Results 2017

Reinventing ‘Westphalia’. Historical Lessons for a Future Peace in the Middle East” bundles the results of the discussions which took place between decision-makers and experts from politics and science last year in Amman, Riyadh, Tehran, Berlin and Munich.

Photo: Marc Darchinger

Guaranteeing the Peace?

The second workshop of the project »A ‘Westphalia’ for the Middle East?« was held in Berlin and focused on the role of international guarantors of a possible peace settlement in the Middle East.


Reinventing ‘Westphalia’

At the Munich Security Conference Staffan de Mistura, Ahmed Aboul-Gheit and Professor Brendan Simms discussed the idea of “A ‘Westphalia’ for the Middle East?” with participants of the conference.


Elements of a Regional Peace Settlement for the Middle East

The first workshop took place from 22 to 23 January 2017 in Amman, Jordan, and focused on the role of regional actors in a possible peace settlement.


163rd Bergedorf Round Table

The 163rd Bergedorf Round Table, which was held in Berlin from 11 to 12 October 2016, constituted the opening event of the project. Former Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier gave the keynote speech.