Press Releases

  • Washington, DC, and Beirut, Lebanon, August 15, 2017 — Lebanese philanthropist and entrepreneur Maroun Semaan will be posthumously honored for his significant contributions to the advancement of education at the AMIDEAST Award Gala in Beverly Hills on October 14, 2017.  Mr. Semaan is the first...more
  • Washington, DC, and Beirut, Lebanon, August 1, 2017 — AMIDEAST has announced that it is joining with the AMIDEAST/Lebanon Advisory Board to host the first AMIDEAST Education Hero Award Gala on October 14, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California. Headlining the evening of elegance and excellence for more...more
  • Skills for Success® —Employability Skills for Women, a training initiative undertaken in partnership with the Union for the Mediterranean, which is designed to improve the job prospects of 450 women graduates in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, and Tunisia  Women@Work, an AMIDEAST partnership...more
  • AMIDEAST President Kattouf (left) cuts the cake, with Country Director Chris Shinn (center) and Tunisian Minister of Employment and Training, Zied Laathari, looking on, at the December 11 celebration. Minister of Finance, Slim Chaker, and Amy Mabrook, Director of English Language...more
  • The memorandum will strengthen cooperation between the two countries and mutual investments in the private sector. It was signed on September 4 during the U.S. Investment Forum, which was held in Washington, DC, in conjunction with the visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin...more
  • The program’s focus on women is important. Both young women and men in Egypt face great challenges to finding decent employment, a clearly defined universal and indivisible objective, based on fundamental values and principles. However, the unemployment rate for Egyptian women is almost three times...more

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