The Workshop focuses on the main aspects and trends related to energy landscape and energy exploitation in the Eastern Mediterranean region. The Workshop is structured into two parts: the first part features seminars and briefings delivered by experts on geopolitical and international legal issues on energy dynamics in the East Med; during the second part, students are involved in a simulated negotiation between States concerning energy issues.
Instructors' bio profiles
Alessia Chiriatti (Head of the Educational Programme), Luca Franza (Head of the Energy, Climate & Resources Programme)
The Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) was founded in 1965 on the initiative of Altiero Spinelli, and is currently among the most influential think thanks in Italy and Europe. The Institute's main objective is to promote an understanding of the problems of international politics through studies, research, meetings and publications. The Institute participates in major research networks and develops research activities on very many topics: EU, politics and institutions, Eastern Europe and Eurasia, Security, Defence, and Space, Global Actors, Mediteranean and Middle East, Multilateralism and global governance, Energy, climate and resources, Italy's Foreign Policy. The Institute coordinates and participates in several research projects, organizes series of conferences in Italy and abroad, and publishes working papers, journals, and newsletters (such as The International Spectator, OrizzonteCina, and AffarInternazionali). The Istitute overviews students' internship programmes.
SIS and IAI signed a Partnership Agreement: the agreement aims at fostering the collaboration between the respective researchers, develop common projects and research programs, cooperate in teaching and dissemination activities, increase the educational opportunities of the SIS students.