The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come? A Conference Held by the Valdai Discussion Club

28.02.2017
On February 27-28, the Valdai Discussion Club, in partnership with the Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, held a conference, titled “The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come?” The conference was held in the format of an expert dialogue attended by politicians, scholars and diplomats from over 25 countries that play an active role in the region.


Agenda

February 28, Tuesday

10.00-11.30 Session 5. Global players: to leave or not to leave, that is the question

12.00-13.30 Session 6. Regional actors: the responsibility of the strong

15.00-16.30 Session 7. The Middle Eastern economy: kick-starting growth

17.00-18.30 Session 8. The future of the Middle East: in search of a common dream


February 27, Monday

09.30-10.00 Opening of the conference

10.00-11.30 Session 1. The changing world order and the Middle East: a stormy passage

12.00-13.30 Session 2. Terrorism: regional aspects of a global threat

15.00-16.30 Session 3. Syria and Iraq: untying the Gordian knot

17.00-18.30 Session 4. Yemen and Libya: save society, restore the state

More   


Related articles

A New Launching for Russian Saudi Relations
05.10.2017
The Saudi policy is witnessing an unprecedented transition, which represents an opportunity to reshape the relation between Moscow and Riyadh, moving it to technical economic cooperation and strategic

Category:
Expert Opinions
What Does the Lebanese Prime Minister’s Visit to Russia Mean?
28.09.2017
The visit to Russia by Saad Al-Hariri can be regarded as a natural consequence of the current state of affairs in Lebanon itself as well as that of Russia’s changed role in the region, particularly

Expert: 
Alexei Sarabyev

Category:
Expert Opinions
Russia and US Can Cooperate to Resolve Qatar Crisis
04.09.2017
The conflict between Qatar and the Gulf Cooperation Council has stabilized and has little risk of spillover, Steven Heydemann, Professor of Middle East Studies at Smith College, told valdaiclub.com.

Expert: 
Steven Heydemann

Category:
Expert Opinions