What Will It Take to Improve Competitiveness and Employability in the MENA?
May 08, 2016 / Blog entry
The last two decades have witnessed a strong push for more university autonomy around the globe, paired with a request for higher education institutions to be accountable not only to those directly involved– the academic community, students and their families – but also the wider public. As such, the topic of quality assurance has played a...
[Workshop Video] Launch of WB/UNHCR Report: “The Welfare of Syrian Refugees: Evidence from Jordan and Lebanon”
Apr 29, 2016 / Highlight
Senior governmental representatives, World Bank specialists and United Nations officials as well as members from the civil society gathered in Paris for a cross-regional exchange between Middle Eastern and European countries hosting refugees, on the analytical findings, and policy implications, of the World Bank/UNHCR study “The Welfare of Syrian...
Young Tunisian Entrepreneurs Push to Change Attitudes to Jobs
Apr 27, 2016 / Blog entry
Five years after its political revolution, Tunisia’s government has acknowledged economic challenges, including a lack of foreign investment and a high unemployment rate. Many Tunisians call for a second revolution, this time for economic opportunities, including entrepreneurship and the employment it creates. Although being an entrepreneur in...
Building a University Governance Screening Card for MENA (and beyond)
University Governance Screening Card: Version 2 Launched in the Palestinian Territories
Apr 14, 2016 / Highlight
The World Bank and CMI organized the launch of the University Governance Screening (UGSC.V2.0) in the Palestinian Territories. The event convened members of the Higher Education Network, representatives from the Ministry of Higher education and local partner organizations. The UGSC.V2.0 is developed by the Higher Education Program to assess the...
The Repercussions of the Syrian Refugee Crisis on Lebanon: the Challenge of Providing Services and Creating Jobs
Economic Development and Employment - Shaping Migration
Water Management: Jobs for the Future? Testimonies from the MENA Region
Mar 23, 2016 / Blog entry
The needs for investment in the water sector are considerable in the Mediterranean region. Water demand - driven by urbanization, the development of tourism, irrigated agriculture and industrialization - is growing rapidly. The water sector should also be able to respond promptly to the various natural and human crises that could arise: droughts...
The Impact of Syrian Businesses in Turkey
Mar 21, 2016 / Blog entry
In Turkey, as in other countries, refugees are often seen as an unmitigated burden, taking jobs from locals, straining public resources, and stoking fears of rising crime and terrorism. Clearly there are significant costs and risks shouldered by host countries, but there is another side to the story—the contributions made by refugees as they bring...
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Monitoring and Evaluating Employment and Vocational Training Programs
Mar 17, 2016 / Highlight
The World Bank, the French Development Agency and the Center for Mediterranean Integration organized a regional knowledge sharing and capacity building workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of employment and Technical and Vocational Training (TVET) programs.
The workshop, which was officially launched by the Moroccan Minister of...
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