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Mounir Bouchenaki

Special Advisor to the Director General of UNESCO-United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation

Mounir Bouchenaki is Special Advisor to the Director General of UNESCO-United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, and has been the Director General of ICCROM-International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property. He was the Director of the UNESCO Division of Cultural Heritage of the Culture Sector and served as acting Director of the World Heritage Centre. He has been awarded of several titles by the French Republic and the Italian Republic. Mr. Bouchenaki has written books and articles on cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue.
Giorgio Dominese

Founder of CEEUN-Central Eastern European University Network, Coordinator of Transition World Research Network

Giorgio Dominese is founder of CEEUN-Central Eastern European University Network, Coordinator of Transition World Research Network and Editor of two international journals: Transition Studies Review and the Journal of Global Policy and Governance, both published by Springer. Currently, he teaches Economic and Financial Government at Tor Vergata University of Rome and Geopolitics at the LUISS University of Rome. He had been Visiting Professor at the Institute of International Relations of the Fudan University in Shanghai, from 2008 to 2010. Besides, in 2009 he became full member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts in Salzburg.
Lucio Guerrato

Ambassador of the European Union

Lucio Guerrato is a former ambassador of the European Union. He was the Head of the Delegation of the European Commission in the Kingdom of Morocco and in the Republic of Algeria. Ambassador Guerrato was also the Executive Director of the Anna Lindh Euro-Mediterranean Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures of which he is now member of the Advisory Council. Mr. Guerrato has written several books and articles on Middle Age history, mediterranean relations and literature.
Raymond Hinnebusch

Professor of International Relations at the University of St. Andrews

Raymond Hinnebusch is Professor of International Relations, Director of the Centre for Syrian Studies, and a member of the Institute of Middle East, Central Asian and Caucasus Studies at the University of St. Andrews. He is also a member of the National Advisory Committee, Middle East Policy Council. Professor Hinnebush has held grants from bodies such as the Leverhulme Trust and the US Institute of Peace (USIP), and has published several key texts on Middle Eastern politics as well as has published in most major Middle East Studies and International Relations journals.
Michel Korinmann

Professor of Geopolitics at the Paris Sorbonne University

Michel Korinman is Professor of Geopolitics at the Paris Sorbonne University and Director of the European Review of Geopolitics Outre-Terre. He has been Director General of the Daedalos Institute of Geopolitics in Cyprys and Editor-in-Chief of its review Geopolitical Affairs. Professor Korinman is an expert in geopolitical and european affairs and in German history and he has written several books and articles on the matter. He founded, with Lucio Caracciolo, LIMES, Italian Review of Geopolitics.
Alain Lancelot

President of the Robert Schuman Foundation

Alain Lancelot is the president of the Robert Schuman Foundation in Paris. After having taught political science, he is now Professor emeritus at Institute of Political Studies of Paris of which he has also been director. Professor Lancelot was visiting professor at the universities of Montreal, Algiers, Ottawa, New York and Florence. He was a member of the council of the democratic elections of the Council of Europe and of the Constitutional Council of France.
Robert Leonardi

Senior Lecturer in European Union Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science

Robert Leonardi is Senior Lecturer in European Union Politics and has been Director of the Economic and Social Cohesion Laboratory at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Besides, he is member of the UK Academy of the Social Sciences and President of the Conference Group on Italian Politics and Society of the American Political Science Association. His fields of interest are European Integration and Italian Politics, Comparative Politics, Cohesion Policy as well as for Political Parties and Regional Policies.
Fabio Mini

Scientific Counsellor of LIMES, Italian Review of Geopolitics

Fabio Mini is a a former Lieutenant-General of the Italian Army. He was Air and Defense Attaché in Beijing, People’s Republic of China, Chief of the Staff of the NATO Allied Forces Southern Europe and Commander of the Kosovo-Force. As Major General, he was Director of the Joint Services Senior Staff College (ISSMI). General Mini has written extensively on military, strategic and geopolitical issues and is a member of Pugwash Conferences on Sciences and World Affairs and Limes Italian Review of Geopolitics scientific board.
Emma C. Murphy

Professor of Middle East Political Economy, Durham University

Emma C. Murphy is Professor of Middle East Political Economy School of Government & International Affairs of Durham University. She is also Senior Lecturer in Middle East Politics at Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at the same university, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences. Prof. Murphy holds a PhD degree from University of Exeter.
Giuseppe Sacco

Editor in Chief of the European Journal of International Affairs

Giuseppe Sacco is the Editor in Chief of the European Journal of International Affairs at the ECIA. He has been Professor of “International Relations and World Economic Systems” at the Luiss-Free University of Rome. Previously he was Professor at the University of Florence and at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Paris. He was a Visiting Professor at Oxford, California-Los Angeles, Princeton Universities, and also he was Visiting Scientist at Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, and at the Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT). For four years, (1976-80) he was the Director of Division in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris (OECD). Professor Sacco also served the European Commission and as well as he was a consultant for international Institutions and MNCs in over 40 countries.
Enric Olivé Serret

Professor of Contemporary History at the Rovira i Virgili University

Enric Olivé Serret, Professor of Contemporary History at the Rovira i Virgili University, is Director of the Research Group on Gender, Interculturality and Mediterranian Studies, and Director of the Euromed Observatory for Intercultural Dialogue and Human Rights in the same University. He is the coordinator of RelMed International Joint Master on EuroMediterranean Relations and leads the Scientific Council. Since 2004, Professor Olivé is the director of the UNESCO Chair for Mediterranean Intercultural Dialogue and since 2006 he is also the director of the Executive Committee of the Euromed Permanent University Forum (EPUF), a network of more than a 100 Euro-Mediterranean Higher Education and Research Institutions.
Stefano Pontecorvo

Diplomatic Counsellor of the Italian Minister of Defence

Stefano Pontecorvo is the Diplomatic Counsellor of the Italian Minister of Defence. He has been the Italian Deputy Ambassador in the UK and Vicedirector of the Directorate General for Sub-Saharan Africa at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Previously he worked at the OSCE-Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe as Head of Cabinet to the Italian State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, and at the Permanent Representation of Italy to the European Union as Counsellor for External Relations. Mr. Pontecorvo was also Director of the Stability Pact for Southern Eastern Europe and Adjunct Professor of International Relations at the Faculty of International and Diplomatic Studies, University of Trieste.
Cosimo Risi

Italian Ambassador in Switzerland

Cosimo Risi is the Italian Ambassador in Switzerland. He has been a Permanent Representative to the UN Conference on Disarmament. Minister Plenipotentiary at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he worked as Head of Unit for the External Relations to EU and WTO at the Directorate General for Multilateral Economic and Financial Cooperation of the Italian MFA, as responsible for the European Neighborhood Policy at the Permanent Representation of Italy to the EU, and lately as Italian Coordinator of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. Mr. Risi is Adjunct Professor of International Relations at University of Salerno and at the European College of Parma. He is also Coordinator of the editorial board of “Europae”, Quarterly of European Affairs.