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CMI News

Nov 13, 2018 / Partnerships
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... read more
Oct 16, 2018 / Partnerships
Gender Equality is key for development in the Middle East and North Africa. Countries must bridge gender gaps to achieve their full potential. CMI Manager, Blanca Moreno-Dodson, shared the CMI’s vision for guaranteeing female inclusion in all sectors at the fourth High-Level Conference on Women’s... read more
Jun 20, 2018 / Partnerships
CONTEXT   Senior policymakers from the Euro-Mediterranean area assembled to take stock of key financial sector reforms initiated in the postscript to the 2008 global financial crisis. The crisis highlighted and increased major shortcoming in capital adequacy and liquidity of banks. This, in turn,... read more
Apr 24, 2018 / Partnerships
An agreement was signed in April 2018 between the Agency for Sustainable Mediterranean Cities and Territories (AViTeM) and the Center for Mediterranean Integration strengthening the partnership linking the two institutions on the topic of urban and territorial development in the Mediterranean.  ... read more
Jan 31, 2018 / Partnerships
The ninth Annual Meeting gathering members and partners of the CMI chaired by Hafez Ghanem, World Bank Vice President for the MENA region, was held with high-level participation from its country members as well as its partner organizations. The meeting was pivotal as it consisted of discussions... read more
Dec 12, 2016 / Partnerships
The eighth Annual Meeting of members and partners of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) chaired by Hafez Ghanem, World Bank Vice President for the MENA region, was held with high-level participation from its members (Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia,... read more
Dec 10, 2015 / Partnerships
Members and Partners of the CMI convened for the center’s seventh Annual Meeting. 2015 has been an important year for the CMI. Early in the year, the CMI members decided to extend the center’s cooperation agreement for a third phase, running from July 2015 to June 2018. 2015 also marks the... read more
Sep 16, 2015 / Partnerships
  France 24, the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilizations (MuCEM) and the Center for Mediterranean Integration bring you a special Mediterranean debate from Marseille.   Every day, thousands risk their lives crossing the Mediterranean in an... read more
Sep 01, 2015 / Partnerships
The CMI is partnering with France 24 TV channel and the Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations (MuCEM) for the co-production of new trilingual TV debate show series: “The Mediterranean Debates”.   The first... read more
Jun 17, 2015 / Partnerships
The Secretary General of the Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), Mr Cosimo Lacirignola, and the Manager of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), Mr Mourad Ezzine, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to undertake joint activities to contribute towards... read more
Jun 15, 2015 / Partnerships
Following the CMI strategic business plan endorsement by its Members and Partners at the CMI Annual Meeting in December 2014, members of CMI’s Oversight Committee (OC) gathered to review the region’s challenges, discuss strategic priorities and identify opportunities for deeper collaboration within... read more
May 21, 2015 / Partnerships
“I am very pleased to conclude this agreement which will seal a privileged partnership between the channels of France Médias Monde and the Center for Mediterranean Integration” says Marie-Christine Saragosse, Chairwoman and CEO of France Médias Monde. “... read more
Apr 15, 2015 / Partnerships
By joining the CMI, Italy and the Palestinian Authority join the Center’s existing members: Governments: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, France. Local authorities: City of Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region. International financial institutions:... read more
Dec 16, 2014 / Partnerships
Following opening statements by Inger Andersen World Bank MENA Vice president, Hakim Ben Hammouda Minister of Economy and Finance in Tunisia, Michel Vauzelle President of Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region and Mourad Ezzine CMI Manager, the report provides an overview of the Center’s main... read more
Dec 16, 2014 / Partnerships
In the context of its 6th Annual Meeting held in December 2014, the CMI produced a series of posters featuring snapshots of its multi-partners programs and dialogues. As such, a series of 26 posters were produced and highlighted main CMI results. View the gallery... read more