This event brought together about 1,000 civil society members from the Mediterranean, and the CMI participated in the following sessions: “The Mediterranean in 2020: Society &Values,” “What Opportunities for Youth, What Societies for Tomorrow?,” “Social Cohesion in a Context of Crisis,” “A... read more
The CMI brought together about 70 representatives from the academia, civil societies and development institutions to discuss the findings of the new World Bank report entitled “Opening Doors: Gender Equality in the Middle East and North Africa.” Inger Andersen, World Bank Vice President for the... read more
On the basis of the requests expressed by different government bodies during an earlier mission of the International Labor Mobility team to Morocco (Oct. 2012), a workshop for institutions working on diaspora related activities took place on March 20 at the World Bank office in Rabat. The following... 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
The general objective of the workshop was to deepen the understanding of internationally recognized standards/ norms for youth participation and to present the Moroccan government and the civil society with (international) best practices of youth structures and legislation.
The EIB and CMI organized the 2nd Scientific Committee meeting in Marseille. The meeting was attended by the 25 members of the committee, representatives from Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, and Morocco, and the consultants of the Medinas study which had been launched at the beginning of March... read more
With workshops including: “Managing Migration” (March 8-9), “Establishing Portability of Benefits” (March 10), “Income Protection for the Unemployed and Unemployment Insurance” (March 11), and “Labor Market Policies” (March 12)
The CMI, UTICA, ISESCO, and other partners organized the high-level knowledge economy consultation, “L'Economie de la connaissance et de l'innovation: Un nouveau modèle de développement pour la Tunisie.” This was another example of timely policy advice that was delivered at the request of Tunisian... read more
Medcities, in close coordination with CMI, organized a panel on cooperation and urban development which focused on decentralized city-to-city cooperation involving national governments, city stakeholders, and citizenship. Cooperation is considered as a tool for launching and implementing projects... read more
Following recent discussions between the CMI-WB Labor Mobility team and the GIZ in Tunis, this workshop aimed at sharing the respective initiatives of both institutions in the area of labor migration and development. The GIZ teams presented their sector project on Migration and Development and... read more
On the basis of the requests expressed by different Government bodies during an earlier mission of the ILM team to Morocco (Oct. 2012), a workshop will be organized for institutions working on diaspora related activities. The topics covered will include: (i) Good practices in the field of consular... read more
The World Bank has recently prepared a policy report on "strengthening the Tunisian system for international employment" upon request from the Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment with the aim of providing a systematic analysis to understand how the Government of Tunisia could improve its... read more
The event was jointly organized with the Egyptian Ministry of Scientific Research and partners such as the EIB and ISESCO. As a follow-up to a request from the Egyptian Ministry of Scientific Research, the objective was to organize a consultation and workshop on ways to move ahead on a knowledge... read more
CMI to support Groundwater Resources Management in Morocco – Skhirat, March 26-27, 2014
Groundwater often serves as a last resort in contexts of water scarcity, and this common pool resource is heavily overexploited in Morocco and throughout the Mediterranean. Current ineffective centralized... read more
This meeting aimed at completing the project’s work plan and to draw lessons from activities which have already been implemented. The event was attended by representatives from the Ministries of Environment of Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon, Egypt, and Palestinian Territories.