IEMed- European Institute of the Mediterranean
Executive President: Senén Florensa 
EuroMeSCo "liaison officer": Aleksandra Chmielewska

General Statement
IEMed (European Institute of the Mediterranean) acts as a renowned centre for study and analysis in the identification and interpretation of the challenges of the Mediterranean area and in the production of proposals addressed to face them. In that perspective, IEMed is a centre of resources and services. It offers spaces for reflection, analysis and debate, training courses, sources of information and documentation, advice and assistance to cultural and cooperation projects, publications and spaces for institutions and civil society.
In particular, IEMed:
• Encourages knowledge, through research and study,
• Carries out training and promotion activities,
• Encourages the participation of civil society in the Barcelona Process,
• Contributes to the Mediterranean projection of Catalan and Spanish institutions,
• Promotes and participates in development cooperation projects,
• Works in favour of Mediterranean networks,
• Organises exhibitions and cultural activities,
• Publishes books and periodical publications and,
• Acts as an observer of the Mediterranean reality.

Areas of work
  • Euromed Policies
  • Euromed Regional programme
  • Observatory of Euro-Mediterranean Policies
  • Arab and Mediterranean World
  • Socioeconomic Development
  • Mediterranean Cultures
  • Cultural Action
Objective of the Euromed / Middle East programme
IEMed aims at being:
  • An actor in the dialogue between the EU and the other Mediterranean countries
  • A centre of reflection and debate on Mediterranean societies
  • A think tank specialised in Euro-Mediterranean relations
  • A promoter of cooperation
  • A Mediterranean lobby close to institutions and public opinion
In November 2010, IEMed became the Secretariat of EuroMeSCo
Particular expertise: UfM, Euromed policies

IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook, Euromed Survey, Quaderns de la Mediterrània, The Journal Afkar/Ideas, Monografies Mediterrànies, Papers IEMed.

Membership to other networks
- ANIMA Investment Network
- Euromed Civil Forum
- Forum Euroméditerranéen des Instituts de Science Économiques - FEMISE
- Forum Euroméditerranéen des Cultures - FEMEC
- Europa diversa
- Stratégie Développement Méditerranée - Strademed
- Euromed Heritage
- Anna Lindh Foundation - FAL

Practical information
Carrer Girona, 20
08010 Barcelona
Phone: + 34 93 244 98 50
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