Strategy Forum (the Forum) aims to advance
the state of the region by bringing together key
regional stakeholders to engage in activities that
bridge differences and build opportunities for growth
and prosperity in the region.
together participants from both the private and
public sectors from the region to share perspectives
and discuss issues of crucial relevance to the
a platform for constructive networking among the
regions business executives, government
decision makers, academic experts and other representatives
from civil society from within the region and
around the world.
results-oriented partnerships and alliances between
and among business, government, academic, intellectual
and other leaders of civil society.
major economic, government and societal issues
confronting the region and define policy options
to address such issues
underlying mission of the Forum is to create a
new business and economic constellation among
the countries of the region and to operate as
a catalyst for discussion, debate and networking
among key representatives from the region. The
region is defined as the Gulf and Levant, South
Asia, Central Asia, East Africa and North Africa
Forum accomplishes its mission by setting-up an
annual meeting of prominent business executives,
leading government figures, experts from academia,
and key representatives of civil society and the
media. Together they address the critical economic,
government and societal issues affecting the region
in a forward-looking, action-oriented way.
structure of the Forum is designed to promote
a constructive and collaborative approach to regional
issues. The Forum includes plenary sessions of
featured speakers and panel discussions, seminars,
workshops, working lunches, bilateral meetings
and various networking events.