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EuroMeSCo Quarterly Seminar "Capitalising on Euro-Syrian Relations: From Tensions to Cooperation"

15 May 2008 - 17 May 2008
Quarterly Seminars
Orient Centre for International Studies, Damascus, Syria

City of Old DamascusA Quarterly Seminar was held, for the first time ever, in Damascus, on 15-17 May 2008. Addressing the current state of Euro-Syrian relations, it focused on Europe’s policy perspective as regards the Mediterranean, the regional challenges defining relations with Syria, and the cultural impact of globalisation.

This meeting was jointly organised by the EuroMeSCo secretariat, Lisbon, the Istituto Affari Internazionali, Rome, and the Orient Centre for International Studies, Damascus, with the additional support of the Stiftung Wissenshaft und Politik, Berlin, and the Foreign Policy Institute, Ankara.

To read a report by the EC's Delegation to Syria on this seminar, please click here.

To read a Carnegie Middle East Centre article on this seminar, please click here.