Regional Strategic Forecast

Three months into 2024, wars are raging in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. And shipping is under attack in the Red Sea, threatening new transport and commodity price spikes. These crises are explosive in their own right. Combine them with a presidential race in America and 2024 promises to be a make-or-break year for the post-1945 world order.

This year’s EICN Regional Strategic Forecast will explore this unfamiliar landscape, with its new alliances, fierce rivalry, mistrust, and weaponisation of finance, technology and critical minerals. How will businesses be impacted by industrial policies that support strategically important domestic priorities over trade?


Paul Griffiths

Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Airports

Andrew Gilmour

Principal Economist at EIU

Edward Hobart CMG

British Ambassador to the UAE

Akio Isomata

Japanese Ambassador to the UAE

Tugay Tunçer

Turkish Ambassador to the UAE

Robert Willock

Director and Regional General Manager of EICN

Event details


Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Dubai, دبي, United Arab Emirates

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