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Apr 11, 2019 / Program
  What is urban resilience? Urban resilience is the ability of a city’s community to adapt to a variety of shocks and risks ranging from natural disasters to social, economic, political, and cultural changes.    Overview Each year, natural disasters kill thousands of people and cause billions... read more
Mar 13, 2019 / CMI News
Paris, France, 23 January: The tenth Annual Meeting gathering members and partners of the CMI and chaired by Ferid Belhaj, World Bank Vice President for the MENA region, was held with high-level participation from the Center’s country members as well as its partner organizations. With the CMI... read more
Mar 04, 2019 / Program
Mediterranean Host Municipalities Learning Network South-South Knowledge Exchange 2nd CMI CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP Strategic Planning for Local Economic Development Turkey, July 01-05, 2019 (location and date tbc)   APPLY HERE BEFORE MARCH 24, 2019:  English language: ... read more
Feb 20, 2019 / Program
Context: To support local governments dealing with a high influx of forcibly displaced, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) periodically organizes learning and capacity building activities for municipal and central representatives who are members of the Host Municipalities Learning... read more
Feb 19, 2019 / Program
For three years, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI)’s Refugees and Host Communities Program has been contributing to strengthen existing knowledge and evidence on development solutions to forced... read more
Feb 06, 2019 / Program
CMI World Water Day 2019 Regional Youth Workshop, 25-28 March 2019 (Marrakesh, Morocco)   Background    Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key water challenges. World Water Day 2019 focused on “Leaving No One Behind - Water and... read more
Jan 22, 2019 / Program
Two intergovernmentally-negotiated agreements aiming to improve migration governance were ratified in December 2018 under the auspices of the United Nations (UN): (i) The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (... read more
Jan 21, 2019 / Program
The International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) co-directed the new edition of the report “Mediterra. Migration and... read more
Jan 17, 2019 / Program
Context and Rationale   The second workshop of the 2018 cycle on urban and territorial development, organized by Avitem, CMI, AFD and GIZ took place in Greater Tunis in September 2018, after a first workshop held in Tangier and Tetouan in May 2018. The rationale for choosing Greater Tunis was: A... read more
Dec 19, 2018 / Program
Context:   To support local governments dealing with a high influx of forcibly displaced, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) periodically organizes knowledge exchange, capacity building and learning activities for municipal representatives who are members of the Host Municipalities... read more
Dec 12, 2018 / Program
On the back drop of the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt the Global Compact for Migration for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, UN-Habitat contributed to the 5th Mayoral Forum Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development and organized a side event alongside the... read more
Dec 11, 2018 / Program
  Challenges   Common challenges shared by Mediterranean countries: at the beginning of the 21st century, the Mediterranean faces major challenges created by its urban transformation, its integration into globalization, its ecological transition, its social and territorial cohesion or even the... read more
Dec 03, 2018 / Program
Background   46.5% of the total population in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is under the age of 24 making it one most youthful regions worldwide.   However, young populations throughout the region are experiencing a threefold exclusion on the economic, social and political levels,... read more
Nov 22, 2018 / CMI News
The Founder of the Mediterranean Growth Initiative (MGI), Cleopatra Kitti, and the Manager of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), Blanca Moreno-Dodson, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and undertake collaborative activities to foster the cooperation among the... read more
Nov 13, 2018 / CMI News
Marseille, France, 13 November 2018 – The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), and the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) signed a 3-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) marking the launch of a new collaboration agreement between the two organizations. The parties will cooperate on... read more