The CMI participated in the 5th Joint AFD-CGD-DEC Research Conference on Migration and Development. At this occasion, various meetings were held and connections made with researchers from all around the globe to determine to which extent (i) there would be appetite for policy experimentation in the... read more
Upon request by the Tunisian Ministry of Employment, the CMI participated in a workshop on international employment as part of the National Employment Congress. They introduced the issues at stake and moderated the ensuing debate. They also used this opportunity to consult with the different... read more
The CMI welcomed Mr. Koenuma, Director General of Middle East and Europe Department of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Marseille. The center and its programs were presented and correlations were found between JICA and CMI in a number of thematic areas.
Upon the request of the Direction de l'Urbanisme, of the Ministry of Public Facilities, a training session was organized, dedicated to technical staff from a broad range of Tunisian institutions responsible for urban planning.
The AFD, JICA and the Brookings Institution joined to organize a workshop with the objectives of deepening the understanding of the situation of Arab countries more than one year after the Arab spring through a dialogue between Arab policymakers and senior representatives of the international... read more
Between February 12 and 20, the CMI gave a series of classes on “Mediterranean Development” at the recently created AMSE. This course was delivered as part of the Master's program in Development Economics and focused on issues related to urban development, natural resources management, employment,... 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 retreat aimed to bring together staff as a team and to brainstorm on actions to be taken in order to give substance to our shared objectives: Giving direction for the coming year of CMI activities, discussing the Roadmap 2.0 to manage its implementation, sharing views on administrative issues... 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 CMI hosted Minister Delegate of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Pascal Canafin. Additionally, Ms. Lipiatou and Ms. Pancera from the European Commission's DG for Research and Innovation were given a presentation of CMI’s activities and discussed a possible partnership related to the... 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.
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
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