How are the Abraham Accords changing the Middle East?

When: Monday, March 6 4–5:30 pm

Where: 141 Wohlers Hall, 1206 South Sixth Street, Champaign


The Abraham Accords are a series of major political agreements that were designed to promote the globalization of business by enabling greater mobility of goods, services, and people between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Morocco, and Sudan. This panel discussion will feature three different perspectives on the success, the importance, the risk, and the opportunities of the Abraham Accords.


  • Fatiha Dazi-Heni, Scholar on Middle East Affairs
  • Michael Oren, Former Ambassador of Israel to the United States
  • Ghaith Al-Omari, Senior fellow in The Washington Institute’s program on the U.S.-Israel strategic relationship

Facilitator: Emanuel Rota, Director of the University of Illinois European Union Center.

Sponsored by: Gies College of Business European Union Center Illinois International