Urban crime and violence constitute a serious impediment to economic and social development globally. In many urban centers across the world, high crime and violence rates are undermining growth, threatening human welfare and impeding social development.
Within this context, the aim of this course... read more
While around the world, the number of disasters has almost doubled since the 1980s, in MENA, the average number of natural disasters has almost tripled over the same period. Approximately 40 million people have been affected by over 350 natural disasters between 1981 and 2010.... read more
The World Bank and the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) in partnership with GIZ and the Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF), are organizing the first regional workshop on Regulating Water Services Provision in MENA in Marseille, France, on July 28-30th, 2015.
The... read more
The program « Sustainable Urban Transport » of the CMI, coordinated and funded by the AFD, that delegated implementation to CODATU, started in 2010 with an inaugural conference in Damascus (Syria).
In its first phase the program activity has consisted mainly in the organization of... read more
On July 21st, the Municipality of Sfax and its Knowledge Transfer Centre (KTC) supported by MedCities will organize a participatory workshop on the optimization of waste management in the Medina.
This workshop is part of the technical assistance that is being provided to the city of Sfax... read more
As record numbers of refugees attempt dangerous Mediterranean crossings to escape instability and poverty in parts of Northern Africa and the Middle East, countries in Europe and North America have struggled to craft helpful policy responses –from the role of nations within a global protection... read more
As part of the 2nd Mediterranean Water Forum, held in Murcia, Spain from 25 to 27 November 2014, the French Development Agency (AFD) and Plan Bleu organized the 4th Regional Forum on Water Demand Management (WDM).
About a hundred of policymakers, specialists and water services operators from... read more
June 15, 2015, Marseille, France
The CMI-World Bank Community of Practice on Employment and Safety Nets held its eighth virtual workshop involving nine countries from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region (Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories,... read more
June 15, 2015 – Marseille, France
The International Labor Mobility Program team organized a discussion group on “International Portability of Social Benefits for Migrants.” The objective of the meeting was to gather experts for a final consultation on the bilateral social... read more
June 4-5, 2015, Tunis, Tunisia
In the framework of the Medinas 2030 initiative, the CMI, EIB, AFD, CDC, in collaboration with l’Association de Sauvegarde de la Médina de Tunis, Municipality of Tunis, Organization of World Heritage... read more
The MedCities network and the Knowledge Transfer Center (KTC) of Al Fayhaa, in partnership with the CoMun-GIZ program, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the World Bank, are organizing the second Regional Seminar on "Implementation of Strategic Projects and Participatory Approach",... read more
May 27, 2015, Chefchaouen Morocco
The CMI, GIZ-CoMun Program, and Medcities jointly organized a technical workshop in the context of the work carried by the CoMun Program. The Workshop aimed to conclude a process of local and participatory consultations following a request from the city of... read more
May 8, 2015, Toronto, Canada
The CMI, the World Bank, Ryerson Global Diversity Exchange, and the Bertelsmann Foundation organized a launch of a joint initiative entitled “Opening Doors and Minds: Urban Migrant Inclusion in Policy and Practice.” The initiative will result in a... read more
In order to ensure a constant follow-up to the face-to-face trainings and knowledge activities provided within the Community of Practice on Employment and Social Safety Nets, the World Bank organizes a set of virtual workshops. This one focused on the Establishment of Unified Registries for Social... read more
March 19-20, 2015, Amman, Jordan
The CMI, the UN ESCWA Technology Center and ISESCO co-organized the 2nd experts’ meeting in their joint effort to assist Arab countries to develop a regional innovation scoreboard as a follow up to a workshop held in November 2014 at the League of Arab... read more