PROGRAM

‘New Geopolitics of the Region’

9th December, 2016, UNESCO Amphitheater, University of Nicosia

09:00             Registration

09:30              Welcoming remarks by Prof. Farid Mirbagheri

                           –  Dialogue Chair in Middle Eastern Studies

                           Opening address by H.E. Ambassador Rea Yiordamlis.

                           –  Deputy Permanent Secretary and Political Director of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

10:00               ‘Iranian Perspective of the New Geopolitics of the Region’

                           Keynote speech byH.E. Dr. Kasem Sajjadpour.

                           –  Deputy Foreign Minister of Islamic Republic of Iran

10:30               Questions and comments

11:00                BREAK

11:30                Panel Discussion: ‘‘Extremism & Geopolitics of the region“

 

11.30               “Legal Framework of Fighting Terrorism”, Mr. Hossein Gharibi

                           –  Adviser to Deputy Minister for Legal and International Affairs of Iran.

11.45                “The Geopolitics of Maritime Delimitation in the Eastern Mediterranean” Prof. Costas M. Constantinou

                           –  Professor of International Relations, Dept. of Social and Political Sciences University of Cyprus

12.00              “The New Geopolitics of the Region under the Shadow of the Global Trends” Prof. Ahmet Sözen

                           –  Department of the Department of Political Science and International Relations, and Director of Cyprus Policy Center, EMU

12.15                “ISIS: The Industry of Violence”  Dr. Ghadir Nasri

                           –  Department of Law and Political Science, Kharazmi University and Senior Researcher at the Institute for Middle East Strategic Studies

12:30               Questions and comments

13:00               End of seminar