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 region.
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
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
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 (the region).
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