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On December 14–15, 2019, Doha (Qatar) hosted Doha Forum 2019, one of the most ambitious and representative international conferences regularly held in the Middle East region. As usual, the Forum was attended by current and former statesmen, diplomats and businessmen, international experts and civil society leaders.

On December 14–15, 2019, Doha (Qatar) hosted Doha Forum 2019, one of the most ambitious and representative international conferences regularly held in the Middle East region. As usual, the Forum was attended by current and former statesmen, diplomats and businessmen, international experts and civil society leaders.

Russian International Affairs Council has been participating in the Forum since 2015. In 2019, the general theme of the Forum is defined as “Reimagining Governance in a MultiPolar World”. The participants discussed leading trends in the development of the system of international relations, including migration issues, international terrorism, fragile and “failed” states, the impact of new technologies on world politics, the future of global energy, the risks of global trade wars, etc.. Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, made presentations at two sessions of the Doha Forum: at the session “A Stronger Role for Europe in the International Arena: What Would It Take?” (organized jointly by Aspen Institutes of Italy and Romania) and at the session “Rules of Engagement for Non-Military Conflict” (organized by the RAND Corporation, USA). Elena Suponina, RIAC Expert, also participated in the Forum. On the sidelines of the Doha event, Russian representatives took part in private meetings with high-level officials from Qatar, Turkey, Iran, and the United States.

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