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MEII Mourns the Loss of Beloved Founding Board Member Secretary Madeleine K. Albright

By postmaster@MEII.org | Mar 24, 2022 | Comments Off on MEII Mourns the Loss of Beloved Founding Board Member Secretary Madeleine K. Albright

It is with deep sadness that we mourn the passing of our friend and colleague, Secretary Madeleine K. Albright. Secretary Albright was a founding and longtime Board Member of The Middle East Initiative (MEII). She made a major contribution to advancing our mission of economic prosperity in the Middle East and North Africa.  Her boundless …

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MEII Spring Board Meeting

By postmaster@MEII.org | Mar 11, 2022 | Comments Off on MEII Spring Board Meeting

During our Spring Board Meeting, MEII welcomed special guest speaker Hady Amr to discuss economic development in the region. Hady Amr currently serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Israel and Palestinian Affairs at the Department’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs. The U.S. State Department gave MEII a shoutout on Twitter and thanked …

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Happy International Women’s Day from MEII

By postmaster@MEII.org | Mar 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Happy International Women’s Day from MEII

Gender Equality According to a recent McKinsey report, if women were employed at the same rate as men across the MENA region, women would contribute $2.7 trillion to the regional GDP by 2025, bolstering the overall GDP by 47 percent. This one report adds to a growing body of evidence that illuminates the critical need …

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USAID Appoints MEII Board Co-Chair George R. Salem as the Board Chair of the Partnership for Peace Fund (PPF) Advisory Board

By postmaster@MEII.org | Feb 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

The Middle East Investment Initiative (MEII) is proud to announce that USAID Administrator Samantha Power has selected the Honorable George R. Salem as the inaugural Board Chair for the Partnership for Peace Fund (PPF) Advisory Board.   The Nita M. Lowey Middle East Partnership for Peace Act (MEPPA) established the PPF and George will lead and …

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​Tamweeli Meetup Tour

By postmaster@MEII.org | Jan 21, 2022 | 0 Comments

In an effort to reach out to businesses across Tunisia and continue our progress in building sustainable businesses in the Middle East, MEII launched the Tamweeli Meetup Tour. This particular program included a series of events held in cities across Tunisia for Tunisian SMEs. The events turned out to be a great success, and provided ample opportunities …

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MEII Proudly Welcomes Sir Ronald Cohen to our Board of Directors

By postmaster@MEII.org | Nov 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

MEII proudly welcomes Sir Ronald Cohen to our Board of Directors. Sir Ronald Cohen is Chairman of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and The Portland Trust. He is co-founder director of Social Finance UK, USA, and Israel, and co-founder of Chair of Bridges Fund Management and Big Society Capital. For nearly two decades, …

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MEII Announces New Board Co-Chairs

By postmaster@MEII.org | Mar 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Middle East Investment Initiative (MEII) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has elected The Honorable Martin Indyk and The Honorable George Salem as Co-Chairs. Martin and George bring decades of organizational leadership, experience in the public and private sectors, and a deep commitment to peace, stability and prosperity in the Middle …

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MEII Has Moved to a New Office in Jordan

By postmaster@MEII.org | Dec 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

MEII has moved to a new office in Amman, Jordan. Here is our new address – Amman Um Uthaina, Sowan Center Third floor

MEII Has Added a New Member to the Board of Directors

By postmaster@MEII.org | Nov 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

Last month, MEII proudly welcomed David Wade to our Board of Directors. David Wade is a public affairs strategist advising leading global corporations and organizations, and a Fellow with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He spent two decades at the highest levels of the State Department, on Capitol Hill, and on two national presidential …

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COVID-19 Update

By postmaster@MEII.org | Jul 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends & Family of MEII, As we all adjust to this new normal, our thoughts are with you and your families during this unprecedented crisis. The health and safety of our employees and clients is our top priority, and because of that, social distancing and virtual measures have been put in place to ensure …

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