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Gulf Research Center (GRC) 2005f
187 Oud Metha Tower, 11th floor, 303 Sheikh Rashid Road Dubai , United Arab Emirates
tel:971-4 324 7770 fax:971-4 324 7771

Organizational Status: Independent NGO, founded in 2000.

General Description: GRC is committed to enriching and fostering academic understanding of a range of political, economic, social, educational, media, security, and strategic issues relevant to the Gulf region. GRC's comprehensive and regularly updated database, in addition to its frequent reports, analyses of current affairs and prognosis for future developments make it an important source of information for decision-makers and politicians in the Gulf region. In order to help fulfill its research mission, GRC aims that its website provides an extensive resource for studies, e-books, and specialized translations on issues related to the Gulf region. The center's activities include lectures, seminars, workshops, conferences and the publication of periodicals and books.

Annual Budget: USD 3.5 million (2004)

Staff: 81 (37 research, 44 administrative/support)

Executive Officers:
Mr. SAGER, Abdulaziz (Chairman)
Mr. AL MADANI, Abdullah (Director of Management)
Dr. ALANI, Mustafa (Senior Advisor)
Dr. ZIEMELIS, Oskar (Director of Cooperation)
Dr. SULAYMAN, Awad (Director of Translation)

(As of November, 2004)

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