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Apr 15, 2015 / Program
As part of the workshop on "Sustainable cities and territories" organized by the AVItem and IPEMED in the context of the MEDCOP21, the Mediterranean Civil Society Forum Laying Ground for Paris Climate 2015, a call for papers was launched... read more
Apr 15, 2015 / Program
On the southern shore of the Mediterranean, cities grow fast and create high expectations amongst the population, in particular with regards to public services’ provision and social infrastructures. Faced with the need to master increasingly complex tasks in a short period of time, cities can... read more
Apr 15, 2015 / Program
This World Bank e-learning course focuses on disaster risk management (DRM) at the city level. Participants will learn, in particular, about planning and decision making under uncertainty and how to make their cities more resilient to climate change impacts and natural disasters. The course... read more
Apr 15, 2015 / Program
As part of its work on the Mediterranean diaspora, the World Bank and the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) consults Egyptian nationals abroad living abroad about instruments they would like to use to contribute to the economic development of their country of origin. A... read more
Mar 27, 2015 / Program
The 23rd of March, 2015 marked the beginning of knowledge exchanges organized by the World Bank, Agence Française de Développement (AfD) and the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI). This activity was related to the establishment of Integrated Social Protection Systems.   The target... read more
Mar 26, 2015 / Program
  As part of the CMI Employment and Social Protection Program and the MENA CoP on employment and Social Safety Nets (SSN), the World Bank together with the AFD organized a knowledge sharing and capacity building activity on the establishment of integrated Social Protection (SP) systems.... read more
Feb 23, 2015 / Program
CONCEPT FRAMEWORK The World Bank is organizing a women risk management start-up competition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This competition is a public-private partnership between the World Bank, the IFC, MIT Enterprise Forum, IE Business School, Johnson and Johnson, Arab Urban... read more
Feb 02, 2015 / Program
February 2-4, 2015 – Berlin, Germany   GIZ/CMI experts working on the CoMun program attended the annual German-Maghreb Dialogue on Urban Development, organized by the GIZ. Some 100 participants (including representatives from the Maghreb region and Germany, central governments, associations,... read more
Jan 29, 2015 / Program
In 2030, North-African coastal cities will be home to 100 million people, these cities are also exposed to serious risks of natural disasters, such as flash floods, landslides, coastal erosion, water scarcity and earthquakes, most of which will be intensified by climate change in the coming decades... read more
Jan 23, 2015 / Program
January 23 and 26, 2015 – Paris, France   The World Bank/CMI MENA integration program partnered with IPEMED and organized focus group discussions with Moroccan and Algerian members of diaspora, to investigate instruments contributing to the economic development of their countries of... read more
Jan 21, 2015 / Program
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... read more
Jan 20, 2015 / Program
The Network of Urban Developers in the Mediterranean gathered for a workshop at the Villa Valmer in Marseille on October 22, 23 and 24.   Entitled «Implementing economic development strategies in large, sustainable urban projects in the Mediterranean : Employment and innovation policy in... read more
Dec 19, 2014 / Program
December 19-21, 2014 – El Sharqah, United Arab Emirates   CMI Innovation Capacities program (a European Investment Bank-led program) was present at the Forum's second instalment, organized by the Arab League’s Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) in cooperation with... read more
Dec 16, 2014 / Program
Research and development are the most important generators of knowledge and major knowledge transfer channels within knowledge-based economies systems; so that the partnerships among universities, research & development institutions on the one hand and nationalization aided by public policy and... read more
Dec 11, 2014 / Program
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... read more