Conclusions “Acting Together in Migration Management – Enhancing Coordination among Central and Local Level”
Statement on Local Governments facing the Challenges and Impacts of Refugee Crisis in South East Europe
Territorial and Urban Aspects of Migration and Refugee Inflow
Host Municipalities Network Webinar- PPPs and New Technologies in Solid Waste Management
Jan 23, 2017 / Highlight
Context and Rationale
Following the exchanges during the Peer-to-Peer Learning Workshop for Municipalities Hosting Refugees held in Amman, Jordan, from May 30th-June 1st 2016, CMI is organizing a series of workshops on priority sectors identified by municipalities affected by refugee influx, which will gather municipal, governmental and NGOs...
Refugees and Host Communities: Building Stronger Ties
Jan 16, 2017 / Blog entry
“It has been 4 years since we first arrived, it is good here, but nothing replaces Syria, it is home”- Dhiya Sahari[i], 61 years old, a Syrian refugee living at the Harran city camp in Turkey.
Dhiya, is one of millions who fled a war-torn Syria taking a journey into the unknown hoping to reach the other side at least,...
CMI Water Hub Meeting: Minutes
The Water Hub Consultation Meeting
Dec 05, 2016 / Highlight
Representatives from the AFD, CIHEAM, Plan Bleu, the World Bank Water Global Practice convened in the CMI Water Hub to discuss the World Bank MENA Regional Water Security Initiative and to welcome CIHEAM into the Water Hub.
The Rationale :
The CMI Water Hub gathers partners working in the water sector in the Mediterranean in order to engage...
CMI Meets ALNAP to Discuss Sharing Best Practices on the Refugee Crisis
Dec 05, 2016 / Highlight
CMI refugee program team met with Leah Cambell, Research Officer at ALNAP (Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action) to discuss knowledge sharing tools and practices on refugees and host communities, specifically on the Syrian Refugee Crisis.
ALNAP is an international interagency forum working to improve...
Urban Development and Territorial Cohesion
Nov 29, 2016 / Program
Countries of Southern and Northern Mediterranean.
The Center for Mediterranean Integration in partnership with AFD, Agence des Villes et Territoires Méditerranéens Durables (Avitem), CDC, Cities Alliance, CODATU, GIZ, EIB, MedCities, World Bank, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), UCLG-MEWA.
[Interview] How Has the Concessional Financial Initiative Supported Hosting Communities in Jordan and Lebanon
Nov 21, 2016 / Library
The World Bank Group, the United Nations and the Islamic Development Bank Group launched a new financing initiative to scale-up financing in the Middle East and North Africa to help countries hosting significant refugee populations, countries impacted by conflict, as well as countries that have significant investment needs to achieve...
[Interview] How Has the Refugees' Influx Impacted the Economy of the Hosting Communities in Jordan and Lebanon
Nov 21, 2016 / Library
The Middle East and North Africa region could remain trapped in a cycle of instability without the resources to manage the current consequences of conflict and seize opportunities for peace as soon as they arise. To meet the scale of the need, the World Bank Group, United Nations and the Islamic Development Bank Group have launched a new...
[Photo Reportage] Life Away from Syria
Nov 17, 2016 / Highlight
The outcomes of the Syrian crisis fall the hardest on those who found themselves suddenly forced to leave their normal life behind and run for their lives seeking refuge in a country that is so foreign to them. Life away from Syria is not normal and in a country like Turkey where the language is different, more odds are stacked against those...
Istanbul Experience in Solid Waste management
An Integrated Solid Waste Management Scheme
Waste Management: Gaziantep, Turkey Example
CMI Host Municipalities Network
[In Turkish] Workshop and Summit Findings
Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion
Ministry of Municipal Affairs: Sarhan Municipality
Syrian Social Gathering Photo Presentation
Center for Mediterranean Integration Workshop on Social Cohesion for Host Municipalities
Zaatri Manshiah Municipality
Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Host Municipalities
Social Cohesion Concepts and Measurement
Concept Note: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Host Municipalities
Agenda: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Host Municipalities
Framing Notes: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Municipalities Hosting Refugees
[Webinar] Urban Policies for Better Mediterranean Cities
Oct 26, 2016 / Highlight
L'accessibilité qu'il nous faut
Le processus d'urbanisation est fortement lié au développement économique et les villes peuvent atténuer les externalités négatives à travers une approche coordonnée et des orientations politiques claires.
Dans la plupart des pays en développement, l'urbanisation conduit à de profonds changements dans la répartition...