A "New CMI" Dedicated to SGD17 "Partnerships in the Mediterranean": The CMI joins the United Nations
Sep 22, 2021 / Blog entry
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 1st, 2021, and eleven years after its creation by...
[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...
[COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE] Marseille accueille un nouveau bureau des Nations unies: le Centre pour l'intégration en Méditerranée
Sep 16, 2021 / Highlight
COMMUNIQUE DE PRESSE
MARSEILLE, 16 septembre 2021
Onze ans après sa création à Marseille en tant que partenariat entre le Gouvernement français et la Banque mondiale, et depuis le 1er juillet 2021, le Centre pour l'intégration en Méditerranée (CMI) a officiellement rejoint les Nations unies (ONU), hébergé par le Bureau des nations unies...
[PRESS RELEASE] Implementing SGD17 in the Mediterranean: The Center for Mediterranean Integration joins the United Nations with a New Mandate
Sep 14, 2021 / Highlight
MARSEILLE, September 13th, 2021
As of July 1st, 2021, and eleven years after its creation by the World Bank in Marseille, France, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) has officially joined the United Nations (UN), hosted by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). Under the auspices of the UN, the CMI...
Unlocking the Potential of Returned Migrants in South Mediterranean Countries Through a Three-Pillar Strategy
Jul 29, 2021 / Library
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 border controls, disrupted patterns of global...
International Trade and Labor Markets: Evidence from Egypt and Post-Covid shocks
[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?
The Post-Covid-19 Complementary Agenda
[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...
CMI Newsletter #66 Edition | June 2021
Summary of Speakers' Key Points: Green Hydrogen Industrial Strategies around the Mediterranean
[Interview] International Vision on Renewable Energy
Jun 23, 2021 / Library
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.
[Recording] New Dimensions of Regional Integration: From Trade to Deeper Integration
[Presentation] Some Reflections on “Enhancing Mediterranean
[Recording] Webinar - Green Hydrogen Industrial Strategies around the Mediterranean
CMI Enters a New Era: Implementing SDG 17 in the Mediterranean, Hosted by the United Nations Office for Project Services
Jun 17, 2021 / Highlight
Today, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) is the only Mediterranean regional initiative gathering international development institutions, national governments, local authorities, and civil society.
As of July 1st, 2021, and eleven years after its creation, the CMI will move up to a new phase:
THE CMI WILL OFFICIALLY JOIN THE UN...
CMI Newsletter #65 Edition | May 2021
[Interview] International Vision on Trade Integration
Jun 09, 2021 / Library
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.
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...
CMI’s 12th Annual Meeting: Marking an Exceptional Year, Heralding a New Era
Jun 02, 2021 / Highlight
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) held its twelfth annual meeting in a fully virtual format due to COVID-19 restrictions. This, however, did not prevent the success of the reunion with an online attendance of high-level representatives from all members and partner organizations. The meeting, chaired by the World Bank's Strategy and...
[Agenda] CMI Annual Meeting 2021
CMI Annual Meeting 2021 Recording
[Presentation] Roberta Malee Bassett , Global Lead for Tertiary Education, Education Global Practice, World Bank
[Agenda] Flagship report “Transforming Markets for More and Better Jobs in MENA”
[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...
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...
[Interview] International Vision on Migration
May 25, 2021 / Library
Interviewed by Paco Doblas for Aragón Radio, CMI Manager, Blanca Moreno-Dodson, notes that COVID-19 has been a step backwards in the inclusion of refugees because many of the resources for hosting have been focused on meeting the emergencies of the pandemic. However, "The COVID-19 crisis is a crisis of inequality, and its impact is not so much...
[2021 Results] Dialogue of the Two Shores