The last meeting of SMILIES project took place in the final conference Rethymno March 19, 2012. Much work has been done in the last months of the project to collect and format all results obtained during two and a half years of rich collaborations between companies, project partners, local and regional authorities and agencies to support the innovation, especially in the pilot areas of the project.
You will find above the final brochure that reflects the experience of cooperation: Brochure SMILIES final - ENG
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For over two years, the network that brings CATMED cities of Malaga, Seville, Valencia, Barcelona, Marseille, the Community of Pays d'Aix, Genoa, Turin, Rome, Athens and Thessaloniki, worked on the definition of more urban models sustainable in the Mediterranean. The fruits of this research that mixes action definition and calculation of indicators and participatory approach around urban pilot projects are compiled in the final project document that you can download below.
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Flagship project of the Union for the Mediterranean Motorways of the Sea are promoted by the European Commission for nearly 10 years. The Institute of the Mediterranean in the project MEDGOVERNANCE , analyzed the initiatives arising from these policies. What lessons for the Mediterranean? What role for local and regional authorities?
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On the occasion of the first meeting of the Forum of Mediterranean Local and Regional Authorities, held in Barcelona in 2005 or 10 after the launch of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, the Mediterranean Institute was selected by the city of Barcelona and the region Catalonia to prepare the report "Mediterranean Cities 10 years after Barcelona" offers an overview of 10 cities in the southern Mediterranean and identifies 10 projects for each structuring. The projects identified are considered essential to meet the challenge of sustainable economic development of environmental and social point of view.Learn more
On the occasion of the second event of the Forum of Mediterranean Local and Regional Authorities, held in Marseille in 2008, the Mediterranean Institute coordinated the development of a prospective report analyzing the rise of Mediterranean territorial authorities and identifying avenues for greater cooperation for sustainable development of Mediterranean territories.
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For the third edition of the Forum of Mediterranean local and regional authorities, the Mediterranean Institute was entrusted with coordinating an evaluation of urban projects and territorial strategies in the Mediterranean today. Environmental stresses, metropolisation and internationalization of urban areas, urban sprawl, increasing role of local actors and private operators ... the study by the Institute of the Mediterranean offers a comprehensive analysis of the issues and constraints of the "Mediterranean city" Contemporary through the study of ten case studies.
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The difficulties encountered by the Union for the Mediterranean led many actors Mediterranean policies to be interested in the approach it has developed since 2009 in the Baltic area and in the Danube region "macro-regional" such. In both contexts, the European Union has experienced a new method of coordination of these policies on a transnational space involving non-EU member countries.Learn more
The Institute conducted during the project MEDISDEC STRATMED a prospective analysis "Mediterranean 2030". This analysis provides scenarios to a 25 years for the entire Euro-Mediterranean region.Learn more