?he Economist 14th Cyprus Summit takes place in Nicosia

?he Economist 14th Cyprus Summit entitled Europe: Performing a balancing act � Cyprus: Leaving no stone unturned takes place on Friday in Nicosia in the presence of President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades.

The President opened the summit with a speech on Cyprus at the Helm of Historical opportunities and challenges � Will Cyprus’ energy strategy endure the region’s fragility?.

Other speekers are among others Elizabeth Spehar, UN Special Representative in Cyprus, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Finance Minister Harris Georgiades, US Ambassador in Nicosia Kathleen Doherty, Michael Oren, Deputy minister in the prime minister’s office, Israel, Minister of the Interior Konstantinos Petrides, Deputy Minister for Shipping Natasa Pilides,Tristan Aspray, Vice president, Europe, Russia, Caspian, ExxonMobil Exploration Company, Gene Kornegay, Cyprus Country manager, Noble Energy and Yiannis Gregoriou, Ceo, Hellenic Petroleum Upstream.

Also, Aldo Napolitano, Executive vice-president exploration projects management, Eni, Demetris Fessas Acting general manager, Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company, Symeon Kassianides Chairman Gas Public Company (DEFA), founder, chairman and CEO, Hyperion Systems Engineering, Ioannis Mpasias CEO, Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management, Charalampos Ellinas CEO, E-C Cyprus Natural Hydrocarbons Company, senior research associate, Institute of Energy for south-east Europe (IENE), Rolf Strauch, Chief Economist, member of the management board, European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Philip Gerson, Deputy director, European department, IMF.

Source: Cyprus News Agency