Session 3 - Guy-Antoine de la Rochefoucauld- Emerging Risks & Urban Resilience
Maroc: "Quelle feuille de route pour l’économie fondée sur la connaissance ?" (fr)
City of Marrakech - Municipal Finance Report - Long Version
Transforming Arab Economies (Condensed version)
Session 3 - Schnarwiler Reto - Disaster Risk Financing
Medinas 2030 Pre-Operational Study Final Report
Conclusions of the workshop
Urbanization Planning Connecting Financing Report 2013
Syria experience in Innovation & Incubation
Session 3 - Clarke Daniel - Disaster Risk Financing & Insurance
Morocco's Efforts on the Knowledge Economy
Knowledge Economy Conference Report, Rabat, Morocco, June 24 2013
Background Notes - Developing Innovation Scoreboard for the MENA
Technoparks and Incubators in Lebanon
Session 3 - El Alamy Othman - Couverture des risques catastrophiques
Services for innovating firms : the role of technopoles and incubators
Medinas 2030 - Way Forward
Bringing Hope to Tunisia - The Path to Recovery
Nov 17, 2014 / Blog entry
By Elyès Jouini*
The Tunisian economy is currently in very bad shape. An economic policy focused on rent-seeking for the benefit of a minority with cozy ties to the political power has replaced a consumption-driven economic policy, based on short-term concerns.
The social situation is worrisome given that discontent is growing.
The time has...
Network of Mediterranean Sustainable Urban Developers
Oct 16, 2014 / Program
French Urban Authority Euroméditerranée in Marseille (EPAEM), Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC), Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI).
European Investment Bank, French Development Agency
Through annual conferences, workshops and field visits on pilot projects, the Network aims at...
Urban Projects Finance Initiative (UPFI)
Oct 16, 2014 / Program
The Urban Projects Finance Initiative (UPFI) is co-managed by the European Investment Bank and the Agence Française de Développement, and is in partnership with the the Union for the Mediterranean. Its objective is to identify, prepare and present for financing integrated, sustainable, and innovative urban development projects that meet the...
Experts’ Meeting: An Innovation Scoreboard for the MENA
Sep 03, 2014 / Highlight
The European Investment Bank (EIB) through the Centre for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), in collaboration with ISESCO and UN-ESCWA Technology Center, organized a regional experts’ meeting on the 19th and 20th November 2014 at the League of The Arab States (LAS) in Cairo, Egypt. This meeting aimed to initiate and develop an innovation...
Creating the Right Ecosystem for Knowledge Valorisation: A Case Study of ODTÜ Teknokent
Jul 07, 2014 / Highlight
The CMI and the EIB, in collaboration with the ISESCO and the UN-ESCWA Technology Centre, are organising a regional workshop about the contribution of the Quadruple Helix actors to knowledge transfer within Science and Technology Parks (STPs) on June 16th-18th, 2014 in Ankara, Turkey.
ODTÜ Teknokent, a Science Park that...
Launch event for "Municipal Finances: A Handbook for Local Governments" on June 19 3pm EST
Jul 07, 2014 / Highlight
Thursday June 19 at 3:00 PM in J1-050 Auditorium (to live stream on the day of the event, click here)
From Detroit to Lahore, cities face financing challenges. In an ever urbanizing world, cities are important for national economies and social prosperity and stability, but they are also very vulnerable to any global financial crisis. Municipal...
Global Innovation Index 2013
Aug 08, 2013 / Highlight
Launch of the Global Innovation Index 2013 - The Local Dynamics of Innovation.
This GII 2013 report contains Chapter 6: Local Innovation Dynamics: Examples and Lessons from the Arab world, by Jean-Eric Aubert, Tamer Taha, and Anuja Utz, CMI, 2013.
Full report available HERE.
Key Messages "Transforming Arab Economies: Towards Knowledge and Innovation" report
Jun 19, 2013 / Highlight
Anuja Utz, CMI Task Team Leader and main contributor to the report said its approach reflects the rich differences in challenges and opportunities across the MENA region. “Given the diversity of the Arab world, the study does not provide a cookie-cutter approach.” she said. “It offers examples of good practice from countries around the world and...
Planning, Connecting and Financing - Now: What city leaders need to Know
Apr 24, 2013 / Highlight
BASEL, Switzerland January 22, 2013 – Rapid urbanization can hold long-term economic, social and environmental promise for developing countries if investments made now in infrastructure, housing and public services are efficient and sustainable, the World Bank says in a new report “Planning, Connecting, and Financing Cities – Now: Priorities for...
Urbanization Knowledge Platform
Feb 06, 2013 / Program
The World Bank, Arab Urban Development Institute (AUDI).
World Bank Institute (FY13, FY14); GFDRR (FY14); AFD; CEFEB (FY15).
62% of the total population of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) live in cities. The MENA urban population is expected to double by 2040 which will create important economic...
Cities for a New Generation
Jan 08, 2013 / Program
The World Bank.
Caisse des dépôts et consignations (CDC), MedCities.
Limited municipal capacities and competences to implement the city development strategy (CDS) and liaise with civil society to create inclusive solutions.
Limited coordination between policy making at national level and the CDS at local...