Mediterranean Platform for Knowledge Exchange on Green Hydrogen
Apr 13, 2021 / Program
Reaching carbon neutrality cannot rely on renewable energy resources and electrification alone and will need the widespread development of hydrogen as a vector of decarbonization. Developing countries in the Mediterranean region with good renewable energy resources could produce green hydrogen locally, generating economic opportunities, increasing...
The Water Security Nexus in North Africa: Catalyzing Regional Coordination Around Climate Change, Resilience and Migration
Jan 21, 2021 / Program
Lead and Funding Organizations
Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) & The Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Partners include the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM-Bari), Cewas Middle-East, Agence Francaise de...
Mediterranean Water Heroes Youth Contest “Valuing Water”
Dec 10, 2020 / Highlight
CMI's World Water Day Regional Youth Workshop
Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key global water issues. World Water Day 2021 will focus on the theme of Valuing Water, (location to be confirmed soon). Youth has an important role to play in working towards regional water security and increased water...
Socio-Economic Response to COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities for Selected North Africa Countries
Nov 03, 2020 / Library
In the absence of effective therapies and vaccines, North African countries, as elsewhere, have taken comprehensive containment measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 such as closing airports and maritime boundaries, suspension of non-essential activities, and stay-at-home orders.
The first priority was clearly to keep people as healthy...
State of the Environment and Development (SoED) in the Mediterranean
Oct 25, 2020 / Library
The SoED provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of environment and development interactions in the Mediterranean region. The aim of the SoED 2020 is to increase awareness and understanding of the state of the Mediterranean, underlying driving forces and impacts, as well as to propose potential responses, while facilitating the...
[Webinar Series] Enhancing the Protection of Ecosystems through Youth Empowerment
Oct 22, 2020 / Highlight
The Mediterranean region has been classified as one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change in the world (IPCC, 2013). Building territorial resilience has become essential to adapt to stresses and shocks, whether the stresses are climatic, socio-economic, or pandemic related. One of the key elements of territorial...
Achieving Territorial Resilience Through Youth Empowerment: 1st Meeting of the Mediterranean Youth for Climate Action Network
Sep 29, 2020 / Highlight
The Mediterranean is one of the most affected regions by climate change. Building territorial resilience has become essential to adapt to stresses and shocks, whether the stresses are climatic, socio-economic, or pandemic related. One of the key elements of territorial resilience pathways includes youth empowerment....
Achieving Territorial Resilience Through Youth Empowerment: 1st Meeting of the Mediterranean Youth for Climate Action Network (AGENDA)
Internationalization of Tertiary Education in the Middle East and North Africa
Sep 15, 2020 / Library
As the first MENA regionwide report on the subject, this report was conceived out of a real need for data and analysis on internationalization, as well as a direct demand from stakeholders including tertiary education institutions in the region. Its primary objectives are to raise awareness on internationalization, to encourage its becoming a...
[MedYWat Working Papers] Water & Climate Change
Summit of the Two Shores: A Project Implementation Platform at the CMI
Jun 29, 2020 / Library
French Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian entrusted the CMI with hosting a platform for facilitating and monitoring the implementation of the projects emerging from the Sommet des Deux Rives (Summit of the Two Shores).
The Summit of the Two Shores is an initiative launched by French President Macron, involving...
[Online Workshop] Achieving Territorial Resilience through Youth Empowerment
Jun 18, 2020 / Highlight
The global crises the world is facing today are many and converge in different ways. Many scientists agree that climate change and the loss of ecosystems can be favorable to the spread of certain diseases and illnesses. Most research also recognizes that environmental degradation and, in particular, climate change will become a...
COVID-19: A Catalyst for Decarbonization and Integration of the Mediterranean Energy Market
Jun 11, 2020 / Blog entry
This Opinion piece by Senior Advisor, Dr. Silvia Pariente-David analyses the implications of the COVID-19 crisis on energy markets and on greenhouse gas emissions. It argues that only ambitious green stimulus packages can prevent a massive rebound in emissions, centered on a massive renewable energy scale-up. It then explains why Mediterranean...
[Agenda] Achieving Territorial Resilience through Youth Empowerment
Water and Climate Change Entrepreneurship E-Hackathon
May 25, 2020 / Highlight
Solutions for the Mediterranean Region
In the Framework of the World Water Day organized by the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), the CMI’s Regional Knowledge Program on Water in collaboration with the Mediterranean Youth for Water Network (MedYWat) and cewas Middle East organizing the Water and Climate Change...
Monitoring the EU ‘Clean Energy for All’ Package and Analyzing Implications for Southern Mediterranean Countries
Apr 20, 2020 / Program
Since the “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package: Implications and Opportunities for the Mediterranean was published, it has been presented on the occasion of COP 25 and at various events, such as the CLIMED conference at Ecole Polytechnique in November 2019 and at the UfM Energy Platform meeting in Barcelona in January 2020
[Agenda] World Water Day on Water and Climate Change
Mediterranean Youth Climate Heroes Contest
Mar 19, 2020 / Highlight
The purpose of this contest is to select about 50 youth from the Mediterranean region and invite them to participate in a Mediterranean Youth Forum on Climate Change organized by the Centre for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and its technical partners. This Forum will take place in the summer of 2020 in a Mediterranean...