AmCham Egypt Inc. CEO, Hisham Fahmy, has been granted by the 2016 CTR Mediterranean Leadership Award in recognition of his efforts in promoting Egypt-U.S. Relations

 05 December 2016

Media Advisory
Transatlantic Economic Forum
December 5 and 6, 2016

The Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School ofAdvanced International Studies (SAIS) is pleased to invite you to attend the 4th annualTransatlantic Economic Forum to be held at our center in Washington D.C, on December 5 and 62016, co-organized in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

In addition to a range of U.S. companies, political, think-tank, and academic elite, this year's forumwill bring together business and political leaders from 13 countries of the larger Mediterranean todiscuss economic cooperation, reforms, security challenges, and transatlantic relations. Thisconference is part of our "Mediterranean Basin" initiative.

To inspire further growth in regional and transatlantic cooperation, each year we recognizebusiness, political, or civil society leaders whose actions and contributions lead towards a stableand prosperous Mediterranean. This year's "2016 CTR Mediterranean Leadership Award"recipients are: André Azoulay, Senior Advisor to King Mohammed VI of Morocco; Husni Bey,CEO, HB Group (Libya); Hisham Fahmy, CEO, AmCham Egypt INC (Egypt); Ali Haddad, TheForum of Entrepreneurs, President and CEO, ETRHB (Algeria); Ilija Studen, President, Studen& Co. Holding (Austria); Dusko Knezevic, CEO, Atlas Group (Montenegro).

Previous "CTR Mediterranean Leadership Award" recipients include: Robert Aderholt (U.S.member of Congress); Muhamed Al-Mugariaf (first GNC President of Libya; Beji Essebsi (President of Tunisia); Jeanne Shaheen (U.S. Senator); Rifat Hisarciklioglu, President of TOBB(Turkey).

The Center for Transatlantic Relations engages international scholars, students, governmentofficials, parliamentarians, journalists, business executives and other opinion leaders on globalcontemporary challenges. The goal of the CTR is to strengthen and reorient transatlantic relationsto the dynamics of a globalizing world. It is an integral part of the Johns Hopkins Paul H. NitzeSchool of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), one of America's leading graduate schoolsdevoted to the study of international relations.

Time and Date

Monday, December 5, 2016
09:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
09:00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m.


Monday, December 5, 2016
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Kenney Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Room 500
1717 Massachussetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036


The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press cansend RSVPs to

Media Contacts

Stacy A. Anderson (for RSVP and logistic inquiries)
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile

Tea Ivanovic (for agenda inquiries)
Center for Transatlantic Relations
(+1)540.239.9834 mobile


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