The objective of the workshop (organized by WB/CMI) was to present and discuss the results of a CMI-World Bank study on reducing water losses with case studies from several target countries in the MENA region (e.g. Morocco, Tunisia, Malta, Albania, and Cyprus). A total of 55 participants from 16... read more
The CMI and EIB organized a regional workshop focused on the implementation of sustainable projects in medinas. Sessions revolved around: (i) the regulatory, legal, and political framework; (ii) institutional adjustments and projects management; and (iii) sustainable projects funding, 50... read more
Following a first meeting between the World Bank’s ILM team and the GIZ in Tunis, this workshop allowed for sharing the respective initiatives of both institutions in the area of labor migration and development. The GIZ teams presented their sector projects on Migration and Development and their... read more
The objective of the meeting was to identify new or supplemental activities and to assess progress one year after the official kick-off the project. The meeting was attended by representatives from the Ministries of Environment of Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon, Egypt, Algeria, and West Bank and Gaza. ... read more
The migration team held a two-day meeting with the Tunisian Office des Tunisiens a l’Etranger. The meeting discussed the role of public policy in engaging with its migrants abroad. The event included presentations and discussions on country experiences with engaging the diaspora (Columbia,... read more
The objective of the session was to facilitate a dialogue between youth NGO representatives and local authorities addressing innovative practices and encouraging Mediterranean local authorities to better integrate youth and, more broadly, civil society in urban development planning. Overall,... read more
The event included a brief presentation of the findings of the report as well as interventions from high-level “practitioners” from the South of the Mediterranean. The event also discussed concrete ways and means to take forward the Knowledge Economy agenda. The 60 participants included decision... read more
A presentation on the results and lessons learned from using the UGSC tool in 7 countries (Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq and West Bank and Gaza) was given at the OECD Global Conference on Higher Education in Paris.
Upon request from the Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment and with the aim of providing a systematic analysis to understand how the Government of Tunisia could improve its policies and capacities to better seize the opportunities of international employment in different types of... read more
At the request of CRD, CDC/CMI launched a land management study in 2012. The workshop provided the opportunity for Lebanese experts to comment on the draft report before it was finalized and disseminated more broadly.
The CDC-led mission had the objective of meeting with Jordanian counterparts to develop the program “Cities and Climate Change,” which is co-led by the WB, in several Jordanian intermediate cities. During the mission, meetings took place with the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation,... read more
The Steering Committee of the study, which is made up of Algerian officials and partners, as well as CDC and World Bank staff, assessed the final draft of phase 1 of the report “Assessment and Representation of Vulnerability Sources” and validated it. The second phase of the study, consisting of... read more
CoMun and the CDC organized regional dialogue between municipalities in Morocco and Tunisia to exchange on citizen participation. Key interest was dedicated to supporting cross-border experience-sharing on participatory urban planning, especially in the fields of waste management, city development... read more
As part of The Center for Mediterranean Integration’s (CMI) Urban transport program, AFD in partnership with the ministry of Transport in Tunisia, and with assistance from CODATU, CEREMA and Transitec have organized the “National Urban Transport Days” from December 12th to 13th, 2012 in Tunis.
The... read more
The objective of the workshop, a project of the Green Accounting and WAVES partnership, was to discuss the potential for green accounting and explore candidate countries in the MENA region. The “Natural Capital Accounting” workshop presented the rationale and tools to better monitor and manage... read more