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

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