The policy circles are uniquely designed to gauge the intellectual input of Arab and international leaders on transformations that the region is undergoing. The policy circles are off-the-record and aim at:
The conversations with Heads of State and Government, Ministers and Thought Leaders will be held in an Open Plenary. These conversations will go beyond the political economy and security threats in the region to explore what lies ahead for reconfiguring the Arab region and its global space .There will be 3 plenaries dedicated for these conversations.
Day-two of the summit will include on-the-record fast moving, dynamic, and inspiring series of sessions to discuss issues dealing with the future of the Arab region such as:
The Beirut Institute Declaration will relay policy options and recommendations generated during the Summit to decision makers in the region and beyond.