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May 28, 2019 / Blog
Considering the increasing amount of waste in Jordan’s municipalities and the high unemployment rate, the project aims to address the lack of adequate waste disposal services, while at the same time creating employment opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian refugees.   Lead Authority or... more
Apr 16, 2019 / Blog
This project aimed at licensing and formalizing “informal” Syrian businesses in Gaziantep. It also strengthened awareness among Syrian refugee business owners on the Turkish business environment and legal regulations. The project ensured Syrian businesses’ sustainability and development, and... more
Mar 31, 2019 / Blog
"Your Job from Home" aims at providing simple and accessible jobs to certain disadvantaged social groups, by focusing on women and housewives in the host and refugee communities. The project will soon be scaled up to include more Syrian women as beneficiaries.   Lead Authority or Organization:  ... more
Feb 15, 2019 / Blog
The project has created a diversified local economy within the craft area, to train and upgrade the skills of youth to work in the various businesses working in the area.     Lead Authority or Organization:  Municipality of Sarhan Area: Sarhan, Jordan Beneficiaries: Jordanian and Syrian women and... more
Jan 22, 2019 / Report/Study
Globally, around 68.5 million people have fled their homes from conflict or persecution either as refugees, internally displaced persons, or asylum seekers. Contrary to what some may think, most of the displaced people don’t live in camps. In fact, it’s estimated that about 60%–80% of the world’s... more
Jan 21, 2019 / Blog
Yerevan Municipality implements economic programs aimed at enabling the business environment through the economic integration of Syrian businessmen in the local context, together with social activities for housing of refugees and education programs for young Syrians.     Lead Authority or... more
Jan 17, 2019 / Report/Study
This special issue of the Tunisian Journal of Urban Planning and Architecture Archibat gives the floor to the participants, organizers and speakers of the workshop held in Greater Tunis from 23 to 27 September 2018, as part of the 2018 Metropolitan Workshop Cycle co-organized by Avitem, CMI, AFD... more
Nov 27, 2018 / Blog
This interview has been produced as part of the fourth CMI Urban Hub Newsletter on Territorial and City Development and especially its “spotlight” section on urbanization & migration.     Brigitte Hoermann joined the Cities Alliance Secretariat hosted by UNOPS in July 2018. She is responsible... more
Nov 15, 2018 / Video
The Mediterranean Host Municipalities Learning Network (HMLN) is an intiative by the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) as an attempt to respond to the refugees crisis in the Middle East. Established back in 2016, the HMLN counts now 5 countries, 117+ local governments, 265+ members, 60+... more
Oct 29, 2018 / Blog
In 2017, the U.N. refugee agency, UNHCR, estimated that globally 68.5 million people had been forcefully displaced—the worst such crisis since World War II. Of these, 40 million were internally displaced peoples (IDPs), 25.4 million were refugees, and 3.1 million were asylum seekers. Over half were... more

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