After six years of Syrian conflict, local governments hosting refugees are facing a number of challenges for securing the welfare of both their host and refugee communities. They are feeling the need to alleviate the existing pressure on and to reduce unemployment and competition over... read more
The Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS), in collaboration with the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) and Necmettin Erbakan University, organized the 21st Conference of the Islamic Academy of Science (IAS) under the theme “Science, Technology and Innovation for Global Peace and Prosperity”... read more
In the presence of the European commissioner Julian King, the Center for Mediterranean Integration joined more than 60 Euro-Mediterranean cities convening in Nice to take stand against terrorism. During the conference a common declaration consisting of 17 points of action was drafted and... read more
The Mediterranean region has a key role to play in the implementation of the Paris Agreement (AP) on Climate Change. To achieve the objectives of the Paris agreement, renewable energy must be mobilized on a larger scale.
However, a larger-scale integration of renewable energy in the... read more
The MENA region is rich in solar resources, which harnessed through technologies such as Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) and Thermal Energy Storage (TES) could help countries in the region meet their growing energy needs with clean power. However, some obstacles remain in the... read more
Water has always posed great challenges for the Middle East and North Africa. With rapid growth, regional instability, and climate change, these challenges are more pressing than ever. This report describes how the region’s current water challenges go far beyond age-old constraints of... read more
Education for Competitiveness (E4C) is an initiative designed to support countries in strengthening their education and training systems for improved outcomes, including higher productivity, growth, social cohesion and inclusion.
E4C adopts a regional approach that responds to MENA... read more
The “Syrian Diaspora Business Forum”, held in Eschborn, Germany on February 2017 and organized by the World Bank in cooperation with CMI and other development partners, convened more than 100 regional... read more
In the Mediterranean region there are about 140 million young (aged 15-29) women and men. That is almost 20 percent of the population. They account for a large reservoir of untapped human resources, with the world’s highest unemployment rate among youth and the lowest participation of... read more
LES INSCRIPTIONS SONT OUVERTES!
Programme de Renforcement de Capacité des Décideurs de la Planification des Transports Urbains
Objectifs du programme
La prochaine session de formation francophone du programme de « Renforcement de capacité des décideurs de la planification des transports... read more
Each year, thousands of people flee their countries to find refuge in other parts of the world which can be due to famine, poverty, wars, or persecutions. The World Refugee Day is a chance for people from all over the world to stop and think about the... read more
The webinar, taking place online on Tuesday 20th of June, 2017 at 2pm time in Dubai, is free to attend and it is organized by the World Bank MENA CSP Knowledge & Innovation Program. Places are free but limited, offered on a first come first served basis at http... read more
Towards Competitiveness and Equity in Tertiary Education in the MENA Region: Collaboration for Good Governance, Sustainable Financing and Internationalization
The conference comes as a sixth in a series of regional conferences on Tertiary Education in MENA organized by the World... read more
In recent years, digital technologies have created new financial sector challenges and opportunities. In many Euro-Mediterranean countries, technology innovation is allowing for the digital deployment of traditional financial services (remittances, payments, credit, savings), and... read more
Context and rationale
The members of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) Urban Hub held on May 4-5, 2017 at the Villa Valmer, Marseille, France an inaugural workshop.
This workshop convened more than 50 national and local government representatives, urban practitioners, researchers... read more