12-13 November 2012, Milan
The event was promoted by the Milan Chamber of Commerce and in collaboration with the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Ministry for Economic Development, the Ministry of Economy and Finance, and the Region of Lombardy. CIPMO contributed to making the event possible by guaranteeing scientific coordination and interacting with the guest speakers and the discussants (approximately 200 people) that took part in the various thematic workshops.
The forum witnessed the participation of, among others, Mario Monti, Italian Prime Minister; Corrado Passera, Minister of Economic Development; Antonio Tajani, Vice President of the European Commission; Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank; Carlo Sangalli, the President of the Milan Chamber of Commerce; Bruno Ermolli, President of Promos; Roberto Formigoni, President of the Region of Lombardy; Giuliano Pisapia, Mayor of Milan; Guido Podestà, President of the Province of Milan.
Among the exponents from the southern side of the Mediterranean there were: Simos Kedikoglu, Deputy Minister of the Council of Ministers and spokesperson of the government (Greece); Neven Mimica, Deputy Prime Minister for Domestic, foreign and European policies (Croatia); Nicolas Nahas, Minister of the Economy and Trade (Lebanon); Mohamed Najib Boulif, Minister Delegate responsible for general affairs and governance (Morocco); Mohamed Amine Chakhari, minister of Industry (Tunisia).