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10 December 2015

Dr Andrea Teti presents ArabTrans results at the Rome Mediterranean Dialogues

Dr Andrea Teti presents project results at the MED 2015 high-level stakeholder conference in Rome.

Arab Transformations project scientific leader Andrea Teti participated in the Rome Mediterranean Dialogues 2015. The conference focused on the stability, shared prosperity and economic integration in a regional context that has deteriorated. The conference calls for a new narrative to deal with the transformations on both shores of the Mediterranean.

"MED – Rome Mediterranean Dialogues” is intended to give a new momentum to relations and cooperation across the region. In particular, this independent and high-level initiative aim at stimulating new ideas on the transformations afoot in the extended Mediterranean region, in order to re-think traditional approaches and address shared challenges, both at regional and international level.

As one of the leading international research projects that focuses on transitions in the Arab World, the project (Arab transitions) effectively contributed to a panel concerning the challenge of stability in Libya. The featured panel was co-organised by ISPI (Conference hosts for the Italian government) and by the Arab Transformations project.

The chair of the panel: Paolo VALENTINO, Diplomatic Correspondent, Corriere della Sera 

  • Pier Ferdinando CASINI, Chairperson of the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Emigration, Italy
  • Karim MEZRAN, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Washington D.C.
  • Alison PARGETER, North Africa Analyst; Senior Research Fellow, RUSI, London
  • Andrea TETI, Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
  • Mattia TOALDO, Policy Fellow, ECFR, London Arturo VARVELLI Research Fellow, Head of Terrorism Program, ISPI

The event gathered 150 leaders, representing governments, parliaments, international organizations, businessmen and civil society of the Northern and Southern shores of the Mediterranean, as well as other relevant Countries. 

Among the prominent speakersGiorgio Napolitano, President Emeritus of the Italian Republic; Honorary President, ISPI; Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, King, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; Nabil El-Araby, Secretary General, Arab League; Matteo Renzi, President of the Council of Ministers, Italy.

Author: Andrea Teti

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