In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought new challenges in developing countries already dealing with the presence of refugees and displaced populations. In a situation of already high unemployment for refugees and vulnerable locals, the... read more
Local authorities in the Middle East and Turkey are still bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic socio-economic consequences, which added to their struggle to manage the additional social and economic pressure of hosting refugees and displaced. With rising unemployment and an... read more
The health crisis has led to an awareness of the fragility of certain value chains: the excessive splitting of production elements, extreme geographic distance, high concentration on a few suppliers and induced dependencies, etc.
In addition, there are trends already underway... read more
Marseille, France, 20 September 2021 –As part of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) governance reform, which now provides for a rotating presidency among the member countries of the Center, the Kingdom of Morocco has taken on, as of July 1, 2021, the presidency of this... read more
COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE
MARSEILLE, 16 septembre 2021
Onze ans après sa création à Marseille en tant que partenariat entre le Gouvernement français et la Banque mondiale, et depuis le 1er juillet 2021, le Centre pour l'intégration en Méditerranée (CMI) a officiellement rejoint les Nations unies... read more
MARSEILLE, September 13th, 2021
As of July 1st, 2021, and eleven years after its creation by the World Bank in Marseille, France, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) has officially joined the United Nations (UN), hosted by the United Nations Office for Project Services... read more
[Webinar] Trade, Employment and Post-COVID Integration in Global Value Chains (GVCs)"
What accompanying policies are needed to reap employment benefits
in Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia?
27 JULY 2021 | 15:00-17:30 PARIS TIME (09:00-11:30 AM EDT)
By allowing countries to specialize in... read more
Today, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) is the only Mediterranean regional initiative gathering international development institutions, national governments, local authorities, and civil society.
As of July 1st, 2021, and eleven years after its creation, the CMI will move up to a... read more
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) held its twelfth annual meeting in a fully virtual format due to COVID-19 restrictions. This, however, did not prevent the success of the reunion with an online attendance of high-level representatives from... read more
Virtual consultative workshop
Flagship report “Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA”: Virtual consultative
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the World Bank, in partnership with the Policy Center for the New South, are organizing a virtual... read more
World Bank – CMI Joint Webinar Series #4
Knowledge Exchange on Green Hydrogen for the Mediterranean Region
Green Hydrogen Industrial Strategies around the Mediterranean
15 JUNE 2021 | 10:00 EDT/16:00CET
The CMI and the World Bank are organizing a series of webinars to promote exchange of... read more
The Mediterranean region holds one of the youngest populations in the world. The “youth bulge”, witnessed acutely in the southern Mediterranean, has contributed to creating a large university student population: across the entire Euro-Mediterranean region, this totals over 33 million. The... read more
Enhancing Mediterranean Integration: Regional Knowledge Series
Session 2. New Dimensions of Regional Integration: From Trade to Deeper Integration
Despite displaying a large potential, the three interlinked dimensions of regional integration those being —foreign direct investment,... read more
The Metropolitan Workshops is an initiative by the Agency for Sustainable Mediterranean Cities and Territories (AViTeM), the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the French Development Agency (AFD). It consists in a series of three immersive and interactive trainings... read more
COVID-19 has had severe economic impacts on local economies and communities, particularly the most vulnerable. The pandemic has disrupted supply chains and led to reverse migration, stagnant rural non-farm economies, and devastating consequences for community/women groups, youth, and... read more