Dr. Sıtkı Egeli of the IEU spoke at “Making Conventional Arms Control fit for the 21st Century” conference held in Berlin on 6-7 September. The event was co-organized by the German Federal Foreign Office and the European Leadership Network. It has gathered more than 140 official representatives and political figures from the majority of OSCE participating States, representatives of the OSCE, NATO and other organizations, and members of the expert community. The opening speech was delivered by Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel. Among other speakers was OSCE Secretary General Thomas Greminger. Dr. Egeli made presentation on current balance/imbalance of the military forces in the southern fringes of the European continent.