[Webinar] Empowering Mediterranean Youth to Strengthen the Governance of Ecosystems
Mar 22, 2021 / Highlight
More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic began, the global economy has been disrupted with long-lasting adverse effects. As economic and industrial activities were brought to a near-standstill, the environment sometimes took the advantages and showed improvement in the quality of air, undisturbed ecosystems and wildlife, cleaner...
The Mediterranean Region: Microcosm of Global Green Recovery. How does the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism fit in?
Mar 17, 2021 / Blog entry
The world is now at a crossroads: should recovery from the economic crisis triggered by COVID-19 be a series of individual go-it-alone country efforts, or instead an internationally cooperative effort? Should the fight to avert the climate crisis be about what each of us does, or instead about what all of us do together? Much of that...
[Agenda] Prospects for Green and Blue Hydrogen in the Mediterranean: Gas transport infrastructure implications
[Agenda] World Water Day E-Conference on Valuing Water in the Mediterranean region
[Webinar] World Water Day E-Conference on Valuing Water in the Mediterranean region
Mar 10, 2021 / Highlight
Due to the evolving situation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the growing health concerns related to this virus, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) has decided to organize its 5th edition of the World Water Day 2021 workshop virtually.
Every year, the World Water Day draws the world’s attention...
[Report] Understanding Morocco’s Climate Futures – Using National climate change data sets to support planning and investment
Etude du Nexus de la Sécurité de l’Eau en Afrique du Nord
Données climatiques du Maroc -Téléchargement, traitement et partage
Enjeux de la gestion de l’eau au Maroc dans un contexte de changement climatique
Intégration de la composante «changement climatique» dans la planification des ressources en eau
Méthodes d'évaluation du changement climatique et de génération des données de scénarios climatiques pour le Maroc
Accompagnement de la banque mondiale au secteur de l’eau au Maroc
Introduction au traitement des données
Changement climatique et agriculture au Maroc
Contexte, portée et résultats clés de l'activité &Présentation des objectifs et du programme de l'atelier
[WORKSHOP AGENDA] Understanding Morocco’s Climate Futures – Using National climate change data sets to support planning and investment
[PRESS RELEASE] UK-funded project delivers new climate data to support water and agriculture management in Morocco
Understanding Morocco’s Climate Futures – Using National climate change data sets to support planning and investment
Feb 15, 2021 / Highlight
Climate change adds new complexity to Morocco’s economic growth by bringing increased stresses to water and land systems, so affecting water and food insecurity. The climate shocks in recent years of droughts and floods have unfortunately highlighted the impacts of these extreme events. With global models predicting that these will...
Young Med Voices Communications Lab
Jan 27, 2021 / Highlight
From December 7th to 11 2020, around twenty youth from the Mediterranean region have actively taken part to the Anna Lindh / CMI’s Young Mediterranean Voices (YMV) Communication Lab.
With the aim to challenge extremist narratives in the digital world, they embarked in a five days’ workshop, during which they exchanged with leading...
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...
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...
General Guidelines for CMI-FEMISE “COVID-19 MED BRIEFS”
[New Website] Dialogue of the Two Shores
Dec 14, 2020 / Highlight
Background & Context
The Summit of the Two Shores, an initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron took place in Marseille on 24 June 2019. Building on unprecedented consultations with Mediterranean civil society, this event aims to boost cooperation between countries in the Western Mediterranean by implementing projects that support...
Mediterranean Water Heroes Youth Contest “Valuing Water”
Dec 10, 2020 / Highlight
CMI's World Water Day Regional Youth Workshop
Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key global water issues. World Water Day 2021 will focus on the theme of Valuing Water, (location to be confirmed soon). Youth has an important role to play in working towards regional water security and increased water...
Water and Climate Change Entrepreneurial E-Bootcamp
Nov 24, 2020 / Highlight
See Bootcamp's website
Back in June 2020, in the framework of the World Water Day organized annually by the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), the CMI, Cewas Middle East and the Mediterranean Youth for Water MedYWat network, jointly implemented an e-Hackathon which gathered 61 young participants from the Mediterranean...
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...
[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...
Arab Climate Change Assessment" Scientific Evidence from RICCAR
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...