Rethinking International Relations. Interview with Bertrand Badie

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CERI Sciences Po Book Series

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Thinking Multilateralism: A Research Programme

by Frédéric Ramel and Guillaume Devin
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In support of Fariba Adelkhah & Roland Marchal

Our colleagues detained in Iran since June 2019
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Decentralisation: The Search for New Development Solutions in the Arab World’s Peripheries

An article by Intissar Kherigi
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By Intissar Kherigi

Since the 1980s, decentralisation has been championed as a driver to develop marginalised peripheries in Arab countries. In practice, many decentralisation efforts ended up as mere transfers of authority from a central state to an under-resourced and over-burdened local government, with limited positive effects to citizens. This article explores whether a renewed push for decentralisation in Tunisia can finally address the demands for inclusion and development. It argues that in order to succeed, central state institutions need to fundamentally reform the way they function.

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