Upcoming Event

Oct
11-12
20:00

Policy responses for an EU-MENA shared future

In the third edition of the "Platform for Advanced & Emerging Economies Policy Dialogue" we will discuss trade flows and trade policy between Europe and MENA, integration of developing economies into global value chains, and regional energy relations.

Oct 11 - 12, 2018 Rome Invitation-only | On the Record Topic:

The high level workshop, which is the third edition of its kind under this partnership, will take place in Italy on 11th and 12th October 2018. This year we are focusing on the core theme of “Policy Responses for an EU-MENA shared future”, analysed from an economic angle.

Instituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) will also join the partnership this year as the local partner and contribute to the success of the event.

You can check the previous editions here: first edition (Morocco, 2016), and second edition (Belgium, 2017).

Please note this programme is under construction and additional changes are to be made.

Schedule

Oct 11, 2018

20:00-22:00

Gala dinner

Opening remarks

Pier Carlo Padoan

Oct 12, 2018

09:00-09:15

Welcoming Remarks

Karim El Aynaoui, Managing Director, OCP Policy Center

Guntram B. Wolff, Director

09:15-09:30

Opening Remarks

Nathalie Tocci, Director, IAI

09:30-11:00

Trade flows and trade policy between Europe and MENA

Presentation

Uri Dadush, Non-Resident Fellow

Discussion

Joanna Konings, Senior Economist, International Trade, ING

Zahra Maafiri, Director of Trade, Ministry of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy

11:00-11:15

Coffee Break

11:15-12:25

Integration of developing economies into the global value chains

Presentation

Karim El Aynaoui, Managing Director, OCP Policy Center

Discussion

Mounssif Aderkaoui, Director of Studies and Financial Forecasts, Ministry of Economy and Finance in Morocco

Marek Dabrowski, Non-Resident Fellow

Visar Sala, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy, Middle East & Turkey (MET) Lead

Q&A

12:25-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:30

Regional Energy Relations

Chair: Simone Tagliapietra, Research Fellow

Giuseppe Grimaldi, Principal Economist, EBRD

Badr Ikken, General Director, Research Institute in Solar Energy and New Energies

Nicolò Sartori, Head of the Energy, Climate and Resources Programme, IAI

Q&A

Speakers

Mounssif Aderkaoui

Director of Studies and Financial Forecasts, Ministry of Economy and Finance in Morocco

Karim El Aynaoui

Managing Director, OCP Policy Center

Marek Dabrowski

Non-Resident Fellow

Uri Dadush

Non-Resident Fellow

Giuseppe Grimaldi

Principal Economist, EBRD

Badr Ikken

General Director, Research Institute in Solar Energy and New Energies

Joanna Konings

Senior Economist, International Trade, ING

Zahra Maafiri

Director of Trade, Ministry of Industry, Investment, Trade and Digital Economy

Pier Carlo Padoan

Visar Sala

Managing Director, Accenture Strategy, Middle East & Turkey (MET) Lead

Nicolò Sartori

Head of the Energy, Climate and Resources Programme, IAI

Nathalie Tocci

Director, IAI

Simone Tagliapietra

Research Fellow

Guntram B. Wolff

Director

Location & Contact

Rome

Katja Knezevic

katja.knezevic@bruegel.org