Valdai Club Middle East Conference. Session 2. Syria: After War, Peace

Valdai Club Middle East Conference. Session 2. Syria: After War, Peace
19.02.2018

Valdai Club Middle East Conference. Session 3. Yemen: An Unnoticed Tragedy?

Valdai Club Middle East Conference. Session 3. Yemen: An Unnoticed Tragedy?
19.02.2018

Valdai Club Middle East Conference. Session 4. Middle Eastern Settlement: An Exploded Quiet?

Valdai Club Middle East Conference. Session 4. Middle Eastern Settlement: An Exploded Quiet?
19.02.2018

On February 19-20, 2018, the Valdai Discussion Club in partnership with the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences held a conference, titled “Russia in the Middle East: Playing on All Fields.” The conference took place in the format of an expert dialogue with the participation of well-known politicians, diplomats, experts and public figures from more than 30 countries.

Watch the broadcast of the third session "Yemen: An Unnoticed Tragedy?" on February 19 at 14.30

Working languages: Russian, English, Arabic.

The participants discussed the following issues:

  • Why are existing conflict resolution mechanisms not working in Yemen?

  • How can outside actors help advance the resolution of the conflict and what leverage do they have to influence the opposing sides?

  • What can be done to improve humanitarian cooperation in Yemen?

Read more about the session in the Programme of the conference.

Video from all the sessions: 

Session 1. Russia in the Middle East: A Paradox of Perception

Session 2. Syria: After War, Peace

Session 3. Yemen: An Unnoticed Tragedy?

Session 4. Middle Eastern Settlement: An Exploded Quiet?

Session 5. Bringing Libya Back: A Common Cause?

Session 6. The Fate of the Kurds: A Central Issue?

Session 7. Iran: An Independent Course?

Session 8. The Future of One Region