Monitoring Mechanisms for Tracking Progress of SDGs Aligned to Urban and Metropolitan Development
An Effective Approach to Territorial Development
Towards a Better Contribution of Cities to Local Development
Towards a Better Assessment of Regional Policies at the Macro and Micro Level
Fostering Territorial Cohesion and Development Policies in the Mediterranean
Agence Municipale de Développement de Chefchaouen(AMDC)
Fostering Economic Development in Cities
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,...
Strengthening Host Municipalities: The ‘Municipal Know-how for Host Communities in the Middle East’ Programme
[Compendium] Best Practices in Hosting Refugees
Municipalities at the Forefront of the Refugees’ Crisis
Fostering Territorial Cohesion in Development Policies in the Mediterranean
Urban Development and Territorial Cohesion
Aménagement des carrefours en milieu urbain
Cycling in Egypt Compared to The French Experience
Mar 28, 2017 / Blog entry
During the last 9 years, Egypt has increased its number of people using bicycles as a mean of transport for daily trips; bike’s users are less than 5 % of the population whereas 95 % still depends on private cars and public transport.
In other countries, as in Netherlands, more than 30 % of people use bicycles for daily trips, so why do this not...
Conception et aménagement des espaces publics dans les médinas
Amélioration des performances du transport public
Le cadre législatif et réglementaire de la gouvernance participative locale
Public Transportation Pricing in Mediterranean Cities
Mar 15, 2017 / Blog entry
Case of the City of Tunis: Evolution or Revolution?
Hurry, it’s urgent!!
Public passenger transportation in Greater Tunis is currently provided by two public operators – TRANSTU and the Société nationale des chemins de fer tunisiens (Tunisian National Railway Company SNCFT), Four private operators, and taxis (individual and collective). ...
Working Amid Fragility: Delivering Results in Essential Services in Palestine
Feb 27, 2017 / Blog entry
As far back as 320 BC, the Ancient Greeks made laws forbidding people to throw away their waste or leave it to accumulate in unpaved streets and roadways. They realized that dumping household garbage and the improper incineration of solid waste were making pollution worse and jeopardizing public health—just as, today in Palestine, the burning and...
Municipalities Learn from the Palestinian Experience in Waste Management
Feb 27, 2017 / Library
The current refugee crisis in the Middle East is increasing pressure on the environment. Mayors from Jordan and Turkey visited Palestine to learn about the waste management of Al-Minya landfill in Bethlehem.
أدت أزمة اللاجئين الحالية في منطقة الشرق الأوسط إلى زيادة الضغط على البيئة. وفي هذا السياق، قام وفد من رؤساء البلديات من الاردن وتركيا...
Municipalities in Jordan and Turkey look to Palestinian Example of Waste Disposal
Feb 27, 2017 / Blog entry
Since the Syrian crisis began almost six years ago, Jordanian and Turkish mayors have faced the challenge of how to manage the impact of Syrian refugees on their municipalities? In host municipalities, population increase has had a huge impact on infrastructure and the delivery of public services.
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[Summary] Host Municipalities Network Webinar PPPs and New Technologies in Solid Waste Management
Conclusions “Acting Together in Migration Management – Enhancing Coordination among Central and Local Level”
Statement on Local Governments facing the Challenges and Impacts of Refugee Crisis in South East Europe
Territorial and Urban Aspects of Migration and Refugee Inflow
Host Municipalities Network Webinar- PPPs and New Technologies in Solid Waste Management
Jan 23, 2017 / Highlight
Context and Rationale
Following the exchanges during the Peer-to-Peer Learning Workshop for Municipalities Hosting Refugees held in Amman, Jordan, from May 30th-June 1st 2016, CMI is organizing a series of workshops on priority sectors identified by municipalities affected by refugee influx, which will gather municipal, governmental and NGOs...
Refugees and Host Communities: Building Stronger Ties
Jan 16, 2017 / Blog entry
“It has been 4 years since we first arrived, it is good here, but nothing replaces Syria, it is home”- Dhiya Sahari[i], 61 years old, a Syrian refugee living at the Harran city camp in Turkey.
Dhiya, is one of millions who fled a war-torn Syria taking a journey into the unknown hoping to reach the other side at least,...
CMI Water Hub Meeting: Minutes
The Water Hub Consultation Meeting
Dec 05, 2016 / Highlight
Representatives from the AFD, CIHEAM, Plan Bleu, the World Bank Water Global Practice convened in the CMI Water Hub to discuss the World Bank MENA Regional Water Security Initiative and to welcome CIHEAM into the Water Hub.
The Rationale :
The CMI Water Hub gathers partners working in the water sector in the Mediterranean in order to engage...