[Session Recording] HMLN Webinar: Palestinian Regulations and Processes for Public-Private Partnerships in Municipalities
Knowledge Event on “Covid-19 Inequities in MENA: How Data and Evidence Can Help us Do Better”
Dec 23, 2021 / Highlight
Context and Rationale
COVID-19 is revealing inequities between and within countries. Poorer people tend to be more exposed to the risk of infection, less likely to be able to work from home, more likely to live in large households and Beforecramped conditions, and less likely to receive the care they need. Meanwhile, the economic impact of...
التشريعات واالجراءات الفلسطينية لشراكة القطاع الخاص والعام والممارسات الحالية على مستوى الهيئات المحلية
[Agenda] Consultative virtual workshop on the World Bank - CMI/UNOPS report “COVID-19 and Migration in the Mediterranean Region”
Consultative Virtual Workshop on the World Bank - CMI/UNOPS “COVID-19 and Migration in the Mediterranean Region” Report
Nov 30, 2021 / Highlight
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI)/UNOPS and the World Bank are organizing a consultative virtual workshop on December 15, 2021, to discuss the preliminary findings of the World Bank - CMI/UNOPS report "COVID-19 and Migration in the Mediterranean''.
The report explores the challenges and opportunities for mobility in the...
[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...
[Interview] Director Blanca Moreno-Dodson, IX Rencontre de la Fondation ACM
COVID-related financial challenges for South-Med universities: The way forward
Nov 11, 2021 / Library
This brief focuses on the impact the Coronavirus pandemic has had on the financial support to universities and higher education institutions in selected South-Med countries (Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco). It outlines the financial impact on the ground, proposes recommendations and practical solutions to face the shortage of funding, and lays the...
[Session Recording] Online training series on public-private partnerships (PPPs) for municipalities hosting refugees
An Introduction to Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Presentation to Lebanese Municipalities
Public Private Partnership Municipalities or Union of Municipalities
Enhancing Mediterranean Integration
Oct 25, 2021 / Program
This report describes CMI’s approach to Mediterranean integration. Released in December, it discusses progress made and remaining obstacles, ending with specific recommendations to enhance integration, considering current challenges. First, the report suggests eliminating more tariffs and nontariff barriers to the trade of goods and...
[Interview] Outlook on MENA's Post-COVID Economy
[Report] A Post-Pandemic Growth Strategy for Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries
Sep 29, 2021 / Library
The global pandemic has prompted a re-examination of existing development strategies for growth and development. The countries of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMCs) have seen their development trajectories dimmed, and in order to provide for more sustainable and equitable income generation for their populations, a reset of growth...
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
[Agenda] Perspectives on mobility and migration in the Mediterranean
[Webinar] Perspectives on Mobility and Migration in the Mediterranean
Sep 22, 2021 / Highlight
The health crisis has led to an awareness of the fragility of certain value chains: the excessive splitting of production elements, extreme geographic distance, high concentration on a few suppliers and induced dependencies, etc.
In addition, there are trends already underway that relate to the shortening of value chains,...
Co-Development & Integration
Sep 22, 2021 / Program
Before the unexpected, virulent COVID-19 pandemic occurred, studies focusing on regional integration in the Mediterranean region had highlighted the largely untapped potential to increase trade flows of goods and services, foreign direct investment, and mobility of people.
These three interlinked dimensions of regional...
International Trade and Labor Markets: Evidence from Egypt and Post-Covid shocks
The Post-Covid-19 Complementary Agenda
[Agenda] Knowledge Event on “Trade, Employment and Post-COVID Integration in Global Value Chains (GVCs)” What accompanying policies are needed to reap employment benefits in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia?
On Trade Policy and Inclusiveness: What is at Stake?
[Webinar] Trade, Employment and Post-COVID Integration in Global Value Chains (GVCs)
Jul 15, 2021 / Highlight
[Webinar] Trade, Employment and Post-COVID Integration in Global Value Chains (GVCs)"
What accompanying policies are needed to reap employment benefits
in Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia?
27 JULY 2021 | 15:00-17:30 PARIS TIME (09:00-11:30 AM EDT)
By allowing countries to specialize in producing the goods and services where they have...
[Recording] New Dimensions of Regional Integration: From Trade to Deeper Integration
[Presentation] Some Reflections on “Enhancing Mediterranean
[Agenda] Flagship report “Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA”
[Webinar] Flagship report: Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA
May 31, 2021 / Highlight
Virtual consultative workshop
Flagship report “Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA”: Virtual consultative
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the World Bank, in partnership with the Policy Center for the New South, are organizing a virtual consultative workshop on June 7, 2021, to engage youth...
Youth, Actors for Change: Rethinking Mobility
May 25, 2021 / Library
“Youth, Actors for Change: Rethinking Mobility”
This paper aims to contribute to a new discourse – around education, employability, and mobility, to enable the youth to become drivers for change in the Mediterranean region – appealed for in the “Commitments for a New Ambition in the Mediterranean” made in the framework of the...
Reducing Gender Inequality and Unemployment among Women in the Mediterranean: Post-Covid Responses and Areas for More Regional Cooperation
Mar 08, 2021 / Library
This brief examines how the COVID-19 crisis has further aggravated gender inequality in the Southern Mediterranean region. Zooming in on socio-economic and social consequences, it highlights some gender-sensitive measures taken throughout the region to mitigate the impact for women. It argues that gender equality needs to be a priority and an...
COVID-19 and Women Employment in Mediterranean Countries: Impact and Policies for Reducing Gender Inequality in Work Med
Mar 08, 2021 / Library
The COVID-19 pandemic, and the global lockdown that was put in place to control it, have resulted in the harshest economic crisis since the great depression. The crisis has caused a drastic decline in employment and wages worldwide and threatens to increase the number of people living in poverty for the first time in years. Such effects hit some...