[Webinar] The Education-Skills-Mobility Nexus
Apr 12, 2022 / Highlight
Mobility in all its forms - physical, knowledge and skills - has an unprecedented role to play in education, particularly in the Mediterranean. Indeed, mobility can strengthen the quality of education, for example through new teaching methods, but also through cooperation and co-construction of curriculum, allowing for knowledge exchange...
[Agenda] Webinar on the Education - Skills - Mobility Nexus
Planeta Mundo: nuevos mercados Europa-Mediterráneo
Planeta Mundo...El Mediterráneo, un mar de oportunidades
[Press Release] Mediterranean Countries and Post-COVID Shifts in Global Value Chains
Feb 23, 2022 / Highlight
Mediterranean Countries and Post-COVID Shifts in Global Value Chains
Niche Industries offer Full Potential for Growth and Regional Integration
The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the Euro Mediterranean Forum of Institutes of Economic Sciences (FEMISE), are pleased to announce the publication of their joint analytical report on “...
[Report] Post Covid-19: Opportunities for Growth, Regional Value Chains and Mediterranean Integration
Feb 23, 2022 / Library
The report explores post-COVID opportunities for fostering growth and for deepening regional cooperation in the Mediterranean region, with a focus on five Southern and Eastern Mediterranean countries (Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia). In three thematic chapters, the report brings forward the analysis on how to deepen EU-Med...
[Forum des mondes méditerranéens] Interview Blanca Moreno-Dodson
[Dissemination event] 2021 CMI's Policy Paper on "Youth, Actors for Change: Rethinking Mobility"
Feb 14, 2022 / Highlight
The event will be structured around the presentation of the CMI policy paper on "Youth, Actors for Change: Rethinking Mobility". Giulia Marchesini, Human Capital Senior Programme Manager at the CMI/UNOPS, will present and discuss the findings and recommendations of the paper with experts and representatives from Italian institutions and...
[Forum des mondes méditerranéens] Interview Flavia Palanza
[Forum des mondes méditerranéens] Interview Matina Deen
The Role of Labor Market Panel Surveys in Assessing the COVID-19 Impact
[Session Recording] HMLN Webinar: Palestinian Regulations and Processes for Public-Private Partnerships in Municipalities
Knowledge Event on “Covid-19 Inequities in MENA: How Data and Evidence Can Help us Do Better”
Dec 23, 2021 / Highlight
Context and Rationale
COVID-19 is revealing inequities between and within countries. Poorer people tend to be more exposed to the risk of infection, less likely to be able to work from home, more likely to live in large households and Beforecramped conditions, and less likely to receive the care they need. Meanwhile, the economic impact of...
التشريعات واالجراءات الفلسطينية لشراكة القطاع الخاص والعام والممارسات الحالية على مستوى الهيئات المحلية
[Agenda] Consultative virtual workshop on the World Bank - CMI/UNOPS report “COVID-19 and Migration in the Mediterranean Region”
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...
[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...
[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...
[Session Recording] Online training series on public-private partnerships (PPPs) for municipalities hosting refugees
Public Private Partnership Municipalities or Union of Municipalities
An Introduction to Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) Presentation to Lebanese Municipalities
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] 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...
International Trade and Labor Markets: Evidence from Egypt and Post-Covid shocks