[Presentation] Beakout Session : Air Quality
[Presentation] Breakout Session: Mobility and Emissions Reduction
[Presentation] Opening Remarks: Andres Alcantara
[Presentation] Nathalie Beckett: Ecotourism and Protected Areas
[Presentation] Opening Remarks: Frederic de Dinechin
[Presentation] Cristian Chiavetta: Achieving Food Security and Ecosystem Resilience
[Presentation] Dani Harake: Intro Covid19 Impact on the Environment
[Presentation] Breakout Session: Nature Based Solutions
[Presentation] Hayfe Chamkhi: Wildlife Conservation
[Presentation] Dalia Abulfotuh: Food Systems Summit and Youth
Mediterranean Platform for Knowledge Exchange on Green Hydrogen
Apr 13, 2021 / Program
Reaching carbon neutrality cannot rely on renewable energy resources and electrification alone and will need the widespread development of hydrogen as a vector of decarbonization. Developing countries in the Mediterranean region with good renewable energy resources could produce green hydrogen locally, generating economic opportunities, increasing...
[Webinar] Hydrogen in the Mediterranean: National Policies and Strategies in Selected Countries
Apr 12, 2021 / Highlight
World Bank – CMI Joint Webinar Series
Knowledge Exchange on Green Hydrogen for the Mediterranean Region
Hydrogen in the Mediterranean: National Policies and Strategies in Selected Countries
Thursday April 29, 2021 | 09:00 EDT/15:00CET
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the World Bank are organizing a series of...
[Presentation] Valuing Water
[Agenda] Empowering Mediterranean Youth to Strengthen the Governance of Ecosystems
[Webinar] Empowering Mediterranean Youth to Strengthen the Governance of Ecosystems
Mar 22, 2021 / Highlight
More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic began, the global economy has been disrupted with long-lasting adverse effects. As economic and industrial activities were brought to a near-standstill, the environment sometimes took the advantages and showed improvement in the quality of air, undisturbed ecosystems and wildlife, cleaner...
[Webinar] Setting the Stage: A New Vision for the Mediterranean
Mar 09, 2021 / Highlight
Enhancing Mediterranean Integration: Regional Knowledge Series
Session 1. Setting the Stage: A New Vision for the Mediterranean
Previous studies on regional integration across the Mediterranean highlighted a large underexploited potential of increasing the trade flow of goods and services, contributing to the economic and social...
Knowledge Exchange on Green Hydrogen for the Med Region: Summary of Presentations & Key Points
Enhancing Mediterranean Integration
Dec 30, 2020 / Library
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Barcelona Process, this report examines the various dimensions of Mediterranean integration in today’s context and provides policy recommendations for enhancing Mediterranean integration, beyond trade agreements. The report suggests enhancing growth through comprehensive trade reforms, while also...
CMI/FEMISE MED BRIEFS: COVID-19 Implications in the Mediterranean
Dec 17, 2020 / Highlight
The coronavirus has proved to be a serious threat not only to people’s health but also to economies and societies of all countries, regardless of their level of development. This crisis presents a real test to the resilience of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries, as it came at a time when they were challenged to keep...
General Guidelines for CMI-FEMISE “COVID-19 MED BRIEFS”
[New Website] Dialogue of the Two Shores
Dec 14, 2020 / Highlight
Background & Context
The Summit of the Two Shores, an initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron took place in Marseille on 24 June 2019. Building on unprecedented consultations with Mediterranean civil society, this event aims to boost cooperation between countries in the Western Mediterranean by implementing projects that support...
Mediterranean Water Heroes Youth Contest “Valuing Water”
Dec 10, 2020 / Highlight
ورشة عمل إقليمية للشباب بمناسبة اليوم العالمي للمياه
في كل عام يلفت اليوم العالمي للمياه انتباه العالم إلى قضايا المياه الرئيسية في العالم. أما اليوم العالمي للمياه 2021 فسيركز على تثمين المياه. للشباب دور هام في العمل على زيادة أمن المياه الإقليمية ونشر التوعية حول المياه، حيث يشاركون في مشاريع مبتكرة متعلقة بالمياه والأبحاث ذات...
Policy Responses to the Environmental Challenges of COVID-19 in the Southern Mediterranean Region
Towards Responsive Transportation-Oriented Policies
Water and Climate Change Entrepreneurial E-Bootcamp
Nov 24, 2020 / Highlight
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Back in June 2020, in the framework of the World Water Day organized annually by the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), the CMI, Cewas Middle East and the Mediterranean Youth for Water MedYWat network, jointly implemented an e-Hackathon which gathered 61 young participants from the Mediterranean...
[CMI-FEMISE Webinar Series] Navigating through COVID-19 in the Mediterranean Act 1: Strategies for Integration and Resilience
Nov 23, 2020 / Highlight
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The recent coronavirus crisis threatens the health, economies and societies of any country, regardless of its level of development. In the countries of the East and South of the Mediterranean the fight against the pandemic is even more complicated. It must be done with limited healthcare and economic...
Policy Responses to the Environmental Challenges of COVID-19 in the Southern Mediterranean Region in a Short- and Medium-run Perspective
Nov 10, 2020 / Library
This article is part of the CMI/FEMISE joint “COVID-19 Med Policy Brief Series”, aimed at addressing the urgent issue of the COVID-19 socio-economic effects and impact on the EU-Mediterranean region.
MENA Countries Can Improve Trade and Regional Integration to Improve the Economy After COVID-19
Oct 27, 2020 / Library
In this interview, MENA Economic Update authors Ha Nguyen, World Bank Senior Economist for MENA, and Blanca Moreno-Dodson, Director of the Centre for Mediterranean Integration, explain just how trade openness in the region can be significant in achieving inclusiveness and alleviating poverty, and how there is a key opportunity now to move towards...
State of the Environment and Development (SoED) in the Mediterranean
Oct 25, 2020 / Library
The SoED provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of environment and development interactions in the Mediterranean region. The aim of the SoED 2020 is to increase awareness and understanding of the state of the Mediterranean, underlying driving forces and impacts, as well as to propose potential responses, while facilitating the...
[Webinar Series] Enhancing the Protection of Ecosystems through Youth Empowerment
Oct 22, 2020 / Highlight
The Mediterranean region has been classified as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change in the world (IPCC, 2013). Building territorial resilience has become essential to adapt to stresses and shocks, whether the stresses are climatic, socio-economic, or pandemic related. One of the key elements of territorial...