Expert conference

The Crisis of Governance in the Middle East

Implications for Democracy, Development, and Security

Since the advent of the Arab revolts in early 2011, debates are underway whether the region will see greater political openness or new forms of authoritarianism. The guiding question is therefore: what government is emerging in the Middle East?


16.30-17.00 Gathering and Registration

17.00-19.00 Public Lecture Event


  • Professor Uriel Reichman, President, IDC
  • Dr. Boaz Ganor, Ronald Lauder Chair in Counter-Terrorism, Founder and Executive Director, ICT, Deputy Dean, Lauder School of Government, IDC
  • State Secretary (ret.) Michael Mertes, Head of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Office in Israel

  • Dr. Amichai Magen, Head of Political Development, ICT

Mr. Marc Abramowitz, Member of the ICT Advisory Board


  • Dr. Andreas Schockenhoff, Deputy Chairman of the CDU-CSU parliamentary group in the Bundestag for Foreign Affairs, Affairs of the EU and Defence Policy
  • Maj. Gen. Amos Gilead, Director, Political-Military Bureau, Ministry of Defence, Israel

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Room E301, Radzyner & Sustainability Building, IDC Herzliya


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Evelyn Gaiser

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