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MENA Economic Forum 2013
Held under the patronage and with the presence of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and Founder and President of American University of Sharjah, the 2013 MENA Economic Forum brings together prominent European and Arab government officials, decision-makers, investors, industry leaders and members of the media who will share their expertise and vision. The event also represents an important dimension of the collaboration between the City of Marseille and the Emirate of Sharjah within the private, educational and cultural sectors. His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah will give the welcome remarks followed by a speech to be delivered by His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
Among the many prominent attendees and speakers are: H.E. Dr. Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, UAE; H.E. Yamina Benguigui, Minister for Francophone Affairs, France; H.E. Philippe Douste-Blazy, Under-Secretary-General, United Nations, Former Minister, France ; H.E. Cherif Rahmani, Minister of Industry, Algeria; H.E. Yousef Amrani, Minister-Delegate for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Morocco; H.E. Riyadh Bettaieb, Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Tunisia; H.E. Jack Lang, President of the Arab World Institute, Former Minister, France; H.E. Fahad Al Attiya, Chairman, Qatar National Food and Security Programme, Qatar; H.E. Emmanuel Bonne, Special Advisor in Charge of MENA and UN, French Presidency, France; H.E. Salim Al Owais, Chairman of Bee'ah, UAE; H.E. Miguel Àngel Moratinos, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Spain; Sandro Gozi, Vice President, Partito Democratico, Italy; H.E. Homaid Al Shemmari. Executive Director, Mubadala Aerospace, UAE; H.E. Saeed Fadhel Al Mazrouei, President and CEO, Emirates Aluminum, UAE ; Simon Henderson, Baker Fellow and Director, Gulf and Energy Policy Program, Washington Institute, USA; Lionel Zinsou, Chairman and CEO, PAI, France; Anne Lauvergeon, CEO, Areva, France; Fouad Makhzoumi, CEO, Future Pipe Industries, UAE.
The full program and list of speakers is available at http://www.menaeconomicforum.com.
For more details, please contact ODAA@aus.edu.