e Cooperation Council for e Arab States of e Gulf is a regional organisation, wi six members: e Kingdom of Bahrain, e State of Kuwait, e Sultanate of Oman, e State of Qatar, e Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and e United Arab Emirates. Set up in 1981, its objectives are to enhance coordination, integration and inter-connection among its members. Feb 24, · HE Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, Secretary General of e Gulf Cooperation Council affirmed e importance of joint cooperation between e GCC and e European Union in all fields of interest to bo sides, based on e distinguished relations ey have and to enhance e ongoing meetings between em. EU and e Gulf region – bilateral trade. e framework for economic and political cooperation between e EU and e GCC countries is provided by e 1988 EU-GCC cooperation agreement at seeks to improve trade relations and stability in a strategic part of Europe's neighbourhood. e agreement created a Joint Council and a Joint Co-operation Committee which meet annually. e Joint Ministerial Council, at its 2nd meeting in Luxembourg ( 1991), ided to form ree working teams for cooperation in e fields of industry, environment and energy. In activation of e Framework Agreement of Economic Cooperation an extensive meeting of experts and senior officials of bo sides was held at e headquarters of e. e 4 EU-GCC Business Forum is a series of European Union (EU) & Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Business Forums. Call for Papers: Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy [created] Dispatchable RES and flexibility in high RES penetration scenarios: solutions for . A meeting at Ministerial level between e Gulf Cooperation Council and e European Community will take place in Luxembourg on 14 ober 1985. e GCC will be represented by Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed al Jaber, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait, Chairman of e GCC Ministerial Council and Mr Abdulla Bishara, Secretary. 18 See for instance: Ministerial Meeting and 7 EU-GCC Joint Council Doha, Qatar, 17 February 1997, ON: PRES/97/27, Date: 1997-02-07 [online]. Available: Rapid. Hereafter referred to as: 7 Joint Council. 19 Trade Compliance Center: Middle East, Gulf Cooperation Council, National Trade Estimate Reports 1998, Country Report. In addition to our regular meetings wi in e European Parliament, e delegation will hold bilateral inter-parliamentary meetings (IPMs) wi each country of e Arab Peninsula as well as wi e Contact Group of e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). ese meetings contribute to streng ening e relations between e EU and e Gulf countries. Meetings. e European Council brings toge er EU leaders at least four times a year. e Council of e EU meets in different configurations depending on e topic discussed. Committees and working parties handle e preparatory work on files before ey are discussed at Council meetings. See all meetings. e ree Seas Initiative, also known as e Baltic, Adriatic, Black Sea (BABS) Initiative, or simply e ree Seas (in Latin, Tri ium), is a forum of twelve states in e European Union, along a nor –sou axis from e Baltic Sea to e Adriatic Sea and e Black Sea in Central and Eastern Europe. e Initiative aims to create an Inter ium-based regional dialogue on various questions. e State Secretary for Global Affairs, Daniela Gîtman, has attended e 25 European Union–Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministerial Council meeting, which was held on y 18 , in Brussels.. e meeting was co-chaired by e High Representative of e Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and by e Minister of Foreign Affairs of e Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, holding e. GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL 35 SUMMIT MEETING. 16, · e Government of Iraq, Gulf Cooperation Council, and United States have renewed eir full support for e Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Au ority (GCCIA) project to connect e electricity grids of Iraq and e GCC. e United States is committed to facilitating is project and providing support where needed. , · GCC summit calls for unity amid hopes of easing Gulf crisis. Riyadh summit’s final statement echoes need for cooperation as officials say mediation efforts to resolve rift continue. History. Bahrain, as part of e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), signed a cooperation agreement wi e EU in 1988. is paved e way for closer economic and political relations. In , e GCC and EU ministerial meeting occurred in Manama and was co-chaired by e EU High Representative-Vice President Ca erine Ashton and e Bahraini Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa. 16, · NATO took a isive step in building closer relations wi Gulf Cooperation Council countries wi e launch in 2004 of e Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI), which has helped to foster cooperation and deepen common understanding. Sustainability Impact Assessment of EU-Gulf Cooperation Council Agreements: public meeting. Date: 29/04/2003, 1500-1730 (Registration closed) . Location: Centre Borschette, 36 rue Froissart - 49 Brussels. Registration closes on: 24/04/2003 12:00. Meeting details. Date: 29/04/2003, 1500-1730 (registration closed). 17 GCC-EU JOINT COUNCIL AND MINISTERIAL MEETING (Riyadh, 8 2007) JOINT COMMUNIQUÉ. e seventeen session of e Joint Council established in accordance wi e Co-operation Agreement. Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries share a number of speciﬁ c structural economic features, while also displaying some signiﬁ cant differences. Key common features are: a high dependency on hydrocarbons as expressed in e share of oil (and gas) revenues . e Cooperation Council for e Arab States of e Gulf (Arabic: مجلس التعاون لدول الخليج الفارسيه ), originally (and still colloquially) known as e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC, مجلس التعاون الخليجي), is a regional intergovernmental political and economic union consisting of all Arab states of e Persian Gulf except Iraq, namely: Bahrain. Diversification of e GCC economies, supported by greater openness to trade and higher foreign investment, can have a large impact on grow. Such measures can support higher, sustained, and more inclusive grow by improving e allocation of resources across sectors and producers, creating jobs, triggering technology spillovers, promoting knowledge, creating a more competitive business. e EFTA States and e Member States of e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held eir ird Joint Committee meeting on 4 ch in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Mr Erik Andreas Underland from e Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries in Norway acted as e EFTA spokesperson, while Dr Hamad Bin Sulaiman Al-Bazai, General Coordinator for GCC FTA. A general view of e meeting of leaders during e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Doha on ember 9, . Leaders of energy-rich Gulf monarchies meet to hammer out a common strategy to fight e reat from Islamic extremism and plunging oil prices. 27, · HE e Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz al- ani participated in e 37 meeting of Ministers of e Interior of e Gulf Cooperation Council. , · e 39 Gulf Cooperation Council summit has come to an end in e Saudi capital, Riyadh, wi out any major break roughs to resolve a diplomatic crisis at continues to grip e region. e Gulf. e fear is at a richer Iran, unshackled from sanctions and isolation, will pose a reat to e stability and security of e Gulf states. Yet e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries are. 18, · e Cooperation Council for e Arab States of e Gulf, also known as e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), has agreed to establish a joint operations room in an effort to coordinate e regional response to e coronavirus, COVID-19.. Heal ministers from e United Arab Emirates (UAE), e Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and Qatar held an online meeting wi council. 03, · DUBAI — Housing ministers from e Gulf Cooperation Council held a virtual meeting on Monday headed by e UAE's Minister of Energy and Infrastructure Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazroue. In e ministerial meeting, which was also attended by GCC Secretary-General Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf and top officials from housing ministries, e participants discussed a relevant joint housing . 30, · While many regions in e world are covered, a notable exception are nations belonging to e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which regroups Saudi . RIYADH: Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) tourism ministers are adopting a unified approach when it comes to positioning e region as a pioneering tourist destination, Saudi Tourism Minister Ahmed. e UK’s ision to leave e European Union (BREXIT) raises important questions about e future trilateral and bilateral relationships of e UK, e EU and e countries of e Gulf. e workshop seeks to address e inter-connected issues of trade and investment flows, and cooperation on political and strategic concerns including counter. Qatar participated today in e work of e 4 meeting of e committee of Ministers of Education in e countries of e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Friday, ember 6, 2:14 AM. 01, · Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to e United Nations said at a fresh start was needed on any new nuclear treaty wi Iran, in cooperation wi members of e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). 20, · Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf, Secretary‑General of e Gulf Cooperation Council, said over e past 40 years Gulf countries achieved re kable economic . 11, · e Gulf Cooperation Council surprised virtually everyone yesterday by announcing at it would begin membership talks wi Jordan and Morocco. While actual membership is likely. 14, · President Trump speaks during a news conference in e James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at e White House in Washington, D.C., on. 13. e letter from e Gulf Cooperation Council was. e Gulf Research Center (GRC) is a privately funded, non-partisan ink tank, education provider and consultancy specializing in e Persian Gulf region. e GRC produces research from a Gulf perspective which redresses a current area studies imbalance wherein regional opinions and interests are underrepresented. Based in Jeddah, and e foundation, now based in Geneva, e GRC was . 22, · Text of e speech en appeared on QNA social media accounts. is was big news, as Qatar’s Gulf Cooperation Council allies, especially Saudi Arabia and e United Arab Emirates, are vehemently opposed to groups like Hezbollah, e Muslim Bro erhood, and most assuredly, Iran. But in fact, e speech never even took place. In ch , Forum Invest co-organized, toge er wi e Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, e Romanian Ministry of Economy, e Federation of e Gulf Cooperation Council Chambers of Commerce and a number of o er institutional partners, e first ever economic forum between Romania – Sou – Eastern Europe and e Gulf Cooperation. Most tellingly, ere been no EU Foreign Affairs Council Conclusions relating to e Middle East Peace Process since e . And despite over a year of back-and-for between e EU and member states, ere is still no agreement on holding e first EU-Israel Association Council meeting since , nor on setting partnership priorities. 06, · e ember 5 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit (which all member states—Saudi Arabia, Oman, e United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait—attended) presented an important occasion. e Arab-Israeli alliance against Iran, also improperly and simplistically known as Israeli–Sunni Coalition, or Israeli–Sunni Alliance, is an anti-Iranian unofficial coalition in Western Asia, nurtured by e United States. e coordination is taking place in light of e mutual regional security interests of Israel and mostly Sunni Arab States led by Saudi Arabia, and eir standoff. Feb 06, · e oil ket is undergoing fundamental change. New technologies are increasing e supply of oil from old and new sources, while rising concerns over e environment are seeing e world gradually moving away from oil. is spells a significant challenge for oil-exporting countries, including ose of e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) who account for a fif of e world’s oil production. Download 8,141 Council Stock Illustrations, Vectors & Clipart for FREE or amazingly low rates! New users enjoy 60 OFF. 147,624,082 stock photos online. Feb 15, 20 · Flag of e Gulf Cooperation Council (Available at Wikimedia Commons) In 1981, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and e United Arab Emirates (UAE) formed e Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in response to regional security concerns, including e emergence of e Islamic Republic of Iran and its expressed intent to export its revolution abroad, and to promote free . 07, · Elephants in e Room. Shadow Government. especially as e Gulf Cooperation Council, under e leadership of Saudi Arabia, lares its interest in pursuing nuclear programs for member states.