EU-MED

L'agenda europea di fronte alle crisi mediterranee

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In occasione del semestre di presidenza italiana del Consiglio dell’Unione Europea, il Torino World Affairs Institute (T.wai), l’Ambasciata di Francia a Roma/Institut français d’Italie (IFI) e l’Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) promuovono EU-MED, un progetto di animazione del dibattito politico intorno al tema “L’agenda europea di fronte alle crisi mediterranee”.

La "questione mediterranea" sarà una delle priorità del semestre italiano di presidenza del Consiglio dell'Unione Europea (luglio-dicembre 2014): obiettivo del progetto EU-MED è di alimentare la riflessione pubblica sui temi di interesse mediterraneo, di importanza centrale per l'Italia quanto per la Francia. A tal fine, il progetto mira a promuovere il dialogo tra accademici, ricercatori, specialisti di politiche europee e del mondo mediterraneo, decisori dei paesi interessati o dell’UE, giornalisti, artisti, scrittori, rappresentanti di ONG o di reti legate allo spazio mediterraneo.

La riflessione comune avrà come punto di partenza il contesto di doppia crisi, politica ed economica, che interessa l’area, e si svolgerà attorno a due assi: quello delle migrazioni, della sicurezza e delle frontiere da un lato, quello dei giovani, della formazione, e del mercato del lavoro dall’altro.

Il contributo di T.wai, in partenariato con Associazione Frantz Fanon e il Dipartimento di Culture, Politica, Società dell'Università di Torino si articolerà attorno al tema “Ripensare l’agenda mediterranea al di là del prisma demografico”.

Le attività prenderanno avvio con la tavola rotonda Ripensare l'agenda mediterranea dell'UE - Letture a confronto, proseguiranno con un ciclo di seminari di ricerca aperti a studiosi e operatori delle politiche socio-assistenziali e del lavoro, e si concluderanno con una conferenza internazionale.

Tra gli eventi previsti a livello nazionale:

Conferenza: «L’Europe après les printemps arabes»
Roma, Settembre-Ottobre 2014

Seminario e mostra di arte contemporanea: «Puzzles at EU Mediterranean Borders»
Roma, 2-5 Ottobre 2014.

Conferenza: «Euro-Méditerranée: de l'immigration à la circulation, les nouvelles formes de mobilité et d'échanges »
Firenze, Novembre 2014.

Tavola rotonda: «Mobilité, formation et recherche en Méditerranée»
Roma, Novembre 2014.

Per tutto il corso dell’iniziativa, sul portale Medit sarà possibile accedere ad analisi e contributi di approfondimento delle tematiche affrontate.

Per saperne di più: EU-MED e agenda UE su Medit.

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  • The Compagnia di San Paolo was founded in Torino in 1563 as a charitable brotherhood and it is now one of Europe’s most important private foundations. The Compagnia participates in society’s activities by pursuing ends that are of public interest and social utility, with the aim of favoring civil, cultural, and economic development in the community in which it is active.

  • The Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) was founded in 1965 on the initiative of Altiero Spinelli. The IAI's main objective is to promote an understanding of the problems of international politics through studies, research, meetings and publications, with the aim of increasing the opportunities of all countries to move in the direction of supranational organization, democratic freedom and social justice.

  • The Dipartimento di Culture, Politica e Società of the University of Torino was established in 2013. The Department investigates how human beings think and shape the society they live in, how they organize and regulate social living, the types of political institutions and the interaction between different cultures.

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  • The China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations is among China’s largest and oldest civilian research institutions for international studies.

  • The China Center for Contemporary World Studies (CCCWS), based in Beijing, was founded in 2010. Its main fields of research include international affairs, political systems and institutional architecture of foreign countries, China’s strategy towards the world, comparative studies on development models. It actively conducts exchanges and academic discussions with foreign think tanks and research institutes.

  • Established in April 2013, the Center for Italian Studies is located in Hangzhou (P.R.China), within Zhejiang University’s Yuquan campus. The CIS constitutes the most advanced outcome of the strategic partnership initiated in 2007 by the then Faculty of Political Science of the University of Torino and the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Zhejiang University.

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