Between the 1-3 DecemberJulian Weinberg attended the Rome 2016 Mediterranean Dialogues. The Dialogues are an annual high-level initiative organized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and ISPI (Italian Institute for International Political Studies) that bring together high level participation from across the Mediterranean for a dialogue on the challenges facing the region with the aim of proposing a positive agenda.
As part of the Dialogue Julian contributed an article to the Med Dialogues Report Leaving the Storm Behind: Ideas for a New Mediterranean. The full Report and Julian’s article, “Taking Inspiration from the Helsinki Process” can be read here: http://rome-med.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/report-MED-2016.pdf
On the visit, Julian was also invited to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to provide a briefing on the work of the Helsinki Policy Forum.