Consultative Virtual Workshop on the World Bank - CMI/UNOPS “COVID-19 and Migration in the Mediterranean Region” Report
Nov 30, 2021 / Highlight
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI)/UNOPS and the World Bank are organizing a consultative virtual workshop on December 15, 2021, to discuss the preliminary findings of the World Bank - CMI/UNOPS report "COVID-19 and Migration in the Mediterranean''.
The report explores the challenges and opportunities for mobility in the...
[New Report] A Mediterranean Green Deal For An Effective Energy Transition As Part Of The Sustainable Post-Covid Recovery
[Interview] Visión internacional...Covid e Inmigración
[HMLN Webinar] Palestinian Regulations and Processes for Public-Private Partnerships in Municipalities
Nov 29, 2021 / Highlight
Local authorities in the Middle East and Turkey are still bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic socio-economic consequences, which added to their struggle to manage the additional social and economic pressure of hosting refugees and displaced. With rising unemployment and an increase in vulnerable households, public authorities...
The 4th Mediterranean Water Forum
Nov 24, 2021 / Highlight
Regional Approaches for Improving Water Management in the Mediterranean
December 7th, 2021 from 09:00 to 10:30 AM CET
Session pilot: Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI-UNOPS)
Why are we meeting in Malta?
The objective of the CMI session is to build on the preliminary work of IME’s Marseille regional launch workshop and enhance...
[Interview] Blanca Moreno Dodson, Mediterranean Green and Renewable Summit- MedaWeek
[Interview] Visión internacional...COVID
[Report] A Mediterranean Green Deal For An Effective Energy Transition As Part Of The Sustainable Post-Covid Recovery
Nov 17, 2021 / Library
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The Covid-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of the economies of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEM) countries. Growth has become negative, unemployment has risen, current accounts and the livelihoods of populations have been severely affected.
However, the impact of the pandemic has also increased...
[Training Schedule] Digital Literacy
[Brochure] The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI)
[Interview] Visión internacional...COP26
[Interview] Director Blanca Moreno-Dodson, IX Rencontre de la Fondation ACM
COVID-related financial challenges for South-Med universities: The way forward
Nov 11, 2021 / Library
This brief focuses on the impact the Coronavirus pandemic has had on the financial support to universities and higher education institutions in selected South-Med countries (Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco). It outlines the financial impact on the ground, proposes recommendations and practical solutions to face the shortage of funding, and lays the...
[Agenda] Building the Digital Capacity of Municipalities to Upskill Refugees and Vulnerable Communities in the Middle East and Turkey
COP 26 Water Pavilion Session on: Youth for Water: Steering Water Policymaking in the Mediterranean Region
Nov 08, 2021 / Highlight
The UK is currently hosting the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. The first-ever Water & Climate Pavilion is mobilizing the water community and partners in the global climate action community, in order to shed light on the role of water in meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement and to...
[HMLN Training] Building the Digital Capacity of Municipalities to Upskill Refugees and Vulnerable Communities in the Middle East and Turkey
Nov 01, 2021 / Highlight
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought new challenges in developing countries already dealing with the presence of refugees and displaced populations. In a situation of already high unemployment for refugees and vulnerable locals, the lockdown measures put in place in many countries led to the closure of businesses and the halt of...
Post-Covid Mediterranean Strategies
Oct 25, 2021 / Program
The Covid-19 crisis has hit economies that were already struggling as evidenced by chronically low GDP per capita growth rates, high unemployment rates for young people and graduates, rising inequalities in health and education, and subpar trade integration. A lot has been written already as to how their lack of dynamism is linked to a...
Enhancing Mediterranean Integration
Oct 25, 2021 / Program
This report describes CMI’s approach to Mediterranean integration. Released in December, it discusses progress made and remaining obstacles, ending with specific recommendations to enhance integration, considering current challenges. First, the report suggests eliminating more tariffs and nontariff barriers to the trade of goods and...
[Interview] International Vision on the Energy Crisis
[Recording] A New Era of Sustainability & Resilience in the Mediterranean - Circle the Med Forum
[Interview] International Vision on International Trade / Global Market
[Recording] Enhancing Regional Value Chains - MedThink 5+5 Forum
Oct 18, 2021 / Library
Recording of CMI's participation in the fifth annual forum of the MedThink 5+5 network, with CMI Director chairing a session on “Enhancing Regional #ValueChains in the Western Mediterranean".
In the context of the 2021 Spanish co-presidency of the 5+5 Dialogue and drawing on the Tunis Declaration adopted at the 16th Meeting of Foreign Ministers...
Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on the “livelihoods” of Syrian refugees in Jordan
Oct 11, 2021 / Library
This brief explores the impact of the economic and social disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on the living conditions of Syrian refugees residing in the Za’atari Refugee Camp - in Mafraq, northern Jordan - and on refugees residing within the Jordanian host communities -Ramtha, Mafraq, and Amman.
The purpose of this brief is to highlight...
[Interview] International Vision on SDG 17
[Interview] Outlook on MENA's Post-COVID Economy
[Report] A Post-Pandemic Growth Strategy for Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries
Sep 29, 2021 / Library
The global pandemic has prompted a re-examination of existing development strategies for growth and development. The countries of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMCs) have seen their development trajectories dimmed, and in order to provide for more sustainable and equitable income generation for their populations, a reset of growth...
Human Capital and Mobility
Sep 28, 2021 / Program
Countries of the southern Mediterranean.
Agence Française de Développement (AFD), Anna Lindh Foundation, British Council, Club de Madrid, European Investment Bank (EIB), Qatar Foundation, UNESCO, UNINETTUNO, Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Aix-Marseille University (AMU), and the World Bank
[Agenda] Perspectives on mobility and migration in the Mediterranean
[Webinar] Perspectives on Mobility and Migration in the Mediterranean
Sep 22, 2021 / Highlight
The health crisis has led to an awareness of the fragility of certain value chains: the excessive splitting of production elements, extreme geographic distance, high concentration on a few suppliers and induced dependencies, etc.
In addition, there are trends already underway that relate to the shortening of value chains,...
Co-Development & Integration
Sep 22, 2021 / Program
Before the unexpected, virulent COVID-19 pandemic occurred, studies focusing on regional integration in the Mediterranean region had highlighted the largely untapped potential to increase trade flows of goods and services, foreign direct investment, and mobility of people.
These three interlinked dimensions of regional...