CMI Newsletter #69 Edition | November 2021
La Méditerranée, plateforme de solutions et de réponses à la gestion de l’eau : Vers une gestion optimisée des services d’eau et d’assainissement Audit et amélioration des performances hydrauliques des systèmes d’alimentation en eau potable
WATERMED 4.0 : Smart water technologies applied to improve the quality and efficiency of Mediterranean agriculture in semi-arid areas
HYDROUSA : Regenerative Nature Inspired water solutions with innovative exploitation models
[Interview] The 4th Mediterranean Water Forum
Consultative Virtual Workshop on the World Bank - CMI/UNOPS “COVID-19 and Migration in the Mediterranean Region” Report
Nov 30, 2021 / Highlight
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI)/UNOPS and the World Bank are organizing a consultative virtual workshop on December 15, 2021, to discuss the preliminary findings of the World Bank - CMI/UNOPS report "COVID-19 and Migration in the Mediterranean''.
The report explores the challenges and opportunities for mobility in the...
[New Report] A Mediterranean Green Deal For An Effective Energy Transition As Part Of The Sustainable Post-Covid Recovery
[Interview] Visión internacional...Covid e Inmigración
[HMLN Webinar] Palestinian Regulations and Processes for Public-Private Partnerships in Municipalities
Nov 29, 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...
The 4th Mediterranean Water Forum
Nov 24, 2021 / Highlight
Regional Approaches for Improving Water Management in the Mediterranean
December 7th, 2021 from 09:00 to 10:30 AM CET
Session pilot: Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI-UNOPS)
Why are we meeting in Malta?
The objective of the CMI session is to build on the preliminary work of IME’s Marseille regional launch workshop and enhance...
[Interview] Blanca Moreno Dodson, Mediterranean Green and Renewable Summit- MedaWeek
[Interview] Visión internacional...COVID
[Report] A Mediterranean Green Deal For An Effective Energy Transition As Part Of The Sustainable Post-Covid Recovery
Nov 17, 2021 / Library
Watch a summary video
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of the economies of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEM) countries. Growth has become negative, unemployment has risen, current accounts and the livelihoods of populations have been severely affected.
However, the impact of the pandemic has also increased...
[Training Schedule] Digital Literacy
[Brochure] The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI)
CMI Newsletter #68 Edition | October 2021
[Interview] Visión internacional...COP26
[Interview] Director Blanca Moreno-Dodson, IX Rencontre de la Fondation ACM
COVID-related financial challenges for South-Med universities: The way forward
Nov 11, 2021 / Library
This brief focuses on the impact the Coronavirus pandemic has had on the financial support to universities and higher education institutions in selected South-Med countries (Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco). It outlines the financial impact on the ground, proposes recommendations and practical solutions to face the shortage of funding, and lays the...
[Agenda] Building the Digital Capacity of Municipalities to Upskill Refugees and Vulnerable Communities in the Middle East and Turkey
COP 26 Water Pavilion Session on: Youth for Water: Steering Water Policymaking in the Mediterranean Region
Nov 08, 2021 / Highlight
The UK is currently hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. The first-ever Water & Climate Pavilion is mobilizing the water community and partners in the global climate action community, in order to shed light on the role of water in meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement and to...
[Regional Dialogue] A Post-Pandemic Growth Strategy for Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries
Nov 08, 2021 / Highlight
Towards Sustainable Development Models in a post-covid Mediterranean: AMSE-CMI Knowledge and Policy Dialogues
Event 1. “A Post-Pandemic Growth Strategy for Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries”
The global pandemic has prompted a re-examination of existing development strategies for growth and development. The countries of the...
[Session Recording] Online training series on public-private partnerships (PPPs) for municipalities hosting refugees
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...
Post-Covid Mediterranean Strategies
Oct 25, 2021 / Program
The Covid-19 crisis has hit economies that were already struggling as evidenced by chronically low GDP per capita growth rates, high unemployment rates for young people and graduates, rising inequalities in health and education, and subpar trade integration. A lot has been written already as to how their lack of dynamism is linked to a...
Enhancing Mediterranean Integration
Oct 25, 2021 / Program
This report describes CMI’s approach to Mediterranean integration. Released in December, it discusses progress made and remaining obstacles, ending with specific recommendations to enhance integration, considering current challenges. First, the report suggests eliminating more tariffs and nontariff barriers to the trade of goods and...
Badri and Salim El Meouchi (EBSM)
[Interview] International Vision on the Energy Crisis