Please join the Atlantic Council for a public event marking the one-year anniversary of the signing of the Abraham Accords between Israel and regional partners.

This event will include two panels featuring think tank analysts from Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and officials from across the region, as part of the Atlantic Council’s trilateral partnership with the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv and the Emirates Policy Center in Abu Dhabi.

Participants will assess the progress made since the announcement of the Abraham Accords in 2020, the implications for regional peace and security, as well as future opportunities and challenges for advancing relations between the parties and across the region.

This event will feature a panel discussion with regional analysts William Wechsler, Ebtesam al-Ketbi, and Udi Dekel, as well as remarks from UAE Minister of Economy Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri.

First session

William Wechsler, Director, Rafik Hariri Center & Middle East Programs, Atlantic Council

Ebtesam al-Ketbi, President, Emirates Policy Center (EPC)

Udi Dekel, Managing Director, The Institute for National Security Studies (INSS)

Second session

H.E. Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Minister of Economy


Carmiel Arbit, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Middle East Programs, Atlantic Council

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Institute for National Security Studies
Emirates Policy Center
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