Tag Archives: Tunisia

Rumblings of Arab Spring 2.0

BY PATRICIA TAFT In late 2010, in a city in central Tunisia, a young street vendor named Mohamed Bouazizi set himself ablaze in a final act of defiance and frustration after police confiscated his wares on the street. While his protest may have been localized, the sentiment was not. After nearly three decades of falling […]

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Anatomy of a Storm: Regional Impacts of the Arab Spring

BY NATE HAKEN Does state failure matter? Obviously it matters mostly for the population of that country, but even for its neighbors, the answer is a resounding yes. Chaos in a single country can often impact an entire region. In 2011, as measured in the 2012 FSI, Tunisia and the wider “Arab Spring” were the […]

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Congratulations to FFP's Marcel Maglo, who accepted his International Alumni Award for Exceptional Humanitarian and Service Achievement from @kennesawstate

#Yemen tops the #FragileStatesIndex by @fundforpeace. Today, more than 10 million people nationwide experience extreme #hunger, with some 238,000 Yemenis suffering from what the IPC calls “catastrophic hunger”, meaning that they are starving to death.

The Fragile 15 | Behind the rankings, lives upended

What life looks like on the ground in 15 fragile states.

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FFP’s Hannah Blyth discussed #VPSHR implementation and security due diligence at the #OECDMinerals Responsible Mineral Suppy Chains Forum with @fredericchenais @HumanSecurityCH @dcaf_ppps @foreignoffice @Total @OECD_BizFin