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Regional action plan for water (Occitania)

The Region Occitania launched in June, 2018 its regional action plan for water. Including 21 major engineering projects in the field of water management and the support mechanisms of local projects regarding integrated water management, this framework paper calls up to a close collaboration with the other implemented policies by the Region regarding ecological […]

By |10 July 2018|News|Comments Off

National Water Security: case study of Tunisia

Mustapha Besbes, Jamel Chahed and Abdelkader Hamdane are the co-authors of the entitled book “National Water Security” published in English by Springer. It presents a case study of an arid country, Tunisia. It is an updated version of the book “Water Security of Tunisia” published in French by Harmattan in 2015.

By |22 June 2018|External publications, News|Comments Off

Marseille to host IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020

The French Minister of ecologic transition, Mr Nicolas Hulot signed on 17 May 2018, the partnership agreement with Mrs Inger Andersen, Director General of IUCN, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, to jointly organise the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, in 2020 in Marseille.
2020 is the year the paris agreement comes into effect, […]

By |22 June 2018|Events to come, News|Comments Off

IME intervenes with middle schools – Raising awareness to Water issues

Report (in French) 

The schoolchildren rarely having the opportunity to meet specialists (scientists, economists, philosophers, scientific journalists), IME suggests organizing workshops of raising awareness  to the contemporary challenges relative to water in the Mediterranean.

A first intervention was made with schools in Hérault within the framework of the program of activities defined with the Departmental Council […]

By |7 June 2018|News|Comments Off

3rd Mediterranean Water Forum 22-24 January 2018 Cairo, Egypt

 Water sharing & Cooperation  Future for the Mediterranean

All countries in the Mediterranean region are concerned for water conservation and fair distribution. This gives rise to a common approach to face the challenges posed by the problems of water resource management and more precisely, related modes and frameworks of governance.

The Mediterranean water community mobilizes to […]

By |4 June 2018|internal Publications, News, Past events|Comments Off

Programme on the Re-use of treated Wastewater in Tunisia for the World Bank

The World Bank Portfolio in Tunisia includes the financing of the rehabilitation and expansion of several wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) throughout the country, as well as the planned financing of the rehabilitation of several irrigation perimeters. Through this engagement, the Government of Tunisia requested technical assistance to develop the ToRs for a National RTW […]

By |19 October 2017|News|Comments Off

“Water preservation: Solutions for sustainable water service management” International Water Symposium, Marseille October 2017


In a rapidly-changing world, water resources are increasingly vulnerable. These mounting difficulties are the result of demographic growth, economic development, urbanization, pollution, but also evolutions in the climate and their consequences (drought, severely low water levels, flash floods, etc.). In this context, it is more necessary than ever before to preserve water, a vital resource, […]

By |25 July 2017|News, Past events|Comments Off

Workshop on Public Private Partnership in sanitation sector in Tunisia

At request of ONAS and of the World Bank, IME organized in Tunis, on May 22nd, 2017, a workshop on the Public Private Partnership in the sector of sanitation. This workshop aimed to make sensitive the Tunisian civil society in the various components of this partnership.
Two national experiences, that of France presented by Mr […]

By |10 July 2017|Events, News, Past events|Comments Off

The dictionary of the Mediterranean

The dictionary of the Mediterranean will be published in October cadana casino 2016 in two languages (Arabic and French) by ACTES SUD with the collaboration in particular of the” Maison méditerranéenne des sciences de l’homme” (MMSH).
A current situation of the knowledge, quite at the same time mirror of the diversity and the reflections in […]

By |22 September 2016|External publications, News|Comments Off

Workshop on Water/Energy/Food Security Nexus – MEDCOP CLIMAT TANGIER

IME has been appointed to pilot with the collaboration of Abdelmalek Essaâdi University in Tétouan the Workshop on “Water/Energy/Food Security Nexus” within the MEDCOP CLIMAT which will be held in Tangiers, morocco on 18 and 19 July 2016.
This workshop hold on 18 jjuly 2016 at 14h30-17h30. The issue is how to establish a just […]

By |17 June 2016|News, Ongoing programs|Comments Off