Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) Newsletter #32 [April 2017]
[Compendium] Best Practices in Hosting Refugees
[Summary] Youth Innovating with Wastewater for a Sustainable Mediterranean
[Agenda] Mediterranean Forum on Electricity and Climate Change
Families Succeed Where Weapons and Security Fail
May 03, 2017 / Blog entry
Exactly a year ago, families from across Europe and the Middle East gathered in the heart of Paris to make a stand against violent extremism. Fathers of terrorism victims sat next to mothers of jihadists at the conference organised by Families Against Terrorism and Extremism (FATE). When Karolina Dam, a Denmark-based mother, started speaking about...
Education, Innovation, Employability
Urban Development and Territorial Cohesion
Refugees and Host Communities
CMI, Five Themes, Clear Vision
Climate Change (Energy & Water)
Development and Violent Extremism Prevention
[Webinar] Data production for Strengthening Social Cohesion in Host Communities
Apr 05, 2017 / Library
[Webinar] Data Production for Strengthening Social Cohesion in Host Communities
Apr 05, 2017 / Highlight
Context and Rationale
Producing reliable data on social cohesion often presents a challenge to municipalities hosting large numbers of refugees. This is not only due to the complexity of the topic, but also to capacity constraints and a fragile and rapidly changing environment. Social cohesion plays however an important role in urban settings,...
The International Humanitarian relief
Mobilizing the Middle East and North Africa Diaspora for Economic Integration and Entrepreneurship
CIHEAM on Youth Innovating with Wastewater for a Sustainable Mediterranean
Mar 29, 2017 / Blog entry
For the World Water Day, the CIHEAM supported and participated to the event “Youth Innovating with Wastewater for a Sustainable Mediterranean” organised in Marseilles by the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), the World Bank and Switch-Med, and in presence of the Global Water Partnership Mediterranean, the World Youth Parliament for Water...
#WaterHeroes أبطال المياه#
Mar 28, 2017 / Highlight
Youth has an important role to play in working towards water security and increased water awareness. We asked young people who are involved in innovative water-related projects around the Mediterranean to speak up and share their message, these are the results.
للشباب دور مهم في الأمن المائي وزيادة الوعي حول قضايا الثروة المائية. طلبنا من...
The 2016 Global Millennial Viewpoints Survey
[Agenda] Youth Innovating with Wastewater for a Sustainable Mediterranean
[Workshop] Measuring Radicalization
Mar 07, 2017 / Highlight
Motivation and Context
Since 2000, the number of terrorist attacks worldwide has increased dramatically, with a sharp acceleration starting in 2011. The attacks have also become increasingly concentrated. In 2014, 57 per cent of all attacks occurred in just five countries: Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nigeria and Syria (Global Terrorism Index 2015...
PVE through Inclusive Development and the Promotion of Tolerance and Respect for Diversity
Mar 07, 2017 / Library
Based on the Secretary-General’s Plan of Action to prevent violent extremism and Sustainable Development Goal 16, UNDP has developed a global framework called 'Preventing Violent Extremism through Inclusive Development and the Promotion of Tolerance and Respect for Diversity'. This framework highlights that prevention of violent extremism needs to...
Youth Innovating with Wastewater for a Sustainable Mediterranean
Mar 06, 2017 / Highlight
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the most water scarce region in the world, with 15 countries in the region suffering from extreme water scarcity (less than 500 m³/year of renewable water per capita per year). Numerous phenomena are further worsening water security in the region, notably climate change and...
Strengthening Human Resources for Health: Integration of Refugees into Host Community Health Systems
Mar 06, 2017 / Highlight
Over the past six years, nearly 5 million people have fled the conflict in Syria and sought refuge in neighboring countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) such as Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt, and OECD countries such as Turkey, Germany, Sweden or Austria.
The consequences of this mass exodus have been particularly profound...
Malta Summit: Stabilizing the Central Mediterranean Route
Feb 15, 2017 / Highlight
European Union (EU) leaders gathered at the Malta Summit in Valletta on February 3, 2017 and agreed on a set of concrete actions to better manage migration flows and save lives on the Central Mediterranean route. They also discussed the future of Europe and how to respond to the new challenges and opportunities ahead.
Conclusions “Acting Together in Migration Management – Enhancing Coordination among Central and Local Level”
European Practice in Waste Management at Greek Islands / Best Practice for Municipalities Hosting Refugees
The Economic Impact of Forced Migration
Migration and Development: A Role for the World Bank Group