V Forum of the MedThink 5+5 network – Union for the Mediterranean – UfM

Oct 12 2021

Madrid, 13-14 October 2021. In the context of the 2021 Spanish co-presidency of the 5+5 Dialogue and drawing on the Tunis Declaration adopted at the 16th Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the 5+5 Dialogue on 22 October2020, the European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) are jointly organising the 5th annual forum of the MedThink 5+5 network in partnership with Casa Árabe in Madrid, Spain.

The forum entitled “What prospects for the 5+5 Dialogue in a Mediterranean in transformation?” will tackle three important transformations likely to impact the future of the Western Mediterranean: 1) the transformation of the production model; 2) the digital transition; 3) the sustainability transition.

Since its inception in May 2016, the MedThink 5+5 network of think tanks of the Western Mediterranean has organised four annual fora, during which experts from the whole of the region were able to analyse the factors underpinning security and stability, as well as economic, human and sustainable development in the Western Mediterranean. The last forum was held in Malta on1-2 July 2019 under the title: “Fostering Innovative Alliances in the Western Mediterranean: A Basin of Opportunities for a Sustainable Future”.

Source: Union for the Mediterranean