Emirati-Indian Relations in the Next Decade II

Symposium 07

  • 18 - 19 November 2000

This symposium, held in Abu Dhabi from November 18-19, 2000, is the second part of the first symposium on Emirati-Indian Relations in the Next Decade I, held in New Delhi in Collaboration with the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses.

This symposium discussed important issues for the Arab Gulf region, the Arab world, and India such as developments in the Middle East peace process, the latest events in the Occupied Territories, the Indian position on these developments and also the Indian stand vis-à-vis the Iran occupation of the three Emirati islands: Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb, and Abu Musa.

The symposium dealt with five main aspects: the security of the Arab Gulf region from which both the Emirati and Indian perspectives; the dangers of weapons of mass destruction from both the Emirati and Indian viewpoints; the impact of the Information Revolution on both the UAE and India; the strategy of diversifying the UAE economy; and international terrorism and organized crime.


Saturday 18 - 19 November 2000