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The Middle East: Testing the Boundaries

Organized by the Fanack Chronicle for the Middle East and North Africa, and hosted by The Hague Institute for Global Justice, this Fanack MENA Debate, entitled The Middle East: Testing the Boundaries, will be an afternoon of dialogue and discussion about the present and future of the Middle East and North Africa region.

United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Mrs Sigrid Kaag will give a keynote speech on: ‘UN in the Middle East: Reflections on Syria and Lebanon’. Mrs Kaag’s presentation will be followed by a question and answer session, moderated by diplomatic expert Mr Robert van de Roer.

Mr Van de Roer will subsequently moderate a panel with top speakers on the question: ‘Is war the new norm in the Middle East?’

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Date: 26 May 2015
Hosted by: The Hague Institute for Global Justice
Time: 13.30-17.30
Organized by: Fanack Chronicle


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