An Introduction to Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Presentation to Lebanese Municipalities
Public Private Partnership Municipalities or Union of Municipalities
[HMLN Training] Building the Digital Capacity of Municipalities to Upskill Refugees and Vulnerable Communities in the Middle East and Turkey
Nov 01, 2021 / Highlight
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought new challenges in developing countries already dealing with the presence of refugees and displaced populations. In a situation of already high unemployment for refugees and vulnerable locals, the lockdown measures put in place in many countries led to the closure of businesses and the halt of...
[Interview] International Vision on the Energy Crisis
[HMLN Webinar] Online training series on public-private partnerships (PPPs) for municipalities hosting refugees
Oct 21, 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...
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the “livelihoods” of Syrian refugees in Jordan
Oct 11, 2021 / Library
This brief explores the impact of the economic and social disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on the living conditions of Syrian refugees residing in the Za’atari Refugee Camp - in Mafraq, northern Jordan - and on refugees residing within the Jordanian host communities -Ramtha, Mafraq, and Amman.
The purpose of this brief is to highlight...
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...
Summary of Speakers' Key Points: Green Hydrogen Industrial Strategies around the Mediterranean
[Interview] International Vision on Renewable Energy
Jun 23, 2021 / Library
Interviewed by Paco Doblas for Aragón Radio, CMI Manager, Blanca Moreno-Dodson, notes that Europe will have to collaborate with the southern and eastern Mediterranean countries, rich in renewable energy, to achieve its goal of climate neutrality by 2050.
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...
[Interview] International Vision on Refugees in the Mediterranean
May 19, 2021 / Library
Interviewed by Paco Doblas for Aragón Radio, CMI Manager, Blanca Moreno-Dodson, notes that COVID-19 has been a step backwards in the inclusion of refugees because many of the resources for hosting have been focused on meeting the emergencies of the pandemic. However, "The COVID-19 crisis is a crisis of inequality, and its impact is not so much...
National Climate Change Data Sets to Support Planning and Investment in Morocco
Apr 29, 2021 / Library
The data sets relate to the activity report named “Understanding Morocco’s Climate Futures – Using National climate change data sets to support planning and investment” which was presented and discussed during an e-workshop to the attention of Morocco’s national stakeholder on February 3, 2021.
The data are organized in two packages. The first...
[ONLINE TRAINING] Approaches, Methods and Tools for Host Municipalities to Engage with the Private Sector
Apr 28, 2021 / Highlight
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought new challenges in countries already struggling to manage the additional social and economic pressure of hosting refugees and displaced. The lockdown measures put in place in many countries led to closure of businesses and halt of economic activities. Although social support measures were put in...
[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
Webinar Program and Agenda - How can Municipalities Hosting Refugees Work with The Private Sector for Economic Recovery?
Metropolitan Workshops 2021: Facts Sheet
Metropolitan Workshops 2021: Brochure
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,...
Promoting Data-Driven Processes in the Response and Recovery from the Pandemic through Regional Collaboration and Peer Learning
Apr 21, 2021 / Library
This policy brief investigates the vital role of data-driven decision-making in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic. It begins with setting the context by elaborating on existing practices and challenges towards a data-driven approach in decision making. The brief cites regional examples from the South Mediterranean, sub-Saharan Africa, and...
[Webinar] How can Municipalities Hosting Refugees Work with The Private Sector for Economic Recovery?
Apr 13, 2021 / Highlight
COVID-19 has had severe economic impacts on local economies and communities, particularly the most vulnerable. The pandemic has disrupted supply chains and led to reverse migration, stagnant rural non-farm economies, and devastating consequences for community/women groups, youth, and informal workers. Extreme poverty is likely to...
[HMLN Webinar] Funding Opportunities for Development Projects in Municipalities Hosting Refugees
Mar 22, 2021 / Highlight
Following HMLN members’ requests, the CMI and the GIZ Connective Cities Program have been working together to increase municipal capacities in finding alternative sources of funding. Among the activities, Connective cities led a Practitioners’ Workshop on “Local Economic Development and Job Creation in the Middle East and North Africa...
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...
[Report] Understanding Morocco’s Climate Futures – Using National climate change data sets to support planning and investment
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
Etude du Nexus de la Sécurité de l’Eau en Afrique du Nord