Al Sharq Forum

Mission and objectives

Al Sharq Forum is an independent international network whose mission is to undertake impartial research and develop long-term strategies to ensure the political development, social justice and economic prosperity for the people of Al-Sharq region. The Forum does this through promoting the ideals of democratic participation, an informed citizenry, multi stakeholder dialogue, social justice and public-spirited research.

Al Sharq Forum produces research on the regional politics, economics and security of the MENA region as well as on MENA’s relations with world powers/actors.

As the region is interconnected, the Forum facilitates dialogue via conferences, round tables and printed publications between its members and amongst the constituent nations, peoples of the region and international actors. Forum seeks to identify and serve the mutual and interconnected strategic, economic and intellectual interests of the stakeholders in the region.