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Oct 26, 2016 / Dialogue Forum
Smart Urban Places, Low-tech Projects & Cities in Transition   At the forefront of the “engineered” city and the “agile” city, developers are key players in shaping urban spaces in the Mediterranean, and are at the core of the processes transforming project conception and implementation.... read more
Oct 19, 2016 / Program
Context and Rationale Following the exchanges from the Peer to Peer learning workshop “Mediterranean Municipalities at the Forefront of the Refugee Crisis” which took place in Amman May 30... read more
Oct 06, 2016 / Program
A webinar will be provided, if you would like to participate register here and will get back to you with our availabilities.   Context and Rationale   Following the exchanges during the Peer to Peer learning workshop “... read more
Sep 28, 2016 / Program
Innovation Barometer  ”"لوحة مؤشرات الإبتكار for MENA Countries:   Following-up on the last innovation scoreboard workshop held in Amman in 2015, the 12 national experts (including Palestine, Iraq and Oman) and institutional partners of the program (ISESCO, ALECSO, ESCWA, UNESCO, AIDMA) met to... read more
Sep 28, 2016 / Program
Context/ Rationale   The high influx of refugees in the Eastern Mediterranean region continues to pose challenges to host local governments, as according to UNHCR the vast majority of Syrian refugees live in urban areas, with around only 8 per cent accommodated in refugee camps. Most of the... read more
Sep 28, 2016 / Program
Rooted in 10 conflicts, majority of refugees have been hosted by 15 countries, says new World Bank report   Forced displacement is a crisis centered in developing countries, which host 89 percent of refugees and 99 percent of internally displaced persons, says a new World Bank report. At its root... read more
Sep 26, 2016 / Program
On Monday, September 19th, 2016 world leaders came together at the UN General Assembly to adopt the New York Declaration for Refugees... read more
Jul 12, 2016 / Dialogue Forum
Lead Organization CMI   Partners World Bank, Mediterranean Observatory of Energy (OME), Mediterranean Association of the National Agencies for Energy Conservation (MEDENER)   Rationale Given its geographic position, the Mediterranean region plays a key role in the implementation of the Paris... read more
Jul 06, 2016 / Program
Lead Organizations Event organized by the World Bank Group and the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI)   Context Half of the population in the Middle East and North Africa is under 25 years old.   According to the International Labour Organization, 28% of them are unable to find jobs. This... read more
Jun 30, 2016 / Program
Context / Rationale Violence and radicalization in schools, especially at the high school level, is a relatively new phenomenon in Tunisia. This challenge needs to be tackled collectively and with more force in order to minimise its impacts and progressively reduce its magnitude.   The workshop... read more
Jun 14, 2016 / Program
The ADEME, with the support of its Mediterranean partners, launched a competition to promote personal actions and encourage stakeholders in the Mediterranean to adapt to climate change impacts. This competition is addressed to public actors (in particular to regional authority and universities) and... read more
Jun 07, 2016 / Program
Eight years after the global financial crisis, policy makers around the Mediterranean are to various degrees still grappling with restoring adequate financing to the real economy. Employment, particularly for young graduates and women, has become the defining real economy issue around the... read more
Jun 06, 2016 / Program
Context   In light of the economic, social and environmental challenges that have become key characters to planet Earth in the early 21st century, the North and South scientific and academic communities have a specific role to play through contributing to the global knowledge advancements and... read more
Jun 03, 2016 / Program
Paradigm Shifts in Tertiary Education: Improved Governance and Quality for Competitiveness and Employability Lead Organizations Center for Mediterranean Integration, Algerian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, The World Bank Group   Partners The British Council, UNESCO,... read more
May 24, 2016 / Dialogue Forum
Context The Mediterranean region is likely to figure prominently in the discussions taking place on the road from COP21 to COP22, and during the COP22 event itself. The Paris agreement addressed how much developing countries should take on climate change mitigation responsibilities, how developed... read more

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