The Mediterranean region has a key role to play in the implementation of the Paris Agreement (AP) on Climate Change. To achieve the objectives of the Paris agreement, renewable energy must be mobilized on a larger scale.
However, a larger-scale integration of renewable energy in the... read more
The MENA region is rich in solar resources, which harnessed through technologies such as Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) and Thermal Energy Storage (TES) could help countries in the region meet their growing energy needs with clean power. However, some obstacles remain in the... read more
Water has always posed great challenges for the Middle East and North Africa. With rapid growth, regional instability, and climate change, these challenges are more pressing than ever. This report describes how the region’s current water challenges go far beyond age-old constraints of... read more
Education for Competitiveness (E4C) is an initiative designed to support countries in strengthening their education and training systems for improved outcomes, including higher productivity, growth, social cohesion and inclusion.
E4C adopts a regional approach that responds to MENA... read more
The “Syrian Diaspora Business Forum”, held in Eschborn, Germany on February 2017 and organized by the World Bank in cooperation with CMI and other development partners, convened more than 100 regional... read more
الشباب والتوظيف في منطقة الشرق الأوسط وشمال أفريقيا: مهارات أفضل، وظائف أكثر
يوجد في منطقة البحر المتوسط حوالي 140 مليون شاب (تتراوح أعمارهم بين 15 و29 سنة) من النساء والرجال. وهذا ما يقرب من 20 في المائة من السكان. وهم يمثلون خزان كبير من الموارد البشرية غير المستغلة، مع... read more
LES INSCRIPTIONS SONT OUVERTES!
Programme de Renforcement de Capacité des Décideurs de la Planification des Transports Urbains
Objectifs du programme
La prochaine session de formation francophone du programme de « Renforcement de capacité des décideurs de la planification des transports... read more
Each year, thousands of people flee their countries to find refuge in other parts of the world which can be due to famine, poverty, wars, or persecutions. The World Refugee Day is a chance for people from all over the world to stop and think about the... read more
The webinar, taking place online on Tuesday 20th of June, 2017 at 2pm time in Dubai, is free to attend and it is organized by the World Bank MENA CSP Knowledge & Innovation Program. Places are free but limited, offered on a first come first served basis at http... read more
Towards Competitiveness and Equity in Tertiary Education in the MENA Region: Collaboration for Good Governance, Sustainable Financing and Internationalization
The conference comes as a sixth in a series of regional conferences on Tertiary Education in MENA organized by the World... read more
In recent years, digital technologies have created new financial sector challenges and opportunities. In many Euro-Mediterranean countries, technology innovation is allowing for the digital deployment of traditional financial services (remittances, payments, credit, savings), and... read more
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... read more
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) launched, in November 2015, the Mediterranean Forum on Electricity and Climate Change, a permanent discussion platform among countries, international organisations, regulators and electricity companies, and organised a first regional workshop... read more
As part of the CMI program on Water Demand Management, a regional workshop on decentralized and participatory groundwater management was organized on March 9-10, 2017 in Marseille by AFD and the World Bank with the co-funding of the MENA Multi Donor Trust Fund, water scarce cities initiative, and... read more
The Education for Competitiveness (E4C) initiative was launched to support MENA countries improve their education systems to achieve higher productivity, inclusive growth, and global competitiveness. The E4C 21st Century Skills team and their partners aim to shed light on the critical... read more