[Session Recording] HMLN Webinar: Palestinian Regulations and Processes for Public-Private Partnerships in Municipalities
Knowledge Event on “Covid-19 Inequities in MENA: How Data and Evidence Can Help us Do Better”
Dec 23, 2021 / Highlight
Context and Rationale
COVID-19 is revealing inequities between and within countries. Poorer people tend to be more exposed to the risk of infection, less likely to be able to work from home, more likely to live in large households and Beforecramped conditions, and less likely to receive the care they need. Meanwhile, the economic impact of...
التشريعات واالجراءات الفلسطينية لشراكة القطاع الخاص والعام والممارسات الحالية على مستوى الهيئات المحلية
[Agenda] Consultative virtual workshop on the World Bank - CMI/UNOPS report “COVID-19 and Migration in the Mediterranean Region”
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...
[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...
[Interview] Director Blanca Moreno-Dodson, IX Rencontre de la Fondation ACM
[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
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...
[Interview] International Vision on the Energy Crisis
[Interview] International Vision on International Trade / Global Market
[Recording] Enhancing Regional Value Chains - MedThink 5+5 Forum
Oct 18, 2021 / Library
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 Declaration adopted at the 16th Meeting of Foreign Ministers...
[Interview] International Vision on SDG 17
[Interview] Outlook on MENA's Post-COVID Economy
[Report] A Post-Pandemic Growth Strategy for Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries
Sep 29, 2021 / Library
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 generation for their populations, a reset of growth...
Co-Development & Integration
Sep 22, 2021 / Program
Before the unexpected, virulent COVID-19 pandemic occurred, studies focusing on regional integration in the Mediterranean region had highlighted the largely untapped potential to increase trade flows of goods and services, foreign direct investment, and mobility of people.
These three interlinked dimensions of regional...
[PRESS RELEASE] Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI): Morocco Elected President of the Oversight Committee for 2021-2024
Sep 21, 2021 / Highlight
Marseille, France, 20 September 2021 –As part of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) governance reform, which now provides for a rotating presidency among the member countries of the Center, the Kingdom of Morocco has taken on, as of July 1, 2021, the presidency of this strategic center for collaboration between Mediterranean...
International Trade and Labor Markets: Evidence from Egypt and Post-Covid shocks
The Post-Covid-19 Complementary Agenda
[Agenda] Knowledge Event on “Trade, Employment and Post-COVID Integration in Global Value Chains (GVCs)” What accompanying policies are needed to reap employment benefits in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia?
On Trade Policy and Inclusiveness: What is at Stake?
[Webinar] Trade, Employment and Post-COVID Integration in Global Value Chains (GVCs)
Jul 15, 2021 / Highlight
[Webinar] Trade, Employment and Post-COVID Integration in Global Value Chains (GVCs)"
What accompanying policies are needed to reap employment benefits
in Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia?
27 JULY 2021 | 15:00-17:30 PARIS TIME (09:00-11:30 AM EDT)
By allowing countries to specialize in producing the goods and services where they have...
Summary of Speakers' Key Points: Green Hydrogen Industrial Strategies around the Mediterranean
[Recording] New Dimensions of Regional Integration: From Trade to Deeper Integration
[Presentation] Some Reflections on “Enhancing Mediterranean
Designing Realistic Green Economic Recovery Plans after the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Cyprus and Policy Implications for the Mediterranean
Jun 02, 2021 / Library
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 economic recovery strategy aligned with...
[Webinar] Flagship report: Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA
May 31, 2021 / Highlight
Virtual consultative workshop
Flagship report “Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA”: Virtual consultative
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the World Bank, in partnership with the Policy Center for the New South, are organizing a virtual consultative workshop on June 7, 2021, to engage youth...
[Agenda] Flagship report “Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA”
Digital Revitalization of the Agri-food Sector in Mashreq: Focus on Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon
May 28, 2021 / Library
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 transformation process and by supporting the transition...