Category Archives: Programs and projects

Mankind after the pandemic

By virtue of its consequences, the ongoing pandemic that has gripped the world from one pole to the other is the equivalent of a worldwide conflagration. Panic, the loss of human life, stagnating economic development, the unravelling of many societal structures and of interpersonal relationships, the forbiddance of cultural manifestations and the limitations placed on…
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The post-pandemic world. An appeal for the immediate cessation of hostilities, launched by the ‘Nizami Ganjavi’ International Centre, a partner of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization

Our world has been severely impacted over the past two years by the devastating pandemic that has cost millions of lives and ravaged livelihoods and whole societies and economies. Through collective effort, we can bring it to an end. Yet just as hopes were rising of reaching a post-pandemic state, our world was shocked again,…
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Lessons of the pandemic: Ambassador Volkan Boskir, President of the United Nations’ General Assembly (2020-2021)

Beginning in April of 2020, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization has carried out the "Post-pandemic world. A humanist vision for a sustainable development" project, coordinated by President Emil Constantinescu and Dr. Oana Brânda. In partnership with the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS), the „Nizami Ganjavi" International Centre (NGIC),…
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Lessons of the pandemic – Ivo Josipović, President of Croatia 2010 – 2015

For the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization, the 8th edition of the Global Baku Forum represented a prime opportunity to reunite with some of its partners for The post-pandemic world. A humanist vision for a sustainable development project, first launched in April of 2020. Dr. Oana Brânda, coordinator of this project together with the…
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Launch of the second volume in the “Paleontological Heritage and Geoconservation in UNESCO European Geoparks” series. Guest editor: Professor Dan Grigorescu, Scientific Director of the Levant Institute

Towards the end of 2021, the international scientific publication known as the Geoconservation Research Journal (gcr.khuisf.ac.ir) published the second volume in the Paleontological Heritage and Geoconservation in UNESCO European Geoparks. Comprising a total of 37 articles joining the 26 already published in the series’ inaugural volume, the work, its articles are signed by representatives of…
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The future of Europe is in our hands!

Luminița Odobescu   The beginning of 2020 brought to the attention of Europeans a process of reflection and change through a large-scale campaign designed to foster the involvement of European citizens in the European project – the Conference on the Future of Europe. With the commencement of a new legislative calendar in Brussels, a new…
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