CHAIRMAN

photo_esEmiliano  Stornelli is founding Chairman of the Religion & Security Council (RSC). He coordinates research projects and study seminars with the Pontifical Missionary Union (PMU) and the International Center for Mission and Formation (CIAM), and established RSC with the aim to promote conflicts resolution and a cooperative approach to security by active engagement in the religious dimension of international crises. Prior, he was Director of the Mediterranean & Middle East Program at Italian Atlantic Committee (Rome, 2011-2016), and Advisor to the President of the Atlantic Treaty Association (Brussels, 2014-2016). Specialized in Strategic Studies at the Center for High Defense Studies (Italian Ministry of Defense), Emiliano Stornelli was Visiting Researcher at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, SAIS-Johns Hopkins University, and collaborated with the Military Center for Strategic Studies. He is Fellow of the International Association for Counter-Terrorism and Security Professionals – South-East Asia Region (IACSP SEA).

See also: 

Pope Francis in Abu Dhabi: Advancing Security Through Religion

Forum “The Future of Religious Minorities in the Middle East”

Visit of the “Custos of the Holy Land” for the Future of Christians in Tripoli

Interview, Religions are the Gateway for Peace and Security, “Salaam”, Islamic Studies Association, Vidyajyoti College of Theology, New Delhi.

Panel Discussion on “Interreligious Dialogue and Conflicts Resolution” organized by CEMO Centro de Estudios de Oriente Medio-Fundación Promoción Social and RSC Religion & Security Council.

Terrorist Attacks on Churches and Interreligious Coexistence

Tripoli, Lebanon: St. Francis Shows the Way of Peace to the Middle East

Parternship for the Middle East-Gulf region signed between RSC and Al Furat Center for Development and Strategic Studies, University of Karbala.

Study Seminar “Young Generations in Asia: Christians and Muslims in Dialogue”, organized by CIAM International Center for Mission and Formation, Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

Lecture on “Human Development and Instability in the Middle East”, Training Course “The Migration Challenges in Europe”, organized by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Sturzo Institute.

RSC in Lebanon – Program of meetings with political and religious leaders, officials and policy-makers, experts, representatives of the civil society and the media. In this context, RSC signed the “Partnership for the Mediterranean-Gulf Region” with the Middle East Institute for Strategic Studies and Research, MEIRSS.

“Interreligious Dialogue to Advance Security in the Middle East”, Panel Discussion (video), EP Media Centre.

Marrakech Security Forum 2017, RSC Signs New “Partnerships for Africa and the Mediterranean”.

Meeting with the President of the Global Center for Justice and Humanity, Hon. Prof. Ali Kashan, for the launch of the “Enduring Peace Project”.

Remarks on “Interreligious Dialogue & Conflicts Resolution in the Med-Me Region”, Istanbul Security Conference 2016.

Time for a “Reset” in Saudi Arabia-Iran Relations: The Role of Interreligious Dialogue

Remarks on “Combining ‘Heart & Reason’ for Successful Migration Policies in Europe”, Panel Discussion on “Migrants: Fear and/or Compassion?”Central European Interfaith Forum 2016, Forum of the World’s Religions.


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