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The first U.S.-Islamic World Forum was held in the aftermath the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States and sought to build bridges of understanding between the United States and the Muslim World - as the Forum still does today. The annual event has helped create meaningful networks of American and Muslim leaders accross the spectrum of government and civil societies, encompassing the worlds of arts, business, science and technology, education and religious faith.

This year’s edition convenes under the title: “New voices, new directions”, where 247 personalities from 31 countries and organizations including high profile politicians, media figures and decision-makers, as well as a panel of distinguished experts and academics will contribute to the lively plenaries and group sessions addressing important and varied issues:

• Political Change: The Dynamics of Domestic Transformations
• 2012 U.S. Presidential Elections
• Strategic Change: New Geopolitical Challenges
• Democratic Transitions in Arab Spring Countries
• The Role of Arts, Culture and Modern Media in Daily Life
• The Role of an Independent Rating Organization
• Developing New Mechanisms to Promote Islamic Charitable Sector
• Water Security in the MENA Region

The Opening will take place during a gala dinner on Wednesday 30th and will be presided over by His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, in presence of this year’s guests of honor Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and H.E Rashad Hussain, U.S. Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation.

The U.S.-Islamic World Forum will be held over 3 days from 29-31 May 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton in Doha, and will be co-organized by the Permanent Committee for Organizing Conferences (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar) and the Brookings Center.
 
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Highlighting key moments of the forum and summarizing the themes discussed.Prime Minister Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassim Bin Jabr Al-Thani and Sheikh Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Jabr Al Thani are also featured in the video.

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