Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli participated in a TRENDS Research & Advisory (UAE) online panel discussion on June 30th, 2020, regarding the impact of Covid-19 on the global economy.
The National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations and the Dubai Public Policy Research Center (b’huth) convened a discussion exploring the impact of social distancing on society titled ‘Life within Six Feet’. The panel included Derasat Head of Research, Dr. Omar Al Ubaydli.
A Derasat Virtual Think Talk that looked at how the GCC countries have managed the Corona crisis with a focus on the unique challenges faced and featuring an expert panel.
An informative discussion was held in this Virtual Think Talk on the future of American policy towards the Gulf with distinguished speakers, Amb. Martin Indyk, Bilal Saab and Dr. Dania Koleilat Khatib.
The future of cyber technology and the relevance of Bahrain’s COVID-19 approach was discussed in a Virtual ThinkTalk on Thursday 11th June with Dr. Mitchell Belfer, President of the EGIC in Italy.
This Experts’ Bulletin highlighted tensions between the United States and China and at the strategic competition that will define international relations for decades ahead, featuring Derasat analyst, Mahmood Abdul Ghaffar.
Dr. Fatima AlSebaie took part in a discussion on the digital economy in an online event held by the Middle East Institute in the USA on June 9th, 2020.
Developments in the oil markets since the start of Covid-19 crisis and outlooks for the remainder of 2020 were discussed during the regular Experts’ Bulletin with analyst, Abdulaziz Al Doseri.
The second volume of Derasat’s Journal 2019 (Volume 11) includes a discussion in the foreword by Derasat’s Chairman on ‘Bahrain and the Security of Marine Corridors’, and includes studies on the Gulf States, naval security, and the threats emanating from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps that challenge Gulf states and regional security.
The second in our Expert’s Bulletin webinar series was held on Thursday 21st May, 2020, with Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, who discussed the dilemma for policymakers when balancing decisions between economic survival and public health.