The Game of Camps, Episode 2: Iran perspective, practitioner view was the second of five in a series of global conference calls presenting insider viewpoints on various regions throughout the world. As the stage is open for all to discuss and share, we will provide a view from one side of a region on each call, allowing members to provide an alternative perspective on successive calls. Cyrus Razzaghi (YPO Greater MENA) moderated this call.
Now that the negotiations are over, Iran and the p5+1 have agreed terms, Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, a world renewed expert in Iran affairs and sanction regime walked us through the history of the negotiations, what does the agreement mean, and what is expected in the near future, all through Iran’s eyes and point of view.
Date: Tuesday, 11 August 2015
Iran’s past nuclear history
What happened in the negotiations
What the actual the agreement says
What is the road ahead
Understand Iran’s perspective
Fully understand the agreement reached, not the spin messages, but what it actually says
Have a road map to what is coming next
Figure out if Iran is now open for business
Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler has wide international experience in diplomacy, intelligence and security. He is currently a member of the United Nations Security Council Sanctions Monitoring Team, and formally an active advisor to the P5+1 negotiations team on behalf of Germany.
His experience spans throughout the Middle East, handling delicate dialogues and crises. For 6 years he served as the special advisor to the German ambassador in Tehran until 2011, and led crisis the management team of the embassy during the 2006 and 2009/10 disturbances in Iran. Throughout his career he worked in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Central Asia and Israel. His duties included the development of homeland security measures as well as risk mitigation, specifically towards insider threats. He also advised European and global corporations on international sanctions. Hans holds a Masters and PhD degree in International Terrorism from St. Andrews University.
Please note that the views expressed in this Global Conference Call are of this resource and are not the views of YPO. As the stage is open for all to discuss and share, we will provide a view from one side of a region on each call, allowing members to provide an alternative perspective on successive calls.
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