KIMEDE is a pioneering think-tank in the Republic of Cyprus. It is rapidly developing into an important voice for European principles and values in the Eastern Mediterranean. KIMEDE, as a member of the Brussels-based Trans-European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA), is in close collaboration with numerous leading institutes in Europe. Thus, inter alia, KIMEDE has participated in the life of FORNET, a network of research and teaching on European Foreign Policy. Through its Members, KIMEDE is presently associated with EU-CONSENT, a Network of Excellence for joint research and teaching on the European Union. In addition, we are pursuing the whole range of activities suggested by our name, including research, seminars, publications, etc.