MedCities Projects

MedCities supported the development and imple mentation 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.

  • All
  • Strategic planning
  • Sustainable urban services
  • Environment and Biodiversity
  • Social Cohesion
  • Economic development


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...


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...

ON GOING (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...


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...


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...


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...



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.


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.



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



A project on ecotourism promotion and territorial branding in Lebanon.


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...

1/10/2021 - 30/9/2023


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...



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


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...



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 ».



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


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...



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.


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...


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.



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



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...



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



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.

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