[New Report] A Mediterranean Green Deal For An Effective Energy Transition As Part Of The Sustainable Post-Covid Recovery
[Interview] Blanca Moreno Dodson, Mediterranean Green and Renewable Summit- MedaWeek
[Report] A Mediterranean Green Deal For An Effective Energy Transition As Part Of The Sustainable Post-Covid Recovery
Nov 17, 2021 / Library
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The Covid-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of the economies of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEM) countries. Growth has become negative, unemployment has risen, current accounts and the livelihoods of populations have been severely affected.
However, the impact of the pandemic has also increased...
Summary of Speakers' Key Points: Green Hydrogen Industrial Strategies around the Mediterranean
Designing Realistic Green Economic Recovery Plans after the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Cyprus and Policy Implications for the Mediterranean
Jun 02, 2021 / Library
As current production and consumption patterns of humanity exceed planetary boundaries, many opinion leaders have stressed the need to adopt green economic stimulus policies in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. This brief summarises a study that developed an integrated framework to design an economic recovery strategy aligned with...
[Agenda] Hydrogen in the Mediterranean: National Policies and Strategies in Selected Countries
Hydrogen in the Mediterranean: National Policies and Strategies in Selected Countries: English Agenda
Metropolitan Workshops 2021: From Projects to Action
Apr 21, 2021 / Highlight
The Metropolitan Workshops is an initiative by the Agency for Sustainable Mediterranean Cities and Territories (AViTeM), the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the French Development Agency (AFD). It consists in a series of three immersive and interactive trainings targeting urban practitioners, urban planners,...
Metropolitan Workshops 2021: Facts Sheet
Metropolitan Workshops 2021: Brochure
Mediterranean Platform for Knowledge Exchange on Green Hydrogen
Apr 13, 2021 / Program
Reaching carbon neutrality cannot rely on renewable energy resources and electrification alone and will need the widespread development of hydrogen as a vector of decarbonization. Developing countries in the Mediterranean region with good renewable energy resources could produce green hydrogen locally, generating economic opportunities, increasing...
The Revised TEN E Regulation
Issues in Development and Interaction of Gas and Hydrogen Transport Networks
Enabling Frameworks for Green Hydrogen
The Water Security Nexus in North Africa: Catalyzing Regional Coordination Around Climate Change, Resilience and Migration
Jan 21, 2021 / Program
Lead and Funding Organizations
Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) & The Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Partners include the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM-Bari), Cewas Middle-East, Agence Francaise de...
Green Hydrogen in Developing Countries (Fernando De Sisternes, WB, Presentation)
CMI/FEMISE MED BRIEFS: COVID-19 Implications in the Mediterranean
Dec 17, 2020 / Highlight
The coronavirus has proved to be a serious threat not only to people’s health but also to economies and societies of all countries, regardless of their level of development. This crisis presents a real test to the resilience of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries, as it came at a time when they were challenged to keep...
Deterioration of Food (In)security in the South Mediterranean and MENA Region in Times of Covid-19
Dec 15, 2020 / Library
This brief focuses on food insecurity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, with specific examples from the South Mediterranean (Maghreb, Mashreq) countries, and on how it is aggravating during a global shock such as the Covid-19 pandemic. It examines the socio-economic situation on the ground and proposes recommendations to absorb...
Policy Responses to the Environmental Challenges of COVID-19 in the Southern Mediterranean Region
Towards Responsive Transportation-Oriented Policies
Knowledge Exchange on Green Hydrogen for the Mediterranean Region
Nov 23, 2020 / Highlight
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Joint Webinar Series of the World Bank Energy Global Practice and CMI.
Green Hydrogen in Developing Countries: Implications for the Mediterranean Region of the World Bank’s Report10 December 2020, 15:00 CET
Reaching carbon neutrality cannot rely on renewable energy resources and electrification...
Policy Responses to the Environmental Challenges of COVID-19 in the Southern Mediterranean Region in a Short- and Medium-run Perspective
Nov 10, 2020 / Library
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented shock in all areas of human activity. Although the pandemic is not over and a wide range of its impacts has not yet unfolded, governments are required to act promptly to diminish its negative consequences.
This brief discloses several keystones of the short- and medium-run policy strategy to let...
Arab Climate Change Assessment" Scientific Evidence from RICCAR
"Mediterranean Climate Change Assessment and Threat on Ecosystems: Focus on Mediterranean Ecosystem"
MedECC: An Expert Network on Climate and Environmental Changes in the Mediterranean Basin"
MENA Countries Can Improve Trade and Regional Integration to Improve the Economy After COVID-19
Oct 27, 2020 / Library
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 how there is a key opportunity now to move towards...
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...
Trading Together: Reviving Middle East and North Africa Regional Integration in the Post-Covid Era
Oct 21, 2020 / Library
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 Middle East and North Africa Regional Integration in...