In this interview, MENA Economic Update authors Ha Nguyen, World Bank Senior Economist for MENA, and Blanca Moreno-Dodson, Director of the Centre for Mediterranean Integration, explain just how trade openness in the region can be significant in achieving inclusiveness and alleviating poverty, and... more
Trade and integration — within MENA and with the rest of the world — will be critical to lowering poverty, empowering the poor, and igniting economic growth in the post-COVID era, according to the World Bank’s latest regional economic update.
The report, titled Trading Together: Reviving... more
Trade and integration—within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and with the rest of the world—will be critical to lowering poverty, empowering the poor, and igniting economic growth in the post-Covid era, according to the World Bank’s latest regional economic update.
The report,... more
The purpose of this bulletin is to inform members of the CMI Forum on Energy and Climate Change on the energy and climate policy developments in the region and on their implications for the creation of an integrated Euro-Mediterranean energy market. In particular, it reviews EU policy developments... more
This Opinion piece by Senior Advisor, Dr. Silvia Pariente-David analyses the implications of the COVID-19 crisis on energy markets and on greenhouse gas emissions. It argues that only ambitious green stimulus packages can prevent a massive rebound in emissions, centered on a massive renewable... more
This overview aims to inform members of the CMI Forum on Energy and Climate Change on the energy and climate policy developments in the region and on their implications for the creation of an integrated Euro-Mediterranean energy market. It focuses on EU policy developments, and related legislative... more
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It has long been understood that the Southern Mediterranean has extremely abundant cheap solar energy resources and plentiful desert land to build it on. With those resources it could supply much of Europe’s green energy demand more cheaply than if Europe relies only on... more
In this briefing on the legislative package "Clean Energy for all Europeans" - CE4ALL, we explore various options for the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries to cooperate with European Union Member States. The focus of cooperation options is in the area of deploying renewable energy... more
The 5 countries have signed on December 20, 2018 in Brussels a joint declaration that lays out their plan to facilitate cross-border trade of renewable electricity from producers to corporate consumers.
At COP 22, France, Germany, Morocco, Portugal and Spain signed the SET (Sustainable... more
Le présent guide s’adresse aux collectivités locales et plus spécifiquement aux responsables de l’éclairage
public. Il a pour objectif de présenter les principaux modes de gestion et d’organisation de l’éclairage public par les Communes. Le document comporte les 6 aspects ci dessous: