Maria Simaioforidou

A Zürich‎-based expert in International Relations Simaioforidou Maria is also a multilingual, with proficiency in Greek, English, and French and a good knowledge of German, Spanish and Russian. Her research interests are varied, including International Security, Digital Diplomacy and Diaspora Studies.
3 Articles

“Reassessing Military Conscription: Balancing Security and Societal Concerns in Contemporary Europe”

Conscription, which entails mandatory military service for certain segments of the population, has elicited mixed reactions. While some…

Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Turkey’s Influence, Iran’s Concerns, and EU Inaction

The disbandment of the Artsakh Defense Army, coupled with concerns about the possibility of ethnic cleansing and genocide,…

Shedding a Light on the UAE’s Dual-Use Exports Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict

Dual-use products are those with both civilian and military applications, making them a potential concern when they reach…