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Nov 07, 2018 / Video
Countries in the Middle East and North Africa possess all the ingredients they need to leapfrog into the digital future. Their well-educated youth have already adopted new digital and mobile technologies, but, this is still in its infancy. Seizing the opportunities that the digital economy offers... more
Oct 29, 2018 / Blog
In 2017, the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, estimated that globally 68.5 million people had been forcefully displaced—the worst such crisis since World War II. Of these, 40 million were internally displaced peoples (IDPs), 25.4 million were refugees, and 3.1 million were asylum seekers. Over half were... more
Oct 15, 2018 / Blog
Credits: Transport for Cairo   Urban life is becoming ever more complex with high densities, growing population and ever-expanding urban sprawl. These factors represent a higher demand for mobility, where conventional ways of transport do not guarantee a sustainable future and may not necessarily... more
Oct 08, 2018 / Blog
Oct 08, 2018 / Video
  Gender Equality is key for development in the Middle East and North Africa. Countries must bridge gender gaps to achieve their full potential. CMI Manager, Blanca Moreno-Dodson, shares the CMI’s vision for guaranteeing female inclusion in all sectors and introduces the stories of some of the... more
Oct 03, 2018 / Video
In the context of the World Alliance of Cities Against Poverty (WACAP) Conference on Cities and Migration, CMI Manager Blanca Moreno-Dodson discusses municipal finance for migrant integration and how can the diaspora play a role in local development.     
Oct 01, 2018 / Video
“Certains sujets ne peuvent être résolus que par des actions de politiques publiques régionales […], il faut travailler ensemble”, affirme Giulia Marchesini, senior partnership officer au Centre pour l'intégration en Méditerranée (CMI), interrogée par Acteurs Publics TV dans le cadre du congrès de... more
Sep 13, 2018 / Video
For so long women have represented the symbol of resilience. In the water sector, they are no different. In the Middle East and North Africa, the world’s most water-stressed region, women are playing their part in protecting water and fighting water scarcity.
Sep 12, 2018 / Blog
This article is based on interviews conducted during the CMI Training Workshop on Strategic Planning for Local Economic Development in Forced Displacement Contexts; Amman, Jordan; March 19-23, 2018.   Since 2016, local government representatives and members of the CMI-managed Host Municipalities... more
Sep 05, 2018 / Report/Study
Water scarcity is pervasive throughout the Middle East and North Africa and getting worse. Even before the recent political turmoil, several countries in the Middle East and North Africa were struggling to manage their water resources sustainably and to expand water supply and sanitation services... more

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