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  • Ambassador of Afghanistan to the UAE Visits EPC

    EPC | 17 Feb 2021

    Abu Dhabi, Feb. 16, 2021 – Dr. Ebtesam al-Ketbi, President of the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), on Tuesday received H.E. Javid Ahmad, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • Ambassador of Ireland to the UAE Visits EPC

    EPC | 17 Feb 2021

    Abu Dhabi, Feb. 16, 2021 – Dr. Ebtesam al-Ketbi, President of the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), on Tuesday received H.E. Aidan Cronin, Ambassador of Ireland to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

  • Belgian Ambassador to UAE Visits EPC

    EPC | 09 Feb 2021

    Abu Dhabi, Feb. 8, 2021 – President of the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), Dr. Ebtesam Al-Ketbi, on Monday received Ambassador of Belgium to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) H.E. Peter Claes.

  • Saudi Military Delegation Visits EPC

    EPC | 03 Feb 2021

    Abu Dhabi, Feb. 2, 2021 – Dr. Ebtesam Al-Ketbi, President of the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), on Tuesday received a Saudi military delegation headed by Brigadier General Hassan Al-Malki, Director of the Strategic Implementation Office at the Saudi Armed Forces Command and Staff College, accompanied by Dr. Abdullah Al-Mojel, Senior Advisor for Education and Training at the Saudi Ministry of Defense.

  • Saudi Military Attaché in Abu Dhabi Visits EPC

    EPC | 02 Feb 2021

    Abu Dhabi, Feb. 1, 2021 – Dr. Ebtesam Al-Ketbi, President of the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), on Monday received the Military Attaché at the Saudi Embassy to the United Arab Emirates, Brigadier General Staff Abdulmohsen Fahad Al-Sudairi.

  • Emirates Policy Center is Ranked first in the Arab World and Second in the MENA region

    EPC | 28 Jan 2021

    Abu Dhabi, Jan. 28, 2021— The Emirates Policy Center (EPC) has ranked first in the Arab World and second in the Middle East and North Africa region in the annual Global Go To Think Tank Index Report released by the University of Pennsylvania in January 2021. The center’s annual conference titled “Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate” has also ranked among world’s top ten conferences.

  • EPC Takes Part in the Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum

    EPC | 17 Jan 2021

    Abu Dhabi, January 17, 2021 -- As part of enhancing the strategic partnership between the Emirates Policy Center (EPC) and the Atlantic Council in the US, EPC - as an institutional partner – takes part in the events of the Global Energy Forum which will be held virtually from 19-22 January 2021 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces.

  • EPC Academy Launches Online Training Courses

    EPC | 13 Jan 2021

    Abu Dhabi, Jan. 13, 2021 – As of January 2021, EPC Academy plans to launch a number of online training courses. The basic and advanced courses will cover the fields of policy analysis, data gathering and analysis, and building strategies, scenarios, and media policies.

  • EPC Continues its Achievements in the Time of Coronavirus

    EPC | 30 Dec 2020

    ​The Emirates Policy Center (EPC), the trailblazing think tank in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Middle East region continued its achievements in 2020. EPC has been able to overcome challenges and obstacles due to the COVID-19 pandemic by employing cyberspace to cement networking with researchers and counterpart think tanks all over the world. The center has also been able to increase the number of webinars and improve tools to approach regional and global issues, developments and shifts.

  • EPC President published a study titled: “Contemporary shifts in UAE foreign policy: From the liberation of Kuwait to the Abraham Accords”

    EPC | 19 Nov 2020

    A study was published today by Dr. Ebtesam Al-Ketbi, President of the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), titled: “Contemporary shifts in UAE foreign policy: From the liberation of Kuwait to the Abraham Accords”. The study was published in the latest edition of the Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs published by the renowned British Taylor & Francis Group.

  • Speech by H.E. Dr Anwar Gargash in ADSD 2020

    EPC | 09 Nov 2020

    Dr. Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, on Monday delivered the keynote address in the 7th Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate organized by the Emirates Policy Center. This year’s event is organized virtually pursuant to the rules related to COVID-19 pandemic. Panels of ADSD will be held over three days from 9-11 November 2020. The following is the full text of Dr. Gargash speech:

  • Opening Remarks in the Seventh ADSD

    Dr. Ebtesam al-Ketbi | 09 Nov 2020

    Dr. Ebtesam Al Ketbi, the President of Emirates Policy Center, officially launched the 7th Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate today morning by delivering opening remarks where she welcomed all participants and attendants of this significant gathering. Dr. Al Ketbi highlighted the nature of issues, and global and regional shifts that will be the focus of this year’s ADSD discussion panels over the course of three days. Following is the full text of opening remarks: