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  • 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:

  • The Emirates Policy Center Organizes the (Virtual) Seventh Annual “Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate”

    EPC | 04 Nov 2020

    The Emirates Policy Center (EPC) organizes the Seventh Annual “Abu Dhabi Strategic Debate” (ADSD). This year’s event is scheduled to take place virtually with the participation of strategic experts, researchers and policy-makers from all over the world. H.E. Dr. Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, will deliver the keynote speech.

  • A Delegation from INSS in Tel Aviv Visits EPC, the Two Sides Sign an MoU

    EPC | 03 Nov 2020

    Abu Dhabi—President of the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), Dr. Ebtesam Al-Ketbi, received on Nov. 2-3, 2020 Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Amos Yadlin, the Executive Director of Tel Aviv University’s Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) and the accompanying delegation that comprised a number of INSS experts and researchers.

  • Heads of EPC, the Atlantic Council, and INSS Discuss “Abraham Accords” and their Regional Outcomes

    EPC | 02 Nov 2020

    Abu Dhabi, Nov. 3, 2020—President of the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), Dr. Ebtesam Al-Ketbi, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council, Mr. Frederick Kempe and Executive Director of the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS) in Tel Aviv, Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Amos Yadlin on Nov. 1, 2020, took part in a webinar to launch their strategic partnership which was signed by the three think tanks on Oct. 15, 2020.

  • The Atlantic Council, Emirates Policy Center and Institute for National Security Studies Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance UAE-Israel Relation

    EPC | 15 Oct 2020

    The Atlantic Council, Emirates Policy Center, and Institute for National Security Studies Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance UAE-Israel Relations Leading think tanks join together to maximize potential of Abraham Accords

  • Experts: The Emirati-Israeli Treaty is a Manifestation of the Cooperative Trend that Supports Stability, Peace and Development in the Region

    EPC | 03 Sep 2020

    Abu Dhabi, Sep. 3, 2020—Arab experts taking part in a webinar organized by the Emirates Policy Center (EPC) on Wednesday, Sep. 2, 2020 on the “Emirati-Israeli Peace Treaty” affirmed that the Emirati-Israeli step is a correction for a historical Arab mistake that led to the isolation of Palestinians and weakened their cause under the pretext of rejecting normalization. The Emirati-Israeli step also reflects a new spirit that seeks to take the initiative to deal with challenges facing the Arab region, the experts added.

  • South Korean Ambassador to the UAE Visits EPC

    EPC | 11 Aug 2020

    Abu Dhabi, Aug. 11, 2020 – President of the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), Dr. Ebtesam Al-Ketbi, on Tuesday received Ambassador of South Korea to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) H.E. Kwon Yongwoo accompanied by Mr. Kang Wook Jeon, 1st Secretary & Consul at the embassy.

  • Ambassador of Singapore to the UAE Visits EPC

    EPC | 10 Aug 2020

    Abu Dhabi, Aug. 10, 2020 – President of the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), Dr. Ebtesam Al-Ketbi, on Monday received Ambassador of Singapore to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) H.E. Kamal R. Vaswani.

  • Experts in an EPC Webinar: "Neither of the two warring parties in Libya can control the whole country..The only alternative is a political solution"

    EPC | 23 Jul 2020

    In a webinar organized by the Emirates Policy Center (EPC) on Wednesday, 22 July 2020, entitled “The Fight for Libya”, a number of international experts and researchers underlined that despite the latest developments on the ground in favour of the forces of the Government of National Unity (GNA), led by Fayez al-Sarraj, neither of the two belligerents in Libya can control the country and completely project its authority on it. Furthermore, there is no alternative to a political solution that ensures a formula of power sharing under international auspices.

  • Experts in an EPC Webinar: “The Caesar Act on Syria Cannot be Separated from the Trump Administration’s Maximum Pressure Campaign Against Iran.”

    EPC | 09 Jul 2020

    A number of experts and researchers in the Syrian affairs underlined that despite the military victory scored by the Syrian regime and its allies in the Syrian conflict, the issues and facts that led to the revolution of the Syrian people in 2011 continue to exist and that the Caesar Act constitutes a turning point in the Syrian conflict that would increase the pressure on the regime and its supporters and prevent the conversion of the military victory into political results.

  • Experts in EPC Webinar: The Iranian Regime Favors the Economy Over Saving Lives in the Coronavirus Crisis

    EPC | 04 Jun 2020

    A number of experts and researchers in the Iranian affairs underlined that the Iranian regime continues to favour the Revolution to the State and national interests. The regime insists on acting as a cause rather than as a nation state. It wants to export a “model” that has failed at home and that is not desired by its own people. They added that despite the US sanctions and the socio-economic implications of the corona crisis, the Iranian regime has not changed its domestic and foreign policies, neither does it have the capability to reform itself.