Roundtable Discussions

The New EU Neighborhood Policy and its Implications for Egypt

Date : 5/3/2005

Speakers : Bernard Hoekman, CEPR, and the World Bank; Nehad Abdel Latif, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Egypt; Klaus Ebermann, EU Delegation, Cairo

The roundtable discussion addressed the following questions: 1. What is the EU neighborhood policy all about?2. What is the rationale behind the shift to this new policy? 3. And what are the implications for Egypt?