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27-29 November 2010

Intercontinental Hotel - Abu Dhabi

The first workshop centered on the structural contexts and overarching objectives of the ¿nationalization¿ initiatives by dealing with the political and socio- economic frameworks of the GCC countries and their respective development trajectories, particularly in relation to economic diversification and regional integration. It focused on the following questions:

By addressing these questions the launching workshop set the stage for the more detailed examination of effects and outcomes to be undertaken in Workshops II, III, and IV.