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.
Rapporto del seminario internazionale organizzato dall'Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) nell'ambito del progetto EU4Seas, Roma, 3-4 aprile 2009.
The first session
The second session
The third session
The fourth session
Roundtable: Strategies for promoting Security in EU Four Sea Basins