The Mediterranean Commission of UCLG was at the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) Urban Hub Regional Meeting

The members of the Center for Mediterranean Integration (CMI) Urban Hub held on May 4-5, 2017 at the Villa Valmer, Marseille, France an inaugural workshop.

This workshop convened more than 50 national and local government representatives, urban practitioners, researchers and urban activists from six countries – Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and, Tunisia – along with other international and national stakeholders –including Urban Hub members – from Brazil, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain and the US.

The workshop, which was organized around interactive working sessions allowing participants to share their experience and learn from others approaches and initiatives, had the following objectives:
To identify the key levers of territorial cohesion and regional development and to advocate the key role of cities when designing and implementing territorial policies;
To promote knowledge sharing through encouraging exchanges on good practices and lessons learned from the ground and discussing how they could be adapted to different contexts;
To encourage multi-stakeholder networks (including policy makers, practitioners, academics, etc.) to inform policy-making.

Read the programme and the results on CMI website

Source: CMI