Mediation in the Mediterranean region: Development of capacities and synergies
Tuesday, Feb 12 2013
Madrid, 11-12 February 2013The Spanish-Moroccan initiative Mediation in the Mediterranean Region seeks to support the efforts of the Secretary-General of the United Nations to strengthen the role of mediation as a means for conflict resolution. The added value of the Spanish-Moroccan initiative is due to its specific regional approach: it focuses on the Mediterranean region and its area of influence.The seminar, co-organised by the MAEC and CITpax, was co-chaired by the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Spain and MoroccoTo launch the process, on 11 and 12 February 2013, the First Internatio Read more...
Towards a Community of Water and Energy in the Middle East
Friday, Sep 17 2010
CITpax and el Institut Europeu de la Mediterrània (IEMed) held a planning meeting in which IEMed was debriefed on the trip that Emilio Cassinello, Director General of CITpax, and John Bell, Director of the Middle East and Mediterranean Programme, made to the region in June 2010, and following which a report was produced.The debriefing was followed by a reflection on what the next steps ahead should be, in which several experts on water and energy participated. Following the discussion, it was agreed that Walter Mazzitti, adviser to the Italian Primer Minister and an expert on water, would prod Read more...
Water in the Middle East: Conflict or Cooperation?
Sunday, Sep 7 2008
This seminar, organised by CITpax and the Spanish Society for International Exhibitions (SEEI) in Madrid and Zaragoza, aimed to examine how water has been a source of conflict and how it can be transformed into a tool for peace in the Middle East. The seminar analysed a case that has been successfully resolved and a scenario including difficulties and complications, so that – given the participants’ broad political and technical experience – the seminar could become a venue where regional collaboration on hydrological issues could be re-examined, and innovative and imaginative proposals drawn Read more...