Instability plagues many countries in the Middle East, including Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Libya, and Jordan. Multiple causes lurk behind economic deprivation, underperforming institutions, and civil strife, which are complicated further by shifting alliances. The Global Future Council on the Middle East will look at new approaches to security and economic cooperation in the region, in the context of a multi-conceptual world increasingly being shaped by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, where multiple value systems compete.
Terje Roed-Larsen, President, International Peace Institute (IPI)
· Maroun Kairouz, Community Lead, Regional Strategies – MENA; Global Leadership Fellow, Maroun.Kairouz@weforum.org