Urbanization Planning Connecting Financing Report 2013
Institutional background – by Fabrizio Ferucci, Egis study firm
Towards Green Growth in Mediterranean Countries - Full Report
Egypt, Alexandria // Report
Session 4 - Albani Marco - Economics of Climate Adaptation
Agenda - Climate Change and Migration: Evidence from the Middle East and North Africa
Resumé en Français – L’adaptation au changement climatique et la résilience aux désastres naturels dans les villes côtières d’Afrique du Nord
UrbKP Overview - harnessing smart urbanization for sustainable growth and poverty reduction - Lozano
Morocco, Casablanca // Report(French only)
Methodology of the regional study on adaptation to climate change and disaster risk management in North African coastal cities – by Yves Ennesser, Egis study firm (in French only)
Urban footprint and local governance : what MENAPolis brings to the debate - François Moriconi-Ebrard, E-Geopolis (in French only)
Full Report - Climate Change Adaptation and Natural Disasters Prepardness in the Coastal Cities of North Africa
Session 5 - Valdes Manuel
Cost-benefit analysis and prioritization of the adaptation measures– Yves Ennesser, Egis study firm (in French only)
Session 1 - Sanghi Apurva - Natural Hazards Unnatural Disasters
Protection investments (excluding flood protection) – by Yves Ennesser, Egis study firm
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...
CMI Contributes to the Discussion in Preparation for MEDCOP21
Dec 11, 2014 / Highlight
December 19, 2014 – Marseille, France
The CMI joined actors at a Technical Committee meeting held at the Villa Méditerranée and organized by the French Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and the French Presidency of the Republic. The Center represented its partners and contributed to the discussion of the agenda of the MEDCOP21 meeting: a...
CMI Presents Turn Down the Heat at Climate Meeting of Local and Regional Elected Officials of the Mediterranean
Dec 11, 2014 / Highlight
December 11, 2014 – Marseille, France
CMI experts moderated a session involving representatives from 16 countries and IRD (Institut de recherche pour le développement) and Plan Bleu at a Climate Meeting of Local and Regional Elected Officials of the Mediterranean. WB and CMI presented findings of the new report, Turn Down the Heat III. As a...
Mediterranean Experts Discuss World Bank Report “Turn Down the Heat”
Dec 09, 2014 / Highlight
December 9, 2014 – Marseille, France
An expert panel discussion followed the presentation of a newly-launched World Bank report, Turn Down the Heat III. One of the report’s main authors was present and was joined by the Tunisian Minister of Infrastructure, Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development, as well as representatives from the...
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....
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...
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...
Launch event for "Municipal Finances: A Handbook for Local Governments" on June 19 3pm EST
Jul 07, 2014 / Highlight
Thursday June 19 at 3:00 PM in J1-050 Auditorium (to live stream on the day of the event, click here)
From Detroit to Lahore, cities face financing challenges. In an ever urbanizing world, cities are important for national economies and social prosperity and stability, but they are also very vulnerable to any global financial crisis. Municipal...
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...