Recording of CMI's participation in the fifth annual forum of the MedThink 5+5 network, with CMI Director chairing a session on “Enhancing Regional #ValueChains in the Western Mediterranean".
In the context of the 2021 Spanish co-presidency of the 5+5 Dialogue and drawing on the Tunis... more
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... more
The global pandemic has prompted a re-examination of existing development strategies for growth and development. The countries of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMCs) have seen their development trajectories dimmed, and in order to provide for more sustainable and equitable income... more
Dear Partners, Colleagues, and Friends of the CMI,
On behalf of the CMI Members and team, I am glad to announce the birth of the "New CMI". We have been busy completing this transition over the summer. Below is a recapitulation of the main novelties:
CMI Joins the United Nations
As of July... more
The present policy brief discusses cross-country cooperation opportunities in the area of human mobility and returns migration for South Mediterranean countries (Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Israel, and Lebanon). The COVID-19 crisis, accompanied by travel restrictions and increased... more
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.
Interviewed by Paco Doblas for Aragón Radio, CMI Manager, Blanca Moreno-Dodson, points out that the EU can do a lot for Mediterranean trade integration, but so can the recipient countries, fostering the business climate and the role of SMEs.
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... more
Sustainably developing the agri-food sector in Mashreq countries is of paramount importance for food security, job creation, expanded export potential, and social stability and inclusion.Digital technologies could create a new momentum for economic development by accelerating the structural... more