VIRTUAL EVENTS

The “Antalya Diplomacy Forum” (ADF) is an initiative to provide a platform where issues shaping the global and regional agenda to be discussed by high-level government officials, international organization representatives, opinion makers, diplomats, academics as well as the representatives of the NGO’s and the private sector.

The world is facing one of the worst global health and econonomic crisis. In the wake of this tremendously challenging times, with the intention to provide a valuable source of reference for the international community, Antalya Diplomacy Forum is co-hosting webinars in cooperation with the prominent international think-tanks, with the participation of distinguished speakers.

These series of virtual events will make a significant contribution in the context of seeking solutions to major problems and also on providing an opportunity to exchange views.

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Affects Conflict Dynamics and Mediation

19 May 2020, co-hosted by the Antalya DiplomacyForum (ADF) and International Peace Institute (IPI)

Moderators : Burak Akçapar, Ambassador, Director General for Foreign Policy, Analysis and Coordination, MFA
                        Terje Rod-Larsen, President of IPI

The Participants:

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Co-Chair of the Friends of Mediation Groups in the UN, OSCE and OIC

Pekka Haavisto, , Minister of Foreign Affairs of Finland, Co-Chair of the Friends of Mediation Groups in the UN and OSCE

Ignazio Cassis, Federal Councillor, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland, Co-Chair of the Friends of Mediation Group in the OSCE

Rosemary DiCarlo, Under-Secretary-General, UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs

“Situation of Refugees and Other Displaced Persons during the Pandemic: The Need for International Cooperation”

9 June 2020, co-hosted by the Antalya Diplomacy Forum (ADF) and the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)

Moderators:

Murat Karagöz, Ambassador, Director General for Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, Co-Coordinator of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum
Micheal Spindellegger, Director General of ICMPD

Speakers:

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu,Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey

Fuad Hussein, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq

Ayman Safadi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Nassif Hitti, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants of the Lebanon

Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan

Ylva Johansson, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs

Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

Karin Kneissl, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria

Zsuzsanna Jakab, Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organization

“Situation of Refugees and Other Displaced Persons during the Pandemic: The Need for International Cooperation”


“How the Coronavirus Pandemic Affects Conflict Dynamics and Mediation”