Oman Week & Exhibition in Brussels
Symposium on "Oman: Bridging the Difference",
European Parliament, 19 October 2000
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In honour of 30 years of leadership by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said of Oman, a Sultanate of Oman Week and Exhibition is being held in
Brussels from 17 to 22 October (exhibition lasts until 29 October). The following is the programme for the symposium at the European parliament on "Oman: Bridging the Difference"
held on Thursday, 19 October 2000, 9:00 - 12:30 hours, at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. The focus is on Oman's strategic importance and on the role of women in Oman's culture, society and politics.
Mr. Michel Dary, MEP, France (PSE, Socialist), Chairman of the European Parliament Delegation to the Mashreq Countries and the Gulf
Mrs. Nicole Fontaine, MEP, France (PPE, Conservatives), President of the European Parliament
Panel on "History and Perspectives of Oman as a Gate to the Gulf"
EU-GCC Relations and Oman's Role
Mr. Michel Dary, Panel Chairman, MEP, France (PSE, Socialist)
The Change and Development in Oman
H.E. Ahmed bin Abdulnabi Makki, Minister of National Development, Oman
Oman Foreign Policies: a view from abroad
Mr. Paul Meerts, Deputy Director of the Netherlands Institute for International Relations, Clingendael
Panel on "Development in Culture, Society and Politics: the Role of Women"
H.E. Talib Meran, Panel Chairman, Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oman
EU and Gender Equality: Lessons Learnt?
Mrs. Maj Britt Theorin, MEP, Sweden (PSE, Socialist), Chairwoman of the European Parliament Committee on Women's Rights and Equal Opportunities
The Basic Law and Equal Opportunities
H.E. Mrs. Shukoor bint Mohammed bin Salim al-Ghammary, Member of the Majlis al-Shura, Oman
The Development of Human Resources Policy in Oman
H.E. Dr. Thuwaiba bint Ahmed bin Isa al-Barwani, Under-Secretary for Social Affairs, Oman
Visit to the Oman Photo Exhibition and Luncheon, hosted by H.E. Khadija bint Hassan bin Salman al-Lawati, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg,
in honour of H.H. Sayyid Shabib bin Taimur Al Said, His Majesty's Adviser on Environmental Affairs.
Further information may also be obtained from the Information Representative of the Sultanate of Oman in Brussels,
Rio D. Praaning, Franklinstraat 108, 1000 Brussels, Tel. +32-2-7358396, Fax +33-2-7358466, e-mail email@example.com.
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