Cultural Mediation

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Cultural Mediation and its relevance to the MENA region.
MENA is a completely unique region, one of the most important centers of development of mankind, a "homeland" of the European civilization, which has hosted many of the processes that influenced and continue to influence the fate of the whole Europe. This region has a huge cultural and humanitarian significance for mankind as well as strategic and geopolitical role, because it is located between the North and the South, the Western and Islamic worlds. It is the region where global, regional and national interests have been contested for a long time and a place of origin of many international tensions.
The formation and role of the regional processes in the 21st century are becoming
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Historically, Christian and Islamic religious and cultural traditions intertwined here which made it possible to make a major contribution to the development of human civilization. Due to geographical, historical and other factors, it is impossible to solve the Mediterranean and North African problems, including environmental, military and political, economic and other aspects of security and cooperation, without all the Mediterranean and Black Sea countries, the Gulf countries, the European Union, the Balkans and the United States. Therefore, the security of the Mediterranean can only be general, that is, the security of each of these countries should be at the same time security for all. Therefore, security in the Mediterranean, as in other regions of the world, is a comprehensive…show more content…
Cultural mediation is the ability of a third party subject to find new meanings opposed to the previous prevailing cultural meanings. Mediation is extremely important for understanding the logic of the humanistic culture of fundamental importance to study the dynamics of mediation elements in various philosophical systems, that is, the study of the dynamics of mediation itself. Civilization is the promotion of people on the way to understand the world as a complex manifold. Only in this reality mediation makes sense.
The role of cultural mediation is growing since the recent migration flow from the Mediterranean region. The widening gap in levels of development, demographic and political issues, as well as geographical proximity underpin the migration from the South-Mediterranean countries in the EU. The main "push factors» for immigration from the southern Mediterranean to the EU are unemployment, poverty, low wages, internal conflicts and military actions (the Arab-Israeli conflict, the military action in Libya, the unrest in Tunisia and Egypt), repression against ethnic minorities (Kurds in Turkey, the Kabyles in Algeria). The presence of the totalitarian regimes, the political
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