International conference to discuss Arab spring in Beirut.
According to AN NAHAR, the conference is deemed significant for different reasons among them is that the UN has chosen Beirut to host this large meeting a year after the popular uprisings erupted in the Arab region; in addition to that the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has decided to come to Beirut to open this conference. Ban is expected to arrive in Beirut on Friday. The daily added that around 50 political experts and academic scholars of different nationalities are expected to join this event to discuss the results of the changes in the Arab region.
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|Publication:||The Weekly Middle East Reporter (Beirut, Lebanon)|
|Article Type:||Conference news|
|Date:||Jan 13, 2012|
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