Egyptian Youth Speak their Minds in Essays: We Need Better Skills for More Jobs
Feb 22, 2017 / Blog entry
In a country with high youth unemployment—such as Egypt—could it be that young people can develop new solutions? Can young, creative minds come up with new ideas that have never been considered or tested? Are young people themselves the answer to solving the unemployment challenge?
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Economic Challenges in the MENA Region: MENA Chief Economist Interview
Feb 20, 2017 / Library
Shanta Devarajan, chief economist of the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa Region, joins host Paul Salem to discuss economic challenges facing Egypt and crisis areas in the region, how the World Bank is adapting its approach to handle ongoing conflicts, and where there may be signs for optimism looking to the future for regional economies.
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Malta Summit: Stabilizing the Central Mediterranean Route
Feb 15, 2017 / Highlight
European Union (EU) leaders gathered at the Malta Summit in Valletta on February 3, 2017 and agreed on a set of concrete actions to better manage migration flows and save lives on the Central Mediterranean route. They also discussed the future of Europe and how to respond to the new challenges and opportunities ahead.
Analysis of Youth Approaches in the MENA Region: Challenges and Opportunities of Youth Participation
Energy Generation from Waste
European Practice in Waste Management at Greek Islands / Best Practice for Municipalities Hosting Refugees
24/7 Water Supply in Beirut: Fantasy or Reality?
Feb 08, 2017 / Blog entry
Lebanon is a small country with a ridge of limestone mountains close to its coast. Most of its fresh water is stored in mountain snowcaps or in the ground, the rest of it washing through cracks and caverns into the sea, feeding the thousands of wells that supply water to the capital of Beirut and its surrounding areas along the way.
Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) Newsletter #29 Dec 2016- Jan 2017]
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...