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Sep 05, 2019 / Blog
Ghadeer Arafeh and Faissal Aziz, two members of the Mediterranean Youth for Water (MedYWat), won a research grant of 100.000 euros from the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education for their project on “MENARA: Assessment of Wastewater Treatment Technologies and Promotion of Smart Irrigation Systems... more
Apr 26, 2016 / Infographic
Climate change threatens to drive 100 million more people into poverty in the next 15 years. The World Bank Group adopted a new Climate Change Action Plan that will help developing countries address this challenge and meet their COP21 climate commitments. Discover how the plan will support... more
Apr 25, 2016 / Blog
La région du Moyen-Orient et de l’Afrique du Nord (MENA) n’avait jamais autant souffert qu’aujourd’hui du vieillissement de son infrastructure, étant donné, tout particulièrement, la forte augmentation de sa demande d’électricité. D’après les estimations, les besoins en électricité augmenteront de... more
Feb 26, 2016 / Blog
Aujourd’hui, le changement climatique ne fait plus aucun doute. Si le Nord est objectivement responsable, ce sont surtout les pays du Sud qui en subissent les conséquences.         La COP21 a-t-elle réduit ce déséquilibre ?     ... more
Nov 25, 2015 / Report/Study
Although very vulnerable to the effects of climate change, the countries of the southern Mediterranean shore are struggling to implement climate change mitigation and adaptation programs. Climate investment scale-up is necessary, together with better targeting of financing and eliminating... more
Nov 24, 2015 / Blog
LES POINTS MARQUANTS La vision marocaine d’une croissance verte et solidaire repose sur une meilleure gestion des ressources naturelles pour créer davantage d’emplois, de valeur et de bien-être avec les atouts disponibles. La fin des subventions aux combustibles fossiles a favorisé les... more
Nov 24, 2015 / Blog
Le Maroc entrera prochainement dans l’histoire en mettant en service l’une des plus grandes centrales solaires thermiques à concentration (CSP) du monde. Une fois pleinement opérationnelle, cette centrale produira suffisamment d’électricité pour plus d’un million de Marocains, avec peut-être même... more
Nov 24, 2015 / Report/Study
While the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) continues to play a pivotal role as the world’s supplier of oil and, to a lesser extent gas, the collapse in global oil prices since mid-2014 has refocused the debate on the region’s ability to use oil revenues to build sustainable and diversified... more
Nov 24, 2015 / Video
Mourad Ezzine, Manager of the Center for Mediterranean Integration talks about the impacts of climate change on the Middle east and north Africa region and what measures can be taken: "There is a difference between development and wealth: Wealth can disappear very quickly. However, having a... more
Oct 06, 2015 / Blog
As world leaders come together at the UN General Assembly to adopt new sustainable development goals, climate change activists gear up for Climate Week in New York City and the Pope brings his message to the United Nations, a shared vision of our future is coming into clear focus.  ​ If we are... more
Jul 16, 2015 / Video
Interview with CMI Manager, Mourad Ezzine, in the context of the MEDCOP21 Mediterranean Climate Summit MEDCOP21.
Jul 15, 2015 / Blog
Interview of Stéphane Simonet by Rahel Laudien   The recently published World Bank report “Turn Down the Heat III” describes future climate change impacts in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in a 4°degree warmer world with devastating consequences for development. Therefore,... more
May 22, 2015 / Video
Some regions will have too much water and others will have too little, according to a comprehensive new study on Climate Change by the World Bank Group. This look at the effects on the Middle East, Latin America and Central Asia is awash with suggestions to prepare for a changing world. Turn Down... more