Cinzia Bianco, Visiting Fellow, ECFR MENA Program
Franco Frattini, former Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and former EU Commissioner; ECFR Council Member
Lapo Pistelli, Head of International Affairs at ENI, ECFR Council Member
Roberto Storaci, Chair of the Working Group on the Middle East and Gulf of the Council of Europe
Arturo Varvelli, Head of Rome office and Senior Policy Fellow
The discussion was focused on the present and future relations between European countries, the European Union and the Gulf monarchies and provided also an opportunity to analyse the geopolitical effects and consequences of the Covid19 crisis and the ongoing oil price war in the region.