Tarragona, October 2, 2014—The director of the Carnegie Middle East Center explained the role of the West and the European Union in the region in the session “The Ever More Complex Mediterranean: National Conflicts and Democratic Transitions” that opened the EuroMeSCo Annual Conference 2014. 

The conference, held in Tarragona on October 2-3 2014, analyzed the increasing diversity and complexity of the region from different angles: the national conflicts and rivalries, the geopolitical transformations and the role of external actors, the scenarios for democratic consolidation, and the patterns of political continuity. It also focused on the challenges posed by regional fragmentation to Euro-Mediterranean politics. 

This event was originally recorded and published by IEMed Barcelona. The entire program schedule may be found here