CMI at COP27
Nov 04, 2022 / Highlight
At the 27th Convention on Climate Change (COP27) held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, CMI is joining global leaders, the UN family, development partners, NGOs, thought leaders, and more to take concrete action towards achieving the world's collective climate goals as agreed under the Paris Agreement.
To help advance climate action while...
[Policy Brief] Water Stories: Older Women and Water Management Practices in Palestine
Sep 12, 2022 / Library
Produced in the context of the CMI-led program on “Water Security Nexus in North Africa: Catalyzing Regional Coordination Around Climate Change, Resilience and Migration”, funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO).
Citation: Al Ajarma, K., Arafeh, G., Mansour, J. (2022). Water Stories: Older Women and Water...
[Session Recording] Childhood Development in Cities Hosting Forcibly Displaced: Examples from the Urban 95 Academy
[Agenda] Childhood Development in Cities Hosting Forcibly Displaced: Examples from the Urban 95 Academy
[HMLN Webinar] Childhood Development in Cities Hosting Forcibly Displaced: Examples from the Urban 95 Academy
Mar 17, 2022 / Highlight
Context and Rationale
Early Childhood Development is a challenge for cities hosting forcibly displaced populations. The arrival of forcibly displaced means an increase in the urban population with social and economic repercussions on the lives of children and caregivers. Children fleeing conflict often experience trauma and need to be given the...
[Report] Post Covid-19: Opportunities for Growth, Regional Value Chains and Mediterranean Integration
Feb 23, 2022 / Library
The report explores post-COVID opportunities for fostering growth and for deepening regional cooperation in the Mediterranean region, with a focus on five Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia). In three thematic chapters, the report brings forward the analysis on how to deepen EU-Med...
[Session Recording] HMLN Webinar: Palestinian Regulations and Processes for Public-Private Partnerships in Municipalities
التشريعات واالجراءات الفلسطينية لشراكة القطاع الخاص والعام والممارسات الحالية على مستوى الهيئات المحلية
[HMLN Webinar] Palestinian Regulations and Processes for Public-Private Partnerships in Municipalities
Nov 29, 2021 / Highlight
Local authorities in the Middle East and Turkey are still bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic socio-economic consequences, which added to their struggle to manage the additional social and economic pressure of hosting refugees and displaced. With rising unemployment and an increase in vulnerable households, public authorities...
Human Capital and Mobility
Sep 28, 2021 / Program
Countries of the southern Mediterranean.
Agence Française de Développement (AFD), Anna Lindh Foundation, British Council, Club de Madrid, European Investment Bank (EIB), Qatar Foundation, UNESCO, UNINETTUNO, Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Aix-Marseille University (AMU), and the World Bank
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...
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 »
[Agenda] CMI Annual Meeting 2021
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...
[2021 Results] Resilience to Conflict: Forced Displacement
[2021 Results] Resilience to Climate Change: Water
[Interview] International Vision on Refugees in the Mediterranean
May 19, 2021 / Library
Interviewed by Paco Doblas for Aragón Radio, CMI Manager, Blanca Moreno-Dodson, notes that COVID-19 has been a step backwards in the inclusion of refugees because many of the resources for hosting have been focused on meeting the emergencies of the pandemic. However, "The COVID-19 crisis is a crisis of inequality, and its impact is not so much...
Valuing Water: Religious, social, cultural perspectives from Palestine
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...
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...
[AGENDA] Online Workshop 2 - Fostering Employment and Entrepreneurship for Locals and Refugees: New Challenges from COVID-19 Crisis for Host Local Authorities – Part 2