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Istanbul conference on geopolitics and regional order in the Middle East and North Africa

In the framework of MENARA’s second plenary meeting, PODEM organized a public conference titled “Middle East and North Africa Regional Architecture” in collaboration with Kadir Has University in Istanbul on May 15, 2017. The one-day conference at Kadir Has University gathered international and local experts for a fruitful discussion on the changing political, social and [...]

May 9th, 2017|News|

The MENARA project in the German Federal Foreign Office

On March 6, 2017 the MENARA Project was presented to the foreign policy experts and decision-makers from the German Federal Foreign Office in Berlin. IZT Team members had the chance to present and discuss the goals of the project with experts dealing with the Mediterranean and the Middle East, European affairs and other relevant issues. [...]

April 24th, 2017|News|

Policy Briefing on MENARA in Budapest

The Institute for Foreign Affairs and Trade held a Policy Briefing on MENARA-project in April 18, 2017. Erzsébet N. Rózsa, external research fellow of IFAT and the leading senior researcher of the MENARA-project explained the project from the IFAT-side to the representatives of the Security and Nonproliferation Department and the representatives of the Middle-East and [...]

April 18th, 2017|News|

Discussion of MENARA future note “A new phase in Turkish foreign policy: expediency and AKP survival”

4 April 2017, King’s College The Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) and the King’s College London Diplomacy Society hosted a joint panel discussion event on 4 April at King’s College London entitled ‘Referendum in Turkey: Presidential Systems, the Economy and Foreign Policy’. Dr Gulcin Ozkan, Professor of Economics at the University of York, and Dr [...]

April 6th, 2017|News|

Presenting the MENARA Project at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

On Wednesday 22 February 2017, IAI’s research team held a policy-briefing at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation to present goals, methodology and outputs of the MENARA Project. The meeting was attended by policymakers from a number of offices charged with the political, economic and humanitarian dimensions of Italian foreign policy towards [...]

February 24th, 2017|News|

The MENARA project in the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

On Tuesday 17 January, the MENARA Project was presented to the Spanish foreign policy decision-makers from the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. CIDOB’s Research Team had the chance to discuss the goals of the project with diplomats dealing with the Mediterranean and the Middle East, European affairs and Policy Planning. A member of [...]

January 25th, 2017|News|

Europe as a Global Actor – H2020 Conference

December 5, Brussels, Belgium DG RTD, Unit Open and Inclusive Societies hosted a conference “Europe as a Global Actor” on December 5, 2016. During this conference the representatives of projects selected under the Societal Challenge 6 of Horizon 2020 in the 2015 call presented their understanding of a number of research problems they investigate – [...]

November 29th, 2016|News|

“Impacting the strategic landscape of the MENA region: Key Issues and Perspectives”

Ifrane, Morocco, Tuesday, October 25, 2016 On the occasion of the restricted MENARA project workshop (WP2: Norms, identities and values and their role in shaping the regional order in the MENA), the School of Humanities and Social Sciences of Al Akhawayn University, partner in the MENARA project, organised a conference under the title of “Impacting [...]

October 11th, 2016|News|

“How can Europe support the MENA region to achieve water, energy and food security in the 21st century?”

MENARA London workshop on the 20th of October 2016 Key-note by Prof Tony Allan, KCL followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr Mark Mulligan, KCL Dr Amiera Sawas, Imperial College Dr Eckart Woertz, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB) Dr Emanuela Menichetti, Observatoire Méditerranéen de l'Energie (OME) Dr Marin Keulertz, American University of Beirut [...]

September 29th, 2016|News|

MENARA Project Kick Off Meeting in Barcelona

The 14 partners of the MENARA Project (Middle East and North Africa Regional Architecture: Mapping geopolitical shifts, regional order and domestic transformations) met in Barcelona from the 4 to the 6 of May 2016 for its first public conference and kick-off meeting. The project, which will last until March 2019, studies the geopolitical order in [...]

May 18th, 2016|News|