EVENTOS 2023-2024


FOCUS MEETING [September 20th]:

Geopolitics, Energy and Connectivity: Azerbaijan

[In collaboration with the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Kingdom of Spain and Principality of Andorra]

  • Date and time: 20.09.2023; 18.00
  • Location: Casa Asia, Palacio de Cañete Calle Mayor, 69, 28013 Madrid
  • Free attendance: Due to the limited number of places available, we kindly ask you to confirm your attendance at the e-mail address: mehtiyevanarmin@gmail.com; or by mobile number +34 677 23 64 99 (Narmin Mehtiyeva)

In the post-conflict period, Azerbaijan is in the process of pursuing ambitious infrastructure and connectivity projects spanning the transport, energy, and digital spheres. However, such projects face significant geopolitical complications, with a number of players, both in and beyond the South Caucasus region. The given event will discuss the opportunities and constraints that Azerbaijan faces in pursuing its regional connectivity ambitions.


  • 18.00 – Welcoming Speech:
    • H.E. Mr. Ramiz HASANOV, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Kingdom of Spain and the Principality of Andorra
    • Dr. Ángel Rodríguez GARCÍA-BRAZALES, Director of the School of Economic Intelligence and International Relations (La_SEI)
  • 18.10 – Short communications & discussions:
  • “South Caucasus Region: Security and Connectivity”
    • Dr. Farid SHAFIYEV, Ambassador, Chairman of the Center of Analysis of International Relations (AIR Center)
  • “Geoeconomics of the Caspian Sea”
    • Dr. Ángel Rodríguez GARCÍA-BRAZALES, Director of LA_SEI & Professor of Economy of the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM)
  • “Garabagh and the Geopolitics of the Western Civilization”
    • Dr. Jesus GIL, Chief of the International Relations Section of La_SEI (UAM)
  • “The European perspective of Azerbaijan based on rule of law and territorial integrity”
    • Dr. Carlos Uriarte Sánchez, Professor of Law at Rey Juan Carlos University. General Secretary of Paneuropa in Spain.
  • 19.00 – Q&A Session
  • 19.15 Closing Remarks and Degustation of Azerbaijani Sweets

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