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Bridging the Gender Gap: Femmes en Politique

Nihal El Mquirmi & Patricia Ahanda (ADEL) | 19 May 2021

Si les femmes ont réalisé des progrès remarquables dans de nombreuses professions, la politique est un domaine duquel elles sont largement exclues. Partout dans le monde, elles se font remarquer par leur absence aux postes de décision du gouvernement. Dans cet épisode, Patricia Ahanda, femme politique, experte sur les questions de formation, leadership et entrepreneuriat féminin et alumni du programme Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leaders revient sur les causes et conséquences de cette absence ainsi que sur la cyberviolence subies par les femmes.

A North and South Overview of the Pandemic

Maha Skah & Hajar El Alaoui | 17 May 2021

It has been over a year since COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across the globe – causing a dramatic loss of human life worldwide, devastating economic and social disruptions, and putting half of the world’s global workforce at risk of losing their livelihoods. The pandemic had numerous and contrasting implications around the world, including within the Atlantic basin. Why is it important to transcend the traditional North VS South divide when examining the impacts of the pandemic? How can researchers and policymakers best apprehend and grapple with the uncertainty stemming from new sources of risk, such as global health and climate events? Moving on closer to home, what were some of the measures adopted by the Kingdom of Morocco and how did they affect domestic and international politics? Hajar El Alaoui, Researcher in International Relations at the Policy Center for the New South and co-author of the paper « A North and South Overview of the Pandemic » in the latest flagship Atlantic Currents report answers our questions.

Bridging the Gender Gap: Empowering Women Through Technology

Lilia Rizk & Hanae Bezad (ADEL) | 12 May 2021

Technology continues to redefine and revolutionize the way we all live and work. Harnessing this technology to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment is vital for women and girls, and is also in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as a whole. Therefore, accessing technology, taking control of it, creating and shape it as well become essential for women and girls, and in contributing to gender equality across the board.

Le Maghreb post-Covid-19

Youssef Tobi & Rachid El Houdaigui | 7 May 2021

La région du Maghreb, post-Covid-19, fait face à des défis structurels de taille. Antérieur à la pandémie, les tensions géopolitiques et socioéconomiques empêchent les pays maghrébins d’accomplir leur essor. Le professeur Rachid el Houdaigui, Senior Fellow au Policy Center for the New South, évoque ici les tendances lourdes qui déterminent le Maghreb actuel et propose des pistes de solutions pour répondre aux défis de la région.

Bridging the Gender Gap: Women in Space

Nihal El Mquirmi & Chiara Cocchiara (ADEL) | 5 May 2021

In 1963, Valentina Terechkova became the first woman to fly into space. However, although women have always been involved in space and space exploration, and made major accomplishments, they still remain an overwhelming minority among the rank and file at most space agencies and in the wider industry. In this episode, Chiara Cocchiara, System Operations Engineer at the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites and an Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leader alumna, discusses the different challenges women encounter in the space industry and the recent work done in different space agencies to increase diversity within astronaut pools.