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Oct 16, 2017 / Program
  The Islamic World Academy of Sciences (IAS), in collaboration with the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA) and Necmettin Erbakan University, organized the 21st Conference of the Islamic Academy of Science (IAS) under the theme “Science, Technology and Innovation for Global Peace and Prosperity”... read more
Oct 16, 2017 / Program
Rationale   After six years of Syrian conflict, local governments hosting refugees are facing a number of challenges for securing the welfare of both their host and refugee communities. They are feeling the need to alleviate the existing pressure on and to reduce unemployment and competition over... read more
Oct 10, 2017 / Program
Vers une énergie propre pour la Méditerranée : le rôle de l’intégration régionale des marchés de l’électricité   Contexte   La Méditerranée a un rôle clef à jouer dans la mise en oeuvre des Accords de Paris (AP) sur les changements climatiques. Pour atteindre les objectifs des AP, les énergies... read more
Oct 06, 2017 / Program
Rationale   The MENA region is rich in solar resources, which harnessed through technologies such as Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) and Thermal Energy Storage (TES) could help countries in the region meet their growing energy needs with clean power. However, some obstacles remain in the... read more
Sep 28, 2017 / Program
Rational    Water has always posed great challenges for the Middle East and North Africa. With rapid growth, regional instability, and climate change, these challenges are more pressing than ever. This report describes how the region’s current water challenges go far beyond age-old constraints of... read more
Sep 26, 2017 / Program
Overview   Education for Competitiveness (E4C) is an initiative designed to support countries in strengthening their education and training systems for improved outcomes, including higher productivity, growth, social cohesion and inclusion. E4C adopts a regional approach that responds to MENA... read more
Jul 24, 2017 / Program
Rationale   The “Syrian Diaspora Business Forum”, held in Eschborn, Germany on February 2017 and organized by the World Bank in cooperation with CMI and other development partners, convened more than 100 regional... read more
Jul 02, 2017 / Program
  Rationale   In the Mediterranean region there are about 140 million young (aged 15-29) women and men. That is almost 20 percent of the population. They account for a large reservoir of untapped human resources, with the world’s highest unemployment rate among youth and the lowest participation of... read more
Jun 28, 2017 / Program
LES INSCRIPTIONS SONT OUVERTES! Programme de Renforcement de Capacité des Décideurs de la Planification des Transports Urbains     Objectifs du programme   La prochaine session de formation francophone du programme de « Renforcement de capacité des décideurs de la planification des transports... read more
Jun 20, 2017 / Program
Each year, thousands of people flee their countries to find refuge in other parts of the world which can be due to famine, poverty, wars, or persecutions. The World Refugee Day is a chance for people from all over the world to stop and think about the... read more
Jun 14, 2017 / Program
The webinar, taking place online on Tuesday 20th of June, 2017 at 2pm time in Dubai, is free to attend and it is organized by the World Bank MENA CSP Knowledge & Innovation Program. Places are free but limited, offered on a first come first served basis at http... read more
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
May 30, 2017 / Program
Rationale    In recent years, digital technologies have created new financial sector challenges and opportunities. In many Euro-Mediterranean countries, technology innovation is allowing for the digital deployment of traditional financial services (remittances, payments, credit, savings), and... read more
May 30, 2017 / Program
Context and rationale   The members of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) Urban Hub held on May 4-5, 2017 at the Villa Valmer, Marseille, France an inaugural workshop.   This workshop convened more than 50 national and local government representatives, urban practitioners, researchers... read more
May 04, 2017 / Program
[Workshop] EU ‘Clean Energy for All Europeans’ Package Explained to Mediterranean Countries    Context   The Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) launched, in November 2015, the Mediterranean Forum on Electricity and Climate Change, a permanent discussion platform among countries,... read more

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