Improving productivity and competitiveness in the local economy was the topic of a Think Talk at Derasat by Mr. Ebrahim Al Tamimi, Director of Information at the Court of HRH the Prime Minister that took place on Wednesday 8th January, 2020.
At the Istanbul NATO Summit in 2004, the GCC countries were invited to form a partnership with NATO in the framework of the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative, which aimed at enhancing security and stability throughout the region. Dr. Ashraf Keshk looks back at the history of the initiative and at the various successes and future challenges.
Following the signing of the GCC Unified Military Headquarters Agreement on 22nd December, 2019 in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Ashraf Keshk discusses the importance of this agreement, likely impacts and challenges.
The recent 8th edition of the Atlantic Dialogues organised by the Policy Center for the New South in Morocco was held under the theme, 'The South in times of turmoil'. Dr. Ashraf recaps the main topics discussed during the 3-day event and looks at the challenges and diversity of viewpoints.
A timely report on Blockchain by Derasat analyst, Dr. Fatima AlSubaei, has now been published by the Cyber Program at the Middle East Institute, USA. The report is available in both Arabic and English at the below link..........
Under the patronage of His Excellency Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, Minister of the Royal Court, Derasat celebrated its tenth anniversary on December 14th, held under the theme “from vision to reality”.