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Sep 16, 2015 / Program
The CoMun-GIZ program, in partnership with Medcities and the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI), organized a two days exchange on « Organisational structures of the Craft Trade Sector and Innovative Approaches » on September 10, 2015 in Tunis and September 11, 2015, in Sousse, Tunisia.   ... read more
Jul 16, 2015 / Program
On July 21st, the Municipality of Sfax and its Knowledge Transfer Centre (KTC) supported by MedCities will organize a participatory workshop on the optimization of waste management in the Medina.   This workshop is part of the technical assistance that is being provided to the city of Sfax... read more
Jun 15, 2015 / Program
The MedCities network and the Knowledge Transfer Center (KTC) of Al Fayhaa, in partnership with the CoMun-GIZ program, the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) and the World Bank, are organizing the second Regional Seminar on "Implementation of Strategic Projects and Participatory Approach",... read more
Jun 09, 2015 / Program
May 27, 2015, Chefchaouen Morocco   The CMI, GIZ-CoMun Program, and Medcities jointly organized a technical workshop in the context of the work carried by the CoMun Program. The Workshop aimed to conclude a process of local and participatory consultations following a request from the city of... read more
Apr 15, 2015 / Program
On the southern shore of the Mediterranean, cities grow fast and create high expectations amongst the population, in particular with regards to public services’ provision and social infrastructures. Faced with the need to master increasingly complex tasks in a short period of time, cities can... read more
Feb 02, 2015 / Program
February 2-4, 2015 – Berlin, Germany   GIZ/CMI experts working on the CoMun program attended the annual German-Maghreb Dialogue on Urban Development, organized by the GIZ. Some 100 participants (including representatives from the Maghreb region and Germany, central governments, associations, civil... read more
Aug 14, 2013 / Program
Cities Alliance and the CMI (i) presented the regional Joint Work Program created under the aegis of the two institutions, and their commitment to collaborate in providing multi-year support to Tunisian local and national government; and (ii) gave the floor to international experts who presented a... read more
Aug 14, 2013 / Program
CoMun and the CDC organized regional dialogue between municipalities in Morocco and Tunisia to exchange on citizen participation. Key interest was dedicated to supporting cross-border experience-sharing on participatory urban planning, especially in the fields of waste management, city development... read more
Aug 14, 2013 / Program
Medcities, in close coordination with CMI, organized a panel on cooperation and urban development which focused on decentralized city-to-city cooperation involving national governments, city stakeholders, and citizenship. Cooperation is considered as a tool for launching and implementing projects... read more
Feb 18, 2013 / Program
To better respond to their citizens’ needs, the Mediterranean cities need to be efficiently managed, economically competitive and financially viable to be livable and accountable. The Arab spring has raised critical needs and challenges regarding participatory processes and decentralization, and... read more
Feb 18, 2013 / Program
The JWP was presented back to back the UCLG conference on decentralization in Tunis, May 29-30, 2012, to shed light on this unique collaboration in the Mediterranean region. It was the opportunity to discuss the potential and challenges of decentralization as well as hear voices of Tunisian local... read more