Model Arab League Student Leadership Development Program
The National Council’s Model Arab League (MAL) Student Leadership Development Program is gearing up for another year of educational conferences where students learn about the politics and history of the Arab world, and the arts of diplomacy and public speech. MAL conferences are held across the United States at both the university and high school level. MAL helps prepare students to be knowledgeable, well-trained, and effective citizens as well as civic and public affairs leaders.
22nd Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference
The National Council's 22nd Annual Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference, Navigating Arab-U.S. Relations: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, was held October 22-23, 2013, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. Featured keynote speakers included HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal Al Sa'ud, CENTCOM Commander General Lloyd J. Austin III, and many more Arab and American leaders from government, the military, business, and academe. The conference again provided registrants with two-days of shared ideas, intense discussions and debate, and extensive networking.