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
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.
The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) held its first grantees workshop to bring together the first GPSA grant recipients and other leaders in the field of Social Accountability. This three-day event primarily focused on understanding how to leverage the political economy elements... 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
The CMI participated in the Anna Lindh Forum to discuss socio-economic issues raised in the Euro-Mediterranean region. The Forum gathered around 1000 people including experts, policy makers and civil society actors. The CMI contributed to the strategic debates on April 5-6: Inger Andersen, Vice... 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
Climate change and migration are major concerns in the MENA region. This study suggests that households do perceive important changes in the climate. The coping and adaptation strategies available to them deal with weather shocks are limited, as are community and government programs. Climate change... read more
Organized by the World Bank, the CMI, the French Development Agency (AFD) and the Center for Global Development, in partnership with Morocco's Ministry for Moroccans residing abroad as well as with several international universities, the conference will focus on the impact of migration on the... read more
Launch of the Global Innovation Index 2013 - The Local Dynamics of Innovation.
This GII 2013 report contains Chapter 6: Local Innovation Dynamics: Examples and Lessons from the Arab world, by Jean-Eric Aubert, Tamer Taha, and Anuja Utz, CMI, 2013.
Full report available... read more
The CMI and EIB, in collaboration with the Beirut office of the Junior Chamber International (NGO), organized a workshop on “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” at the Darwazah Center for Innovation. The workshop aimed to enhance collaboration and the transfer of knowledge and best practices among... read more