INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES – 2016
Regional Cooperation and Development of Energy Resources in the Central-Eastern Mediterranean
ROME, Sala Capitolare of the Senate of the Republic, Chiostro del Convento di Santa Maria della Minerva
Not only are the abundant hydrocarbon reserves discovered off the coasts of Israel, Cyprus and Egypt a crucial component of the EU energy diversification strategy, but they also offer the opportunity of launching a stabilization and integration process on the regional scale, which was long cause of political tension among the riparian states.
Betting on Iran
MILAN, Conference Hall of Palazzo Reale
Normalizing Iran’s relation with the rest of the world is regarded a top priority not just by President Rohani’s administration, but also by the vast majority of Iranians, who – as demonstrated by the results of the parliamentary elections in February 2016 – aspire to better economic conditions and to international recognition of Iran as a legitimate and important global player.