The Center for Rule-making Strategies (CRS) is delighted to host Sayed Ghoneim, Chairman of the Institute for Global Security & Defense Affairs (IGSDA), a thinktank based in UAE.

Major General Ghoneim will talk about the following three points.

(1) Relationships between the Middle East and countries in the Indo-Pacific region.

(2) What role Middle Eastern countries expect Japan to play.

(3) Challenges of the Middle Eastern countries and its engagement with the Indo-Pacific region.

Amane Kobayashi, Research Fellow at the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan and Visiting Researcher at CRS, will provide a brief comment on the presentation given by Mr. Ghoneim.