Invitation "Grab a Coffee" | Leveraging the Energy Factor to Support Peacemaking in Cyprus

Join our joint Zoom Event "Grab a Coffee"!


Dear Sir/Madam,

The FES MENA Peace and Security Project - Cyprus Office and Diplomeds - The Council for Mediterranean Diplomacy would like to invite you to our next "Grab a Coffee" online briefing:

Leveraging the Energy Factor to Support Peacemaking in Cyprus

When: Thursday, June 8, 2023, 10:00 - 10:30 am (EEST)

We would be greatful if you can RSVP by Wednesday, June 7, 4 pm by emailing Elisabeth.vonBach(at)fes.de. Zoom link will be provided one day prior to the event.

The discovery of natural in Cyprus has opened up new possibilietes for cooperation in the conflict. Diplomeds expert Prof. Dr. Ahmet Sözen proposes fresh perspectives and policy recommendations to break the deadlock.
This briefing is based on his chapter in Diplomeds' policy study titled Conflict Resolution in the Mediterranean: Energy as a Potential Game-Changer. The study explores the energy-related aspects of major conflicts in the Mediterranean, specifically focusing on Cyprus, Israel-Lebanon, and Morocco-Algeria. Its primary focus is on demonstrating the potential of energy as a means to reduce tensions, foster cooperation, promote inclusivity, and ultimately peace in the region.


10:00   Welcome by Prof. Dr. Hubert Faustmann (FES Cyprus Director)
10:05   Input by Prof. Dr. Ahmet Sözen (Diplomeds expert)
10:15   Q&A Session
10:30   Conclusion



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