Session 1 - Suyuti Haryadi - Yogyakarta City Disaster Risk Resilience : Living in Harmony
Cost-benefit analysis of the adaptation measures – by Yves Ennesser, Egis study firm
Proceedings of the workshop (in French only)
Urban footprint and local governance : what MENAPolis brings to the debate - François Moriconi-Ebrard, E-Geopolis (in French only)
Thematic workshop – Urban vulnerabilities
North African Coastal Cities Embrace a Climate-Smart Future: Highlights
Taking into account risks and vulnerabilities in urban planning : the added value of MENApolis – by François Moriconi-Ebrard, E-Geopolis (in French only)
Morocco - Phase 1 Report - Executive summary
Session 3 - El Alamy Othman - Couverture des risques catastrophiques
Innovation Climate and Policies in the MENA Region: An Overview
Session 2 - Hassine Fethi
Egypt, Alexandria // Executive summary(Arabic only)
Resumé en Français – L’adaptation au changement climatique et la résilience aux désastres naturels dans les villes côtières d’Afrique du Nord
Urban vulnerabilities in Greater Tunis up to 2030 – by Ion Besteliu, Egis study firm
Phase 1 Report (part 2) - Urban risk assessment and climate change adaptation in Algiers
Towards Green Growth in Mediterranean Countries - Overview
CMI Participates in Marseille Debate on Climate Change in Preparation for “Conference Paris Climat 2015” (COP 21)
Jan 21, 2015 / Highlight
January 21, 2015 – Marseille, France
In preparation for the “Conference Paris Climat 2015” (COP 21), CMI Green Growth experts participated in a debate on climate change focusing on the questions resulting from the Lima climate change conference (December 2014). The debate was organized by Aix-Marseille University and involved...
Two Scenarios for a Hotter and Drier Arab World—And What We Can Do About It?
Dec 01, 2014 / Blog entry
By Maria Sarraf
If you think the summers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are hot—think again. Summers are likely to become much warmer. Global temperatures are rising; the question now is by how much and what the impact of them will be. People in the region already face very high summer temperatures—and these could get worse....
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...
Network of Mediterranean Sustainable Urban Developers
Oct 16, 2014 / Program
French Urban Authority Euroméditerranée in Marseille (EPAEM), Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC), Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI).
European Investment Bank, French Development Agency
Through annual conferences, workshops and field visits on pilot projects, the Network aims at...
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...
ARABTERM: A new online technical dictionary in Arabic, English, French, and German
Sep 03, 2014 / Blog entry
By Guido Zebisch*
ARABTERM is a quadrilingual technical dictionary offering glossaries in German, English and French and especially, the translation of terms along with an illustrated definition in Arabic (www.arabterm.org). The project is jointly commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the...
Why Does City Resilience Matter? Interviews with Decision-Makers and Experts from MENA Region and Beyond
Jul 31, 2014 / Highlight
The MENA Urbanization Knowledge Platform (MENA UKP) team is proud to launch a series of six video blogs on the resilience of cities in MENA and beyond.
These interviews see city leaders, decision-makers, development experts, academics, private sector representatives, from the MENA region and beyond, reflect on the rising concern of urban risk...
Mismanagement of Solid Waste Has an Environmental Cost and there are Concrete Opportunities for Reducing It
Jun 25, 2014 / Blog entry
Beirut, Rabat and Tunis: New studies evaluate the cost of environmental degradation due to solid waste mismanagement
By *Hervé Lévite
Solid Waste Management is a Priority
“Solid waste management is a priority in the Mediterranean region”, so said the last joint Horizon 2020 report of the European Environment Agency and UNEP/MAP (May 2014...
Apply now for a free e-learning course organized by the WB e-Institute on Low Carbon Development:Planning & Modelling
Apr 28, 2014 / Highlight
Low Carbon Development: Planning & Modelling
This course has the following modules – (i) Introduction to Low Carbon Development Planning; (ii) Overview for Policymakers; (iii) Power; (iv) Household; (v) Transport - which introduce you to climate change mitigation, explore the concepts surrounding low carbon development planning on an economy-...
Apply now for a free e-learning course organized by the WB e-Institute on Policy Instruments for Low Emissions Development: From Design to Implementation
Apr 28, 2014 / Highlight
This course has the following modules – (i) Introduction to Low Carbon Development Planning; (ii) Overview for Policymakers; (iii) Power; (iv) Household; (v) Transport - which introduce you to climate change mitigation, explore the concepts surrounding low carbon development planning on an economy-wide basis and take a detailed look at what this...
CMI 2019 Mediterranean Water Heroes Contest Winner
Regional Workshop: “Natural Capital Accounting for Green Growth in the Middle East and North Africa” (Marseille)
Aug 14, 2013 / Highlight
The objective of the workshop, a project of the Green Accounting and WAVES partnership, was to discuss the potential for green accounting and explore candidate countries in the MENA region. The “Natural Capital Accounting” workshop presented the rationale and tools to better monitor and manage natural assets and enhance their productive use to...