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To mark the Europe Day, the Embassies of the member states of the European Union in Doha and the EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture) Cluster in Doha in cooperation with the Gulf Studies Center and Doha Institute for Graduate Studies invite you to a conference on the integration process of the European Union and the integration process of the GCC

May 9th, 10:30am
Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

with main speakers:

Dr Abdullah Baabood, Director of the Gulf Studies Center at the College of Arts and Sciences – Qatar University,

Ambassador Michele Cervone d’Urso, Head of the delegation of the EU to Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and to the Secretariat of the GCC,

Nick Westcott, Managing Director of the MENA Department of the European External Action Service (EEAS).

To celebrate the Europe Day 2017, the Embassies of the Member States of the European Union in Qatar together with the EU Delegation in Riyadh accredited to Qatar and the European National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) Cluster in Qatar, have organised in cooperation with Doha Institute and the Gulf Studies Center of Qatar University, a conference, which took place at Doha Institute in front of an audience composed of scholars, diplomats and students. The Conference compared   the process of European integration and the process of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) integration, explored possibilities of cooperation between the two organizations, as well as increased awareness and better understanding of their structures, policies, and objectives.

The conference was introduced by Dr. Yasir Suleiman Malley, Acting President of Doha Institute  and Mr. Olivier Deseez, EUNIC Qatar Cluster President

The speakers were:

Dr Abdallah Baaboud, Director of the Gulf Studies Center at the College of Arts and Sciences – Qatar University,
Ambassador Michele Cervone d’Urso, Head of the delegation of the EU to Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and to the Secretariat of the GCC,
Nick Westcott, Managing director of the MENA department of the European External Action Service (EEAS).