His Excellency Dr. Shaikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat), praised the standing relations, cooperation and friendly ties between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of Korea, which are constantly developing in various areas, especially in industry, commerce and investment. He emphasized the Kingdom’s continuous approach to increase and advance bilateral cooperation to bring prosperity to both countries and peoples.
The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) published a bilingual study paper titled ‘Britain’s Victoria Memorial Hospital in Bahrain (1905-1948)’, by Derasat’s Executive Director Dr. Hamad Ebrahim Al-Abdulla, in which he examined the hospital’s history managed by the British Political Agency; a successful model of Bahraini-British cooperation in the first half of the twentieth century.
The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) has launched a survey aimed at measuring citizens and residents’ awareness regarding a number of genetic disorders. The survey launched sheds light on the following syndromes: Down, Marfan, and Klinefelter. The survey sample aims to collect data from all segments of society.
His Excellency Dr. Shaikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies “Derasat”, stated that the remarkable strides achieved by the Kingdom of Bahrain in sustainable urban development and infrastructure paved the way for ambitious plans that are worth replicating in various Arab countries. He attributed this success to the vision and wise guidance of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of Bahrain, and the relentless efforts of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, which led to an exceptional and unique case in responsible and sustainable urban planning, reflecting the vision’s depth and its interaction with various challenges and opportunities.
The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International, and Energy Studies “Derasat” hosted His Excellency Mr. Armin Laschet, Vice-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, who delivered a specialized lecture on German-French relations post the First and Second World Wars and the lessons learnt from them in the Middle East. The lecture was attended by His Excellency Mr. Clemens Hach, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Kingdom of Bahrain, and Mr. Emmanuel Mayer, the Premier Conseiller of the French Republic’s Embassy in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Additionally, several stakeholders and members of Derasat were in attendance. The event was held on Wednesday afternoon, February 1, 2023, at Derasat’s headquarters in Al-Awali.
The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) participated in the Bahraini Sports Day, on Thursday, February 2, 2023, by organizing a series of events that included medical examinations, awareness lectures, a review of health behaviors, in addition to aerobic sports, and a group of different sports competitions with the participation of the center’s employees.
Derasat and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) Hold a Workshop on Gulf Regional Security Perspectives
The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) organized a special workshop entitled “Regional Security Perspectives in the Gulf Region”, in partnership with the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR), which discussed the risks of the proliferation of qualitative weapons and weapons of mass destruction, and the protection of the region and its navigation movement from its consequences, at Derasat’s headquarters in Awali on Sunday, January 15, 2023.
The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat) recently issued an analytical report on the results of a national survey on organ donation in the Kingdom of Bahrain, covering a sample of 1350, with the aim of measuring and evaluating the cultural and societal acceptance about organ donation, the community’s position on this humanitarian effort, and measuring opinions on the establishment of a specialized center for organ transplants and transplantation.
The Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy studies (Derasat) continued realizing its remarkable achievements throughout 2022, aimed at enhancing its successful professional path that qualified it to score advanced ranks among regional and global think tanks. These achievements fulfilled the Center’s goals to expand regional and global partnerships; publish several books; launch the Derasat e-Library; organize discussion sessions and various events on Bahraini and regional issues; creating a new directorate for historical studies; and launching an energy and environment program within the studies and research directorate.
In an extensive poll conducted by Derasat on the upcoming elections Dr. Shaikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa: The results of the national survey confirm the high participation rate in the electoral process and optimism about the future of the democratic process
Dr. Shaikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat), stated that the results of the national survey conducted by the Center on the parliamentary and municipal elections, scheduled to be held on November 12, showed great popular keenness to participate in the democratic entitlement, and wide interaction to exercise the constitutional right to manage public affairs in light of full conviction of the transparency and integrity of the electoral process, and the availability of all the ingredients and procedures established. He pointed out that the Kingdom of Bahrain will witness an exceptional event that presents a successful, integrated and sustainable model for a free and responsible democratic life, and reflects the honorable civilized image of the people of Bahrain, and their keenness to protect national gains, and build on the consolidation of constitutional institutions and the rule of law.