Delegation of the Military Center for Strategic Studies of the Ministry of Defense of Italy Visit Institute for Strategic Research

Pursuant to the Plan of Bilateral Military Cooperation, the delegation of The Military Center for Strategic Studies of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Italy was visiting the Institute for Strategic Research from 2nd to 04th September 2015. Italian delegation was led by Major General Nicola Gelao, Director of the Military Centre for Strategic Studies, with participation of the Defence Attaché of the Republic of Italy to Belgrade Colonel Paolo Pappalardo. The aim of the visit was to review the achievements and the imminence of research interests, as well as the possibilities for establishing research cooperation.

Both sides agreed that there is a mutual interest in establishing cooperation at bilateral level. In addition, it was started the procedure for the harmonization of technical cooperation agreement between Military Centre for Strategic Studies and the Institute for Strategic Research. As the most important areas of cooperation it was highlighted: participation in research projects, organization of scientific and professional meetings, organization of study visits, publication and exchange scientific research publications as well as encouraging other forms of cooperation according to mutual interest.