The Challenge of New Urban Fabric Facing Planners
Network of Mediterranean Planners, 2015 Annual Conference
Territorial Cohesion and Inclusive Growth in the Mediterranean - Ministerial Session
From Beirut to Lebanon PowerPoint
Start-Up Youth: Successes and Challenges
Dec 11, 2015 / Highlight
Young MENA Entrepreneurs Discuss with CMI Successes and Challenges
Marseille, France, 30 November, 2015
Four young entrepreneurs from Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia steered a discussion at the CMI seven annual meeting on successes and challenges of young social enterprises in the MENA region, with the participation of high level...
Building the Sustainable Mediterranean Cities of Tomorrow - Conference PowerPoint
Building the Sustainable Mediterranean Cities of Tomorrow - Conference Summary
[Regional Conference] Sustainable Mediterranean Cities of Tomorrow: Innovative Urban Projects and New Business Models
Dec 03, 2015 / Highlight
Network of Mediterranean Sustainable Urban Developers: 4th Annual Conference
Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations
EPA Euroméditerranée (EPAEM)
Co-organizing & hosting the event:
OCEMO (in the context of the Mediterranean Economic Week)
SERM : Montpellier metropolis urban authorities...
ورشة عمل حول مدن العالم و الحدائق العلمية العربية
Workshop on Arab Scientific Technology Parks - Participant List
ورشة عمل حول مدن العالم و الحدائق العلمية العربية - تقرير مهمة
Renewing the Social Contract and Restoring Trust
Nov 24, 2015 / Library
Shantayanan Devarajan, Chief Economist of the World Bank's Middle East and North Africa Region, explains how renewing the social contract can restore trust between citizens and the State in the Middle East and North Africa. What was the old social contract? Why should it be renewed? What would the new social contract consist of? Listen to the...
Economic Inclusion Can Help Prevent Violent Extremism in the Arab World
Nov 16, 2015 / Blog entry
Twin suicide bombers in Beirut were followed the very next day by the coordinated attacks in Paris. These were preceded by news reports that “more likely than not” a bomb brought down the Russian plane over Egypt’s Sinai, together with the claim by a Daesh (the Arabic acronym for ISIS) affiliate that it was behind that attack. These attacks...
The Multiple Tragedies of Syria’s Displaced Women, and Why the G20 Needs to Pay Attention
Nov 16, 2015 / Blog entry
Roughly half of the World’s 60 million plus displaced people - 19 million refugees and 41 million internally displaced people (IDPs) - are female. This the highest number ever recorded and the numbers continue to rise. According to the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Gutierrez “we are witnessing…an unchecked slide into an era in which...
What is the Social Contract and why does the Arab World Need a New One?
Nov 16, 2015 / Blog entry
The ‘social contract’ is an idea that dates back to the ancient Greeks, and refers to the implicit agreement among members of a society that defines their relationship with each other and the state. That relationship holds the key to unravelling the puzzle of the ‘Arab Spring.’
To development economists (like myself), the uprisings...
Workshop on Arab Scientific Technology Parks - Developing Key Performance Indicators
Nov 04, 2015 / Highlight
The CMI participated and moderated a workshop organized by the Arab League Educational Cultural and Scientific Organization, the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology and the Egyptian National Commission for UNESCO.
The objective of the workshop was to develop Key Performance Indicators for Arab Science and Technology Parks...
Workshop on Arab Scientific Technology Parks - Developing Key Performance Indicators - Agenda
Environment Regional Governance and Knowledge Generation Project Final Seminar
Oct 14, 2015 / Highlight
Antibes, France, 29-30 September, 2015: Participants from Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and the Palestinian Territories along with representatives of Plan Bleu, the project's implementing agency, and the CMI-co-financing partner- convened for the final results seminar of the Regional governance and knowledge generation project (ReGoKo). The...
[Virtual Workshop] Morocco's National Initiative for Human Development - Participants
The Egyptian experience about Subsidy and its Distribution System
The Hashemite kingdom of Jordan, Ministry of Finance, Income and Sales Tax Department: Financial support
[Virtual Workshop] Tunisia’s Implementation and Evaluation of Entrepreneurship Programs Targeted to High Skilled Individuals - Participants
[Virtual Workshop] Egypt’s Delivery of Social Programs Using Smart-Cards Technology - Agenda
Best Business Plan Competition
[Virtual Workshop] Egypt’s Delivery of Social Programs Using Smart-Cards Technology - Speaker Biography
[Virtual Workshop] Morocco's National Initiative for Human Development - Speaker Biography
Participant’s Presentation The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Income & Sales Tax Department: National Registry Unit (Arabic) The Hashemite kingdom of Jordan, Ministry of Finance, Income and Sales Tax Department: Financial support