7th ed Rome Med - Mediterranean Dialogues Think Tanks and Civil Society Forum

The Director of the Institute for Studies on the Mediterranean, Salvatore Capasso, is attending the Think Tanks and Civil Society Forum organized by ISPI  and OECD, in the context of the 7th edition of the Rome MED Dialogues (2-4 December 2021), which brings together representatives of the northern and southern shores of the Mediterranean area.

High representatives of governments, academia, research, media and business, discuss crucial issues for the regions of the Mediterranean Area, such as opportunities for economic development and growth, security, future perspectives





  • Abla ABDEL LATIF, Executive Director and Director of Research, Egyptian Center for Economy Studies (ECES), Egypt
  • Dlawer ALA’ALDEEN, President, Middle East Research Institute (MERI), Iraq
  • Ebtesam AL-KETBI, President, Emirates Policy Centre (EPC), UAE
  • Miriam ALLAM, Head of the MENA-OECD Governance Programme, OECD
  • John R. ALLEN, President, The Brookings Institutions, USA
  • Haizam AMIRAH-FERNANDEZ, Senior Analyst, Elcano Royal Institute, Spain
  • Canan ATILGAN, Head of the Department Middle East and North Africa, KAS, Germany
  • Amer BANI AMER, Founder and Director, Al-Hayat Center for Civil Society Development, Jordan
  • Antonio BERNARDINI, Permanent Representative of Italy to the OECD and co-chair of the MENA-OECD Governance Programme
  • Salvatore CAPASSO, Director, Institute for Studies on the Mediterranean (CNR ISMed), Italy
  • Emmanuel COHEN-HADRIA, Director, Euro-Mediterranean Policies Department, European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed), Spain
  • Anas EL GOMATI, Director General, The Sadeq Institute, Libya
  • Zaid EYADAT, Director, Center for Strategic Studies (CSS), Jordan
  • Amine GHALI, Director, Al Kawakibi Democracy Transition Center, Tunisia
  • Nimrod GOREN, Founder and Head, Mitvim - The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign, Israel
  • Kristina KAUSCH, Senior Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)
  • Dareen KHALIFA, Senior Syria Analyst, International Crisis Group (ICG)
  • Lina KHATIB, Director, MENA Programme, Chatham House, UK
  • Ian LESSER, Vice Prsident, The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)
  • Paolo MAGRI, Executive Vice-President, Italian Institute for International Political Sudies (ISPI), Italy
  • Karim MEZRAN, Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East, Atlantic Council, USA
  • Pol MORILLAS, Director, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), Spain
  • Dylan O’DRISCOLL, Director, MENA Programme, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Sweden
  • Randa SLIM, Director of the Conflict Resolution and Track II Dialogues Program, Middle East Institute; Non- Resident Fellow, Johns Hopkins (SAIS) Foreign Policy Institute, USA
  • Bruno TERTRAIS, Senior Fellow, Institute Montagne; Deputy Director, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, France
  • Maha YAHYA, Director, Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center, Lebanon