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

Meetings

Conference Panel Session

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

Speakers:

Fulya Atacan, Professor, Political Science and International Relations Department, Yildiz University, Micah Zenko, Douglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Ihab Wahba, former Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs for American Affairs, Mehdi Khalaji, Senior Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Presider:

James M. Lindsay, Senior 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. Levi, David 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. Stares, General John W. Vessey Senior Fellow for Conflict Prevention and Director of the Center for Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations, Hosny Khordagui, former Director, Arab Water Governance Program

Presider:

Hala El-Said, Dean, 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:

Ibrahim Awad, Professor of Practice, Public Policy and Administration Department, American University in Cairo, Stewart M. Patrick, Senior 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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Conference Panel Session

Opening Remarks

Speakers:

Lisa Anderson, President, American University in Cairo, Stewart M. Patrick, Senior 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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Conference Panel Session

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

Speakers:

Lisa Anderson, President, American University in Cairo, Ibrahim Awad, Professor of Practice, Public Policy and Administration Department, American University in Cairo, Emad Shahin, Professor of Public Policy and Administration, American University in Cairo

Presider:

Stewart M. Patrick, Senior 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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Conference Panel Session

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

Speakers:

Ezzedine Choukri Fishere, Visiting Distinguished Lecturer, American University in Cairo, Noha El-Mikawy, Middle East Director, Ford Foundation, Hany Khallaf, former Egyptian representative to the League of Arab States

Presider:

Robert M. Danin, Eni 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 Coleman, Senior 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-Beblawi, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Arab Republic of Egypt, Samir Makdisi, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Senior Fellow, American University of Beirut

Presider:

Ibrahim Saif, Senior Associate, Carnegie Middle East Center, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
November 10, 2012 2:30-4:00 p.m.

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