25.11 > 4.12

Beyond Covid-19

Navigating Solutions for Post Pandemic Times

MED is the annual high-level initiative promoted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and ISPI, the Italian Institute for International Political Studies, with the aim to rethink traditional approaches to the Mediterranean area complementing analyses of current challenges with new ideas and suggestions and to draft a new “positive agenda”, addressing shared challenges at both the regional and the international level.

The conference is held entirely in English and consist of more than 40 events, from virtual panels, to dialogues with ministers and heads of states, to thematic forums and much more.

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Giuseppe Conte,

Prime Minister, Italy

Luigi Di Maio,

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy

Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov,

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russia

Prince Faisal Bin Farhan

Al Saud,

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Maitig,

Vice-President of the Presidential Council, GNA, Libya

Ylva Johannson,

European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship

Ján Kubiš,

Special Coordinator for Lebanon, UN

Aeham Ahmad,

Syrian Pianist

Mohammed Barkindo,

Secretary General, OPEC

Ada Colau,

Mayor of Barcelona, Spain

Anwar Gargash,

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, United Arab Emirates

Paolo Gentiloni,

European Commissioner for Economy

Othman Jerandi,

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad, Tunisia

Ahmad Nasser Al Mohammed Al Sabah,

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kuwait

Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani,

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain

Alpha Barry,

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Burkina Faso

Mohammed A. Al-Hadhrami,

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Yemen

Evarist Bartolo,

Minister for European and Foreign Affairs, Malta

Tarek El-Molla,

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resource, Egypt

Luciana Lamorgese,

Minister of the Interior, Italy

Anže Logar,

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Slovenia

Qu Dongyu,

Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Guy Ryder,

Director General, International Labour Organization

António Vitorino,

Director General, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Kalla Ankourao,

Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation, African Integration and Nigeriens Abroad, Niger