The 10th Harvard Black Sea Security Program Regional Workshop

The 10th Harvard Black Sea Security Program Regional Workshop will take place at Kadir Has University from October 2-6, 2011.  The event will be held in partnership between Harvard University’s Black Sea Security Program, the Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University, and the International Relations Council of Turkey with generous grant support from the Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, a Project of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.  The primary topics of discussion will focus on security challenges in Black Sea and its greater region. The event will be a follow-on to the eleventh annual Black Sea Security Program, which took place in April 2011.

 The Istanbul conference is the tenth annual gathering of alumni and regional experts affiliated with Harvard’s Black Sea Security Program which takes place annually in April at the John F. Kennedy School of Government.  Prior workshops took place in Yalta, Ukraine (2002); Baku, Azerbaijan (2003); Batumi, Georgia (2004); Chisinau, Moldova (2005); Bucharest, Romania (2006); Kiev, Ukraine (2007); Yerevan, Armenia (2008), Moscow, Russia (2009) and Sofia, Bulgaria (2010).

Attendance to this program is by invitation only.