Co-organisers:  The ACG Institute of Global Affairs (IGA) and the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)

In view of the launch of the 2020 IGA & ELIAMEP Summer School 


09.30 – 9: 45


Welcome remarks

-Ms. Claudia Carydis-Benopoulou, Vice President, Public Affairs, The American College of Greece

-Dr. Thanos Dokos, Director-General, ELIAMEP

9:45 10:15 Keynote adress: H.E. Mr. Kostis Hatzidakis, Minister of Environment & Energy, Athens
10:15 11.45 The Geopolitics of Energy in the Eastern Mediterranean



Moderator: Prof. Nikolaοs Farantouris, University of Piraeus, Chair, Legal Affairs, EUROGAS & DEPA


-Dr. Theodore Tsakiris, Associate Professor, University of Nicosia, Research Fellow ELIAMEP

-Mr. Gabriel Mitchell, Policy Fellow, MITVIM Institute, Israel

-Mr. Nicolo Sartori, Senior Fellow and Head of the Energy, Climate & Resources Programme, IAI, Rome

11.45 12.15 Coffee break
12.15  13:45 Tripartite cooperation in the Eastern Mediterranean: an early assessment and future prospects
  Moderator: Mr. Athanasios Ellis, Editor in Chief, Kathimerini, English edition


-H. E. Mr. Kyriakos A. Kenevezos, Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the Hellenic Republic

-H.E. Mr. Geoffrey R. Pyatt, U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic

-H.E. Dr. Theodoros Theodorou, Ambassador, A6 Directorate for MENA, MFA, Athens

-Mr. Yossi Amrani, Ambassador designate of Israel to the Hellenic Republic

13.45  15.00 Light Buffet Lunch
15:00 16.45


The regional security environment: stability vs turbulence


Moderator: Dr. Konstantina E. Botsiou, Associate Professor, University of Peloponnese


-Prof. Cengiz Aktar, Visiting Lecturer University of Athens, EKPA-Turkmas

-Prof. Panayotis Tsakonas, University of Athens

-Prof. Angelos Syrigos, Panteion University, Member of the Greek Parliament

16: 45 17.00 Closing Remarks

-Dr. Thanos Dokos, Director-General, ELIAMEP

-Dr. Haris Vlavianos, Director, Institute of Global Affairs, The American College of Greece


Registration is required.

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