CMI’s 10th Annual Meeting: Reflections, Results & New Ideas
Mar 13, 2019 / Highlight
Paris, France, 23 January: The tenth Annual Meeting gathering members and partners of the CMI and chaired by Ferid Belhaj, World Bank Vice President for the MENA region, was held with high-level participation from the Center’s country members as well as its partner organizations. With the CMI entering its 10th year, the meeting was of strategic...
[Interview] Synergy for Impact: UFM and CMI Seal Partnership
Feb 19, 2019 / Library
Interview with Nasser Kamel, Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean & CMI Manager Blanca Moreno-Dodson.
[Interview] WB & CMI Partner for the Launch of the 5+5 “Summit of the Two Shores of the Mediterranean”
Feb 19, 2019 / Library
Interview with WB MNA Chief Economist Rabah Arezki and CMI Manager Blanca Moreno-Dodson.
Morocco, France, Germany, Portugal, and Spain Agree to Foster Corporate Trade of Renewable Electricity Between Each Other
Feb 06, 2019 / Blog entry
The 5 countries have signed on December 20, 2018 in Brussels a joint declaration that lays out their plan to facilitate cross-border trade of renewable electricity from producers to corporate consumers.
At COP 22, France, Germany, Morocco, Portugal and Spain signed the SET (Sustainable Electricity Trade) Roadmap: a declaration that would...
Young Mediterranean Water Heroes: Water and Migration
Feb 06, 2019 / Highlight
CMI World Water Day 2019 Regional Youth Workshop, 25-28 March 2018 (Marrakesh, Morocco)
Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key water challenges. World Water Day 2019 will focus on “Leaving No One Behind - Water and Migration”, or how to provide safe water and sanitation for all by 2030, including the most...
Mediterra: Migration and Inclusive Rural Development in the Mediterranean
Jan 21, 2019 / Highlight
The International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM) and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) co-directed the new edition of the report “Mediterra. Migration and Inclusive Development in the Mediterranean”. Every two years, Mediterra gives the floor to experts and partner institutions to better understand the...
Mobilization of Syrian investors and the private sector to boost local economic development in refugee hosting municipalities
Enabling Business Environment and Private Sector Mobilization: Armenia, Yerevan Municipality; Economic Programs for Refugees
Jan 21, 2019 / Blog entry
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 Organization: Yerevan Municipality
Perilous Crossings: A Comparative Look at Risk for Immigration in the United States and Europe
Jan 07, 2019 / Highlight
Background & Context
Along the continuum of the immigrant experience – is the underlying theme taken up by four scholars from different academic perspectives in this comparative conference. Human migration has always been an uncertain endeavor, leaving behind friends, family and familiar territory for a chance at a better life. In recent...
Attracting Foreign Investments in Refugee-Owned Business
Building a Favorable Regulatory Environment, John Speakman
LED in Host Communities, Concept Note & Agenda
LED Compendium Presentation, Gilda Borriello
Towards Competitive Cities in Forced Displacement Contexts, Ashutosh Raina
LED Thematic Survey Results
UN Habitat Commits to Implementing the Global Compact on Migration
Dec 12, 2018 / Highlight
On the back drop of the Intergovernmental Conference to adopt the Global Compact for Migration for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, UN-Habitat contributed to the 5th Mayoral Forum Mayoral Forum on Human Mobility, Migration and Development and organized a side event alongside the Intergovernmental Conference. Together with partners from the...
The Mediterranean Host Municipalities Learning Network (HMLN): Championing Local Economic Development Since 2016
Nov 15, 2018 / Library
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+ institutional and local partners. It aims at...
[Compendium] Experiences in Hosting Refugees: Local Economic Development in Host Communities
التضافر من أجل إحداث التأثير: احتفاءً بالذكرى السنوية العاشرة، الاتحاد من أجل المتوسط ومركز التكامل المتوسطي يرسخان شراكتهما من أجل التنمية في منطقة البحر الأبيض المتوسط
Une synergie pour un plus grand impact : Pour leur 10ème anniversaire l’Union pour la Méditerranée et le Centre pour l’Intégration en Méditerranée scellent un partenariat pour le développement en Méditerranée
[Spanish] Una sinergia para un mayor impacto: Para su 10º aniversario, la Unión por el Mediterráneo y el Centro para la Integración en el Mediterráneo sellan una colaboración para el desarrollo en la región
UFM and CMI Seal Partnership
Nov 13, 2018 / Highlight
Marseille, France, 13 November 2018 – The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), and the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) signed a 3-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) marking the launch of a new collaboration agreement between the two organizations. The parties will cooperate on promoting development and integration in the Euro-...
Proceedings - Workshop: Fiscal Reforms for Low Carbon Growth in the Mediterranean
[Youth Debate] Youth and Mobility in the Mediterranean!
Nov 07, 2018 / Highlight
This event is open to the public and entrance is free, so don't hesitate to join us!
46.5% of the total population in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is under the age of 25 making it one most youthful regions worldwide.
However, about 30% of the youth population is currently unemployed. Youth unemployment has...
CMI Mediterranean Water Heroes Contest around World Water Day 2019 on Water and Migration
Oct 30, 2018 / Highlight
Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key global water issues. World Water Day 2019 will focus on Water and Migration. Youth has an important role to play in working towards regional water security and increased water awareness. Young people are involved in innovative water-related projects and research around the...
Mario Mansour, International Monetary Fund (IMF)- Taxation and the Environment in MENA
Mario Ragwitz, Fraunhofer-Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) – The Evolution Toward Market Mechanisms Such As Auctions in the European Union Under the New RES Directive
Waleed Alsuraih, World Bank - Role of Regional Trade in Supporting scale-up RES
Kurt Van Dender, Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Tax Policy Aspects of Decarbonisation
Jacques Percebois, Montpellier University / CREDEN / Climate Economics Chair - La promotion des énergies renouvelables: approche méthodologique