The Middle East Program at the Wilson Center and Safadi Foundation USA present the launch of the Lebanon Ideas Forum


A Conversation with His Excellency Gebran Bassil

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants,

The Republic of Lebanon


Welcoming Remarks

Lara Alameh

President of the Board and CEO, Safadi Foundation USA



Henri J. Barkey

Director, Middle East Program, Wilson Center


Tuesday, March 21, 2017


6th floor Flom Auditorium

Woodrow Wilson Center

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Seating is limited. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. A photo ID is required for entry. The Woodrow Wilson Center is located in the Ronald Reagan Building (Federal Triangle stop on Blue/Orange/Silver Line). Public parking is available underneath the Reagan Building; however we recommend metro or taxi.