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Participants of 139th BERGEDORF ROUND TABLE

Iraq and its Neighbourhood: Strategies for Stability

Damascus (February 22 – 24, 2008)


Dr. Khaled Al-Masri
Vice Dean, Faculty of International Relations and Diplomacy, Kalamoon University, Damascus

H.E. Walid Al-Muallem
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Syria, Damascus

Dr. Samir Altaqi
Director, Orient Center for International Studies, Damascus

H.E. Abdull-Fattah Ammoura
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Syria, Damascus

Hala Barbara
Legal Advisor, Syrian Commission for Family Affairs, Damascus

Prof. Dr. Meliha Benli Altunisik
Professor, Head of Department of International Relations, Middle East Technical University, Ankara

Joschka Fischer
German Minister of Foreign Affairs (ret.), Berlin

H.E. Suliman Hadad
Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee, People’s Council, Damascus

Dr. Rainer Hermann
Correspondent, German Daily “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”, Istanbul

Elke Hoff
MdB, Member, German Bundestag, Berlin

Dr. Rosemary Hollis
Director of Research, Chatham House, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, London

Dr. Marwan J. Kabalan
Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, Member, Board of Directors, Center for Strategic Studies and Research, Damascus University, Damascus

Nidal Kabalan
Managing Director, Syrian Satellite Channel, Damascus

Dr. Flynt Leverett , Director, Geopolitics of Energy Initiative of the America Strategy Program,
    New America Foundation, Washington

Dr. Abbas Maleki
Chairman, International Institute for Caspian Studies, Tehran

H.E. Andreas Michaelis
Director, Near and Middle Eastern Affairs and the Maghreb, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

Dr. Sami Mobayed
Political Analyst, Lecturer, Faculty of International Relations, Kalamoon University, Damascus

Dr. Rolf Mützenich
MdB, Chairman of the German-Iranian Parliamentary Group, German Bundestag, Berlin

H.E. Dr. Hussein Omran
Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Syria to the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Dr. Thomas Paulsen , Managing Director, Bergedorf Round Table, Körber Foundation, Berlin

Prof. Dr. Volker Perthes
Chairman and Director, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Berlin

H.E. Dr. Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour
Director, Diplomacy and International Organizations, School of International Relations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tehran

Dr. Ulrich Schlie
Director, Policy Planning Staff, Ministry of Defence, Berlin

Dr. Rowsch Noori Shaways
Member of the Council for Political Security, Baghdad

VLR I Ralph Tarraf
Deputy Head of Policy Planning, Federal Foreign Office, Berlin

H.E. Dr. Muhyieddeen Touq
Minister of State (ret.), Amman

Dr. Richard von Weizsäcker
President of the Federal Republic of Germany (ret.), Berlin

Dr. Klaus Wehmeier
Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Körber Foundation, Hamburg

H.E. Volkmar Wenzel
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Arab Republic of Syria, Damascus

Dr. Mostafa Zahrani
Director, Iranian Institute for Peace and Human Security, Tehran

Pawel Zalewski
Sejm of the Republic of Poland, Warsaw

Dr. Gottfried Zeitz
Office of President Richard von Weizsäcker, Berlin


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