was the result of a joint brain storming between board members
of AFES-PRESS and members of UNISCI (Research Unit on Security
and International Cooperation) at Complutense University in
Madrid in November 1993 on the conceptual issues that were
of relevance in the preparation of the conference in November
1995 that adopted the Barcelona Declaration on Euro-Mediterranean
Partnership. The report was produced by UNISCI and co-published
as UNISCI Paper 1 in Spain and is distributed by Marcial Pons
in Madrid and Barcelona to the Spanish audience.
chapters of this report are organised in four parts. After
a brief introduction by the co-editors Part I on Security
Concepts and European Security Architectures has two chapters
by Björn Möller (Copenhagen) on: "Security
Concepts: New Challenges and Risks" and by Antonio Marquina
(Madrid) on: "A New Approach to Security in the Mediterranean".
on Security Risks and Concepts for the Western Mediterranean
includes three chapters by Carlos Echeverria (Madrid) on:
"Relations between the EC and AMU countries", by
Dionisio Garcia (Madrid) on: "Risks in the Western Mediterranean",
and by Vicente Garrido (Madrid) on: "Non-Proliferation
Issues (BC Weapons and Missiles): the Cases of Algeria and
Libya. How to Implement the CBMs in the Western Mediterranean".
on New Security Risks and New Approaches to Confidence-Building
contains two chapters by Czeslaw Mesjasz (Cracow) on: "Influence
of Developments in the CIS countries on security issues in
Central Eastern Europe" and by John Grin (Amsterdam)
on: "Confidence Building beyond Cultural, Ideological
and Disciplinary Differences: Technology Assessment as a Hermeneutic
on Building Confidence in the Western Mediterranean covers
four chapters by Hans Günter Brauch (Germany) on: "Confidence
(and Security) Building Measures: Lessons form the CSCE Experience
for the Western Mediterranean", by Félix Arteaga
(Madrid) on: "Military Confidence Building Measures for
the Western Mediterranean", by José A. Sainz de
la Peña (Madrid) on: "Confidence Building Measures
within the framework of the Cultural Dialogue", and finally
a long paper by Hans Günter Brauch (Germany) on: "Partnership
Building Measures for Conflict Prevention in the Western Mediterranean"
in which the new concept of PBMs was first developed that
has been used in the context of the Barcelona Process since
1997 with a somewhat different meaning. The reports ends with
brief conclusions by Antonio Marquina, Carlos Echeverria and
Hans Günter Brauch.
later, in September 1998, the co-editors organised a conceptual
follow-up during the third Pan-European Conference in Vienna.
The results have been published in June 2000 by Macmillan.