The Diplomatic Academy, in cooperation with the George C. European Marshall Center for Security Studies organised a series of activities as part of a wider project on migration and disinformation, on 13th-16th March at the University of Nicosia.

Under this umbrella, the DA and the Marshall Center, in close cooperation with the United States and German embassies also organised a closed Alumni Outreach Networking Event, titled “Addressing Dis/Misinformation in the Mediterranean Region“. The closed event took place on 15th March at 14:00-17:00 at Cine Studio, University of Nicosia.

Speakers included:

  • Introductory Remarks – Ms. Donna Janca, Alumni Relations Specialist, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies (GCMC)
  • Welcoming Remarks – Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Tim McAteer, Deputy Director, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies
  • Opening Remarks – H.E. Anke Schlimm, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Cyprus
  • Opening Remarks – Ms Yaryna Ferencevych, Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) of the United States of America to Cyprus

The panelists included:

  • Dr. Ben Nickels, George C. Marshall Center
  • Dr. Emna Ben Arab, University of Sfax
  • Moderator: Dr Constantinos Adamides, University of Nicosia
  • Discussant: Dr. Diego Scarabelli, Italy

Following an interactive Q&A session with the participation of the attendees, a networking reception was held at the Block Restaurant of the University.