Thursday, 26 July, 2018
11:30 - 13:00
United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Foreign Affairs His Excellency Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash spoke at Policy Exchange on “The Role of the Arab Gulf in Building Peace in the Middle East”.
Dr. Gargash has been UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs since February 2008. He is one of the main public voices of the UAE Government. He holds a number of positions in addition to his Ministerial positions as he is the Chairman of the National Elections Committee, overseeing the UAE’s first elections which took place in 2006 and the subsequent elections in 2011 and 2015. He is also the Chairman of the National Committee to Combat Human Trafficking, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Al Owais Cultural Foundation, Member of the Board of Trustees of the Emirates Diplomatic Academy and leads the UAE team for the Human Rights Periodic Review. Dr. Gargash received his Ph.D from King’s College, Cambridge and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Political Science from George Washington University.