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The EU and the Arab World

  • 5th Floor Auditorium, Robert Kraft Center, Columbia University (map)

Lina Khatib, Senior Research Associate with the Arab Reform Initiative, and former Director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut.
Michael Leigh, Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund, and former Director-General for enlargement at the EU Commission.
Adam Tooze, Director, European Institute; Professor of History, Columbia University.

The European Union and its closest neighbors in the Arab world are facing multiple challenges. What are the lessons learned from the Arab Spring? What can be done to address the migrant and refugee crisis? What is the way forward for the EU Neighborhood Policy in the region?

This event is sponsored by the European Institute and the Middle East Institute.