Refugees and Host Communities
Sep 28, 2021 / Program
The Syrian conflict is having disastrous humanitarian, social and economic consequences both in Syria, neighboring countries, and the entire Mediterranean region. This unprecedented and protracted refugee crisis is placing an extraordinary burden on host countries and communities. This regional knowledge base aims at highlighting...
Human Capital and Mobility
Sep 28, 2021 / Program
Countries of the southern Mediterranean.
AFD; Aix-Marseielle University; CMI; Club de Madrid; EIB; UNESCO; Union for the Mediterranean (UfM); Qatar Foundation; and the World Bank.
The quality of education remains the number one challenge to building inclusive Arab societies...
Justice Sector Services
Sep 20, 2021 / Program
Towards more justice for disadvantaged people: count on civil society
Two years on, post-Arab spring democracies debate courses of action that must deliver results to their people, against a backdrop of heightened expectations. Perhaps no issue is more pressing than the improvement of government accountability and ensuring full respect of citizens...
Digital Technologies for Economic Development in the Mediterranean
Sep 20, 2021 / Program
Starts: Nov 4, 2016 Ends: Nov 4, 2016
Location: Villa Méditerranée, Marseille, France
A multi-partner dialogue to try to answer the following questions: What is the impact of digital technologies on economic development? How can digital technologies provide solutions to operational improvements to promote...
Territorial Cohesion and Inclusive Growth in a Mediterranean Region Undergoing Transition
Sep 20, 2021 / Program
Starts: Nov 06, 2015
Ends: Nov 06, 2015
Location: Villa Mediterranée, Marseille, France
Event organized as part of the Mediterranean Economic Week, held in Marseille on November 4-7th, 2015, on the topic of « Cities and Territories, Drivers of Economic Development in the Mediterranean »
CMI’s 12th Annual Meeting: Marking an Exceptional Year, Heralding a New Era
Jun 02, 2021 / Highlight
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) held its twelfth annual meeting in a fully virtual format due to COVID-19 restrictions. This, however, did not prevent the success of the reunion with an online attendance of high-level representatives from all members and partner organizations. The meeting, chaired by the World Bank's Strategy and...
[Agenda] CMI Annual Meeting 2021
[2021 Results] Socio-Economic Transformation: Human Capital and Mobility
[2021 Results] Resilience to Climate Change: Territorial Resilience
[2021 Results] Dialogue of the Two Shores
[2021 Results] Resilience to Climate Change: Water
[2021 Results] Resilience to Conflict: Forced Displacement
[2021 Results] Socio-Economic Transformation: Co-Development and Integration
Hala Dimechkiye, American University of Beirut, Internationalization of Tertiary Education in MENA
Young Med Voices Communications Lab
Jan 27, 2021 / Highlight
From December 7th to 11 2020, around twenty youth from the Mediterranean region have actively taken part to the Anna Lindh / CMI’s Young Mediterranean Voices (YMV) Communication Lab.
With the aim to challenge extremist narratives in the digital world, they embarked in a five days’ workshop, during which they exchanged with leading...
Mediterranean Water Heroes Youth Contest “Valuing Water”
Dec 10, 2020 / Highlight
CMI's World Water Day Regional Youth Workshop
Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key global water issues. World Water Day 2021 will focus on the theme of Valuing Water, (location to be confirmed soon). Youth has an important role to play in working towards regional water security and increased water...
Lebanon in the midst of multiple crises- Hope Born Out of Despair
[Agenda] Early Childhood Care and Education for Refugees and Host Communities - Examples from Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey
[HMLN Webinar] Early Childhood Care and Education for Refugees and Host Communities - Examples from Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey
Nov 25, 2020 / Highlight
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Early Childhood Development is at risk in contexts of forced displacement, while the COVID-19 crisis and social distancing measures pose additional barriers to refugees and vulnerable children. The period from birth to eight years old, is a time of remarkable growth with brain development at its peak, when...
Lebanon in the Midst of Multiple Crises : Hope Born Out of Despair
Nov 19, 2020 / Library
This policy brief looks at the key socio-economic and political features of Lebanon, the drivers of its fragility exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the devastating explosion at Beirut’s port on August 4, 2020. This colossal explosion has exacerbated the impact of the ongoing pandemic and eroded confidence in an economy that was already in...
State of the Environment and Development (SoED) in the Mediterranean
Oct 25, 2020 / Library
The SoED provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of environment and development interactions in the Mediterranean region. The aim of the SoED 2020 is to increase awareness and understanding of the state of the Mediterranean, underlying driving forces and impacts, as well as to propose potential responses, while facilitating the...
[Webinar Series] Enhancing the Protection of Ecosystems through Youth Empowerment
Oct 22, 2020 / Highlight
The Mediterranean region has been classified as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change in the world (IPCC, 2013). Building territorial resilience has become essential to adapt to stresses and shocks, whether the stresses are climatic, socio-economic, or pandemic related. One of the key elements of territorial...
Achieving Territorial Resilience Through Youth Empowerment: 1st Meeting of the Mediterranean Youth for Climate Action Network
Sep 29, 2020 / Highlight
The Mediterranean is one of the most affected regions by climate change. Building territorial resilience has become essential to adapt to stresses and shocks, whether the stresses are climatic, socio-economic, or pandemic related. One of the key elements of territorial resilience pathways includes youth empowerment....
Achieving Territorial Resilience Through Youth Empowerment: 1st Meeting of the Mediterranean Youth for Climate Action Network (AGENDA)
Internationalization of Tertiary Education in the Middle East and North Africa
Sep 15, 2020 / Library
As the first MENA regionwide report on the subject, this report was conceived out of a real need for data and analysis on internationalization, as well as a direct demand from stakeholders including tertiary education institutions in the region. Its primary objectives are to raise awareness on internationalization, to encourage its becoming a...
[MedYWat Working Papers] Water & Climate Change
[Online Workshop] Achieving Territorial Resilience through Youth Empowerment
Jun 18, 2020 / Highlight
The global crises the world is facing today are many and converge in different ways. Many scientists agree that climate change and the loss of ecosystems can be favorable to the spread of certain diseases and illnesses. Most research also recognizes that environmental degradation and, in particular, climate change will become a...
COVID-19: A Catalyst for Decarbonization and Integration of the Mediterranean Energy Market
Jun 11, 2020 / Blog entry
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 energy scale-up. It then explains why Mediterranean...