U.S.-Libya Relations 2017
New Vision, Hope, and Opportunities

May 10, 2017

7:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Rayburn U.S. House of Representatives Office Building
Rooms 2043-2044

45 Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20515

Featured Speakers Include:

H.E. Mossa El-Kony
Former Deputy Prime Minister, Government of National Accord, and Former Member, Presidency Council
  Mr. Saddek Omar Ali Elkaber
Governor, Central Bank of Libya
  H.E. Ali Al-Qatrani
Vice President, Presidency Council


H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Jebril
Former Prime Minister of Libya
  H.E. Ali Zeidan
Former Prime Minister of Libya
  Mohamed Mohamed Ben Yousef
General Manager, Libyan Foreign Bank


Zahra Langhi
Chairperson, Libyan Women's Platform for Peace
  Dr. Syed Jaffar Hussain
Representative & Head of Mission, World Health Organization for Libya, U.N. Resident & Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya
  Dr. Walid Phares
Foreign Policy Advisor to the Donald J. Trump Presidential Campaign 2016; author, consultant, and commentator on Middle Eastern affairs and global terrorism


Col. Wolfgang Pusztai
Chairman of the Advisory Board, National Council on U.S. Libya Relations, and Former Defense Attaché, Austrian Ministry of Defense
  Dr. Mohamed Karbal
Attorney at Law in New York, Libya, & Dubai, Karbal & Co
  Dr. Paul Sullivan
Professor of Economics, National Defense University, and Senior International Affairs Fellow, National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations


Dr. John Duke Anthony
Founding President and CEO, National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
  Dr. Hani Shennib
Founding Chairman, National Council on U.S. Libya Relations
  Dr. William Lawrence
Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, The George Washington University


Nate Mason
Former Commercial Attaché, U.S. Embassy in Libya
  Dr. Mohsen Derregia
Former Chairman & CEO of Libyan Investment Authority; Professor of Finance
  Mr. Usama Siala
Deputy Chairman, Libya Africa Investment Portfolio


Along with other distinguished specialists.





Libya-U.S. Relations 2017: New Vision, Hope, and Opportunities will:

  • examine opportunities for partnerships and investment in the energy, infrastructure, banking, and security sectors;
  • explore the future of U.S.-Libya relations at the commencement of a new U.S. presidential administration; and
  • discuss strategies for moving forward toward mutually beneficial growth and prosperity.

Attendance and sponsorship opportunities for this event are limited, act soon.



Conference Sponsors:


White and Case


Beirut Institute


National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations National Council on U.S.-Libya Relations Business Council for International Understanding


For more information, contact: Erin Petrey, National Council on U.S. Libya Relations at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..