The policy roundtable on “Regional and international involvement in post-war countries: in which way could external interventions contribute to the stabilization of MENA conflicts? Comparative perspectives” (25 September 2020) concluded the 2020 MEDirections Annual Conference on Rethinking the ‘State’ in Syria: Violence, Institutional Fragility and Economic Collapse, which closed the first stage of the Wartime and Post-Conflict in Syria project (WPCS).
In this roundtable, a selected group of international experts from the worlds of academia and policy-making shared their analysis on the meaning and effectiveness of the stabilization policies implemented by international actors (Russia, Turkey, US, EU, UAE) in war-torn countries (Syria and Libya).
Moderator: Luigi Narbone | Director of MEDirections, EUI.
Participants: Gilles Bertrand | Chargés d’affaires ad interim, Delegation of the European Union to Syria; Agnès Favier | MEDirections, EUI; Alan Bugeja | Former EU Ambassador to Libya; Virginie Collombier | MEDirections EUI; Andrey Kortunov | Director General of the Russian Council of International Affairs – RIAC (Russia); Galip Dalay | Brookings Doha Center (Turkey); Steven Heydemann | Smith College (USA)