Morocco, Bouregreg Valley // Report(French only)
Egypt, Alexandria // Executive summary(Arabic only)
Towards Green Growth in Mediterranean Countries - Full Report
North African Coastal Cities Embrace a Climate-Smart Future: Highlights
Innovation Climate and Policies in the MENA Region: An Overview
Against a Backdrop of Upheaval in Relations between both Sides of the Mediterranean: Tourism, Now More than Ever, Acts as a Driver of Integration, Closer Relations, Growth, Job Creation, and Environmental Protection
Nov 20, 2014 / Blog entry
By Agnès Levallois*
The desire to discuss tourism at the workshop organized jointly by the Provence Alpes-Côte-d'Azur Region and the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) could, at first glance, seem surprising, if not out of place, in view of the situation in several southern Mediterranean countries. However, nothing could be further from...
Tourism and Upheaval in the Southern Mediterranean Countries
Nov 10, 2014 / Blog entry
By Agnes Levallois*
The Euro-Mediterranean region has faced major upheaval in recent years—an economic and financial crisis in the north and protest movements in the south. Mediterranean societies are restive; they want their voices to be heard and are demanding an active role in determining the economic and social policies to accompany the...
Reducing Water Losses
Aug 20, 2013 / Program
The World Bank.
European Investment Bank (EIB), French Development Agency (AFD).
Most water utilities in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have high levels of water losses, affecting their financial sustainability and ability to meet demand and provide continuous 24/7 water service to the population....
Regional Workshop: “Natural Capital Accounting for Green Growth in the Middle East and North Africa” (Marseille)
Aug 14, 2013 / Highlight
The objective of the workshop, a project of the Green Accounting and WAVES partnership, was to discuss the potential for green accounting and explore candidate countries in the MENA region. The “Natural Capital Accounting” workshop presented the rationale and tools to better monitor and manage natural assets and enhance their productive use to...
6th Project Steering Committee Meeting for the GEF Project (Regional Governance and Knowledge Generation) Implemented by Plan Bleu (Marseille)
Aug 14, 2013 / Highlight
This meeting aimed at completing the project’s work plan and to draw lessons from activities which have already been implemented. The event was attended by representatives from the Ministries of Environment of Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon, Egypt, and Palestinian Territories.
Water Demand Management
Jul 30, 2013 / Program
French Development Agency (AFD) and Plan Bleu.
Partners include the Mediterranean Water Institute and Tunisia’s National Public Water Supply Utility (SONEDE); ONEMA (French Agency for Water and Wetlands) is a funding partner.
Water demand in the Mediterranean is increasingly met by over-exploitation of...
Natural Capital Accounting for Green Growth in MENA
Feb 18, 2013 / Highlight
Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco have expressed interest in joining the WAVES Natural Capital Accounting (NCA) initiative. They are among the first countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to consider natural capital accounting as a means to encourage green growth, poverty reduction and job creation.
These countries, along with...
Jan 08, 2013 / Program
The World Bank, Plan Bleu, CMI, GIZ.
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), Municipalities of Beirut, Rabat and Tunis, Ministries of Environment of Lebanon, Morocco, and Tunisia, The World Bank, French Development Agency, European...
Conference on Climate Change and Natural Hazard Risks
Nov 02, 2011 / Highlight
The Middle East and North Africa region has the highest coastal concentration in the world and most of the forecasted population growth in the region will happen in coastal cities. Indeed, MENA coastal cities are home to over 60 million people today and an estimated 100 million by 2030. In addition, The Mediterranean region is one of the most...