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Jan 22, 2019 / Program
Two intergovernmentally-negotiated agreements aiming to improve migration governance were ratified in December 2018 under the auspices of the United Nations (UN): (i) The Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (... read more
Jan 21, 2019 / Program
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... read more
Jan 17, 2019 / Program
Context and Rationale   The second workshop of the 2018 cycle on urban and territorial development, organized by Avitem, CMI, AFD and GIZ took place in Greater Tunis in September 2018, after a first workshop held in Tangier and Tetouan in May 2018. The rationale for choosing Greater Tunis was: A... read more
Dec 19, 2018 / Program
Context:   To support local governments dealing with a high influx of forcibly displaced, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) periodically organizes knowledge exchange, capacity building and learning activities for municipal representatives who are members of the Host Municipalities... read more
Dec 12, 2018 / Program
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... read more
Dec 11, 2018 / Program
  Challenges   Common challenges shared by Mediterranean countries: at the beginning of the 21st century, the Mediterranean faces major challenges created by its urban transformation, its integration into globalization, its ecological transition, its social and territorial cohesion or even the... read more
Dec 03, 2018 / Program
Background   46.5% of the total population in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is under the age of 24 making it one most youthful regions worldwide.   However, young populations throughout the region are experiencing a threefold exclusion on the economic, social and political levels,... read more
Nov 22, 2018 / CMI News
The Founder of the Mediterranean Growth Initiative (MGI), Cleopatra Kitti, and the Manager of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), Blanca Moreno-Dodson, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop and undertake collaborative activities to foster the cooperation among the... read more
Nov 13, 2018 / CMI News
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
Nov 07, 2018 / Program
    This event is open to the public and entrance is free, so don't hesitate to join us!     Background   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... read more
Oct 16, 2018 / CMI News
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
Oct 15, 2018 / Program
[Workshop] Youth as Drivers for Change in the Mediterranean   Background      Young people from the Mediterranean face a threefold exclusion on the economic, social and political levels, preventing them... read more
Oct 08, 2018 / Program
Background   In December 2017, participants at the One Planet Summit cautioned that “we are losing the battle” on climate change and we are “nowhere near” being able to contain rising temperatures to between 1.5°C to 2°C.   Altering the trajectory of carbon emissions will require operationalizing... read more
Sep 27, 2018 / Program
  Background   The Mediterranean region is the most water scarce region in the world and one of the most vulnerable to climate change and extreme weather events. Combating water scarcity in order to reduce environmental damage effects could be conducive to job creation and entrepreneurship,... read more

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