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The Libyan American Alliance Commemorates Libya's 17 February Revolution

The Libyan American Alliance Commemorates Libya's 17 February Revolution

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Date(s) - 02/17/2022
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ONLINE EVENT

Thu, Feb 17, 2022, 12:00 PM EST

Join the Libyan American Alliance for a commemoration of the 11th anniversary of Libya’s 17 February Revolution.

About this event

The Libyan American Alliance Presents:

A Commemoration of the 11th Anniversary of Libya’s 17 February Revolution

Join us on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST!


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On Thursday, February 17th at 12:00 pm EST the Libyan American Alliance will be holding an event to commemorate the 11th anniversary of the 17 February Revolution.

Join the Libyan American Alliance for a conversation with Keynote Speaker Ambassador Richard Norland, U.S. Special Envoy for Libya, and an impressive panel of experts to discuss the situation in Libya 11 years after the 17 February Revolution.

In addition to Ambassador Norland, moderator Dr. William Lawrence will lead a discussion with:

  • Jonathan Winer, Former U.S. Special Envoy for Libya and current Non-Resident Scholar for the Middle East Institute
  • Karim Mezran, Resident Fellow for the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center & Middle East Programs
  • Aly Abuzaakouk, Parliamentarian, President of the Citizenship Forum for Democracy and Human Development, and the Former Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Dr. Lamees BenSaad, political activist, member of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum, and an assistant professor at the University of Tripoli
  • Ben Fishman, Senior Fellow for The Washington Institute for Near East Policy
  • Hala Bugaighis, North Africa expert, co-founder of the Libyan think tank Jusoor Center for Studies and Development, and Non-Resident Scholar for the Middle East Institute
  • Hafed Al Ghwell, Senior Fellow for the Foreign Policy Institute at Johns Hopkins University

Please mark your calendars and save the date for this commemorative event.


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KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ambassador Richard Norland

On May 12, 2021 the Department of State announced the appointment of Ambassador Norland as the United States Special Envoy for Libya to serve concurrently as the U.S. Ambassador to Libya. Ambassador Norland was confirmed by the Senate to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Libya on August 1, 2019. A career diplomat, Ambassador Norland most recently served as the Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joseph Dunford. Previously he served as U.S. Ambassador to Georgia, U.S. Ambassador to Uzbekistan, Deputy Chief of Mission in Afghanistan and Deputy Chief of Mission in Latvia. He has also served as the International Affairs Advisor/Deputy Commandant at the National War College, as a Director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, and as a Senior Fellow at Georgetown University’s Institute for the Study of Diplomacy.

For more about Ambassador Richard Norland, please visit: https://ly.usembassy.gov/our-relationship/our-ambassador/


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