#Med2020 - Agenda

Virtual Panels

Lebanon: Out with the Old, in with the What?

  While Lebanon’s ruling elite continues to delay the formation of a new cabinet under Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri, French President Emmanuel Macron is growing impatient as he watches his initiative and timeline for reforms


The Abraham Accords and the future of Israel-Gulf Relations

The announcement that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain have agreed to bilaterally normalize their relations with Israel has marked a watershed in Gulf-Israeli relations and has laid the groundwork for a new balance


Youth and COVID-19: leaving no one behind

Young people’s trust in government has halted in the MENA region: only 32% of young people expressed trust in their national government across 12 countries in 2018. In the face of socio-economic challenges, administrative corruption and inadequate public services, youth-led