His Excellency Mr. Tarek Mahdi, Governor of Alexandria, Egypt, visited the CMI on December 3rd during a trip organized by the City of Marseille as part of the ongoing cooperation between Marseille and Alexandria. He was welcomed in the Villa Valmer by Mourad Ezzine, the CMI Manager.
In a group... read more
The CMI organized a workshop in Tunis to present and discuss the outcomes of the study with the national and local authorities. The inception report of the study on “Adaptation to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management in Algiers” was reviewed and approved by the steering committee of the... read more
Upon the request of the Direction de l'Urbanisme, of the Ministry of Public Facilities, a training session was organized, dedicated to technical staff from a broad range of Tunisian institutions responsible for urban planning.
The objective of the session was to facilitate a dialogue between youth NGO representatives and local authorities addressing innovative practices and encouraging Mediterranean local authorities to better integrate youth and, more broadly, civil society in urban development planning. Overall,... read more
At the request of CRD, CDC/CMI launched a land management study in 2012. The workshop provided the opportunity for Lebanese experts to comment on the draft report before it was finalized and disseminated more broadly.
Medcities, in close coordination with CMI, organized a panel on cooperation and urban development which focused on decentralized city-to-city cooperation involving national governments, city stakeholders, and citizenship. Cooperation is considered as a tool for launching and implementing projects... read more
The MENApolis project is a prospective study showing urban sprawl and demographic trends in Mediterranean cities, available on Google Earth and Google Map.
It shows urban population figures from 1960 to 2010, and it makes use of statistical and spatial data as well as of satellite imagery to... read more