Nov 182013

Sharaka Final ConferenceThe Sharaka project held its final conference on 12 November. Participants comprising the Sharaka project members, scholars, policy-makers and representatives of the civil society gathered in Muscat, Oman, to discuss the latest, most strategic developments in the troubled yet pivotal relation between the European Union (EU) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The aim of the conference, as implied in the event’s title “Learning from the Past, Looking at the Future”, was to take stock of the progress achieved in EU-GCC relations over the past 30 years and to assess the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.