Enhancing Mediterranean Integration
Oct 25, 2021 / Program
This report describes CMI’s approach to Mediterranean integration. Released in December, it discusses progress made and remaining obstacles, ending with specific recommendations to enhance integration, considering current challenges. First, the report suggests eliminating more tariffs and nontariff barriers to the trade of goods and...
[Interview] International Vision on the Energy Crisis
[Interview] International Vision on International Trade / Global Market
[Recording] Enhancing Regional Value Chains - MedThink 5+5 Forum
Oct 18, 2021 / Library
Recording of CMI's participation in the fifth annual forum of the MedThink 5+5 network, with CMI Director chairing a session on “Enhancing Regional #ValueChains in the Western Mediterranean".
In the context of the 2021 Spanish co-presidency of the 5+5 Dialogue and drawing on the Tunis Declaration adopted at the 16th Meeting of Foreign Ministers...
[Interview] International Vision on SDG 17
[Interview] Outlook on MENA's Post-COVID Economy
[Report] A Post-Pandemic Growth Strategy for Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries
Sep 29, 2021 / Library
The global pandemic has prompted a re-examination of existing development strategies for growth and development. The countries of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMCs) have seen their development trajectories dimmed, and in order to provide for more sustainable and equitable income generation for their populations, a reset of growth...
Co-Development & Integration
Sep 22, 2021 / Program
Before the unexpected, virulent COVID-19 pandemic occurred, studies focusing on regional integration in the Mediterranean region had highlighted the largely untapped potential to increase trade flows of goods and services, foreign direct investment, and mobility of people.
These three interlinked dimensions of regional...
[PRESS RELEASE] Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI): Morocco Elected President of the Oversight Committee for 2021-2024
Sep 21, 2021 / Highlight
Marseille, le 20 septembre 2021 – Dans le cadre de la réforme de gouvernance du Centre pour l’Intégration en Méditerranée (CMI) prévoyant désormais une présidence tournante parmi les pays membres du Centre, le Royaume du Maroc assure depuis le 1er juillet 2021 la présidence de ce centre stratégique pour la collaboration entre les pays du...
International Trade and Labor Markets: Evidence from Egypt and Post-Covid shocks
The Post-Covid-19 Complementary Agenda
[Agenda] Knowledge Event on “Trade, Employment and Post-COVID Integration in Global Value Chains (GVCs)” What accompanying policies are needed to reap employment benefits in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia?
On Trade Policy and Inclusiveness: What is at Stake?
[Webinar] Trade, Employment and Post-COVID Integration in Global Value Chains (GVCs)
Jul 15, 2021 / Highlight
[Webinar] Trade, Employment and Post-COVID Integration in Global Value Chains (GVCs)"
What accompanying policies are needed to reap employment benefits
in Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia?
27 JULY 2021 | 15:00-17:30 PARIS TIME (09:00-11:30 AM EDT)
By allowing countries to specialize in producing the goods and services where they have...
Summary of Speakers' Key Points: Green Hydrogen Industrial Strategies around the Mediterranean
[Recording] New Dimensions of Regional Integration: From Trade to Deeper Integration
[Presentation] Some Reflections on “Enhancing Mediterranean
Designing Realistic Green Economic Recovery Plans after the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Cyprus and Policy Implications for the Mediterranean
Jun 02, 2021 / Library
As current production and consumption patterns of humanity exceed planetary boundaries, many opinion leaders have stressed the need to adopt green economic stimulus policies in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. This brief summarises a study that developed an integrated framework to design an economic recovery strategy aligned with...
[Agenda] Flagship report “Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA”
[Webinar] Flagship report: Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA
May 31, 2021 / Highlight
Virtual consultative workshop
Flagship report “Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA”: Virtual consultative
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the World Bank, in partnership with the Policy Center for the New South, are organizing a virtual consultative workshop on June 7, 2021, to engage youth...
Digital Revitalization of the Agri-food Sector in Mashreq: Focus on Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon
May 28, 2021 / Library
Sustainably developing the agri-food sector in Mashreq countries is of paramount importance for food security, job creation, expanded export potential, and social stability and inclusion.Digital technologies could create a new momentum for economic development by accelerating the structural transformation process and by supporting the transition...
Youth, Actors for Change: Rethinking Mobility
May 25, 2021 / Library
“Youth, Actors for Change: Rethinking Mobility”
This paper aims to contribute to a new discourse – around education, employability, and mobility, to enable the youth to become drivers for change in the Mediterranean region – appealed for in the “Commitments for a New Ambition in the Mediterranean” made in the framework of the...
[Webinar] New Dimensions of Regional Integration: From Trade to Deeper Integration
May 18, 2021 / Highlight
Enhancing Mediterranean Integration: Regional Knowledge Series
Session 2. New Dimensions of Regional Integration: From Trade to Deeper Integration
Despite displaying a large potential, the three interlinked dimensions of regional integration those being —foreign direct investment, trade of goods and services, and peoples’ mobility...
[ONLINE TRAINING] Approaches, Methods and Tools for Host Municipalities to Engage with the Private Sector
Apr 28, 2021 / Highlight
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought new challenges in countries already struggling to manage the additional social and economic pressure of hosting refugees and displaced. The lockdown measures put in place in many countries led to closure of businesses and halt of economic activities. Although social support measures were put in...
[Agenda] Hydrogen in the Mediterranean: National Policies and Strategies in Selected Countries
Hydrogen in the Mediterranean: National Policies and Strategies in Selected Countries: English Agenda
Webinar Program and Agenda - How can Municipalities Hosting Refugees Work with The Private Sector for Economic Recovery?
Metropolitan Workshops 2021: From Projects to Action
Apr 21, 2021 / Highlight
Les Ateliers métropolitains sont une initiative de l'Agence des villes et territoires méditerranéens durables (AViTeM), du Centre pour l'intégration en Méditerranée (CMI) et de l'Agence française de développement (AFD) qui consistent en une série de trois formations immersives et interactives ciblant les praticiens de la...
Promoting Data-Driven Processes in the Response and Recovery from the Pandemic through Regional Collaboration and Peer Learning
Apr 21, 2021 / Library
This policy brief investigates the vital role of data-driven decision-making in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic. It begins with setting the context by elaborating on existing practices and challenges towards a data-driven approach in decision making. The brief cites regional examples from the South Mediterranean, sub-Saharan Africa, and...