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  • 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:

  • 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.