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8 Nov 2019

More than 120 participants from 18 Mediterranean countries debate in BCN about the current challenges of young people

The IEMed hosts this Friday and Saturday the 8th meeting of the Mediterranean Citizens Assembly Foundation (FACM). Discussing the current situation of young people in the Mediterranean region and contributing with ideas to create a more egalitarian,...

30 Oct 2019

Palma hosts the 2019 Mediterranean Conference of the European League for Economic Cooperation-LECE

Francina Armengol, President of the Government of the Balearic Islands, and Nasser Kamel, Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean, open the meeting on Thursday, October 30. Palma hosts the 15th annual conference on the Mediterranean of t...

15 Oct 2019

Water control in the Middle East, first conference of the Aula Mediterrània 2019-2020 cycle

This Wednesday, October 23, the expert on water resources of the Middle East, Aysegul Kibaroglu, offers in Barcelona the conference “Water diplomacy in the Middle East”. “Water diplomacy in the Middle East” is the inaugural co...

28 Mar 2019

Internal divisions crack the EU’s credibility as a relevant player in the Mediterranean

Up to 817 experts and actors in Euro-Mediterranean relations from 43 countries comment on the state of Europe-Mediterranean relations in the 9th edition of the IEMed Euromed Survey. The credibility of the European Union in the Mediterranean is affect...

27 Nov 2018

The renowned expert Shereen El Feki analyses in Barcelona the political and sexuality bond in the Arab world

The author of Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World participates on Tuesday, December 4 (7pm) at the IEMed in the debate “Sexuality and social change in the Mediterranean”. While religion and politics have come to be...

20 Nov 2018

An international forum in Barcelona addresses how to boost growth and investment in North Africa

The North Africa Business and Development Forum will take place on Wednesday, November 21 in Barcelona within the framework of the Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders. Entrepreneurs, presidents of chambers of commerce and business associations, ex...

22 Oct 2018

Catalan, Moroccan, Algerian and Tunisian journalists analyze migration coverage in Barcelona

The IEMed and the APEC will organize the seminar “New approaches to the coverage of migration” in Barcelona on Friday, October 26. The objective is to analyze the challenges of journalism when dealing with migrations in the western Medite...

15 Oct 2018

60% of the news about Islam from 6 Spanish newspapers are Islamophobic

The Observatory of Islamophobia in the Media, an initiative of the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) and the Al Fanar Foundation, presents its first annual report today in Barcelona. La Vanguardia, El Mundo, La Razón, 20 minutes, El Pa...

10 Oct 2018

The Lebanese Joumana Haddad, writer and feminist activist, opens the Aula Mediterrània cycle

The author of I killed Sherezade, an essay that made her known internationally, opens the Aula Mediterrània 2018/19 cycle of conferences on Thursday, October 18 (6.30 p.m.). Immigration and refugees, radicalization and sectarian tensions and the soc...

3 Oct 2018

An unpublished documentary collection offers a broad portrait of Ramon Llull’s family branch of Barcelona

Today the book-catalog that compiles these documentary collections was presented in the academic day “Maestro Ramón, the Llulls and the Mediterranean of their time” inVilassar de Dalt. After 2 years of recovery, identification and digiti...