Mediterranean Refugees and Migrants Newsletter - Issue 12
Manuel de Lara (World Health Organization)- MHPSS in northern Syria
Hala Abou Farhat (Inter-Agency Coordination) - LCRP Forums for Dialogue
Sahar Alnouri (Mercy Corps) - Integrated Youth Approach
Programme résumé - Workshop overview
Claire Withney (IMC) - MHPSS Programs in Jordan & the Middle East
Registered participants - Psychosocial response to vulnerable population’s needs in Lebanon: Managing the transition from a humanitarian to a development approach
Fadi Daccache (International Medical Corps) - Challenges in Field Operations
Rabih El Chammay (Ministry of Public Health) - Mental Health System Reform
Minutes of Meeting - Psychosocial response to vulnerable population’s needs in Lebanon: Managing the transition from a humanitarian to a development approach
Speakers Bios - Psychosocial response to vulnerable population’s needs in Lebanon: Managing the transition from a humanitarian to a development approach
Agenda - Psychosocial response to vulnerable population’s needs in Lebanon: Managing the transition from a humanitarian to a development approach
Concept Note - Psychosocial response to vulnerable population’s needs in Lebanon: Managing the transition from a humanitarian to a development approach
[Workshop] Psychosocial Response to the Needs of Vulnerable Populations in Lebanon: Managing the Transition from a Humanitarian to a Development Approach
Jun 26, 2018 / Highlight
The scale and duration of the Syrian crisis’ effects in Lebanon lead the actors of international assistance to operate a transition from humanitarian to development interventions. The French Development Agency, in collaboration with the Center for Mediterranean Integration, and with the support of the National Mental Health Program, have...
Water, Employment, Migration in the Mediterranean Including through Nature based Solutions
Mediterranean Refugees and Migrants Newsletter - Issue 11
“Strategic Planning for Local Economic Development in Host Communities” - Regional Capacity Building Workshop of the Mediterranean Host Municipalities Learning Network
Feb 23, 2018 / Highlight
In the context of the Mediterranean Host Municipalities Learning Network (HMLN), the CMI organized a capacity building workshop on “Strategic Planning for Local Economic Development in Host Communities”, targeted at local government representatives, local economic development practitioners and experts.
The workshop took place on March...
9th World Urban Forum – Side Event: Migration, Displacement and Inclusive Cities: Challenges and Opportunities for Local Governments in the Arab Region
Feb 10, 2018 / Highlight
People have been increasingly moving into cities, voluntarily seeking new economic opportunities or escaping forcibly from mounting political conflicts or unprecedented natural disasters. Associated with this development is the overwhelming demand for affordable urban housing, adequate jobs, quality health care, education...
CMI Mediterranean Refugees and Host Communities Program
Cities of Refuge: Bringing an Urban Lens to the Forced Displacement Challenge
Jan 22, 2018 / Blog entry
The Syrian conflict has reached the grim milestone of becoming the largest displacement crisis since World War II, with over half of the country’s pre-war population having left their homes since 2011—a particularly sobering statistic as we observe International Migrants Day on December 18, 2017 today.
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9th World Urban Forum - Agenda
Concept Note "Strategic Planning for Local Economic Development" Capacity Building Workshop
International Migrants Day - Migration and Global Development: A World Bank Group Perspective
Dec 14, 2017 / Highlight
Context and Objectives
On the occasion of the International Migrants Day, the panel of distinguished economists will discuss the significance of cross-border migration in facilitating development and the WBG’s responses to date. Panelist will speak on the potential role of multilateral and regional institutions in addressing the opportunities and...
Summary of Discussion (English – Arabic)
Mediterranean Refugees and Migrants Newsletter - Issue 10
[Webinar] Private Sector Mobilization for Communities Hosting Refugees and Launch of the Host Municipalities Network Online Collaborative Platform
Oct 17, 2017 / Highlight
After six years of Syrian conflict, local governments hosting refugees are facing a number of challenges for securing the welfare of both their host and refugee communities. They are feeling the need to alleviate the existing pressure on and to reduce unemployment and competition over jobs between locals and Syrians, which can also...
Refugee Crisis in MENA Meeting the Development Challenge
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...
MENA and Turkish Municipalities learning and Innovating in Response to the Refugee Crisis
Sep 26, 2017 / Blog entry
Over the five years of the Syrian conflict, municipalities of Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey hosting 89% of Syrian refugees have developed extraordinary resources and solutions to this humanitarian and developmental crisis. Today, some of them have surpassed their response towards strategizing on how to turn the burden into opportunities...