are on the frontline of their fight against COVID-19....
NNA - وزارة الصحة : 2283 إصابة جديدة و43 حالة وفاة
وطنية - اعلنت وزارة الصحة العامة تسجيل 2283 اصابة جديدة رفعت العدد التراكمي للحالات المثبتة الى 397871. كما تم تسجيل 43 حالة وفاة.
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MAP - Morocco Highlights in Panama Africa's Contribution to Francophone Sphere
Panama City -March 8, 2021- (MAP) -Morocco's ambassador to Panama, Oumama Aouad, highlighted the considerable contribution of the African continent...
MAP - MAP Honors Female Staff on International Women's Day
Rabat-March 8,2021-(MAP)-The Moroccan News Agency (MAP) organized, Monday at its headquarters in Rabat, a ceremony to honor its female staff...
MAP - Morocco, Largest Arab Exporter to Mexico in 2020 (Foreign Trade Council)
Mexico City-March 8,2021-(MAP)-Morocco was the largest Arab exporter to Mexico in 2020, with more than $ 298 million of products...
MAP - Diplomatic Foundation Pays Posthumous Tribute to Rabia Rafiki El Mrini
Rabat- March 8,2021- (MAP) -The Diplomatic Foundation paid, on Friday in Rabat, a posthumous tribute to Rabia Rafiki El Mrini,...
CNA - Cyprus, Israel and Greece sign MoU on the EuroAsia Interconnector
CNA-Nicosia- Cyprus, Israel and Greece signed on Monday a Memorandum of Understanding taking another step towards connecting the electricity grids...
Lusa - Business News - EU/Presidency: EU tourism heads debate how digital, innovation can help sector recover
Lisbon, March 8,2021(Lusa)–The Directors of Tourism of the European Union (EU) on Monday discussed how digital and innovation can help...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Stock market closes with PSI20 index up 0.35% at 4,668
Lisbon, March 8,2021(Lusa)-The PSI20, the main index of the Lisbon stock exchange, closed Monday's session up 0.35%, to 4,668.10 points,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: 2021 Portugal Fashion to be digital, divided into two 'takes'
Porto, March,8,2021(Lusa)-Portugal Fashion, in Porto, will be digital and divided into two moments, the first, from 18 to 20 March,...
Lusa - Business News - Cabo Verde: Services turnover index falls 39% in 2020
Praia, March,8,2021(Lusa)-The turnover index in the Cape Verdean non-financial services sector returned to declines in the last quarter of 2020,...
Lusa - Business News - Equatorial Guinea: State officially requests emergency aid from Portugal, CPLP
Lisbon, March 8, 2021 (Lusa) - Equatorial Guinea's ambassador in Lisbon said on Monday he had officially requested emergency aid...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Pilots union accuses TAP management of 'arrogant, intimidating attitude'
Lisbon, March 8,2021(Lusa)– The Civil Aviation Pilots Union (SPAC) on Monday accused TAP of maintaining an "arrogant and intimidating attitude"...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Airport handling company workers fear they are fighting for their jobs as well as back pay
Lisbon, March 8, 2021 (Lusa) – The Groundforce Workers' Commission on Monday said it fears job losses ...
Lusa - Business News - Cabo Verde: Cabo Verde Connect with flights to/from Portugal suspended until end of April
Praia, March 8,2021(Lusa)- Cabo Verde Connect Services, which via Portuguese airline SATA provides air links to the Cape Verdean archipelago,...
CNA - Registration of motor vehicles in Cyprus drops significantly in first two months of 2021
CNA-Nicosia-The registration of motor vehicles in Cyprus in February 2021 decreased to 3,123, or by 15.9% compared to February 2020,...
Lusa - Business News - EU/Presidency: Austria again rejects EU-Mercosul trade agreement
Brussels, March 8,2021(Lusa)- The Austrian government, in a letter sent to Portugal's prime minister, António Costa, has reiterated its rejection...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Chikoti confident on new EU-ACP cooperation agreement
Brussels, March 8, 2021 (Lusa) - The secretary-general of the OEACP, Georges Chikoti, said that the conciliatory positions reached between...
Lusa - Business News - Cabo Verde: Airport passengers a tenth of last year
Praia, March 8, 2021 (Lusa) - Cape Verdean airports handled just over 25,000 passengers in February, an 89% drop compared...
Lusa - Business News - EU/Presidency: Pandemic sends almost half EU employees into remote working
Lisbon, March 8,(Lusa)- The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that almost half of the working population in the European Union (EU)...
Lusa - Business News - EU/Presidency: Pandemic expands remote work to record levels
Lisbon, March,8,2021 (Lusa)- If there were any doubts about the speed of change at work, the pandemic has dispelled them,...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: PSI20 opens 1.13% up at 4,724.91 points
Lisbon, March 8, 2021 (Lusa) - The Lisbon Stock Exchange opened in positive territory on Monday, with the main index,...
Lusa - Business News - EU/Presidency: Far-right questions government about 'Politico' article
Lisbon,March,8,2021(Lusa)-The sole member of the far-right party 'Chega', André Ventura, has said that he will question the prime minister's office...
Lusa - Business News - Portugal: Top headlines on Monday
Lisbon, March,8,2021(Lusa)-Women's day and three gold medals at the European championships are featuring on all the front pages this Monday....
Lusa - Business News - EU/Presidency: After 'great confinement' of 2020 a 'great divergence could develop in 2021' - IMF




Washington, Feb. 22, 2021 (Lusa) - The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, warned on Monday that a 'Great Divergence' could develop in 2021, after the 'Great Confinement' of 2020, including in the European Union (EU).
In a speech as part of the European Parliamentary Week, co-organised by the European Parliament and the Portuguese Parliament as part of the parliamentary dimension of the Portuguese presidency of the Council of the European Union, Kristalina Georgieva admitted that her "greatest concern" for 2021 is that "the 'Great Confinement' of 2020 will turn into a 'Great Divergence' in 2021".
"The divergence is deepest in the developing world, where half of the countries that used to normally accelerate income levels to the levels of their richer peers are now falling behind. But it is a risk for the EU as well," she said in the speech held from Washington by video conference.
Although the IMF is forecasting a 5.5 percent global economic recovery and 4.2 percent for the EU, "the path to recovery is highly uncertain and, more importantly, unbalanced".
"It is uncertain because of the current race between the virus and vaccines. Unbalanced because of the difference in starting positions, economic structures and ability to respond - causing a growth of inequalities both between and within countries," she said.
"Traditional tourist destinations experienced much sharper contractions - more than 9 per cent in Spain, Greece and Italy - compared to an average contraction of 6.4 per cent in the EU."
Furthermore, the IMF points out that by the end of 2022 "the 'per capita' income of emerging markets in Central and Eastern Europe will be 3.8 per cent below pre-crisis projections, compared to a 1.3 per cent decline in advanced EU economies - an almost three-fold negative impact that will slow the pace of convergence," she pointed out.
"Increases in divergence", with "regions with lower GDP [Gross Domestic Product] entering the crisis with lower productivity, large contact sectors, and fewer jobs that allow remote working", impacting millions of people, "with women and young people suffering most, especially those with lower incomes and savings".
She listed three key issues facing policymakers: the health crisis, the economic crisis and structural shifts to digitalisation and ecology.
"Until we defeat the pandemic everywhere, we risk new mutations that threaten our progress," she said of health, so "increasing the production and distribution of vaccines is critical."
On the economic crisis, she said support for households and businesses must continue "until the pandemic is defeated".
"A gradual withdrawal should follow, not precede, a lasting exit from the health crisis", something that "matters internally" to countries but also "in terms of contagion", as a withdrawal ahead of time "could exacerbate divergence between countries".
On digitalisation and ecology, Georgieva said "a coordinated 'push' of investment in 'green' infrastructure" is needed, with the IMF pointing to an annual increase in world GDP of 0.7% over 15 years.
She also suggested taxing carbon dioxide emissions, improving "access to high-speed internet in rural and underdeveloped areas", investing in education and vocational training, completing the banking and capital markets union in the EU and taxing companies "fit for the digital age" to cut inequalities.
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Date : 2021-02-23 11:23:00







 

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