MedCities Projects

MedCities supported the development and implementation of city development strategies along with other urban projects. We provided our members with resources, expertise and technical assistance.

MedCities' main goal is the implementation of projects in our members. All of them are related to capacity-building, technical assistance and knowledge transfer.

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  • Strategic planning
  • Sustainable urban services
  • Environment and biodiversity
  • Social cohesion
  • Economic development

LASERMed 2024

The project aims to promote and strengthen the action of the municipalities of the Mediterranean region in favor of sustainable, inclusive, and resilient economic development. Firstly, pilot actions will be implemented in the cities of Zarqa (Jordan) and Agadir (Morocco...


Dialogue 4 Nature (D4N)

D4N aims to contribute to the transition to a climate-neutral and resilient society, by protecting, restoring and valorising the natural environment and heritage of the Mediterranean region

ON GOING- FROM 2021- JULY 2024

ValEUr-Gabes: Enhance urban water through innovative actions and instruments

Led by the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona, ValEUr Gabès project supports the Municipality of Gabès in the optimisation of urban rainwater though the efficient planning of non-conventional water ressources and the implementation of pilot projects.

ON GOING - FROM 01/01/2024 TO 30/09/2026


URWAN addresses the critical link between urban regeneration and resources, exploiting nature-based solutions’ role in integrating water management and climate change adaptation. The project involves 9 partners from 7 Mediterranean countries, who will jointly implement activities affecting the decision-making process to multiply...



Active and Intelligent Mobility in Sfax through innovative actions and initiatives in energy saving and resilience to climate change.



A'SIMA Tunis is funded by the European Commission within the framework of the call for proposals "Local authorities: Partnerships for sustainable cities" (EuropeAid/161146/DH/ACT/Multi), which aims to foster urban development through partnerships.



BlueMissionMed will inspire, inform, assess, mobilise, connect and empower all the actors that can take a role in preventing and eliminating pollution in the Mediterranean sea and waters.



To foster the adoption of a Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems Nexus approach in the Mediterranean through a Nexus Community of Practice (NCoP) to confront the climatic and environmental challenges facing societies and agro-ecological systems.

ON GOING- 27 MONTHS (JANUARY 1, 2024 TO MARCH 31, 2026)


ProcuraMED aims at supporting the transition towards competitive, innovative, sustainable and resilient ecosystems in the Mediterranean developing innovation capacities of enterprises and local authorities and the uptake of advanced green technologies by means of Strategic Procurement Procedures.



ANERIS will create, test and implement the next generation of scientific tools and methods for marine life-sensing and monitoring.


Community for Living Areas (C4LA)

The Green Living Areas Thematic Community aims to amplify the transnational impact of the Euro-MED thematic projects, focusing on their contribution to climate change adaptation and mitigation to ensure territorial resilience, citizens’ well-being, and the prosperity of the MED region...


Coastal Protection Strategy for the Balearic Islands considering the effects of climate change

The development of a Coastal Protection Strategy considering the climate change effects for the Balearic Islands is an initiative financed by the Structural Reform Support Programme of the European Union upon request of the Spanish Directorate-General for the Coast and...



BLUEFasma Interreg Med modular project belonging to the Blue Growth Community seeks to increase innovation capacity to enhance circular economy performance in the fishing and aquaculture sector in the Mediterranean area.

CLOSED (2019-2022)

Urban Transport

In the frame of the Interreg Med Programme (2014-2020), the Urban Transports horizontal project aims to pave the way towards sustainable mobility across the Mediterranean through replication of best practices, policy mainstreaming and knowledge exchange across the Mediterranean in 5 thematic...



Strengthening the capacities of Tunisian Municipalities to implement energy transition actions through networking and transfer of experiences


Mediterranean Biodiversity Protection Community

Mediterranean Biodiversity Protection Community (MBPC) - Mainstreaming biodiversity management efforts for environmental sustainability.


Coastal Protection Strategies for the provinces of Cádiz, Málaga and Almería

The development of Coastal Protection Strategies considering the climate change effects for the provinces of Cádiz, Málaga and Almería is an initiative financed by the EC´s Structural Reform Support Programme upon request of the Spanish Ministry...



Improving Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans and Measures in the Mediterranean. A 3 years' Interreg MED project approved on 2016 on environmental sustainability



A project on ecotourism promotion and territorial branding in Lebanon.


InCircle - Sustainable Tourism

InCircle modular project from InterregMed program will build up on previous projects, capitalizing knowledge and available tools to test a new methodology that will apply the principles of circular economy to the tourism sector, with a focus on the peculiar...


"Growing Dannieh": enhancing agricultural practices to underpin socio-economic inclusion and development

Dannieh Union of Municipalities is a strongly agricultural territory and has the advantage to count with water resources. However, the sector lacks professionalization and thus efficiency. Enhancing the agricultural practices is therefore key to the socio-economic development of the territory...


Reinforcement of the handicraft sector in Chefchaouen

The Local Development Agency of Chefchaouen in collaboration with the Municipality and the association Foundation Ibn Rachid, and with the support of MedCities and the CoMun Program of the GIZ, implements a project for the reinforcement of the handicraft sector...


Tetuan PCD update

The update of the Tetouan PCD (Plan Communal de Développement) is a project coordinated by AERYC (America-Europe Association of Regions and Cities), with technical assistance offered by the team of Medcities General Secretariat, and the participation of Urban Quality...



MED-3R is a strategic project of the multilateral cross-border cooperation "Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme", which is part of the new European Neighborhood Policy and its financing Instrument (ENPI) on the theme of « Treatment & Recycling of Wastes ».


Renforcement des gouvernements locaux de la Tunisie dans la gestion de déchets (GeDe-Tun)

Le projet vise à renforcer les capacités et le rôle des gouvernements locaux de la Tunisie à la gestion des déchets et la salubrité de l'environnement urbain, en s'appuyant sur le travail de définition des lignes stratégique...



Social and Intercultural Dialogue through Governance for Local development: Mediterranean Urban and Peri-urban Agriculture (UPA)



Contribute to increase urban resilience to climate change by promoting the naturalisation of urban spaces in Bethlehem, Jerash and Saida.



ENSERES is a project seeking transformative changes with an integrated solution approach at transboundary level, both in and outside areas under legal protection, and involving public authorities, socio-economic actors and civil society organisations engaged in natural and urban areas. Specifically...



LASERMed (Local action for the socioeconomic recovery in the Mediterranean : the cities respond) a ‎funded by the Diputació de Barcelona and led by MedCities in association with the municipalities of Zgharta-Ehden (Lebanon), Oujda (Morocco), Sousse (Tunisia), As Salt (Jordan). The...

CLOSED 1/10/2021 - 30/11/2023


MED4Waste (Mediterranean Dialogue for Waste Management Governance) is a Project ‎funded by the European Union, under the ENI CBC MED ‎programme The programme is managed by the Autonomous Region of Sardinia (Italy) and aims ‎to facilitate new governance models...


Promotion of inclusive employment and the green economy in Chefchaouen

The Local Development Agency of Chefchaouen in collaboration with the Municipality and the association Foundation Ibn Rachid, and with the support of MedCities and the CoMun Program of the GIZ, implements a project for the reinforcement of the handicraft sector...



MEDSEATIES- Inclusive governance for sustainable Mediterranean coastal metropolis, aims at contributing to the empowerment of Mediterranean local authorities and private stakeholders in the multilevel decision-making processes related to the management of coastal cities



MADRE is an Interreg MED Modular project on Capitalisation that focuses on the priority axis 1 "Promoting Mediterranean innovation capacities to develop smart and sustainable growth", and the specific objective 1.1 To increase transnational activity of innovative clusters and networks of key...



MADINATOUNA - Strengthening and disseminating strategic urban planning initiatives in Tunisia, focused particularly on the cities of the interior part.


Urban Sustainable Development Strategy (USUDS) Project

The USUDS Project was an initiative of MedCities to brought together Mediterranean cities interested in building and developing urban sustainable development strategies.



The HERA project will carry out three demonstrative actions of the benefit that green infrastructure brings to cities, in this case in three examples of Mediterranean member cities.



The RAMUD project (Réseau d'Action en matière de Mobilité Urbaine Durable) is an initiative to promote knowledge exchange on transport issues among different cities of the Mediterranean.


Optimization of waste management system in the medina of Sfax

The Municipality of Sfax, with the support of CoMun Program, the german cooperation (GIZ) and MedCities, is implementing a project on waste management in the Medina in order to improve the environmental quality and quality of life of residents and...


Sousse Mobility Plan

The main objective of this Project is to contribute to the improvement of the urban mobility in Sousse, through the design and implementation of an Urban Mobility Plan (UMP) to increase the social and economic development in the Sousse metropolitan...

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