Dr. Christian Koch, Director of Research, met with Carsten Wilms, Permanent Representative at the German Embassy in Abu Dhabi. They discussed recent developments and Dr. Koch updated him on the status of the Tafahum wa Tabadul Research Project on a Regional Security Mechanism.
Dr. Koch also met with Dr. Khalid Al-Mezaini, Professor at Zayid University, and participating in the teaching of a gradate seminar on UAE Foreign Policy. He further met with N. Janardhan, Senior Research Fellow at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy to discuss developments in Gulf-Asia relations.
Dr. Abdulaziz Sager, Chairman of the Gulf Research Center, participated as speaker in the closed workshop titled “Foreign and Security Policy in the framework of the German-Arab Gulf Dialogue on Security and Cooperation” organized by The German-Arab Friendship Association (DAFG) & King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies (KFCRIS)