Regional Cooperation in a New Middle East

Director: Stewart M. Patrick, Senior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program
November 10, 2012 - November 11, 2012

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Session 4: The Role of Non-Arab Regional Powers in the New Middle East

Speakers Fulya AtacanProfessor, Political Science and International Relations Department, Yildiz University, Mehdi KhalajiSenior Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, Micah ZenkoDouglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Ihab Wahbaformer Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for American Affairs, Fulya AtacanProfessor, Political Science and International Relations Department, Yildiz University, Micah ZenkoDouglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Ihab Wahbaformer Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for American Affairs, Mehdi KhalajiSenior Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Presiders James M. LindsaySenior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations, James M. LindsaySenior Vice President, Director of Studies, and Maurice R. Greenberg Chair, Council on Foreign Relations
November 11, 2012 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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Session 5: Energy, Water, and Climate Change: Implications for Regional Development and Security

Speakers Michael A. LeviDavid M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations, Paul B. StaresGeneral John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations, Hosny Khordaguiformer Director, Arab Water Governance Program, Michael A. LeviDavid M. Rubenstein Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment and Director of the Program on Energy Security and Climate Change, Council on Foreign Relations, Paul B. StaresGeneral John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations, Hosny Khordaguiformer Director, Arab Water Governance Program
Presiders Hala El-SaidDean, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, Hala El-SaidDean, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University
November 11, 2012 2:00–3:30 p.m.

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Closing Session: What Have We Learned?

Speakers Stewart M. PatrickSenior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations, Ibrahim AwadProfessor of Practice, Public Policy and Administration Department, American University in Cairo, Ibrahim AwadProfessor of Practice, Public Policy and Administration Department, American University in Cairo, Stewart M. PatrickSenior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
November 11, 2012 3:30–4:00 p.m.

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Opening Remarks

Speakers Stewart M. PatrickSenior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations, Lisa AndersonPresident, American University in Cairo, Lisa AndersonPresident, American University in Cairo, Stewart M. PatrickSenior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
November 10, 2012 9:00–9:15 a.m.

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Session 1: Regionalism in a Changing Middle East: New Concepts, Values, Principles

Speakers Lisa AndersonPresident, American University in Cairo, Ibrahim AwadProfessor of Practice, Public Policy and Administration Department, American University in Cairo, Emad ShahinProfessor of Public Policy and Administration, American University in Cairo, Lisa AndersonPresident, American University in Cairo, Ibrahim AwadProfessor of Practice, Public Policy and Administration Department, American University in Cairo, Emad ShahinProfessor of Public Policy and Administration, American University in Cairo
Presiders Stewart M. PatrickSenior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations, Stewart M. PatrickSenior Fellow and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program, Council on Foreign Relations
November 10, 2012 9:15–10:45 a.m.

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Session 2: The League of Arab States: How Has it Fared?

Speakers Ezzedine Choukri FishereVisiting Distinguished Lecturer, American University in Cairo, Noha El-MikawyMiddle East Director, Ford Foundation, Hany Khallafformer Egyptian representative to the League of Arab States, Ezzedine Choukri FishereVisiting Distinguished Lecturer, American University in Cairo, Noha El-MikawyMiddle East Director, Ford Foundation, Hany Khallafformer Egyptian representative to the League of Arab States
Presiders Robert DaninEni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Robert DaninEni Enrico Mattei Senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
November 10, 2012 11:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

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Session 3: Economic Change, Development, and Regional Norms

Speakers Isobel ColemanSenior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative; Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations, Hazem El-Beblawiformer Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Arab Republic of Egypt, Samir MakdisiEmeritus Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow, American University of Beirut, Isobel ColemanSenior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative; Director of the Women and Foreign Policy Program, Council on Foreign Relations, Hazem El-Beblawiformer Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Arab Republic of Egypt, Samir MakdisiEmeritus Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow, American University of Beirut
Presiders Ibrahim SaifSenior Associate, Carnegie Middle East Center, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Ibrahim SaifSenior Associate, Carnegie Middle East Center, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
November 10, 2012 2:30–4:00 p.m.

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