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Mediterranean Cooperation Days

November 10, 11 & 12, 2014 – Rome (Lazio Region - Italy)

Jointly organized by the Lazio Region, the CPMR Intermediterranean Commission and PLATFORMA and enjoying the key collaboration and contribution of the EU Med programme projects COASTGAP and COM&CAP MarInA-Med, the Mediterranean Cooperation Days seek to develop specific political and technical debates on different aspects concerning the future of the basin. These Cooperation Days will bring together - into a Multi-Level Forum - representatives of EU and EuroMed Institutions and Assemblies (Directorate Generals of the European Commission, Members of the European Parliament, EU Council, European Economic and Social Committee, EU Committee of the Regions, Union for the Mediterranean, Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM), local and regional authorities and their networks (Inter-Mediterranean Commission-CPMR, Arco Latino, Med Commission of United Cities and Local Governments UCLG, PLATFORMA), EU ETC Programmes and Med Maritime Projects, as well as civil society.

The Med Cooperation Days start on 10th November with the institutional welcome session and the round tables «The Med beyond 2015 – How to achieve sustainable development» organised by IMC-CPMR and PLATFORMA. The objective of this first morning is to strengthen synergies between the needs of MPC LRAs and EU development policies. The seminar will encourage discussions on a shared vision for cooperation in the Mediterranean to be promoted also in the wider context of the Global Post-2015 Development Agenda. Political messages and discussions will be anchored with presentations on decentralized cooperation case studies addressing the topics of climate change and energy.

To know more about the program of the event in english or in french