Events and Activities of the Research Center
A presentation of the book “Bases militaires en droit international: le cas de Chypre” by Sozos-Christos Theodoulou and a timely seminar on “The Accession to the Eurozone and the Reunification of the Cyprus Economy” were the main events organized by the Research Center - Intercollege in September.
On Friday, 1 September 2006, the Center hosted the presentation of the book “Bases militaires en droit international: le cas de Chypre” by Sozos-Christos Theodoulou. The idea behind this book is the analysis of the legal framework of the British Military Bases in Cyprus and of the broader subject of military bases in International Law. The book was presented by Andreas D. Mavroyiannis, Ambassador of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations in New York. Opening and welcoming addresses were respectively made by Andreas Theophanous, Director General of the Research Center - Intercollege and Christos Artemides, President of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Cyprus. The event was chaired by Emilios Solomou, Campus Director, Intercollege.
On Tuesday, 26 September 2006, the Center in collaboration with the Hellenic Bank organized a seminar entitled “The Accession to the Eurozone and the Reunification of the Cyprus Economy”. The speakers were Makis Keraunos, Chief Executive Officer of the Hellenic Bank, Loucas Tsoukalis Professor at the University of Athens and President of the Hellenic Institute on European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), Marios Klerides, Director, of Risk Management at the Hellenic Bank and Andreas Theophanous, Professor of Political Economy at Intercollege. Andreas Panayiotou, Chairman of the Hellenic Bank and Nicos Peristianis, Honorary President of the Research Center - Intercollege delivered welcoming addresses. The Minister of Finance Michalis Sarris addressed the seminar which was coordinated by Costas Yennaris.
presentations, and the discussion that followed, focused on the economic and
political prospects of Cyprus’ accession to the Eurozone and how these affected the
efforts for a solution to the Cyprus problem and the reunification of the Cypriot
economy. The cases of Greece and Germany’s accession to the Eurozone were explored
and discussed as were the economic circumstances in Cyprus leading up to accession
to the Eurozone in January 2008.
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