[Summit of the Two Shores/Forum of the Mediterranean] Promoting Human, Economic and Sustainable Development in the Region
Jun 20, 2019 / Program
Background & Context
The Summit of the Two Shores, an initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron took place in Marseille on 24 June 2019. Building on unprecedented consultations with Mediterranean civil society, this event aims to boost cooperation between countries in the Western Mediterranean by implementing projects that support human,...
Producing Knowledge through the Combination of Expertise and Youthful Drive
Jun 20, 2019 / Blog entry
The CMI paired young researchers with senior experts to produce joint papers on water and migration. Through this experience, the young researchers had the chance to work closely with some of the most knowledgeable water expert around the Mediterranean region and beyond.
PAPER TITLE: ADDRESSING THE WATER-MIGRATION NEXUS: THE ROLE...
Water Scarcity Spurs Migration
Steps of Solidarity
Jun 18, 2019 / Highlight
Every year there is a special theme to highlight the World Refugee Day to draw attention to the importance of shared efforts and solidarity. The 2019 Theme is #StepWithRefugees — Take A Step on World Refugee Day. Around the world, communities, schools, businesses, faith groups and people from different sections of society are taking big...
Agenda - [Summit of the Two Shores - Regional Dialogue] Shared Views on Key Issues in the Mediterranean
[Summit of the Two Shores - Regional Dialogue] Shared Views on Key Issues in the Mediterranean
May 15, 2019 / Highlight
Civil Society and Youth’s Views for an Inclusive and Sustainable Future in the Mediterranean
In collaboration with: The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Anna Lindh Foundation (ALF), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Injuve.
The Mediterranean Youth for Water Network
May 02, 2019 / Program
If you are wondering what the key factor could be to turn around the trajectory of the water future in the Mediterranean region; we believe the answer is: Youth! The core belief that motivated the creation of the Mediterranean Youth for Water Network (MedYWat) was one that saw the value in the innovation and creativity that young people could...
[Second Edition] She too is a #WaterHero
Apr 24, 2019 / Blog entry
For so long women have represented the symbol of resilience. In the water sector they are no different. In the Middle East and North Africa, the world’s most water-stressed region, women are playing their part in protecting water and fighting water scarcity.
This project was initiated during the CMI's World Water Day Youth Workshop: Nature-based...
[Summit of the Two Shores - Youth, Education & Mobility Forum] CMI Advocates for a New Narrative on Education, Employability and Mobility
Apr 23, 2019 / Highlight
Background & Context
On 27th August 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron announced a Mediterranean summit penciled for 23rd and 24th June 2019 in Marseille, France: the Summit of the Two Shores of the Western Mediterranean. This high-level meeting will bring together Heads of State/Governments from the 5+5 Western Mediterranean Dialogue...
Michela Miletto, Deputy Coordinator, UNESCO World Water Assessment Program (UNESCO WWAP)
The Impact of the Wall on Water Access and Human Migration in Palestine
The WEM Nexus within the UfM Policy Framework of Actions
CMI 2019 Mediterranean Water Heroes Contest Winner (Zeineb Ettih PPT
Water Stress and Human Movement: Eco-Camps as an Exemplary Solution
Water, Migration and Employment - Global Water Partnership Mediterranean
Water Crisis, Unemployment, and Forced Migration in Palestinian Refugee Camps
Session Leader: Anders Jagerskog, Senior Water Resources Management Specialist, World Bank Water GP
Addressing The Water-Migration Nexus: The Role Of Water Governance In Migration Policy
Eva Mach, Program Officer, Migration, Environment and Climate Change Division(MECC), International Organization for Migration
CMI 2019 Mediterranean Water Heroes Contest Winner
Giorgia Prati, Migration and Rural Development Consultant, Food and Agriculture Organization
The Impact of the New Refugee Discourse on Water Governance in Lebanon and Jordan
Session Leader: Roula Khadra, Scientific Administrator and Water Resources Management Expert, IAMB Bari - Italy, International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM)
Ashok Swain, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Dorte Verner, Lead Agriculture Economist, Food and Agriculture Global Practice, World Bank
The Middle East and North Africa Cannot Miss The Fourth Industrial Revolution
Mar 25, 2019 / Blog entry
The traditional route of industrialization for developing countries may no longer be available for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. This should not be a source of regret, as the aspirations of the region’s young and well-educated population extend far beyond auto assembly lines. Furthermore, the repetitive work of an assembly line...