The project Converging and conflicting ethical values in the internal/external security continuum in Europe (INEX) under the EU 7th Framework Program coordinated by PRIO, will host a panel debate on EU security policy-making in the Mediterranean: Consequences in value and ethical terms, at the 2010 World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) in Barcelona on July 20. The panel will be chaired by Prof. Pinar Bilgin from Bilkent University (Ankara) who leads work package 6 (The Mediterranean neighborhood) of the INEX project.

In conjunction with WOCMES, there will be a INEX-workshop hosted by Bilkent University and The Centro de Investigación de relaciones Internacionales y Desarrollo****(CIDOB-Foundation). The workshop will bring together experts, practitioners and scholars to discuss the implications of the internal/external security continuum for the countries in the Middle East, with particular emphasis on the Mediterranean neighborhood (Egypt, Algeria and Morocco)