Brochure of Medinas 2030 Program
Phase 1 Report (part 1) - Urban risk assessment and climate change adaptation in Algiers
Session 5 - Mathieu Pierre Philippe - Space for Sustainable Urban Development
Morocco - Phase 1 Report - Executive summary
Session 4 - Albani Marco - Economics of Climate Adaptation
Institutional organization for disaster risk management in Tunisia : analysis and recommendations – Fabrizio Ferucci, Egis study firm (in French only)
Session 1 - Sanghi Apurva - Natural Hazards Unnatural Disasters
Urbanization Planning Connecting Financing Report 2013
Executive Summary and Synthesis - L’urbanisation des pays du Moyen-Orient et d’Afrique du Nord
Towards Green Growth in Mediterranean Countries - Full Report
Cost-benefit analysis of the adaptation measures – by Yves Ennesser, Egis study firm
Protection investments and technical measures against floodings – by Mohsen Tounsi, Sirus study firm
Thematic workshop – Geology/Seismicity
City of Saida - Review of National Urbanization Framework
Program of the Training program
City of Marrakech - Municipal Finance Report - Short Version
Phase 2 Report- Urban risk assessment and climate change adaptation in Algiers
Session 5 - Valdes Manuel
Morocco, Casablanca // Report(French only)
World Bank Launches Women Risk Management Start-up Competition in the Middle East and North Africa
Feb 23, 2015 / Highlight
The World Bank is organizing a women risk management start-up competition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). This competition is a public-private partnership between the World Bank, the IFC, MIT Enterprise Forum, IE Business School, Johnson and Johnson, Arab Urban Development Institute, the MENA Early Stage Investment...
CoMun Program Presents Findings at Annual German-Maghreb Dialogue on Urban Development
Feb 02, 2015 / Highlight
February 2-4, 2015 – Berlin, Germany
GIZ/CMI experts working on the CoMun program attended the annual German-Maghreb Dialogue on Urban Development, organized by the GIZ. Some 100 participants (including representatives from the Maghreb region and Germany, central governments, associations, civil society and academics) were able to discuss...
CMI Organizes Mediterranean Graffiti Exhibit “Walls of Change, Voices of Youth”
Dec 16, 2014 / Blog entry
Graffiti, just like Facebook and Twitter, can act as a powerful driver of change: graffiti can be anonymous, it is seen by all, and reflects constantly evolving messages. Most importantly, graffiti marks the streets with the voices of citizens.
In December 2014, in the context of its 6th Annual Meeting, the CMI organized “Walls of Change, Voices...
A Participatory Approach: Citizens as Key Players in Urban Development
Dec 11, 2014 / Blog entry
CFAD Training Course on "Local Democracy and Citizen Participation in Municipal Action"
By Agnes Wiedemann*
Tunisian municipalities play a key role in the process of democratic transition of the country. The new constitution (adapted in January 2014) emphasizes that "local authorities shall adopt the mechanisms of participatory democracy and...
Enhancing City Resilience to Boost the Economy: Interviews with Decision-Makers and Experts from MENA Region and Beyond
Oct 30, 2014 / Highlight
The MENA Urbanization Knowledge Platform (MENA UKP) team is proud to release the third and last round of its six video blogs series on the resilience of cities in MENA and beyond.
These interviews see city leaders, decision-makers, development experts, academics, private sector representatives, from the MENA region and beyond, reflect on the...
Looking Local: Migrant Labor Market Integration At An Urban Scale
Oct 29, 2014 / Blog entry
By Casey Weston*
European countries have designed a wide variety of national policies to improve the labor market integration of migrants. Migrant employment outcomes, however, seem uncorrelated to the intensity of these national-level strategies. On November 3rd, the World Bank/Center for Mediterranean Integration International Labor Mobility (...
Conversation on Cities and Citizens: Game Changers for Inclusive Development
Oct 16, 2014 / Highlight
How can a city become a place where people are empowered, opportunities exist for all, and policies promote the well-being of its citizens? Can new technologies make governments more accountable to citizens? In this event, development leaders will discuss the transformative power of inclusive institutions and citizen engagement for enhancing...
Urban Projects Finance Initiative (UPFI)
Oct 16, 2014 / Program
The Urban Projects Finance Initiative (UPFI) is co-managed by the European Investment Bank and the Agence Française de Développement, and is in partnership with the the Union for the Mediterranean. Its objective is to identify, prepare and present for financing integrated, sustainable, and innovative urban development projects that meet the...
Sustainable Urban Development - SUD-MED
Oct 16, 2014 / Program
These initiatives are linked to the identification and preparation of sustainable urban development investment projects, finding innovative financing approaches, and overcoming key barriers to project development – “Medinas” focusing on historic urban cores, and “UPFI” and the Network of Urban Developers covering wider city investment programmes...
Oct 16, 2014 / Program
The rehabilitation of medinas, the ancient centers of Arab cities, is more than a matter of urban renewal: It is an opportunity to celebrate cultural heritage, and to give it new life. The Medinas 2030 program aims to:
raise awareness among public policy makers of the importance of rehabilitating historical urban centres;
identify and define the...