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Report of the International Seminar on "Political and Security Cooperation in Europe's Four Sea Basins"


The seminar aimed to assess the role and impact in the political and security fields of sub-regional actors and organisations in the four sea basins: Mediterranean, Baltic, Black and Caspian seas. Also, it evaluated whether the EU, as well as NATO and other international organisations reinforce security co-operation at the sub-regional level. While the EU has always been keen on promoting regional and sub-regional multilateralism, proposing itself as a sort of model of such kind of cooperation, its strategies and policies have not always been consistent with that aim.

Report of the international seminar organised by the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) in the framework of EU4Seas project, Rome, 3-4 April 2009.

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