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Mar 14, 2018 / Program
Rationale Clean Energy means any source of energy which does not emit any Greenhouse Gas (GHG) when used, Renewable Energy sources can be considered as such.   Achieving the objectives of the Paris Agreement requires a massive scaling-up of Renewable Energy Sources (RES), and regional energy market... read more
Feb 13, 2018 / Program
Rationale   Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key water challenges. World Water Day 2018 focuses on “Nature for Water” to raise awareness on Nature-based Solutions for Water (NbS) in the Mediterranean. NbS are defined as “…... read more
Feb 07, 2018 / Program
Context and Rationale   Forced displacement is among the most pressing challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean region. As after six years of Syrian conflict, 92% of refugees reside outside camps.  Their socio-economic inclusion with regards to access to labor and income is still insufficient and... read more
Feb 05, 2018 / Program
Rationale   The cycle économique discussion series is the result of a consensus between intellectuals from the two shores of the Mediterranean on the need for dialogue regarding the pressing issues faced by the whole region. It consists in a working group that engages in a series of meetings, over... read more
Jan 31, 2018 / CMI News
The ninth Annual Meeting gathering members and partners of the CMI chaired by Hafez Ghanem, World Bank Vice President for the MENA region, was held with high-level participation from its country members as well as its partner organizations. The meeting was pivotal as it consisted of discussions... read more
Jan 26, 2018 / Program
 Are you between 18-35- years-old? Are you struggling with a daily problem? Do you have an idea to solve this problem, support the development of your country and advance your society? Do you have at least one friend who shares your idea and your dream? If your answer is “YES” to all four... read more
Jan 22, 2018 / Program
This year the Erasmus Programme is celebrating its 30th anniversary. The Erasmus Programme has helped millions of young people and education professionals to travel abroad, study, and gain experience and skills. It has completely transformed European universities as well as European society. As... read more
Dec 19, 2017 / Program
Background   The 4th Arab Water Forum was held from 26-28 November, 2017, in Cairo, Egypt. The Forum is a tri-annual event at which the Arab Water Council’s members from 22 Arab states, their partners and associates from the region and around the world meet.   The Forum provides a platform to... read more
Nov 24, 2017 / Program
The Context   World Water Day in the Mediterranean   Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key water challenges. World Water Day 2018 focuses on “... read more
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 10, 2017 / Program
  In the presence of the European commissioner Julian King, the Center for Mediterranean Integration joined more than 60 Euro-Mediterranean cities convening in Nice to take stand against terrorism. During the conference a common declaration consisting of 17 points of action was drafted and cosigned... read more
Oct 10, 2017 / Program
Context   The Mediterranean region has a key role to play in the implementation of the Paris Agreement (AP) on Climate Change. To achieve the objectives of the Paris agreement, renewable energy must be mobilized on a larger scale.   However, a larger-scale integration of renewable energy in the... 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