[Agenda] Youth Innovating with Wastewater for a Sustainable Mediterranean
Youth Innovating with Wastewater for a Sustainable Mediterranean
Mar 06, 2017 / Highlight
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the most water scarce region in the world, with 15 countries in the region suffering from extreme water scarcity (less than 500 m³/year of renewable water per capita per year). Numerous phenomena are further worsening water security in the region, notably climate change and...
Medecc: Towards an Improved Scientific Assessment of Climate Change and Its Impacts in The Mediterranean Basin
Feb 06, 2017 / Blog entry
The Mediterranean region is affected by numerous aspects of environmental change, including climate change, overexploitation and pollution of air and water. The Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has highlighted the region as one of the most vulnerable in the world. Having warmed more than the global...
Mediterra 2016: Zero Waste in the Mediterranean
Jan 31, 2017 / Library
The 2016 FAO-CIHEAM Joint edition of Mediterra offers an innovative and prospective approach on the issues of triple waste reduction including agricultural losses, waste of natural resources and waste of knowledge and knowhow.
المسابقة الشبابية أبطال المياه في المتوسط
Jan 19, 2017 / Highlight
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اليوم العالمي للمياه
يلفت اليوم العالمي للمياه سنوياً الرأي العام إلى قضايا مائية عالمية هامة. لعام 2017، ستتركز فعاليات اليوم العالمي للمياه على موضوع المياه والصرف الصحي. تشكل إعادة تدوير مياه الصرف الصحي مصدراً قيّماً للاقتصاد الدائري...
Mediterranean Water Heroes Youth Contest
Jan 19, 2017 / Highlight
لقراءة هذا المحتوى باللغة العربية
يمكنكم قراءة محتوى هذه الصفحة باللغة العربية بالنقر على هذا الرابط.
World Water Day
Every year, World Water Day draws the world’s attention to key global water issues. World Water Day 2017 focuses on Water and Wastewater. Wastewater can be a valuable resource in the circular economy and an...
The Mediterranean Under Spotlight at COP22
Jan 12, 2017 / Blog entry
One year ago, we commented that the Mediterranean had a key role to play in the transition from Conference of the Parties 21 (COP21) to COP22. With COP22 now behind us, we can firmly state that the baton was passed successfully from France to Morocco, from North to South just across the Mediterranean, to make COP22 a success comparable to COP21...
CMI Water Hub Meeting: Minutes
Towards a Mediterranean Energy Market
Nov 30, 2016 / Program
COP21, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region.
This event follows the Round Table ‘Development and climate change: financing and engineering Mediterranean projects’ which was organised by the CMI at the ‘Mediterranean Climate Summit MEDCOP21’ which took place in June 2015 in Marseille. The main...
Promoting Sustainable Agricultural Water Management Policies in The Mediterranean Region
Regional Water Security Initiative
Local and Regional Government Can Play a Pivotal Role in the Mediterranean Climate Agenda
Oct 26, 2016 / Blog entry
Local and Regional Governments (LRG) Possess the Advantage of Making Proposals Globally
The structure of LRG and the lobbying power they possess allows them to be better positioned on an international level. With the Global Task Force, a consortium of associations in which the United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) has a leading role, LRGs...
Regional Knowledge Program on Water
Oct 20, 2016 / Program
Center for Mediterranean Integration
Agence Française du Developpement
Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
The Mediterranean region is one of the most vulnerable regions to climate change and will increasingly be exposed to...
How to Become a Greenz Climate Champion
Oct 20, 2016 / Library
Why toolkits on climate change? In Grenada, the science, geography and social studies curriculum includes some components of climate change and environmental stewardship. However, only limited resources are available for educators to get students actively involved in the topic of climate change. This Grenada-specific toolkit includes a lot of...
[Conference] MEDCOP22: Energy Transition and Mediterranean Integration
Jul 12, 2016 / Highlight
World Bank, Mediterranean Observatory of Energy (OME), Mediterranean Association of the National Agencies for Energy Conservation (MEDENER)
Given its geographic position, the Mediterranean region plays a key role in the implementation of the Paris Agreement, as we move on from Conference of Parties 21 (...
Climate Change: Why Mediterranean Cities Need to Become Resource Efficient
Jul 07, 2016 / Blog entry
In June 2016, France became the first industrialized nation to ratify the Paris climate deal reached in December 2015. So far, just 17 states – mainly small islands and low-lying coastal countries that are especially vulnerable to the sea-level rise – have ratified the deal. French president François Hollande issued an urgent reminder that the...
Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Award
Jun 14, 2016 / Highlight
The ADEME, with the support of its Mediterranean partners, launched a competition to promote personal actions and encourage stakeholders in the Mediterranean to adapt to climate change impacts. This competition is addressed to public actors (in particular to regional authority and universities) and to NGO, associated to local public actors, for...
Summer School on Sustainable Development Goals: Water as Key Development Factor in the Mediterranean
Jun 06, 2016 / Highlight
In light of the economic, social and environmental challenges that have become key characters to planet Earth in the early 21st century, the North and South scientific and academic communities have a specific role to play through contributing to the global knowledge advancements and promotion of relevant research to achieve the...
From COP21 to COP22: Press Release
Renewables and Mediterranean Integration Discussion Group 1: Policy and Regulatory Framework
The Economics of Mediterranean Electricity Exchanges
From COP21 to COP22: Renewables and Mediterranean Integration
May 24, 2016 / Highlight
The Mediterranean region is likely to figure prominently in the discussions taking place on the road from COP21 to COP22, and during the COP22 event itself. The Paris agreement addressed how much developing countries should take on climate change mitigation responsibilities, how developed countries should support developing countries...
From COP21 to COP22: Renewables and Mediterranean Integration - Agenda
Mainstreaming Environment on Demand
May 11, 2016 / Blog entry
Plan Bleu, one of CMI’s partners, has recently finalized the Regional governance and knowledge generation project (ReGoKo), on behalf of Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Palestine. Running from January 2012 to October 2015, the GEF-funded initiative fostered the integration of environmental issues into sectoral and development policies of...
Ad-Hoc Expert Meeting on Water Program - Presentation 1
Ad-Hoc Expert Meeting on Water Program - Presentation 3
Ad-Hoc Expert Meeting on Water Program - Presentation 2
World Bank Group Climate Change Action Plan
Apr 26, 2016 / Library
Climate change threatens to drive 100 million more people into poverty in the next 15 years. The World Bank Group adopted a new Climate Change Action Plan that will help developing countries address this challenge and meet their COP21 climate commitments. Discover how the plan will support countries to identify green transport solutions, develop...
Ad-Hoc Expert Meeting on Water Program
Apr 06, 2016 / Highlight
The CMI convened with partners from the World Bank, AFD, GIZ on the topics of non-revenue water, non-conventional water and groundwater resources management. Following three presentations on Desalination, Groundwater Management and Public Private Partnership in MENA, participants agreed to collaboratively engage in the preparation and organization...
Economic Costs to Lebanon from Climate Change: A First Look