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Alberto Fernandez Featured at April’s Monday Forum

Amb. Alberto Fernandez

Amb. Alberto Fernandez (State.gov, Wikimedia Commons)

(1 April 2018). A conversation with Ambassador Alberto Fernandez highlights the next Monday forum, on a special date and time: 23 April 2018 at 3:00 pm. The discussion takes place at the Elliott School on the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C.

Amb. Fernandez is president of Middle East Broadcasting Networks, joining the organization in June 2017. In this position, he oversees Alhurra Television networks and Radio Sawa, as well as MBN’s multimedia programs in the U.S. and Middle East. MBN is a private, not-for-profit, corporation funded by the Broadcasting Board of Governors providing news and information to 22 Arabic-speaking countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

Before joining MBN, Amb. Fernandez served as vice-president of Middle East Media Research Institute from 2015 to 2017. His earlier career in the Foreign Service included the State Department’s Coordinator for the Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Chief of Mission in Sudan, Director for Near East Public Diplomacy, and Director for Iraq Public Diplomacy.

This event takes place on a special date and time — Monday, 23 April 2018 at 3:00 pm — in the Lindner Family Commons room at George Washington University’s Elliott School, 6th floor, 1957 E Street NW, in Washington, DC. The event is free, but advance registrations by e-mail are required: FirstMondayForum.RSVP@gmail.com.

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