Conference Report: Javier Albarracín, IEMed, 12-14 september 2013
By Théodore Abitbol, M1 AlterEurope, majeure science politique.
The fact that the world order dividing North and South is changing has not gone unnoticed; slow shifts in power are taking place everywhere in the World across continents. The Mediterranean is at the crossing of international commerce and a region endowed with energy-related resources. More importantly, it is an interface between the European Union and North Africa. The 2010s seem to be a defining moment for not only the South, but also the North of the region. Both the Euro crisis and the Arab Spring can tell us something about the urgent need for “redefining agendas and fostering cooperation between frameworks and actors”.