|25||26||27|Transitioning to Non-oil Economies in the Gulf: Successes, Failures, and the Path Forward
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Are overlapping initiatives to develop non-oil industries in the region opportunities for cooperation or competition? With a steady rebound in oil prices since the oil price shocks of 2020, will oil- and gas-producing countries in the Gulf relax economic diversification efforts? Do protests in Oman signal a wider dissatisfaction with the fiscal adjustments implemented since 2020? What does this reveal about the rentier state theory and the nature of economic reform and development in the Gulf?
|28|Delivering policy priorities during Sudan’s transition
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sudan’s Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Hon. Khalid Omer Yousif, outlines the government’s vision for moving the democratic transition forward, including plans for delivering on key priorities.
|29|Arms and Terrorist Financing in Post-Qadhafi Libya
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – the Hague (ICCT
This discussion will examine how Islamic State and al-Qaeda affiliated groups in Libya have accessed small arms and light weapons and it will explore how that enabled their expansion within Libya, including by boosting their financing streams.
|1||2|Restoring a federal governance system in Sudan
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
At this event, panellists will discuss the implementation of a new federal governance architecture in Sudan, the establishment of structures that will ensure more equitable development across the country and priorities for local governance.