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Jun 01, 2017 / Program
Towards Competitiveness and Equity in Tertiary Education in the MENA Region: Collaboration for Good Governance, Sustainable Financing and Internationalization    Rationale    The conference comes as a sixth in a series of regional conferences on Tertiary Education in MENA organized by the World... read more
Dec 14, 2016 / Program
Context and Rationale Cities and regions in the Mediterranean are facing numerous challenges linked to an exacerbation of social spatial inequalities such as increasing migration and high youth unemployment. Cities can be a catalyst for social, economic and cultural development. While they... read more
Jun 03, 2016 / Program
Paradigm Shifts in Tertiary Education: Improved Governance and Quality for Competitiveness and Employability Lead Organizations Center for Mediterranean Integration, Algerian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, The World Bank Group   Partners The British Council, UNESCO,... read more
Apr 14, 2016 / Program
The World Bank and CMI organized the launch of the University Governance Screening (UGSC.V2.0) in the Palestinian Territories. The event convened members of the Higher Education Network, representatives from the Ministry of... read more
Nov 17, 2015 / Program
Lead Organization(s) The World Bank and the Center for Mediterranean Integration.    Partner(s) Ministry of Education and Higher Education in each of Lebanon, Iraq, West bank and Gaza, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco.   Context The first version of the University Governance Screening Card (... read more
May 27, 2015 / Program
The World Bank/Center for Mediterranean Integration MENA Regional Program on Higher Education is organizing the 4th International Conference focusing on development of information sharing mechanisms and systems to inform policy makers on... read more
Apr 30, 2014 / Program
The last two decades have witnessed a strong push for more university autonomy around the globe, paired with a request for higher education institutions to be accountable not only to those directly involved– the academic community, students and their families – but also the wider public. As such,... read more
Sep 18, 2013 / Program
With newspaper headlines focused on violence and  political upheavals across the Middle East and North Africa region, it is easy  to forget that an annual beginning is also underway. Children from the Mashreq  to the Maghreb have started going back to school. Parents are buying school  supplies... read more
Aug 14, 2013 / Program
A presentation on the results and lessons learned from using the UGSC tool in 7 countries (Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, Iraq and West Bank and Gaza) was given at the OECD Global Conference on Higher Education in Paris.
Aug 14, 2013 / Program
A national workshop was held in the capital to discuss the results of the national report of the University Governance Screening Card.