[Regional workshop] “Tourism and Sustainable Development”
Mar 15, 2016 / Highlight
The French Development Agency (AFD - Agence Française de Développement) and Plan Bleu (UNEP/MAP Regional Activity Centre) host in Marseille a workshop on the contribution of tourism to a sustainable and inclusive development, gathering partners of the two institutions, as well as decisions-makers, tourism operators, researchers and...
[Regional workshop] “Tourism and Sustainable Development” - Concept Note
Diagnostic & Plan Directeur du Secteur de l’Artisanat à Chefchaouen - Défis rencontrés et propositions d’actions
Medinas 2030 Pre-Operational Study Final Report
Against a Backdrop of Upheaval in Relations between both Sides of the Mediterranean: Tourism, Now More than Ever, Acts as a Driver of Integration, Closer Relations, Growth, Job Creation, and Environmental Protection
Nov 20, 2014 / Blog entry
By Agnès Levallois*
The desire to discuss tourism at the workshop organized jointly by the Provence Alpes-Côte-d'Azur Region and the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) could, at first glance, seem surprising, if not out of place, in view of the situation in several southern Mediterranean countries. However, nothing could be further from...
Tourism and Upheaval in the Southern Mediterranean Countries
Nov 10, 2014 / Blog entry
By Agnes Levallois*
The Euro-Mediterranean region has faced major upheaval in recent years—an economic and financial crisis in the north and protest movements in the south. Mediterranean societies are restive; they want their voices to be heard and are demanding an active role in determining the economic and social policies to accompany the...
Urban Projects Finance Initiative (UPFI)
Oct 16, 2014 / Program
The Urban Projects Finance Initiative (UPFI) is co-managed by the European Investment Bank and the Agence Française de Développement, and is in partnership with the the Union for the Mediterranean. Its objective is to identify, prepare and present for financing integrated, sustainable, and innovative urban development projects that meet the...
Regional Workshop: Sustainable Projects in Medinas (Marseille)
Aug 14, 2013 / Highlight
The CMI and EIB organized a regional workshop focused on the implementation of sustainable projects in medinas. Sessions revolved around: (i) the regulatory, legal, and political framework; (ii) institutional adjustments and projects management; and (iii) sustainable projects funding, 50 participants from the region attended.
Medinas 2030 Initiative (Marseille)
Aug 14, 2013 / Highlight
The EIB and CMI organized the 2nd Scientific Committee meeting in Marseille. The meeting was attended by the 25 members of the committee, representatives from Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, and Morocco, and the consultants of the Medinas study which had been launched at the beginning of March 2012. The meeting discussed the objectives and...