2017 (EN)

The Annual Conference of the EuroMediterranean Study Commission (Euro-Mediterranean Network) was held in Barcelona, made up of 106 research institutes on international politics: among them the Fondazione Mediterraneo, which was one of the network's creators in 1996 and which today is among the top 10 networks in the world for Tink-Tank on political and security issues.
Euromesque members, representatives of the European Union and the Union for the Mediterranean and international experts participated.
In his speech, President Capasso stressed the need for a multidisciplinary analysis on the complex causes of violent extremism in the Euro-Mediterranean region and the urgent need to counter populism and authoritarianism by affirming the value of cultural diversity and access to culture as a fundamental right of the human person.