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Academic Secretariat IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean President of the Steering Committee Senén Florensa Executive President of the IEMed – European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain Chair of the General Assembly Bichara Khader Founder of Groupe d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Monde Arabe Contemporain, Belgium Steering Committee ACPSS - Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies, Egypt CEMI - Centre des Études Méditerranéennes et Internationales, Tunisia Chatham House, United Kingdom CSEPS - The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society, Israel CSS - Centre for Strategic Studies, Jordan FIIA - Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Finland Executive Committee ACPSS - Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies, Egypt CEMI - Centre des Études Méditerranéennes et Internationales, Tunisia

GERM - Groupement d’Etudes et de Recherches sur la Méditerranée, Morocco GPoT - Global Political Trends Centre, Turkey IFAT- Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary IAI - Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain INESG - Institut National d’Études de Stratégie Globale, Algeria TEPSA - Trans European Policy Studies Association, Belgium

Chatham House, United Kingdom IAI - Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain

Austria OIIP - Austrian Institute for International Affairs Belgium CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies EGMONT - The Royal Institute for International Relations EPC - European Policy Centre Europees Institut, Universiteit Gent GERMAC - Groupe d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Monde Arabe Contemporain GMF – German Marshall Fund MEDEA - European Institute for Research on Euro-Arab Cooperation TEPSA - Trans-European Policy Studies Association

Finland FIIA- Finnish Institute for International Affairs TAPRI - Tampere Peace Research Institute France ARI - Arab Reform Initiative CERI - Sciences Po Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales CMCI - Institut de la Méditerranée EU ISS - European Union Institute for Security Studies Euromed - IHEDN Euromed Management FMES - Fondation Méditerranéenne d’Etudes Stratégiques FRS - Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique IFRI - Institut Français des Relations Internationales

Croatia EMEF - Euro-Mediterranean Forum

Germany CAP - Center for Applied Policy Research DGAP - German Council on Foreign Relations DIE – German Development Institute GIGA - German Institute of Global and Area Studies SWP - Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies

Czech Republic EUROPEUM - Institute for European Policy IIR - Institute of International Relations Prague

Greece ELIAMEP - Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy EKEM- Hellenic Centre for European Studies

Denmark DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies

Hungary IFAT - The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade Institute for International Studies of the Corvinus University of Budapest

Cyprus KYKEM - Cyprus Research Centre

Egypt ACPSS - Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies AFA - Arab Forum for Alternatives ECFA - Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs PiD - Partners in Development RCSS - Regional Center for Strategic Studies Estonia EVI - Estonian Foreign Policy Institute

Israel CSEPS - Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society INSS – Institute for National Security Studies IPCRI - Israel / Palestine Center for Research and Information Leonard Davis Institute MITVIM - The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies The Moshe Dayan Center

Slovakia SFPA - Slovak Foreign Policy Association Slovenia CIR - Centre of International Relations EMUNI - Euro-Mediterranean University

Jordan CSS - Center for Strategic Studies UJRC - Al-Urdun Al-Jadid Research Center Latvia LIIA - Latvian Institute of International Affairs Lebanon Carnegie Middle East Centre LCPS - Lebanese Center for Policy Studies Malta Institute for European Studies MEDAC - Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies Morocco CERAM - Centre de Recherche sur l’Afrique et la Méditerranée CERSS - Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches en Sciences Sociales CRESS - Centre de Recherches et d’Études en Sciences Sociales FAB - Fondation Abderrahim Bouabid GERM - Groupement d’Etudes et de Recherches sur la Méditerranée IMRI - Institut Marocain des Relations Internationales Institut Amadeus The Netherlands Clingendael - Netherlands Institute for International Relations

Network members and observers Algeria INESG - Institut National d’Etudes de Stratégie Globale

Portugal COE - North-South Centre of the Council of Europe

Italy EUI - European University Institute Fondazione Mediterraneo IAI - Istituto Affari Internazionali ISPI - Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale Jean Monnet Euro-Med Centre

Governing bodies

Palestine Pal-Think for Strategic Studies PASSIA - Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs Poland CASE – Centre for Social and Economic Research Instytut Europejski IPA - Institute of Public Affairs PISM - The Polish Institute of International Affairs

Spain AGREEM - Asociación Grupo de Estudios Europeos y Mediterráneos Casa Árabe - International Institute of Arab and Muslim World Studies CEI International Affairs CIDOB - Barcelona Centre for International Affairs ELCANO - Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estratégicos FRIDE - Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior Fundación Alternativas IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean UNISCI - Unidad de Investigación sobre Seguridad y Cooperación Internacional Sweden SIIA - Swedish Institute of International Affairs SIPRI - Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Tunisia AEI - Association des Etudes Internationales CEMI - Centre des Etudes Méditerranéennes et Internationales ITES - Institut Tunisien des Etudes Stratégiques Turkey CERMC - Centre for Economic Research on Mediterranean Countries CES - Centre for European Studies FPI - Foreign Policy Institute GPoT - Global Political Trends Centre IPC - Istanbul Policy Center TASAM - Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies TESEV - Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation

Ideas for Action in a Changing Mediterranean EuroMeSCo is the main network of research institutes on politics and security in the Mediterranean. The network, comprising 102 institutes from 32 countries in the Euro-Mediterranean area, was created in 1996 with the aim to foster joint research and debate on the key issues on the region’s agenda, as well as to promote relations and mutual trust between its members. EuroMeSCo activities include: • Conducting research on issues related to political and security developments in the Euro-Mediterranean region • Providing a platform for dialogue between the researchers from the network, experts and key stakeholders to discuss and debate the key trends and challenges on the region’s agenda • Disseminating and promoting the results of the research through a wide range of publications, conferences, workshops, local presentations, newsletters and website

United Kingdom Chatham House CIS - Centre of International Studies, Cambridge University ECFR - European Council on Foreign Relations

EuroMeSCo Academic Secretariat The Academic Secretariat is responsible for the management and coordination of EuroMeSCo. The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), based in Barcelona, took over this task in 2010. This Institute, founded in 1989, is a consortium made up by the Government of Catalonia, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Barcelona City Council. In keeping with the objectives of the Barcelona Process of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and of the Union for the Mediterranean, the IEMed fosters mutual awareness, exchanges and cooperation between the different Mediterranean countries, societies and cultures while promoting the gradual establishment in the Mediterranean of an area of peace and stability, shared prosperity and dialogue between cultures and civilisations. European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) Girona, 20 · 08010 Barcelona Spain www.iemed.org - www.euromesco.net euromesco@iemed.org T. +34 93 244 98 50 - F. +34 93 247 01 65

Acting as a think tank specialised in Mediterranean relations, the IEMed encourages analysis, understanding and cooperation between the two shores of the Mediterranean through the organisation of seminars, debates, conferences, research projects and publications.

www.euromesco.net

Project funded by the European Union


OBJECTIVES

• To foster joint research initiatives and promote dialogue between the EuroMeSCo members and researchers on key political trends and challenges in the Euro-Mediterranean region • To boost the political research capacities and the influence of think tanks and research institutes • To disseminate the research outputs of its members among experts and national, European and international institutions linked to Euro-Mediterranean relations, with the aim to contribute to policy shaping

Seminars, Dialogue Workshops and Local Presentations EuroMeSCo organises regular meetings and seminars to debate the political and security developments in the Euro-Mediterranean region with experts and actors from the countries in the region.

Newsletter EuroMeSCo also issues a monthly newsletter for the dissemination of the research activities and publications of the network and its members, which is distributed among a large number of researchers, policy-makers and experts. Website The website www.euromesco.net disseminates information about the research and dialogue activities of the EuroMeSCo network and its members and facilitates communication among them.

With the support of the European Commission, 12 Dialogue Workshops and 12 Local Presentations will be organised between 2015 and 2018. Dialogue workshops are meetings where a research team presents initial findings of a Joint Policy Study to other

LINES OF DEBATE

• Processes of political and social transformation in the countries of the Arab Spring Parallel Session “Political and Security Dimension of the Euro-Mediterranean Relations” (Milan, October 2015)

researchers and experts. Local Presentations are outreach events, open to a large audience. They will gather researchers from the network, academics, regional policy makers, representatives from relevant CSOs and media to debate and present the main results of the research undertaken under the framework of the project. Plenary Session of the EuroMeSCo Annual Conference (Milan, October 2015)

WORK PROGRAMME

The 2015-2018 Work Plan foresees the development of the project “Euro-Mediterranean Political Research and Dialogue for Inclusive Policymaking Processes and Dissemination through Network Participation”, co-funded by the European Commission and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed). The project, with a duration of four years, will enable the network to upgrade and reinforce dialogue and research activities on the key trends and developments in the EuroMediterranean region. The outputs of the project are various publications (including Joint Policy Studies, EuroMeSCo Papers, EuroMeSCo Policy Briefs and Recommendations and EuroMeSCo Reports), Dialogue Workshops, Local Presentations and Annual Multi-Stakeholders Conferences.

• Emergence of new political and social actors and strengthening of the civil society, and their influence on internal developments • Geostrategic challenges in the region, new alliances, fracture lines and national foreign policies • Current state of Euro-Mediterranean relations and perspectives • Role of the European Institutions and the Union for the Mediterranean and strategies to strengthen bilateral, regional and multilateral dialogue in the region

EuroMeSCo also organizes ad hoc seminars in partnership with members of the network and fosters the participation of its researchers and experts in workshops and conferences of the member institutes.

Publications EuroMeSCo has four main lines of publications, which are the result of the network’s research programmes and projects and are distributed in print format and via the website.

Annual conference The annual conferences gather researchers of the EuroMeSCo network, experts, policy-makers and civil society representatives to discuss the mains issues that have emerged on the Euro-Mediterranean agenda. Around a hundred participants from the northern and southern Mediterranean countries meet each year to exchange views on the key trends and challenges in the region. The annual conferences also serve as a platform for the presentation of the main results of the research activities and publications of the EuroMeSCo.

• EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Studies, associating various institutes, are extended analyses related to the current developments in the Euro-Mediterranean region

The most recent annual conferences have focused on the emergence and role of new political and social actors, the state of political transformations, the presence of violent internal and regional conflicts, the geopolitical changes in the region and the future of Euro-Mediterranean relations.

• EuroMeSCo Policy Briefs are concise opinion articles aimed at encouraging and enriching debate on key issues in the region and targeting policy makers

The conferences are structured around plenary sessions and parallel working sessions, in addition to institutional opening and closing sessions. The results of the annual conference are published in the EuroMeSCo Papers and EuroMeSCo Reports.

• EuroMeSCo Reports bring together the results of EuroMeSCo’s dialogue activities

• EuroMeSCo Papers analyse in depth issues related to politics and security in the Mediterranean

Opening and Closing Sessions of the EuroMeSCo Annual Conference (Milan, October 2015)


OBJECTIVES

• To foster joint research initiatives and promote dialogue between the EuroMeSCo members and researchers on key political trends and challenges in the Euro-Mediterranean region • To boost the political research capacities and the influence of think tanks and research institutes • To disseminate the research outputs of its members among experts and national, European and international institutions linked to Euro-Mediterranean relations, with the aim to contribute to policy shaping

Seminars, Dialogue Workshops and Local Presentations EuroMeSCo organises regular meetings and seminars to debate the political and security developments in the Euro-Mediterranean region with experts and actors from the countries in the region.

Newsletter EuroMeSCo also issues a monthly newsletter for the dissemination of the research activities and publications of the network and its members, which is distributed among a large number of researchers, policy-makers and experts. Website The website www.euromesco.net disseminates information about the research and dialogue activities of the EuroMeSCo network and its members and facilitates communication among them.

With the support of the European Commission, 12 Dialogue Workshops and 12 Local Presentations will be organised between 2015 and 2018. Dialogue workshops are meetings where a research team presents initial findings of a Joint Policy Study to other

LINES OF DEBATE

• Processes of political and social transformation in the countries of the Arab Spring Parallel Session “Political and Security Dimension of the Euro-Mediterranean Relations” (Milan, October 2015)

researchers and experts. Local Presentations are outreach events, open to a large audience. They will gather researchers from the network, academics, regional policy makers, representatives from relevant CSOs and media to debate and present the main results of the research undertaken under the framework of the project. Plenary Session of the EuroMeSCo Annual Conference (Milan, October 2015)

WORK PROGRAMME

The 2015-2018 Work Plan foresees the development of the project “Euro-Mediterranean Political Research and Dialogue for Inclusive Policymaking Processes and Dissemination through Network Participation”, co-funded by the European Commission and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed). The project, with a duration of four years, will enable the network to upgrade and reinforce dialogue and research activities on the key trends and developments in the EuroMediterranean region. The outputs of the project are various publications (including Joint Policy Studies, EuroMeSCo Papers, EuroMeSCo Policy Briefs and Recommendations and EuroMeSCo Reports), Dialogue Workshops, Local Presentations and Annual Multi-Stakeholders Conferences.

• Emergence of new political and social actors and strengthening of the civil society, and their influence on internal developments • Geostrategic challenges in the region, new alliances, fracture lines and national foreign policies • Current state of Euro-Mediterranean relations and perspectives • Role of the European Institutions and the Union for the Mediterranean and strategies to strengthen bilateral, regional and multilateral dialogue in the region

EuroMeSCo also organizes ad hoc seminars in partnership with members of the network and fosters the participation of its researchers and experts in workshops and conferences of the member institutes.

Publications EuroMeSCo has four main lines of publications, which are the result of the network’s research programmes and projects and are distributed in print format and via the website.

Annual conference The annual conferences gather researchers of the EuroMeSCo network, experts, policy-makers and civil society representatives to discuss the mains issues that have emerged on the Euro-Mediterranean agenda. Around a hundred participants from the northern and southern Mediterranean countries meet each year to exchange views on the key trends and challenges in the region. The annual conferences also serve as a platform for the presentation of the main results of the research activities and publications of the EuroMeSCo.

• EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Studies, associating various institutes, are extended analyses related to the current developments in the Euro-Mediterranean region

The most recent annual conferences have focused on the emergence and role of new political and social actors, the state of political transformations, the presence of violent internal and regional conflicts, the geopolitical changes in the region and the future of Euro-Mediterranean relations.

• EuroMeSCo Policy Briefs are concise opinion articles aimed at encouraging and enriching debate on key issues in the region and targeting policy makers

The conferences are structured around plenary sessions and parallel working sessions, in addition to institutional opening and closing sessions. The results of the annual conference are published in the EuroMeSCo Papers and EuroMeSCo Reports.

• EuroMeSCo Reports bring together the results of EuroMeSCo’s dialogue activities

• EuroMeSCo Papers analyse in depth issues related to politics and security in the Mediterranean

Opening and Closing Sessions of the EuroMeSCo Annual Conference (Milan, October 2015)


OBJECTIVES

• To foster joint research initiatives and promote dialogue between the EuroMeSCo members and researchers on key political trends and challenges in the Euro-Mediterranean region • To boost the political research capacities and the influence of think tanks and research institutes • To disseminate the research outputs of its members among experts and national, European and international institutions linked to Euro-Mediterranean relations, with the aim to contribute to policy shaping

Seminars, Dialogue Workshops and Local Presentations EuroMeSCo organises regular meetings and seminars to debate the political and security developments in the Euro-Mediterranean region with experts and actors from the countries in the region.

Newsletter EuroMeSCo also issues a monthly newsletter for the dissemination of the research activities and publications of the network and its members, which is distributed among a large number of researchers, policy-makers and experts. Website The website www.euromesco.net disseminates information about the research and dialogue activities of the EuroMeSCo network and its members and facilitates communication among them.

With the support of the European Commission, 12 Dialogue Workshops and 12 Local Presentations will be organised between 2015 and 2018. Dialogue workshops are meetings where a research team presents initial findings of a Joint Policy Study to other

LINES OF DEBATE

• Processes of political and social transformation in the countries of the Arab Spring Parallel Session “Political and Security Dimension of the Euro-Mediterranean Relations” (Milan, October 2015)

researchers and experts. Local Presentations are outreach events, open to a large audience. They will gather researchers from the network, academics, regional policy makers, representatives from relevant CSOs and media to debate and present the main results of the research undertaken under the framework of the project. Plenary Session of the EuroMeSCo Annual Conference (Milan, October 2015)

WORK PROGRAMME

The 2015-2018 Work Plan foresees the development of the project “Euro-Mediterranean Political Research and Dialogue for Inclusive Policymaking Processes and Dissemination through Network Participation”, co-funded by the European Commission and the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed). The project, with a duration of four years, will enable the network to upgrade and reinforce dialogue and research activities on the key trends and developments in the EuroMediterranean region. The outputs of the project are various publications (including Joint Policy Studies, EuroMeSCo Papers, EuroMeSCo Policy Briefs and Recommendations and EuroMeSCo Reports), Dialogue Workshops, Local Presentations and Annual Multi-Stakeholders Conferences.

• Emergence of new political and social actors and strengthening of the civil society, and their influence on internal developments • Geostrategic challenges in the region, new alliances, fracture lines and national foreign policies • Current state of Euro-Mediterranean relations and perspectives • Role of the European Institutions and the Union for the Mediterranean and strategies to strengthen bilateral, regional and multilateral dialogue in the region

EuroMeSCo also organizes ad hoc seminars in partnership with members of the network and fosters the participation of its researchers and experts in workshops and conferences of the member institutes.

Publications EuroMeSCo has four main lines of publications, which are the result of the network’s research programmes and projects and are distributed in print format and via the website.

Annual conference The annual conferences gather researchers of the EuroMeSCo network, experts, policy-makers and civil society representatives to discuss the mains issues that have emerged on the Euro-Mediterranean agenda. Around a hundred participants from the northern and southern Mediterranean countries meet each year to exchange views on the key trends and challenges in the region. The annual conferences also serve as a platform for the presentation of the main results of the research activities and publications of the EuroMeSCo.

• EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Studies, associating various institutes, are extended analyses related to the current developments in the Euro-Mediterranean region

The most recent annual conferences have focused on the emergence and role of new political and social actors, the state of political transformations, the presence of violent internal and regional conflicts, the geopolitical changes in the region and the future of Euro-Mediterranean relations.

• EuroMeSCo Policy Briefs are concise opinion articles aimed at encouraging and enriching debate on key issues in the region and targeting policy makers

The conferences are structured around plenary sessions and parallel working sessions, in addition to institutional opening and closing sessions. The results of the annual conference are published in the EuroMeSCo Papers and EuroMeSCo Reports.

• EuroMeSCo Reports bring together the results of EuroMeSCo’s dialogue activities

• EuroMeSCo Papers analyse in depth issues related to politics and security in the Mediterranean

Opening and Closing Sessions of the EuroMeSCo Annual Conference (Milan, October 2015)


Academic Secretariat IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean President of the Steering Committee Senén Florensa Executive President of the IEMed – European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain Chair of the General Assembly Bichara Khader Founder of Groupe d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Monde Arabe Contemporain, Belgium Steering Committee ACPSS - Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies, Egypt CEMI - Centre des Études Méditerranéennes et Internationales, Tunisia Chatham House, United Kingdom CSEPS - The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society, Israel CSS - Centre for Strategic Studies, Jordan FIIA - Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Finland Executive Committee ACPSS - Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies, Egypt CEMI - Centre des Études Méditerranéennes et Internationales, Tunisia

GERM - Groupement d’Etudes et de Recherches sur la Méditerranée, Morocco GPoT - Global Political Trends Centre, Turkey IFAT- Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary IAI - Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain INESG - Institut National d’Études de Stratégie Globale, Algeria TEPSA - Trans European Policy Studies Association, Belgium

Chatham House, United Kingdom IAI - Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain

Austria OIIP - Austrian Institute for International Affairs Belgium CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies EGMONT - The Royal Institute for International Relations EPC - European Policy Centre Europees Institut, Universiteit Gent GERMAC - Groupe d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Monde Arabe Contemporain GMF – German Marshall Fund MEDEA - European Institute for Research on Euro-Arab Cooperation TEPSA - Trans-European Policy Studies Association

Finland FIIA- Finnish Institute for International Affairs TAPRI - Tampere Peace Research Institute France ARI - Arab Reform Initiative CERI - Sciences Po Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales CMCI - Institut de la Méditerranée EU ISS - European Union Institute for Security Studies Euromed - IHEDN Euromed Management FMES - Fondation Méditerranéenne d’Etudes Stratégiques FRS - Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique IFRI - Institut Français des Relations Internationales

Croatia EMEF - Euro-Mediterranean Forum

Germany CAP - Center for Applied Policy Research DGAP - German Council on Foreign Relations DIE – German Development Institute GIGA - German Institute of Global and Area Studies SWP - Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies

Czech Republic EUROPEUM - Institute for European Policy IIR - Institute of International Relations Prague

Greece ELIAMEP - Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy EKEM- Hellenic Centre for European Studies

Denmark DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies

Hungary IFAT - The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade Institute for International Studies of the Corvinus University of Budapest

Cyprus KYKEM - Cyprus Research Centre

Egypt ACPSS - Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies AFA - Arab Forum for Alternatives ECFA - Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs PiD - Partners in Development RCSS - Regional Center for Strategic Studies Estonia EVI - Estonian Foreign Policy Institute

Israel CSEPS - Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society INSS – Institute for National Security Studies IPCRI - Israel / Palestine Center for Research and Information Leonard Davis Institute MITVIM - The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies The Moshe Dayan Center

Slovakia SFPA - Slovak Foreign Policy Association Slovenia CIR - Centre of International Relations EMUNI - Euro-Mediterranean University

Jordan CSS - Center for Strategic Studies UJRC - Al-Urdun Al-Jadid Research Center Latvia LIIA - Latvian Institute of International Affairs Lebanon Carnegie Middle East Centre LCPS - Lebanese Center for Policy Studies Malta Institute for European Studies MEDAC - Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies Morocco CERAM - Centre de Recherche sur l’Afrique et la Méditerranée CERSS - Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches en Sciences Sociales CRESS - Centre de Recherches et d’Études en Sciences Sociales FAB - Fondation Abderrahim Bouabid GERM - Groupement d’Etudes et de Recherches sur la Méditerranée IMRI - Institut Marocain des Relations Internationales Institut Amadeus The Netherlands Clingendael - Netherlands Institute for International Relations

Network members and observers Algeria INESG - Institut National d’Etudes de Stratégie Globale

Portugal COE - North-South Centre of the Council of Europe

Italy EUI - European University Institute Fondazione Mediterraneo IAI - Istituto Affari Internazionali ISPI - Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale Jean Monnet Euro-Med Centre

Governing bodies

Palestine Pal-Think for Strategic Studies PASSIA - Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs Poland CASE – Centre for Social and Economic Research Instytut Europejski IPA - Institute of Public Affairs PISM - The Polish Institute of International Affairs

Spain AGREEM - Asociación Grupo de Estudios Europeos y Mediterráneos Casa Árabe - International Institute of Arab and Muslim World Studies CEI International Affairs CIDOB - Barcelona Centre for International Affairs ELCANO - Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estratégicos FRIDE - Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior Fundación Alternativas IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean UNISCI - Unidad de Investigación sobre Seguridad y Cooperación Internacional Sweden SIIA - Swedish Institute of International Affairs SIPRI - Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Tunisia AEI - Association des Etudes Internationales CEMI - Centre des Etudes Méditerranéennes et Internationales ITES - Institut Tunisien des Etudes Stratégiques Turkey CERMC - Centre for Economic Research on Mediterranean Countries CES - Centre for European Studies FPI - Foreign Policy Institute GPoT - Global Political Trends Centre IPC - Istanbul Policy Center TASAM - Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies TESEV - Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation

Ideas for Action in a Changing Mediterranean EuroMeSCo is the main network of research institutes on politics and security in the Mediterranean. The network, comprising 102 institutes from 32 countries in the Euro-Mediterranean area, was created in 1996 with the aim to foster joint research and debate on the key issues on the region’s agenda, as well as to promote relations and mutual trust between its members. EuroMeSCo activities include: • Conducting research on issues related to political and security developments in the Euro-Mediterranean region • Providing a platform for dialogue between the researchers from the network, experts and key stakeholders to discuss and debate the key trends and challenges on the region’s agenda • Disseminating and promoting the results of the research through a wide range of publications, conferences, workshops, local presentations, newsletters and website

United Kingdom Chatham House CIS - Centre of International Studies, Cambridge University ECFR - European Council on Foreign Relations

EuroMeSCo Academic Secretariat The Academic Secretariat is responsible for the management and coordination of EuroMeSCo. The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), based in Barcelona, took over this task in 2010. This Institute, founded in 1989, is a consortium made up by the Government of Catalonia, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Barcelona City Council. In keeping with the objectives of the Barcelona Process of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and of the Union for the Mediterranean, the IEMed fosters mutual awareness, exchanges and cooperation between the different Mediterranean countries, societies and cultures while promoting the gradual establishment in the Mediterranean of an area of peace and stability, shared prosperity and dialogue between cultures and civilisations. European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) Girona, 20 · 08010 Barcelona Spain www.iemed.org - www.euromesco.net euromesco@iemed.org T. +34 93 244 98 50 - F. +34 93 247 01 65

Acting as a think tank specialised in Mediterranean relations, the IEMed encourages analysis, understanding and cooperation between the two shores of the Mediterranean through the organisation of seminars, debates, conferences, research projects and publications.

www.euromesco.net

Project funded by the European Union


Academic Secretariat IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean President of the Steering Committee Senén Florensa Executive President of the IEMed – European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain Chair of the General Assembly Bichara Khader Founder of Groupe d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Monde Arabe Contemporain, Belgium Steering Committee ACPSS - Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies, Egypt CEMI - Centre des Études Méditerranéennes et Internationales, Tunisia Chatham House, United Kingdom CSEPS - The Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society, Israel CSS - Centre for Strategic Studies, Jordan FIIA - Finnish Institute of International Affairs, Finland Executive Committee ACPSS - Al-Ahram Centre for Political and Strategic Studies, Egypt CEMI - Centre des Études Méditerranéennes et Internationales, Tunisia

GERM - Groupement d’Etudes et de Recherches sur la Méditerranée, Morocco GPoT - Global Political Trends Centre, Turkey IFAT- Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary IAI - Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain INESG - Institut National d’Études de Stratégie Globale, Algeria TEPSA - Trans European Policy Studies Association, Belgium

Chatham House, United Kingdom IAI - Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean, Spain

Austria OIIP - Austrian Institute for International Affairs Belgium CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies EGMONT - The Royal Institute for International Relations EPC - European Policy Centre Europees Institut, Universiteit Gent GERMAC - Groupe d’Etudes et de Recherches sur le Monde Arabe Contemporain GMF – German Marshall Fund MEDEA - European Institute for Research on Euro-Arab Cooperation TEPSA - Trans-European Policy Studies Association

Finland FIIA- Finnish Institute for International Affairs TAPRI - Tampere Peace Research Institute France ARI - Arab Reform Initiative CERI - Sciences Po Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales CMCI - Institut de la Méditerranée EU ISS - European Union Institute for Security Studies Euromed - IHEDN Euromed Management FMES - Fondation Méditerranéenne d’Etudes Stratégiques FRS - Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique IFRI - Institut Français des Relations Internationales

Croatia EMEF - Euro-Mediterranean Forum

Germany CAP - Center for Applied Policy Research DGAP - German Council on Foreign Relations DIE – German Development Institute GIGA - German Institute of Global and Area Studies SWP - Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik ZEI - Center for European Integration Studies

Czech Republic EUROPEUM - Institute for European Policy IIR - Institute of International Relations Prague

Greece ELIAMEP - Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy EKEM- Hellenic Centre for European Studies

Denmark DIIS - Danish Institute for International Studies

Hungary IFAT - The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade Institute for International Studies of the Corvinus University of Budapest

Cyprus KYKEM - Cyprus Research Centre

Egypt ACPSS - Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies AFA - Arab Forum for Alternatives ECFA - Egyptian Council for Foreign Affairs PiD - Partners in Development RCSS - Regional Center for Strategic Studies Estonia EVI - Estonian Foreign Policy Institute

Israel CSEPS - Centre for the Study of European Politics and Society INSS – Institute for National Security Studies IPCRI - Israel / Palestine Center for Research and Information Leonard Davis Institute MITVIM - The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies The Moshe Dayan Center

Slovakia SFPA - Slovak Foreign Policy Association Slovenia CIR - Centre of International Relations EMUNI - Euro-Mediterranean University

Jordan CSS - Center for Strategic Studies UJRC - Al-Urdun Al-Jadid Research Center Latvia LIIA - Latvian Institute of International Affairs Lebanon Carnegie Middle East Centre LCPS - Lebanese Center for Policy Studies Malta Institute for European Studies MEDAC - Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies Morocco CERAM - Centre de Recherche sur l’Afrique et la Méditerranée CERSS - Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches en Sciences Sociales CRESS - Centre de Recherches et d’Études en Sciences Sociales FAB - Fondation Abderrahim Bouabid GERM - Groupement d’Etudes et de Recherches sur la Méditerranée IMRI - Institut Marocain des Relations Internationales Institut Amadeus The Netherlands Clingendael - Netherlands Institute for International Relations

Network members and observers Algeria INESG - Institut National d’Etudes de Stratégie Globale

Portugal COE - North-South Centre of the Council of Europe

Italy EUI - European University Institute Fondazione Mediterraneo IAI - Istituto Affari Internazionali ISPI - Istituto per gli Studi di Politica Internazionale Jean Monnet Euro-Med Centre

Governing bodies

Palestine Pal-Think for Strategic Studies PASSIA - Palestinian Academic Society for the Study of International Affairs Poland CASE – Centre for Social and Economic Research Instytut Europejski IPA - Institute of Public Affairs PISM - The Polish Institute of International Affairs

Spain AGREEM - Asociación Grupo de Estudios Europeos y Mediterráneos Casa Árabe - International Institute of Arab and Muslim World Studies CEI International Affairs CIDOB - Barcelona Centre for International Affairs ELCANO - Real Instituto Elcano de Estudios Internacionales y Estratégicos FRIDE - Fundación para las Relaciones Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior Fundación Alternativas IEMed - European Institute of the Mediterranean UNISCI - Unidad de Investigación sobre Seguridad y Cooperación Internacional Sweden SIIA - Swedish Institute of International Affairs SIPRI - Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Tunisia AEI - Association des Etudes Internationales CEMI - Centre des Etudes Méditerranéennes et Internationales ITES - Institut Tunisien des Etudes Stratégiques Turkey CERMC - Centre for Economic Research on Mediterranean Countries CES - Centre for European Studies FPI - Foreign Policy Institute GPoT - Global Political Trends Centre IPC - Istanbul Policy Center TASAM - Turkish Asian Center for Strategic Studies TESEV - Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation

Ideas for Action in a Changing Mediterranean EuroMeSCo is the main network of research institutes on politics and security in the Mediterranean. The network, comprising 102 institutes from 32 countries in the Euro-Mediterranean area, was created in 1996 with the aim to foster joint research and debate on the key issues on the region’s agenda, as well as to promote relations and mutual trust between its members. EuroMeSCo activities include: • Conducting research on issues related to political and security developments in the Euro-Mediterranean region • Providing a platform for dialogue between the researchers from the network, experts and key stakeholders to discuss and debate the key trends and challenges on the region’s agenda • Disseminating and promoting the results of the research through a wide range of publications, conferences, workshops, local presentations, newsletters and website

United Kingdom Chatham House CIS - Centre of International Studies, Cambridge University ECFR - European Council on Foreign Relations

EuroMeSCo Academic Secretariat The Academic Secretariat is responsible for the management and coordination of EuroMeSCo. The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), based in Barcelona, took over this task in 2010. This Institute, founded in 1989, is a consortium made up by the Government of Catalonia, the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Barcelona City Council. In keeping with the objectives of the Barcelona Process of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership and of the Union for the Mediterranean, the IEMed fosters mutual awareness, exchanges and cooperation between the different Mediterranean countries, societies and cultures while promoting the gradual establishment in the Mediterranean of an area of peace and stability, shared prosperity and dialogue between cultures and civilisations. European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) Girona, 20 · 08010 Barcelona Spain www.iemed.org - www.euromesco.net euromesco@iemed.org T. +34 93 244 98 50 - F. +34 93 247 01 65

Acting as a think tank specialised in Mediterranean relations, the IEMed encourages analysis, understanding and cooperation between the two shores of the Mediterranean through the organisation of seminars, debates, conferences, research projects and publications.

www.euromesco.net

Project funded by the European Union

EuroMeSCo ENI Project  
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