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...
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 Climate Change: Territorial Resilience
[ONLINE WORKSHOP] Local Economic Development and Job Creation in MENA- Connective Cities Virtual Projects Workshop
Jan 15, 2021 / Highlight
Local economic development (LED) is key to achieve sustainable development goals as well as a pathway to eradicate poverty and increase shared prosperity. Cities in MENA have registered relatively dynamic economic growth and investment rates during the first decade of the century, however, political instability and security threats have...
General Guidelines for CMI-FEMISE “COVID-19 MED BRIEFS”
CMI and FEMISE Seal Partnership: Cooperation for Knowledge Creation and Policy Impact
Nov 10, 2020 / Highlight
Marseille, France, 10 November 2020 – The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), and FEMISE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) marking the launch of a new collaboration agreement between the two organizations. CMI and FEMISE will conduct joint initiatives to reinforce Mediterranean dialogue and build synergies among Mediterranean...
Socio-Economic Response to COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities for Selected North Africa Countries
Nov 03, 2020 / Library
In the absence of effective therapies and vaccines, North African countries, as elsewhere, have taken comprehensive containment measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 such as closing airports and maritime boundaries, suspension of non-essential activities, and stay-at-home orders.
The first priority was clearly to keep people as healthy...
[Metropolitan Workshops Series] Greater Bologna Webinars
Nov 03, 2020 / Highlight
The Greater Bologna Workshop is one of the key outputs of the partnership between the CMI and AVITEM for the organization of the Metropolitan Workshops Series, renewed annually since 2018. Each series of workshops brings together a diverse audience of about 25 participants, interested in better understanding the governance...
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...
A Digital Financial Education to Support the «New Normal» in the Post-Pandemic Era
Oct 20, 2020 / Library
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the digital transformation strategy of firms, which have followed the technological path to support business continuity online, in response to government restrictions. The effectiveness of these business strategies depends on the familiarity and awareness of consumers with the use of online channels and...
COVID-19 and Households in Egypt: Implications, Policy Response, and Recommendations
Oct 12, 2020 / Library
The COVID19 pandemic has severe economic and social implications in Egypt. The resulting economic crisis is having its toll on income, employment, and poverty, and is exacerbating the hardships already faced by households and vulnerable groups in Egypt during the last 3 years. These years witnessed harsh measures as part of an economic reform and...
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....
Responsive Transportation-Oriented Policies for the MED Region in the Face of Covid-19
Sep 29, 2020 / Library
The transportation sector is exposed to significant paradigm shifts and financial difficulties due to the Covid-19 epidemic in Mediterranean countries as well as all over the world. In particular, public transportation is struggling worldwide, with reduced passenger load factors of 50% to 90%. To address this issue, this brief aims to provide...
Achieving Territorial Resilience Through Youth Empowerment: 1st Meeting of the Mediterranean Youth for Climate Action Network (AGENDA)
Climate and environmental changes in the Mediterranean Basin 1st results of the MedECC
Increasing territorial resilience in the Mediterranean region through local solutions and youth empowerment
Climate Change and Migration: Inspiring Practices from the Mediterranean
[TRAINING SERIES] Online Workshop 3 - Private Sector Engagement in Host Communities: Adapting to the COVID-19 Crisis
Jul 02, 2020 / Highlight
Mediterranean Host Municipalities Learning Network
Online Training Workshop Series – Workshop 3
“Private Sector Engagement in Host Communities: Adapting to the COVID-19 Crisis”
This is the third Online Workshop of the Training Series “Jobs, Entrepreneurship and Private Sector Engagement in Host Communities: Adapting to the COVID-19...
Webinar Online Workshop 2 - Presentation - Boustani - Haddad
Webinar Online Workshop 2 - Presentation - Nida Hussein
Online Workshop 2 - Presentation - Maroun Antoun
Webinar Online Workshop 2 - Presentation - Nadine Chehade
Webinar Online Workshop 2 - Presentation - Lady Manoukian Habchy
[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...
[TRAINING SERIES] Online Workshop 2 - Fostering Employment and Entrepreneurship for Locals and Refugees: New Challenges from COVID-19 Crisis for Host Local Authorities – Part 2
Jun 10, 2020 / Highlight
Mediterranean Host Municipalities Learning Network
Online Training Workshop Series – Workshop 2
“Fostering employment and entrepreneurship for locals and refugees: new challenges from COVID-19 crisis for host local authorities – Part 2”
This is the second Online Workshop of the Training Series “Jobs, Entrepreneurship and Private...