a) To offer a contribution aimed at consolidating the Italian position within the international debate on the subject of security, stability and cooperation in the broader Mediterranean region;

b) To facilitate the meeting between decision-makers and representatives of centers for study and research from NATO countries and partners of the Mediterranean, Middle East and Gulf Cooperation Council;

c) To enhance the sharing of security and cooperation strategies in the Mediterranean region at a European and Transatlantic level;

d) To promote the creation and consolidation of a network of young researchers and experts on cooperative security in the Mediterranean. Proceedings: The proceedings will be circulated among civilian, military and academic Institutions of National, Allied and friendly countries.