How is Qudra Intending to Mainstream Social cohesion in their Service Delivery Support?
CMI Meets ALNAP to Discuss Sharing Best Practices on the Refugee Crisis
Dec 05, 2016 / Highlight
CMI refugee program team met with Leah Cambell, Research Officer at ALNAP (Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action) to discuss knowledge sharing tools and practices on refugees and host communities, specifically on the Syrian Refugee Crisis.
ALNAP is an international interagency forum working to improve...
Refugees Knowledge Base
Dec 01, 2016 / Library
Compiles evidence-based analyses, innovative actions and solutions to develop more effective responses to the refugee crisis and ensure the welfare of both refugees and host communities.
Access the Refugees Knowledge Base here.
Strengthening Social Peace: CMI-GIZ Workshop in Turkey
Nov 30, 2016 / Blog entry
'Social cohesion develops when people accept each other! When they live in peace and dignity with each other and communicate, too!' says Yasmin Holoubi, a young Syrian woman from Aleppo. After her sister was injured in a bomb attack, Yasmin fled with her from the ruined city. Their father, a doctor, wanted to stay and help. He is still there to...
Detailed Workshop Report: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Host Municipalities
Strengthening Survival Skills of Displaced People in Şanlıurfa
Opening Doors and Minds: Urban Migrant Inclusion in Policy and Practice
Mediterranean Refugees and Migrants Newsletter - Issue 5
[Interview] How Has the Refugees' Influx Impacted the Economy of the Hosting Communities in Jordan and Lebanon
Nov 21, 2016 / Library
The Middle East and North Africa region could remain trapped in a cycle of instability without the resources to manage the current consequences of conflict and seize opportunities for peace as soon as they arise. To meet the scale of the need, the World Bank Group, United Nations and the Islamic Development Bank Group have launched a new...
[Interview] How Has the Concessional Financial Initiative Supported Hosting Communities in Jordan and Lebanon
Nov 21, 2016 / Library
The World Bank Group, the United Nations and the Islamic Development Bank Group launched a new financing initiative to scale-up financing in the Middle East and North Africa to help countries hosting significant refugee populations, countries impacted by conflict, as well as countries that have significant investment needs to achieve economic...
[Photo Reportage] Life Away from Syria
Nov 17, 2016 / Highlight
The outcomes of the Syrian crisis fall the hardest on those who found themselves suddenly forced to leave their normal life behind and run for their lives seeking refuge in a country that is so foreign to them. Life away from Syria is not normal and in a country like Turkey where the language is different, more odds are stacked against those...
An Integrated Solid Waste Management Scheme
Waste Management: Gaziantep, Turkey Example
CMI Host Municipalities Network
Istanbul Experience in Solid Waste management
[In Turkish] Workshop and Summit Findings
Ministry of Municipal Affairs: Sarhan Municipality
Syrian Social Gathering Photo Presentation
Social Innovation for Refugee Inclusion
Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Host Municipalities
Social Cohesion Concepts and Measurement
Center for Mediterranean Integration Workshop on Social Cohesion for Host Municipalities
Zaatri Manshiah Municipality
Framing Notes: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Municipalities Hosting Refugees
Concept Note: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Host Municipalities
Agenda: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Host Municipalities
Peer-to-Peer Learning Workshop: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Municipalities Hosting Refugees
Oct 19, 2016 / Highlight
Context and Rationale
Following the exchanges from the Peer to Peer learning workshop “Mediterranean Municipalities at the Forefront of the Refugee Crisis” which took place in Amman May 30-June 1st, 2016, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) launched a Host Municipalities Learning Network in September 2016. Within the framework of this...
The Global Concessional Financing Facility Provides Development Support on Concessional terms to Middle-income Countries Impacted by Refugee Crises across the World
Oct 18, 2016 / Library
The MENA Concessional Financing Facility was launched in April 2016 through a partnership between the World Bank Group, United Nations, and Islamic Development Bank Group and since it has made rapid progress in providing urgent support to help Jordan and Lebanon address the impact of Syrian refugees.