Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)

ELIAMEP is an independent, non-profit and policy-oriented research and training institute. It neither expresses, nor represents, any specific political party view. It is only devoted to the right of free and well-documented discourse.

ELIAMEP's mission is to provide a forum for public debate on issues of European integration and international relations and to conduct scientific research that contributes to a better informed and documented knowledge of the European and international environment. In pursuing these objectives, ELIAMEP:
• Conducts research on topics pertaining to European integration, the future of Europe and international relations with special emphasis on transantlantic relations, security, migration, human rights, good governance and climate change issues. Its geographical area of interest includes the wider Southeast European, Black Sea, Mediterranean and Middle East regions;
• Contributes to the public and political dialogue on the aforementioned issues;
• Provides decision-makers, both in the public and private sectors in Greece, Europe and beyond, with authoritative and independent information, analysis and policy proposals;
• Trains professionals (civil servants, politicians, journalists and academics, among others) in a variety of areas such as European integration, conflict prevention, management and resolution skills, monitoring of democratic elections, civic participation, civil society building, as well as the role of the media in democratic, inclusive and tolerant societies;
• Raises public awareness on issues of European integration, foreign policy and international affairs;
• Briefs foreign journalists, diplomats, policy analysts and delegations from military academies visiting Greece;
• Participates actively in international partnerships and networks as well as to the debate on the future of Europe and of transatlantic relations.

Hellenic Foundation for European & Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)
49 Vas. Sofias Ave., 106 76 Athens, GREECE
Phone: (+30 210) 7257 110
Fax: (+30 210) 7257 114
Email: eliamep@eliamep.gr

Thanos P. Dokos received his Ph.D. in International Relations from Cambridge University and has held research posts at the Hessische Stiftung Friedens und Konfliktforschung (1989-90) and the Center for Science and International Affairs (CSIA) at Harvard University (1990-91). He served as the Director for Research, Strategic Studies Division, Hellenic Ministry of National Defence (1996-98) and as an Advisor on NATO issues to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (1998-1999). He was a NATO research fellow for 1996-98. He is currently the Director-General of ELIAMEP. He has taught at the Universities of Athens and Piraeus, the Hellenic National Defense College, the Diplomatic Academy and the Hellenic National Security School. His research interests include global trends, international security, Greek-Turkish relations & Mediterranean security. Recent publications include: "The Eastern Mediterranean and the Gulf region in 2020", German Marshall Fund, Brussels, 2011; Energy developments and Greek foreign policy (with Theodore Tsakiris), ELIAMEP Policy Papers, Athens, February 2012; "The difficult relationship between accounting and geopolitics", Europe’s World, April, 2013, "Greece can still be a geopolitical asset for the EU", Europe’s World, Summer 2013. "The Geopolitical Implications of Sino-Greek Relations", The Clingendael Asia Forum, July 2013; ‘Iran’s Nuclear Propensity: the Probability of Nuclear Use’, EU Non-Proliferation Consortium, March 2014; ‘How the EU Got it so Wrong in Ukraine’, Europe’s World, April 2014.