Category Archives: HE Houda Nonoo

Keynote Addresses – 2009 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference


Introductions: Dr. John Duke Anthony – Founding President and CEO, National Council  on U.S.-Arab Relations.


H.E. Houda Ezra Ebrahim Nonoo − Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States; appointed to Bahrain’s Majlis ash-Shura [National Advisory] Council by His Majesty the King Shaikh Hamad Bin Salman Al-Khalifa where, prior to her appointment as Ambassador she served on the Committee for Finance and Economic Affairs; and former Secretary General of the Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society.

Dr. Abdulrahman H. Al-Saeed Advisor to The Royal Court of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Director, Office of Special Projects for HRH King ‘Abdallah Bin ‘Abdalaziz Al Sa’ud, Custodian of the Two Holy Places and King of Saudi Arabia.

H.E. Houda Ezra Ebrahim Nonoo AUDIO (.mp3)

Dr. Abdulrahman H. Al-Saeed AUDIO (.mp3)

H.E. Houda Ezra Ebrahim Nonoo TRANSCRIPT (.pdf)

Developmental and Educational Dynamics – 2008 Arab-U.S. Policymakers Conference


Chair: H.E. Marwan Muasher, Senior Vice-President of External Affairs, World Bank; former Foreign Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; former Ambassador of Jordan to the United States; author of The Arab Center: The Promise of Moderation


Educating Each Other (I): “Arabia’s Challenges and Opportunities”

HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal Chairman, King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; former Saudi Arabian Ambassador to the Court of St. James and the United States of America; former Director General, General Intelligence Directorate, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Educating Each Other (II): “The Human Rights Agenda”

H.E. Houda Ezra Nonoo − Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the United States.  In 2006, Ambassador Nonoo was appointed by His Majesty the King, Shaikh Hamad Bin Salman Al Khalifa to the Shura Council; serving on the Committee for Finance and Economic Affairs.

Educating Each Other (III): “Preparing a New Generation of Leaders”

Mr. David D. Arnold President, American University in Cairo; former Vice President, Institute of International Education (IIE); former Ford Foundation Representative in India.

Commentator: Ms. Muna Abu Sulayman Co-Host Kalam Nawaem (“Softly Speaking”), MBC-TV; Managing Director, HRH Prince Awaleed Bin Talal Kingdom Foundation


H.E. Marwan Muasher AUDIO (.mp3)

HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal AUDIO (.mp3)

H.E. Houda Ezra Nonoo AUDIO (.mp3)

Mr. David D. Arnold AUDIO (.mp3)

Ms. Muna Abu Sulayman AUDIO (.mp3)