Distinguished Lectures

Development in the Arab World: The Region at a Cross-roads

Date : 11/10/2009

Speakers : Abdel Latif Youssef El Hamed, Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development

The Arab World is at a cross-roads. Various efforts are urgently needed to help the region catch up with the rest of the world. In this lecture, a veteran Arab development expert, H. E. Abdel Latif Youssef El Hamed, Director General/Chairman of the Board of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, discussed key challenges faced by the Arab region, and put forth recommendations for reform.