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13th Beirut Exchange Conference ends; Meetings with Jumblatt, FPM, Future, Hezbollah officials, among others!

The 13th Beirut Exchange is about to end after a grueling week! Below is the completed series of meetings for this (short) seven day Exchange. Deadline I is April 15 to apply for the two week Beirut Exchange, July 5-19 (visit for all of our upcoming programs in Tuns, the Gulf, Turkey and of course Beirut!).

Sunday 22
5:30pm – Abdallah Dardari, ESCWA, Former Vice PM Syrian Arab Republic
8:00pm – Safety and Security Briefing

Monday 23
8:30am – Nicholas Noe,
10:30am – Ayman Mhanna, Samir Kassir Foundation
2:00pm – Nicholas Blanford, Daily Star/Times of London
6:30pm – Omar Nashabe, Consultant for the Defense Counsel, STL

Tuesday 24
9:00am – Alex Rowell, Now Media
11:30am – Nadim Houri, Human Rights Watch
2:30pm – Karim Makdisi, AUB
4:30pm – Tannous Mouawad, LAF (Ret.)

Wednesday 25
9:00am – Rabih Shibley, AUB
11:00am – Ahmad Fatfat, MP Future Movement
1:30pm – May Akl, Senior Advisor to General Michel Aoun FPM
6:30pm – Walid Jumblat, PSP

Thursday 26
9:30am – Nicolas Pouillard, IFPO
11:30am – Alain Aoun, MP FPM
1:00pm – UNRWA
3:00pm – Mohammed Afif, Hizbullah
7:00pm – Saleh Mashnouq, Cambridge University

Friday 27
9:00am – UNIFIL
11:00am – Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Staff
12:30pm – Robert Fisk, The Independent
2:30pm – Ali Fayyad, Hizbullah
4:30pm – Rami Khouri, AUB
6:00pm – Nadim Gemayel, MP Kateab

Saturday 28
10:30am – Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros al-Rahi
12:00pm – Antoine Habchi, Lebanese Forces
4:00pm – Mustapha Alloush, Future Movement
8:00pm – Timur Goksel, Former Chief Spokesperson UNIFIL

Sunday 29
10:00am – Visit to Mleeta Museum South Lebanon
5:00pm – End Program


Written by nickbiddlenoe

March 30, 2015 at 10:13 am

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