The Metropolitan Workshops is an initiative by the Agency for Sustainable Mediterranean Cities and Territories (AViTeM), the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the French Development Agency (AFD). It consists in a series of three immersive and interactive trainings... read more
More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic began, the global economy has been disrupted with long-lasting adverse effects. As economic and industrial activities were brought to a near-standstill, the environment sometimes took the advantages and showed improvement in the quality of... 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
The Mediterranean region has been classified as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change in the world (IPCC, 2013). Building territorial resilience has become essential to adapt to stresses and shocks, whether the stresses are climatic, socio-economic, or pandemic... 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
The Mediterranean is one of the most affected regions by climate change. Building territorial resilience has become essential to adapt to stresses and shocks, whether the stresses are climatic, socio-economic, or pandemic related. One of the key elements of territorial... read more
The global crises the world is facing today are many and converge in different ways. Many scientists agree that climate change and the loss of ecosystems can be favorable to the spread of certain diseases and illnesses. Most research also recognizes that environmental degradation... read more
The Mediterranean is now more than ever, facing major challenges created by its urban transformation, its integration into globalization, its ecological transition, its social and territorial cohesion or even the massification of its flows, and more especially migratory flows.
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What is urban resilience? Urban resilience is the ability of a city’s community to adapt to a variety of shocks and risks ranging from natural disasters to social, economic, political, and cultural changes.
Each year, natural disasters kill thousands of people and cause billions... read more
Common challenges shared by Mediterranean countries: at the beginning of the 21st century, the Mediterranean faces major challenges created by its urban transformation, its integration into globalization, its ecological transition, its social and territorial cohesion or even the... read more