3rd International Conference on Religious Diplomacy

The 3rd International Conference on Religious Diplomacy was held online on 11, 12 and 13 January 2022, on “The International Dimension of Mount Athos.
Cradle of Culture and Spirituality”.
The conference was organized by the Institute of Foreign Affairs, the General Secretariat of Hellenes Abroad and Public Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Church and Culture Laboratory). The conference was supported by the magazine Foreign Affairs The Hellenic Edition and Aegeas AMKE.

A Discussion on Libya

The Institute of Foreign Affairs organized a discussion on Libya, and in particular on the upcoming elections, the situation in the country, and its position in the region, in North Africa, and in the Middle East in general.
The keynote speaker was Dr Aref Ali Nayed, presidential candidate and chairman of the Ihya Libya Party. Ms. Aya Burweila from the European Public Law Organization also participated.

The Kurdish Role in a Changing Region

Foreign Affairs Institute with the collaboration of www.foreignaffairs.gr and www.tribune.gr organized a discussion on the Kurdish role in the ever changing region of Northern Africa and the Middle East in general, on Monday, October 25, 2021.
The discussion was held between Mrs Zozan Alloush, member of the Syrian Democratic Council, general Hajar Aumar Ismail, Senior Advisor at the Ministry of Peshmerga Affairs, general Kino Gabriel, former Spokesman of the SDF forces in Syria, and Mr Yerevan Saeed, Research Associate, The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington.

Kurdistan in international Relations

The Institute of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with www.foreignaffairs.gr and www.tribune.gr, organized a discussion on the role of Kurdistan in International Relations, on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.
The discussion was conducted in English between the Dean of the School of Social Sciences of the University of Kurdistan, Dr. Bavar Mustafa and the Chief Analyst of TAM-C Solutions, Dr. Ceng Sagnic.

Geopolitical evolutions in eastern Mediterranean and the broader Middle East

Foreign Affairs Institute has organized a nearly 2 hours online discussion on the geopolitical evolutions in eastern Mediterranean area and the broader Middle Eastern region. The focus was at the role of Greece as a pillar of stability in the region and also its role as a crucial western partner in alliances within the region.

2nd International Conference on Cultural Heritage

The Institute of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA), is holding the 2nd International Conference on Cultural Heritage, in 2-3 June 2021. This year’s conference addresses “Hellenism and Islamic Culture: Positive Sources and Prospects for Interaction.”
This timeliness of this topic lies in its coincidence with the 200th anniversary of the establishment of the modern Greek state, as well as with the renewed engagement engagement of Middle East states with Greece.

2nd International Conference on Religious Diplomacy

Foreign Affairs Institute, in collaboration with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and the magazine “Foreign Affairs The Hellenic Edition”, under the auspices of the Holy Archdiocese of Athens and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece, organized an online, two-day International Conference on “Religions and the challenges in the new decade “, on Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 December 2020.

Antonios Platias

Head of Defence and Security committee
Antonios PLATIAS is a Brigadier General (ret). He served at the Ministry of Defence as National Defence Policy Director, as well as Head of Bilateral Defence Cooperation Section and NATO -EU Affairs Office of the International Relations Directorate.

Hippocrates Daskalakis

Hippocrates Daskalakis is a lieutenant general ret. He has studied in all the provided schools of his field and his rank, as well as in ASP and School of National Defense (SETHA). He has been trained in the United States in the anti-aircraft system “HAWK” and in the School of Strategic Information (DIA).

Elizabeth Prodromou

Dr. Elizabeth H. Prodromou teaches in the Program on International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where she is Faculty Director of the Initiative on Religion, Law, and Diplomacy.