The health crisis has led to an awareness of the fragility of certain value chains: the excessive splitting of production elements, extreme geographic distance, high concentration on a few suppliers and induced dependencies, etc.
In addition, there are trends already underway... read more
The Mediterranean region holds one of the youngest populations in the world. The “youth bulge”, witnessed acutely in the southern Mediterranean, has contributed to creating a large university student population: across the entire Euro-Mediterranean region, this totals over 33 million. The... read more
In the Mediterranean, youth are bearing the brunt of the crises and undergoing exclusion on the economic, social and political levels, with high unemployment and a lack of opportunities to take part in public life. Nevertheless, they represent the Mediterranean region’s best opportunity. A... read more
Marseille, France, 10 November 2020 – The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), and FEMISE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) marking the launch of a new collaboration agreement between the two organizations. CMI and FEMISE will conduct joint initiatives to reinforce Mediterranean... read more
As the region’s economic growth craters, current account, and fiscal balances are deteriorating and public debt is projected to rise significantly.
WASHINGTON, October 19, 2020 — Trade and integration — within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and with the rest of the world —... read more
Context & Rationale
At the present time, issues related to flows and movements of people – in all their forms – figure prominently among the most pressing, relevant and, often, divisive policy agendas in the Mediterranean region.
A comprehensive approach to migration is needed, taking into... read more
Civil Society and Youth’s Views for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future in the Mediterranean
In collaboration with: The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF), the United Nations Population... read more
Background & Context
On 27th August 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron announced a Mediterranean summit penciled for 23rd and 24th June 2019 in Marseille, France: the Summit of the Two Shores of the Western Mediterranean. This high-level meeting will bring together Heads of State/... read more
46.5% of the total population in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is under the age of 24 making it one most youthful regions worldwide.
However, young populations throughout the region are experiencing a threefold exclusion on the economic, social and political levels,... read more
Context and Theme
In a joint effort to promote a knowledge-based economy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the European Investment Bank (EIB), through the Centre for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), and the Islamic Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO)... read more
Context & Theme
Emanating from the wish of ALESCO to build and reinforce Arab capacity and expertise with regards to scientific observatories, 12 Members of the “Libyan Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators" attended a training workshop in Tunisia.
The four... read more
Are you between 18-35- years-old?
Are you struggling with a daily problem?
Do you have an idea to solve this problem, support the development of your country and advance your society?
Do you have at least one friend who shares your idea and your dream?
If your answer is “YES” to all four... read more
This year the Erasmus Programme is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The Erasmus Programme has helped millions of young people and education professionals to travel abroad, study, and gain experience and skills. It has completely transformed European universities as well as European society. As... read more
Education for Competitiveness (E4C) is an initiative designed to support countries in strengthening their education and training systems for improved outcomes, including higher productivity, growth, social cohesion and inclusion.
E4C adopts a regional approach that responds to MENA... read more