Support to Lebanese Public Institutions and Communities Under the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan 2016: Mid-Year Update
Planting the Seeds of Success? Turkey's new Refugee Work Permits
Cities Welcoming Refugees and Migrants
People on the Move: Global Migration's Impact and Opportunity
From Refugees to Workers Mapping Labour-Market Integration Support Measures for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in EU Member States Volume 1
From Refugees to Workers: Mapping Labour Market Integration Support Measures for Asylum-Seekers and Refugees in EU Member States Volume 2
Supporting Syrian Diaspora Business - Concept Summary
Supporting Syrian Diaspora Business
Jan 17, 2017 / Highlight
Syria has faced one of the worst humanitarian crises since the 21st century with over 11.5 million people displaced and over 12.2 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian diaspora is playing an important role in supporting the refugees and the reconstruction of Syria. Development partners have a strong...
Supporting Syrian Diaspora - Agenda
Refugees and Host Communities: Building Stronger Ties
Jan 16, 2017 / Blog entry
“It has been 4 years since we first arrived, it is good here, but nothing replaces Syria, it is home”- Dhiya Sahari[i], 61 years old, a Syrian refugee living at the Harran city camp in Turkey.
Dhiya, is one of millions who fled a war-torn Syria taking a journey into the unknown hoping to reach the other side at least,...
CMI Meets ALNAP to Discuss Sharing Best Practices on the Refugee Crisis
Dec 05, 2016 / Highlight
CMI refugee program team met with Leah Cambell, Research Officer at ALNAP (Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action) to discuss knowledge sharing tools and practices on refugees and host communities, specifically on the Syrian Refugee Crisis.
ALNAP is an international interagency forum working to improve...
Strengthening Social Peace: CMI-GIZ Workshop in Turkey
Nov 30, 2016 / Blog entry
'Social cohesion develops when people accept each other! When they live in peace and dignity with each other and communicate, too!' says Yasmin Holoubi, a young Syrian woman from Aleppo. After her sister was injured in a bomb attack, Yasmin fled with her from the ruined city. Their father, a doctor, wanted to stay and help. He is still there to...
Detailed Workshop Report: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Host Municipalities
Strengthening Survival Skills of Displaced People in Şanlıurfa
Opening Doors and Minds: Urban Migrant Inclusion in Policy and Practice
Mediterranean Refugees and Migrants Newsletter - Issue 5
[Interview] How Has the Refugees' Influx Impacted the Economy of the Hosting Communities in Jordan and Lebanon
Nov 21, 2016 / Library
The Middle East and North Africa region could remain trapped in a cycle of instability without the resources to manage the current consequences of conflict and seize opportunities for peace as soon as they arise. To meet the scale of the need, the World Bank Group, United Nations and the Islamic Development Bank Group have launched a new...
[Photo Reportage] Life Away from Syria
Nov 17, 2016 / Highlight
The outcomes of the Syrian crisis fall the hardest on those who found themselves suddenly forced to leave their normal life behind and run for their lives seeking refuge in a country that is so foreign to them. Life away from Syria is not normal and in a country like Turkey where the language is different, more odds are stacked against those...
CMI Host Municipalities Network
Istanbul Experience in Solid Waste management
An Integrated Solid Waste Management Scheme
Waste Management: Gaziantep, Turkey Example
Agenda: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Host Municipalities
Framing Notes: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Municipalities Hosting Refugees
Concept Note: Strengthening Social Cohesion in Mediterranean Host Municipalities
Migrants: dissiper les fantasmes
Oct 12, 2016 / Library
Ces dernières années, le débat sur l’immigration a perdu toute rationalité et objectivité au profit d’une instrumentalisation, voire d’une diabolisation de l’immigration et de ses effets économiques, sociaux ou culturels. Il est devenu difficile d’avoir un débat serein sur les chiffres réels comme sur la réalité des effets économiques des...
How Many Years Do Refugees Stay in Exile?
Sep 26, 2016 / Blog entry
"The average length of time that refugees spend in camps is 17 years." This cruel statistic has been quoted many times, influencing our perception of refugee crises as never-ending events which are spinning out of control. It has significant implications when deciding the type of aid that is needed, the combination of humanitarian and...
Forced Displacement: Toward a Development Approach Supporting Refugees, the Internally Displaced and Their Hosts
Sep 26, 2016 / Library
One global issue at the forefront of World Bank Group work this year and beyond is the forced displacement of people and its impact on ending extreme poverty. Forcibly Displaced: Toward a Development Approach Supporting Refugees, the Internally Displaced, and Their Hosts, prepared by The World Bank Group and the United Nations High Commissioner...