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Jan 23, 2017 / Program
  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,... read more
Jan 17, 2017 / Program
Context/ Rationale Syria has faced one of the worst humanitarian crises since the 21st century with over 11.5 million people displaced and over 12.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian diaspora is playing an important role in supporting the refugees and the reconstruction... read more
Dec 05, 2016 / Program
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.... read more
Nov 17, 2016 / Program
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... 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
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
May 19, 2016 / Program
[Summary Report] UCLG MEWA Congress and Peer-learning Visit of Mashreq Mayors to Gaziantep Municipality Between the 19th to the 21st of April, 2016 the United Cities and Local Governments, Middle East and West Asia Section (UCLG-MEWA) organized its annual congress in Gaziantep, Turkey, with the... read more
May 02, 2016 / Program
Lead Organizations Event organized by the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), the World Bank Group, and support by other partners (IRC, GIZ, UCLG-MEWA).   Context Municipalities in the Mediterranean are at the forefront in providing assistance to migrants and refugees. While 60% of... read more
Apr 29, 2016 / Program
Senior governmental representatives, World Bank specialists and United Nations officials as well as members from the civil society gathered in Paris for a... read more
Apr 27, 2016 / Program
Eight nations and the European Commission pledged a package of more than US$1 billion -- US$141 million in grants, US$1 billion in soft loans, US$500 million in guarantees – to a World Bank-led financing initiative in support of Syrian refugees and... read more
Apr 27, 2016 / Program
High-Level Meeting on Global Responsibility Sharing Through pathway for Admission of Syrians Refugees In light of the magnitude, scope, and complexity of the Syria crisis, and its impact on neighbouring countries as well as those further afield, there is an urgent need for the international... read more
Feb 15, 2016 / Program
Cross-Regional Learning Event between the Mashreq and Europe on Hosting Refugees   Logistics and Registration Date: February 15, 2015 from 9:00am to 6:00pm Venue: Paris, France, AFD's Auditorium Nelson Mandela, Batiment Mistral, 3 place Louis Armand, 75012 Paris (access... read more

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