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Jun 20, 2019 / Blog
There is a popular ghost story that circulates among the pro-transit community of expertise and practice in Lebanon. Ask anyone vaguely interested in the sector about what happened to public transport in this country, and they will mention the story of Czech-made Karosa buses procured by our post-... more
Feb 15, 2019 / Blog
The project has created a diversified local economy within the craft area, to train and upgrade the skills of youth to work in the various businesses working in the area.     Lead Authority or Organization:  Municipality of Sarhan Area: Sarhan, Jordan Beneficiaries: Jordanian and Syrian women and... more
Jan 22, 2019 / Report/Study
Globally, around 68.5 million people have fled their homes from conflict or persecution either as refugees, internally displaced persons, or asylum seekers. Contrary to what some may think, most of the displaced people don’t live in camps. In fact, it’s estimated that about 60%–80% of the world’s... more
Jan 17, 2019 / Report/Study
This special issue of the Tunisian Journal of Urban Planning and Architecture Archibat gives the floor to the participants, organizers and speakers of the workshop held in Greater Tunis from 23 to 27 September 2018, as part of the 2018 Metropolitan Workshop Cycle co-organized by Avitem, CMI, AFD... more
Nov 27, 2018 / Blog
This interview has been produced as part of the fourth CMI Urban Hub Newsletter on Territorial and City Development and especially its “spotlight” section on urbanization & migration.     Brigitte Hoermann joined the Cities Alliance Secretariat hosted by UNOPS in July 2018. She is responsible... more
Nov 15, 2018 / Video
The Mediterranean Host Municipalities Learning Network (HMLN) is an intiative by the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) as an attempt to respond to the refugees crisis in the Middle East. Established back in 2016, the HMLN counts now 5 countries, 117+ local governments, 265+ members, 60+... more
Oct 29, 2018 / Blog
In 2017, the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, estimated that globally 68.5 million people had been forcefully displaced—the worst such crisis since World War II. Of these, 40 million were internally displaced peoples (IDPs), 25.4 million were refugees, and 3.1 million were asylum seekers. Over half were... more
Oct 15, 2018 / Blog
Credits: Transport for Cairo   Urban life is becoming ever more complex with high densities, growing population and ever-expanding urban sprawl. These factors represent a higher demand for mobility, where conventional ways of transport do not guarantee a sustainable future and may not necessarily... more
Oct 03, 2018 / Video
In the context of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP) Conference on Cities and Migration, CMI Manager Blanca Moreno-Dodson discusses municipal finance for migrant integration and how can the diaspora play a role in local development.     

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