Jihadism in the Maghreb: A Threat Assessment
Jan 26, 2016 / Library
The escalation of radical Islam and jihadism have recently crystallized into new violent groups that challenge the dominance of local political authorities and political systems in transition in the Maghreb (defined here as a region made up of four states: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia). Their activities do not only threaten internal...
Renewable Energy Export-Import: a Win-Win for the EU and North Africa
Jan 12, 2016 / Blog entry
Over the past several years much has been written about the significant potential for solar energy generation in the Middle East and North Africa, where there is no shortage of sunshine. The International Energy Agency estimated that the potential from concentrated solar power technology alone could amount to 100 times the electricity demand of...
Just across the Mediterranean – The Transition from COP21 to COP22
Jan 06, 2016 / Blog entry
France has just hosted COP21 to a very successful conclusion: the 2015 Paris Agreement. This achieved consensus among 196 countries on the most complex and challenging global issue of our time – climate change. It reconciled the widely different perspectives and interests of developing and developed countries, the North-South divide which has been...
Start-Up Youth: Summary of Discussions
Mécanismes financiers décentralisés pour l’amélioration de quartiers précaires
Retour d’expériences sur l’intégration de la mixité à l’échelle des opérations d’aménagement
Innovative Urban Projects and New Business Models
Le « making of » de la genèse d’un quartier
La Régie de données, un chainon manquant
Réseau des opérateurs et aménageurs de la ville durable en Méditerranée
De l’ambition urbaine a la realite operationnelle du projet
La SERM et la SAAM, aménageurs de la Ville et de Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole
Linking Urban Upgrading and Led in 4 of Cairo’s Unplanned Areas
Beyond Organization, the Eco-neighborhood of the Union
L'Incubateur de la Ville durable (IVD)
The Challenge of New Urban Fabric Facing Planners
Network of Mediterranean Planners, 2015 Annual Conference
Territorial Cohesion and Inclusive Growth in the Mediterranean - Ministerial Session
From Beirut to Lebanon PowerPoint
Start-Up Youth: Successes and Challenges
Dec 11, 2015 / Highlight
Young MENA Entrepreneurs Discuss with CMI Successes and Challenges
Marseille, France, 30 November, 2015
Four young entrepreneurs from Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia steered a discussion at the CMI seven annual meeting on successes and challenges of young social enterprises in the MENA region, with the participation of high level...
Building the Sustainable Mediterranean Cities of Tomorrow - Conference PowerPoint
Building the Sustainable Mediterranean Cities of Tomorrow - Conference Summary
[Regional Conference] Sustainable Mediterranean Cities of Tomorrow: Innovative Urban Projects and New Business Models
Dec 03, 2015 / Highlight
Network of Mediterranean Sustainable Urban Developers: 4th Annual Conference
Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations
EPA Euroméditerranée (EPAEM)
Co-organizing & hosting the event:
OCEMO (in the context of the Mediterranean Economic Week)
SERM : Montpellier metropolis urban authorities...
Renewing the Social Contract and Restoring Trust
Nov 24, 2015 / Library
Shantayanan Devarajan, Chief Economist of the World Bank's Middle East and North Africa Region, explains how renewing the social contract can restore trust between citizens and the State in the Middle East and North Africa. What was the old social contract? Why should it be renewed? What would the new social contract consist of? Listen to the...
Morocco to Make History with First-of-Its-Kind Solar Plant
Nov 24, 2015 / Blog entry
Morocco is poised to make history soon — when the first phase of one of the world’s largest concentrated solar power plants starts generating electricity. When fully operational, it will produce enough energy for more than one million Moroccans, with possibly extra power to export to Europe.
Continue reading the article on World Bank blog...
Moroccan Minister Driss Merroun on Urbanization, Environment, Development and Social Justice
Nov 24, 2015 / Library
Driss Merroun, Moroccan Minister of Urbanism and Planning, explains how Morocco is dealing with migration from inlands and rural regions towards coastal cities while preserving environmental quality, promoting economic development and ensuring social justice.
Video originally posted on the website of Le Courrier de l’Atlas here.