[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...
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.
[High Level Seminar] Financing the Real Economy: Challenges in Euro-Mediterranean Countries
Jun 07, 2016 / Highlight
Eight years after the global financial crisis, policy makers around the Mediterranean are to various degrees still grappling with restoring adequate financing to the real economy. Employment, particularly for young graduates and women, has become the defining real economy issue around the Mediterranean. Given this challenge, central banks and...
International Community Endorses New Financing Initiative to Support Refugees, Host Communities, Recovery and Reconstruction in the Middle East and North Africa
Apr 27, 2016 / Highlight
Eight nations and the European Commission pledged a package of more than US$1 billion -- US$141 million in grants, US$1 billion in soft loans, US$500 million in guarantees – to a World Bank-led financing initiative in support of Syrian refugees and host communities in Jordan and Lebanon, as well as recovery and reconstruction across the region....
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De l’ambition urbaine a la realite operationnelle du projet
La SERM et la SAAM, aménageurs de la Ville et de Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole
Linking Urban Upgrading and Led in 4 of Cairo’s Unplanned Areas
Mécanismes financiers décentralisés pour l’amélioration de quartiers précaires
Retour d’expériences sur l’intégration de la mixité à l’échelle des opérations d’aménagement
Innovative Urban Projects and New Business Models
Le « making of » de la genèse d’un quartier
La Régie de données, un chainon manquant
The Challenge of New Urban Fabric Facing Planners
Network of Mediterranean Planners, 2015 Annual Conference
Beyond Organization, the Eco-neighborhood of the Union
L'Incubateur de la Ville durable (IVD)
Building the Sustainable Mediterranean Cities of Tomorrow - Conference Summary
[Regional Conference] Sustainable Mediterranean Cities of Tomorrow: Innovative Urban Projects and New Business Models
Dec 03, 2015 / Highlight
Network of Mediterranean Sustainable Urban Developers: 4th Annual Conference
Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations
EPA Euroméditerranée (EPAEM)
Co-organizing & hosting the event:
OCEMO (in the context of the Mediterranean Economic Week)
SERM : Montpellier metropolis urban authorities
And, in the framework of...
Building the Sustainable Mediterranean Cities of Tomorrow - Conference PowerPoint
What Steps Forward Following the Amman Municipal Finance Academy?
Oct 20, 2015 / Library
World Bank experts discuss the follow up of this first MENA Municipal Finance and Creditworthiness Academy, that gathered the maximum number of municipalities from Jordan and the West bank and Gaza, based on World Bank former academies and good practices in other regions.
Interviews conducted in the context of the Municipal Finance and...
The Washington DC Experience Interview with Natwar Gandhi, Former Chief Financial Officer of Washington DC
Oct 15, 2015 / Library
Natwar Gandhi, Former Chief Financial Officer of Washington DC Mayors, explains how the Washington DC experience is relevant to the Amman Academy on Municipal Finance and Creditworthiness, and how big cities across the globe passed through extreme cases and challenges of creditworthiness and could overcome them.
Interviews conducted in the...
First Municipal Finance Academy Dedicated to MENA Countries: Lessons Learned
Oct 07, 2015 / Library
Mayors, municipal officials and municipal financial experts discuss the importance of the Municipal Finance and Creditworthiness Academy, particularly on the level of good practices and lessons learned that were exchanged during working sessions. Participants also discuss new concepts acquired for better managing loans, private public partnerships...
[World Bank E-Learning Course] Municipal Finances - A Learning Program for Local Governments
Oct 01, 2015 / Highlight
From Detroit to Lahore, most cities around the world are facing financing challenges. Bankruptcy, budget deficits, unmaintained infrastructure, declining quality of services and increasing urban poverty are unfortunately too common headlines. At the same time, the world is becoming more complex and municipal officials are not only dealing with the...
Interview Series on Municipal Finance
Oct 01, 2015 / Highlight
In the frame of the Municipal Academy on Municipal Finance and Creditworthiness (May 24-28, 2015, Amman – Jordan) financial and municipal experts as well as participants representing municipalities in Jordan and the West Bank and Gaza, discuss the importance of municipal finance for municipal services, performance as well as creditworthiness.
[World Bank E-Learning Course] Infrastructure Financing through PPPs in MENA Region
Oct 01, 2015 / Highlight
This webinar discusses how Public Private Partnerships (PPP) can be a mode for infrastructure financing, with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Topics to be covered include:
Trends in the MENA region on PPPs
Structuring considerations on PPP projects
Common pitfalls on PPP projects and programs
What makes a successful PPP...
Municipal Finance Challenges
Sep 29, 2015 / Library
Mayors, Municipal Officials and Municipal Financial Experts discuss the importance of municipal finance for municipal services, performance as well as creditworthiness; participants also explain the different challenges facing municipalities in the subject of finance, and confirm the importance of further empowering municipalities in Jordan,...
First Municipal Finance and Creditworthiness Academy in Middle East - Teaser 2