Within the framework of the conference organized by the T20 groups entitled "Policy Recommendations for Post World Covid-19", the presidents of the working groups discussed the summaries of the seminars held within the conference activities and dealt with the pandemic effects on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Dr. Abdulaziz also discussed the role of multilateralism in dealing with the current global crisis.
A number of experts and researchers from the Middle East and the United State of America participated in the workshop. In this session Dr. Abdulaziz spoke about the ‘Gulf Cooperation Council visions on Iran’ in which he examined the views of the Gulf countries on the future relations with Iran, and the settlements that can be presented by both sides. Dr. Abdulaziz also discussed the current Iranian threats to the Gulf region and the U.S. position regarding the region, and its preparations in case the situation worsened and war broke out in the Gulf region
The conference focused on the Corona pandemic and the emerging global governance challenges. Dr. Abdulaziz discussed the effects of the Corona pandemic on the future of the global system and international cooperation. It is worth noting that this conference is held annually for a selected group of 28 Think Tanks from a number of countries from different continents of the world, in which heads of these Think Tanks participate to discuss global challenges, direct high-level international attention and effective political responses to these challenges. The Gulf Research Center is the only member participating in this council from the Arab countries