Union for the Mediterranean

Catalonia's and Barcelona's role within the new UfM

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The role of Catalonia and Barcelona within the new political landscape of the Union for the Mediterranean

At the present time, nobody doubts anymore that peace and global stability have their Achilles’ heel in the situation in the Mediterranean. What happens in Palestine-Israel, the Maghreb or Mashrek; between Islam and the Muslim world and West-United States of America, has an influence on Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. We could say indeed that peace begins and ends on the shores of the Mediterranean.

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Barcelona’s Mediterranean capital status

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Since last March, Barcelona has hosted its first international organisation: the Union for the Mediterranean’s Permanent Secretariat (UpM). After being born in the Catalan capital in 1995, re-launched in 2008 and renamed the Union for the Mediterranean (UpM), with its formal inauguration, the Barcelona Process now has its own institution. For the first time it will have its own body to articulate a new association and cooperation phase between both shores of the Mediterranean Sea.

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