june, 2018

26jun9:00 am5:00 pmRegional Security Dialogue in the MENA Region: a Youth Perspective


Event Details


In preparation of the annual meeting on the occasion of the Rome MED conference (November 21-24), the MED Young Leaders community will take part in a “Mid-Term Meeting” aimed at sharing the collective experience on topics of common interest for the youth in the broader Mediterranean region. The event will follow a close-door preparatory Workshop, and will focus on the youth perspective and role in building a regional security dialogue in the MENA region. The event will be divided into two main sessions, which will focus on the role of both regional and international players, and their impact on shaping a security dialogue in the region. (TBC by Al-Sharq)


(Tuesday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Hilton Bosphorous Hotel

Harbiye Mahallesi, Cumhuriyet Cd. No:50, 34367 Şişli/İstanbul


    • Day 1
    • June 4, 2018
    • 09:30 Welcom Speech // Welcoming Remarks 09:30 - 10.00Welcom Speech // Welcoming Remarks Speakers: Wadah Khanfar

    • 10.00 Regional Powers and Alliances: Implications on Shared Security 10.00 - 10.30What are the new axis or regional blocs? How can these cooperate to create a new security dialogue and reduce tensions?

    • 11.30 Coffee Break11.30 - 11.45Coffee Break

    • 11.45 Old and New: Foreign Actors in the Middle East 11.45 - 13.40What are the old and new players able to affect the course of events in the Mediterranean? How do they interact with each other?

    • 13.15 Closing remarks 13.15 - 13.30Closing remarks