The New Regional Role of Iran in Taming Violence in the Middle East

On 2 March 2015, the Toledo International Centre for Peace (CITpax) with the support of the Canadian Embassy in Spain and in cooperation with the IE School of International Relations and Esglobal, organised a conference under the title: “The New Regional Role of Iran in Taming Violence in the Middle East”. Dr. Ramin Jahanbegloo, Associate Professor of Political Science in the University of Toronto and Roberto Toscano, former Ambassador of Italy to Iran, analysed the position and the expectations of Iran the current context of growing sectarian violence in the region. 

UNIFIL: An Assessment in the Light of the Current Political and Military Contexts II

On 17 November 2014, the Toledo International Centre for Peace (CITpax) in cooperation with the Office of the Secretary General for Defense Policy (SEGENPOL) of the Spanish Ministry of Defense, organised a round-table under the title: “UNIFIL: an assessment in the light of the current political and military contexts II”.Brigadier-General (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, from the Ministry of Strategic Affairs of Israel and Shlomo Ben Ami, Vice-president of CITpax and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel, presented their analysis of the current situation in Lebanon and the Middle East in the li Read more...

Iran and the Current Political and Security Context in the Middle East

On November 5 2014, CITpax and ECFR organised a round table to discuss about Iran and the current political and security context in the Middle East. Elllie Geranmayeh, Policy Fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Programme of ECFR, Dr. Emma Hooper, Senior Associate Researcher at CIDOB and Roberto Toscano, Former Ambassador of Italy in Iran, analysed the détente with Iran, the future of the nuclear file and the ongoing negotiations, as well as the role of Iran as a regional actor and its strategy against ISIS. 

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