On the occasion of the signature of the Abraham Accords between the UAE, Israel, Bahrain and the United States of America, OPCD representatives were invited to discuss this historic milestone for a peaceful Middle East.
Monday 14 September – The National, UAE
Prior to the signature of the Abraham Accord at the White House in Washington DC, HE Omar Saif Ghobash, Assistant Minister for Public & Cultural Diplomacy is interviewed by Ms. Mina Al Oraibi, Editor-in-Chief of The National, Abu Dhabi.
Watch the talk here.
Tuesday 14 September – FOX News
Prior to the signature of the Abraham Accord on September 15th at the White House in Washington DC, HE Omar Saif Ghobash, Assistant Minister for Public & Cultural Diplomacy is interviewed live on Fox News.
Watch the interview here.
Thursday 16 September – AJC Global
Following this week’s dramatic ceremony at the White House, when the United Arab Emirates and Israel signed an accord normalizing relations, the American Jewish Committee has organised an online talk. We hear the compelling story of UAE interreligious initiatives, particularly for the Abrahamic faiths — Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Watch the discussion here.
Thursday 16 September – US-UAE Business Council
The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a webinar conversation with His Excellency Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash who discusses the path forward for Arab-Israeli cooperation in the area of religious tolerance and mutual understanding. The Ambassador also explores the importance of cultural diplomacy and the avenues of cultural exchange being considered with Israel as part of the Abraham Accord.
Watch the conversation here.