|Starts: Nov 06, 2015||Ends: Nov 06, 2015|
|Location: Villa Mediterranée, Marseille, France|
Event organized as part of the Mediterranean Economic Week, held in Marseille on November 4-7th, 2015, on the topic of « Cities and Territories, Drivers of Economic Development in the Mediterranean »
Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur
Event organised in the context of the Mediterranean Economic Week.
Mediterranean cities and regions have strong economic and cultural assets, but they also have been displaying inequalities. Territorial cohesion and inclusive growth have always been major issues challenging their capacity to reconcile their diversities while assuring socio-spatial cohesion.
With a focus on this topic the objective of the meeting was to initiate a debate between donors, civil society, local authorities, businesses and youth representatives from both rims of the Mediterranean focusing on inequality and inclusion, two challenges faced by Mediterranean cities and territories.
The conference questioned the following topics:
The event convened and leveraged a multilevel regional dialogue: This conference stimulated dialogue among development institutions, civil society, youth and national and local authorities in order to find common solutions to enhance territorial cohesion and inclusive growth.
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