"A panel discussion exploring the current regional situation in the Gulf"
HE Abdulrahman Mohammed Al-Khulaifi, Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Brussels, the EU and NATO:
Mr. Bill Law, freelance journalist focusing on the Gulf, former BCC reporter :
Mr. Sami Hamdi, Editor-in-Chief of the International Interest magazine:
Mrs. Neva Sadikoglu-Novaky, Secretary General of the European Conservatives and Reformists Group:
Rue Blanche 1, 1000, Brussels
Is an award winning journalist who reported extensively from the Middle East for the BBC.
In addition to numerous radio documentaries, his films have focused on the Arab Spring and its aftermath. Before leaving the BBC in 2014, Mr Law was the corporation’s Gulf analyst.
He now runs TheGulfMatters.com, providing analysis and journalism about the Gulf States and the wider MENA region. He is a regular contributor to Middle East Eye, Gulf State Analytics, The Independent, the New Arab, Al Jazeera, BBC and Monocle Radio.
H.E Abdulrahman Al Khulaifi
Ambassador of the State of Qatar to Brussels, the EU and NATO
Is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Interest. An experienced geopolitical risk consultant.
Sami advises blue-chip clients and global entities around the world on highly volatile business environments in the Middle East as well as the geopolitical dynamics.
Sami has extensive experience in the MENA region having been a television reporter and talk-show host for over 10 years.
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05:30 - 05:45pm:
05:45 - 07:30pm:
07:30 - 08:00pm:
Registration & Welcome
H.E Ambassador Abdulrahman Al Khulaifi
Neva Sadikoglu-Novaky (Moderator)