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  • Global Leaders: Conversations with Alon Ben-Meir
  • | April 24, 2014
  • Dr. Ben-Meir hosts leaders from around the world in conversations that probe critical global issues and the policies our guests are designing to address them.
    Guest: Ambassador Mohammed AlHussaini Al Sharif, Chief Representative of the League of Arab States to the United States

    Location
    NYU Washington, 1307 L Street, NW
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    Ambassador Mohammed AlHussaini Al Sharif is a career Saudi diplomat for more than 35 years. Before assuming his current post as Chief Representative of the League of Arab States to the United States as of February 16, 2012, he served as Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to the Republic of Turkey, Canada, Consul in Houston-Texas, Head of Mission to Mali, and represented his country as Deputy Head of Saudi Diplomatic Missions in Venezuela, United Kingdom and the Philippines. He has represented the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in various conferences and forums and headed Saudi delegations to regional and international conferences. During his diplomatic career abroad, he wrote and published reports and articles in the media, in addition he lectured in universities and institutes in Ankara, Houston, Caracas, London, and Ottawa on Saudi Arabia's foreign policy, the Middle East peace process, human rights in Islam, Islam and the clash of civilizations and the role of Islam in combating terrorism. During his present post in Washington, DC, he lectured in various universities and participated in some think tank organizations seminars and forums. Ambassador AlHussaini graduated with a Bachelor's degree from the American University in Beirut, Lebanon, MA from the University of the Philippines and PhD in International Relations from University of Houston, Texas. The Canadian Ottawa Life Magazine had chosen him as the second most influential personality for the year 2003 in the capital Ottawa among fifty prominent persons from the fields of media, politics, academia, science and arts.

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