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Friday 31 maggio PLACE TIME   10:30 - 12:00 12:00 - 13:30 SALA CONSILIARE - COMUNE DI CATANIA STEVE BANNON: MITH AND REALITY SPEAKER Giovanni Moro – Chairman of Fondaca Angelino Alfano – Former Minister of Interior and Foreign Affairs, Italy MODERATOR Andrea Lodato - Editor in Chief of La Sicilia TODAY’S YOUTH AND POLITICS SPEAKER Alessandro Fusacchia - Secretary of Movimenta and Italian Parlamentarian Andrea Venzon – Founder and President of Volt Europe Giuseppe Ayala – Magistrate and Parlamentarian MODERATOR Giuseppe Scognamiglio – Editor of Eastwest AULA MAGNA RETTORATO MULTILATERALISM AND INTERNATIONAL PEACE SPEAKER Mahmoud Gebril Elwarfally - Former Prime Minister of Lybia Joschka Fischer - Former Vice-Chancellor of Germany MODERATOR Vincenzo Nigro - Correspondent of La Repubblica CHINA AND GLOBAL GOVERNANCE SPEAKER Boris Tadic - Former President of the Republic of Serbia Angelino Alfano - Former Minister of Interior and Foreign Affairs, Italy MODERATOR Danilo Taino - Correspondent of Corriere della Sera AULA 3 RETTORATO BOOK PRESENTATION: ‘Lumi del Mediterraneo’ SPEAKER         Bruno Montanari – Professor of Philosophy of Law, Department of Legal Studies, University of Catania Mario Martone – Film and Theatre Director Antonio Cecere – Author MODERATOR   Salvatore Carrubba – Former Editor of Il Sole 24 Ore ILLUSIONS OF PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST SPEAKER Mahmoud Gebril Elwarfally – Former Prime Minister of Lybia Imen Ben Mohamed – Tunisian Parlamentarian MODERATOR Vincenzo Nigro - Correspondent of La Repubblica       AULA 4 RETTORATO FOOTBALL YESTERDAY AND TODAY: IN SEARCH OF LOST VALUES SPEAKER Claudio Corbino – President of Associazione Diplomatici and CE Eastwest European Institute                 INTERVIEW  Marco Tardelli – Sports commentator BOOK PRESENTATION: ‘Una e indivisibile’ SPEAKER Giuseppe Cerrone - Deputy Vice Prefect Ida Nicotra – Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Catania Felice Giuffrè - Professor of Constitutional Law, University of Catania MODERATOR Giusepe Vecchio - Dean Political Science Catania Back to Programme


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Eastwest International Festival of Geopolitics31 May/1 June 2019 – Catania SMART CITY E GLOBAL GOVERNANCE WITH THE SUPPORT OF UNICREDIT UNICREDIT The Festival arose from a collaboration between Eastwest European Institute and Associazione Diplomatici. A reflection on significant events and happenings in international geopolitics, with experts and key protagonists from all over the world who dialogue with a wide audience that includes students from the University of Catania. The topic of this year’s discussion is Smart Cities and Global Governance. The goal is to explore complex themes associated with this topic through serious and informed, as well as simple and readily understandable discourse. The choice of Catania reaffirms the transnationality of the Mediterranean and harkens back to Europe’s place on the map as central between East and West, North and South. PARTICIPATION IN THE FESTIVAL IS GRATUITOUS REGISTRATION IS OPEN AND POSSIBLE VIA THIS LINK READ THE FULL PROGRAM HERE

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