Seminar at the French Senate on Instability and Mistrust in the Gulf Region

Tactics Institute for Security and Counter-Terrorism

& European Perspective and Security Institute (IPSE)

Invite you to join

A Work – Breakfast Seminar

“Instability and Mistrust in the Gulf Region:

Exploring Confidence-Building Options”

Hosted by:

Jean-Marie Bockel

Former Secretary of Defense, Member of the French Senate, President of the Senate Parliamentary Friendship Group France-Gulf countries

Chaired by:

Emmanuel Dupuy

President of IPSE, lecturer of geopolitics at the Institut d’Etude des Relations Internationales and researcher in geopolitical issues for various institutions linked to the French defence policy

Stella Athanasoulia

Former Foreign Affairs Analyst at BBC News and Research Assistant at the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Senior Advisor at Tactics Institute

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Joseph Bahout

Non-resident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington DC, Professor of Middle East Politics at SciencesPo Paris, and a permanent consultant to the Policy Planning Unit (CAPS) of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Seminar aims to explore the current state of affairs in a turbulent period for the Gulf region, assessing the transforming role of Saudi Arabia and emerging normative, ethical, and strategic dilemmas for Europe, especially as the kingdom expects to take centre stage at the G20 Summit in Jeddah in autumn 2020.


Tactics Institute for Security and Counter-Terrorism

& Institut Prospective et Sécurité en Europe(IPSE)

Vous invitent au

Séminaire – Petit-déjeuner de travail

“Instabilité et Méfiance dans le Golfe:

Quelles Options pour Renforcer la Confiance?”

Organisé par:

Jean-Marie Bockel

Ancien Secrétaire d’État à la Défense, Membre du Sénat français, Président du Groupe France-Pays du Golfe du Sénat

Présidé par:

Emmanuel Dupuy

Président de l’Institut Prospective et Sécurité en Europe (IPSE), professeur à l’Institut d’Etude des Relations Internationales, expert des enjeux géopolitiques pour des institutions liées à la politique française de défense

Stella Athanasoulia

Ancienne Foreign Affairs Analyst à BBC News et Research Assistant à l’Assemblée Parlementaire de l’OTAN, senior advisor, Tactics Institute

Intervenant principal

Professeur Joseph Bahout

Non-resident scholar au Carnegie Endowment à Washington DC, où il travaille sur le Moyen et le Proche-Orient et professeur à Sciences-Po Paris, Consultant permanent au CAPS (Ministère des Affaires étrangères)

Le Séminaire vise à explorer la situation actuelle dans la région du Golfe, évaluer le rôle transformateur de l’Arabie saoudite dans une période turbulente et les dilemmes normatifs, éthiques et stratégiques émergeants pour l’Europe, surtout comme le royaume s’attend à une place centrale au Sommet G20 à Djeddah en automne 2020

Mardi, 28 juin

8.30 / 10.30

Sénat français, Salon Pourpre

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