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MENA 2019: Building New Platforms of Cooperation

As one of the least economically integrated regions, the Middle East and North Africa requires more cooperation if it is to thrive in the new era of globalization. While “hot issues” can only be addressed in a less-fragmented regional context, what other challenges engender an alignment of interests and foster cooperation?

On the Forum Agenda:
– Assessing the impact of global trade tensions on the region
– Establishing new trade corridors
– Examining digital trade and digital single markets

– Alain Bejjani, Chief Executive Officer, Majid Al Futtaim Holding, United Arab Emirates
– Nour Al Gharibeh, Design Strategy and Brand Development Officer, SYNTAX, Jordan
– Nadine Hachach-Haram, Co-Founder, Proximie, Lebanon
Rania A. Al-Mashat, Minister of Tourism of Egypt; Young Global Leader
– Bob Roberts, Founding and Senior Pastor, Northwood Church, USA

Moderated by
– Mirek Dusek, Deputy Head of the Centre for Geopolitical and Regional Affairs, Head of Middle East and North Africa, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum

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