Nov 27, 2017 / Program
Middle East, Turkey, North Africa, Europe
Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), Agence Française du Développement (AFD), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Medcities, UN Group, International Organization for Migration (IOM), International Center for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD...
Refugees and Host Communities
Nov 27, 2017 / Program
The Syrian conflict is having disastrous humanitarian, social and economic consequences both in Syria, neighboring countries, and the entire Mediterranean region. This unprecedented and protracted refugee crisis is placing an extraordinary burden on host countries and communities. This regional knowledge base aims at highlighting...
Second Mediterranean Water Heroes Contest on “Nature for Water: Nature-Based Solutions”
Nov 24, 2017 / Highlight
World Water Day in the Mediterranean
Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key water challenges. World Water Day 2018 focuses on “Nature for Water ” by raising awareness on water and Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in the Mediterranean. NbS are defined as “… actions to protect, sustainably manage and restore...
Youth Cam: AlMaqarr, The Tale of Success Born Out of Hardships!
Information Platform on Concentrating Solar Power in MENA
Oct 06, 2017 / Highlight
The MENA region is rich in solar resources, which harnessed through technologies such as Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) and Thermal Energy Storage (TES) could help countries in the region meet their growing energy needs with clean power. However, some obstacles remain in the implementation of this technology, including lack of...
Med Expertise: A Closer Look into the World Bank's Youth and Employability Program for Egypt
Med Expertise: Youth Inclusion in the Economic Reform is Key in Reducing Unemployment
Med Expertise: Equipping Students with Needed Skills For Better Integration of the Labor Market
Med Expertise: Better Cultural Awareness for Better Job Integration
Med Expertise: How Can Research help Improve youth Employment
Beyond Scarcity: Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa
Sep 28, 2017 / Highlight
Water has always posed great challenges for the Middle East and North Africa. With rapid growth, regional instability, and climate change, these challenges are more pressing than ever. This report describes how the region’s current water challenges go far beyond age-old constraints of water scarcity. The report explores how countries...
Political Differences Aside, The Syrian Business Diaspora Unites for Refugees
Sep 26, 2017 / Blog entry
“It is possible!”. With these words and a lot of smiles, the first forum of the Syrian International Business Association (SIBA) ended. “SIBA” has made it possible to unite, promote and represent the voices of Syrian business men and women living abroad.
On July 12th and 13th 2017 and after several months of preparation, SIBA was...
الدعوة إلى التجارب - استضافة اللاجئين: التنمية الاقتصادية المحلية للمجتمعات المضيفة
Sep 18, 2017 / Highlight
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يدعو مركز التكامل المتوسطي (CMI) إلى الاعتماد على التجارب حول التنمية الاقتصادية المحلية للمجتمعات التي تستضيف اللاجئين لنشر خلاصة وافية ثانية.
في إطار برنامج اللاجئين والمجتمعات المضيفة، وفي أعقاب حلقة العمل السنوية الثانية لشبكة تعلم البلديات المضيفة (مايو 2017)، سيضع...
[Call for Experiences] Hosting Refugees: Local Economic Development for Host Communities
Sep 18, 2017 / Highlight
لقراءة هذا المحتوى باللغة العربية
يمكنكم قراءة محتوى هذه الصفحة باللغة العربية بالنقر على هذا الرابط.
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) is calling for experiences on Local Economic Development (LED) for communities hosting refugees for the publication of its second Compendium.
In the framework of its Refugees and Host Communities...
Youth Cam: What Unemployment Means for the Younger Generation
[Press Release] Youth and Employability in MENA: Better Skills, More Jobs
[Conference] Youth and Employability in MENA: Better Skills, More Jobs
Jul 02, 2017 / Highlight
In the Mediterranean region there are about 140 million young (aged 15-29) women and men. That is almost 20 percent of the population. They account for a large reservoir of untapped human resources, with the world’s highest unemployment rate among youth and the lowest participation of females in the labour force (25 percent in the...
Egyptian Tertiary Education Context and Overview
Middle East and North Africa Concentrating Solar Power Knowledge and Innovation Program
Jun 27, 2017 / Program
Targeted countries include those eligible for CTF financing: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and West Bank and Gaza. Other countries in the Middle East and North Africa region are welcome to participate in knowledge exchange activities (webinars, events, conferences, etc.)
Taking a Shortcut to Learning, Making Education within Reach !
Jun 21, 2017 / Blog entry
“The fact is that given the challenges we face, education doesn't need to be reformed -- it needs to be transformed. The key to this transformation is not to standardize education, but to personalize it, to build achievement on discovering the individual talents of each child, to put students in an environment where they want to learn and where...
Mediterranean Water Heroes: Hoda Elattar & Ola Adel
Jun 15, 2017 / Library
Entretien avec Hoda Elattar et Ola Adel, gagnantes de la compétition "Héros de l'Eau en Méditerranée".
Interview with Hoda Elattar and Ola Adel, winners of the "Mediterranean Water Heroes" competition.
مقابلة مع هدى العطار وعلا عادل، رابحتي مسابقة "ابطال المياه في المتوسط".
[Webinar] The Impact of the 9.45 US$ Cents CSP Bid on the MENA Region
Jun 14, 2017 / Highlight
The webinar, taking place online on Tuesday 20th of June, 2017 at 2pm time in Dubai, is free to attend and it is organized by the World Bank MENA CSP Knowledge & Innovation Program. Places are free but limited, offered on a first come first served basis at http://bit.ly/2sJEovn
The recent tender of the CSP project in Dubai DEWA 200 has...
Women Driving the Middle East and North Africa Forward, One Business Innovation at A Time
Jun 12, 2017 / Blog entry
Our continued belief in the enormous resourcefulness, resilience and sheer drive of young Arab women has yet again been reconfirmed. In Cairo, Yara Yassin and Rania Rafie are agents of change. These young women work with local artisans to transform plastic bags into high-quality fashion products sold around the world.
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[Agenda] Youth and Employability in MENA: Better Skills, More Jobs
[Agenda] Digital Transformation in The Euro-Mediterranean Area: Financial Inclusion and Stability
Addressing Territorial Cohesion Challenges and Promoting the Role of Cities in MENA
May 30, 2017 / Highlight
Context and rationale
The members of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) Urban Hub held on May 4-5, 2017 at the Villa Valmer, Marseille, France an inaugural workshop.
This workshop convened more than 50 national and local government representatives, urban practitioners, researchers and urban activists from six countries – Algeria,...
Fostering Territorial Cohesion in Development Policies in the Mediterranean
Regional Workshop for Decision-makers on Groundwater Management
Apr 10, 2017 / Highlight
As part of the CMI program on Water Demand Management, a regional workshop on decentralized and participatory groundwater management was organized on March 9-10, 2017 in Marseille by AFD and the World Bank with the co-funding of the MENA Multi Donor Trust Fund, water scarce cities initiative, and GIZ, and a valuable technical partnership and...
Decentralized Waste Water Treatment Units for Rural Areas in Egypt
Apr 04, 2017 / Library
Presentation by Ola Odel Mohsen and Hoda Ellattar, University of Science and Technology, Zewail City, Egypt