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Boardroom Issues and Photo Reports

  • Amir of Kuwait
    Photo report
  • President of Brazil
    Photo report
  • President of Tunisia
    Photo report
  • Waqas Ahmed
    Global Correspondent, FIRST
    Afghanistan's hidden treasure
  • Dr Joseph Muscat
    Prime Minister of Malta
    A new era of opportunity for Malta
  • H.E. Vladimir Putin
    President of the Russian Federation
    Strengthening bilateral relations
  • Anatoly Chubais
    Chairman of the Executive Board, RUSNANO
    UK-Russia innovation partnership
  • Sergey Katyrin
    President, Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation
    Hi-tech economic development
  • H.E. Alexander Yakovenko
    Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom
    Maintaining an East-West balance
  • Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint
    Minister for Trade and Investment, United Kingdom
    Seizing opportunities in Russia
  • Stephen Dalziel
    Executive Director, Russo-British Chamber of Commerce
    Russia blows hot and cold on foreign business

Brazil

  • Rt Hon Lord Hurd of Westwell CH CBE
    Chairman, FIRST Advisory Council
    Introduction
  • Rt Hon David Cameron MP
    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
    Message
  • H.E. Dilma Rousseff
    President of the Federative Republic of Brazil
    Message
  • H.E. Roberto Jaguaribe
    Ambassador of Brazil to the United Kingdom
    A sound and dynamic economy
  • Lord Coe of Ranmore
    Chairman, London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
    Passing the torch to Rio
  • Michael Anderson
    Prime Minister's Special Envoy on UN Development Goals
    Partners for development
  • Edison Lobao
    Minister of Energy and Mines, Brazil
    A leading global energy player
  • James Gavin
    Energy Correspondent, FIRST
    Meeting the pre-salt challenge
  • Fernando Damata Pimentel
    Minister for Development, Industry and Trade, Brazil
    A renewed and closer partnership
  • Aloizio Mercadante
    Minister of Education, Brazil
    Cooperation without borders
  • Jacques Arnold
    Special Advisor, Latin America, FIRST
    Brazilian-British friendship

Gambia

  • H.E. Doctor Yahya Jammeh
    President of the Republic of The Gambia
    Working towards Vision 20-20
  • H.E. David Morley
    British High Commissioner to the Gambia
    A warm and working relationship
  • Fatou M.A.S. Jobe Njie
    Minister of Tourism and Culture, The Gambia
    Moving up-market in tourism
  • Mambury Njie
    Minister of Finance, The Gambia
    Maintaining steady growth
  • Teneng M. Jaiteh
    Deputy Minister of Petroleum, The Gambia
    Exploration opportunities
  • Abdou Kolley
    Former Minister of Trade, Industry, Regional Integration and Employment, The Gambia
    An enabling environment
  • Alhaji A. Cham
    Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructure, The Gambia
    Connecting Gambia to the world
  • Fatou Jallow
    Chief Executive Officer, Gambia Investment and Export Promotion Agency (GIEPA)
    Investing in The Gambia
  • Farid Bensouda
    Director, Coco Ocean
    Unique in West Africa
  • Peter Engels
    Proprietor, Ngala Lodge
    A small piece of paradise
  • Lawrence Williams
    Managing Director, Makasutu & Mandina River Lodge
    Heading up the River Gambia
  • Baboucarr J. Sanyang
    Managing Director, Gambia Telecommunications Company
    Telecoms integral growth
  • Fansu Bojang
    Director General, Gambia Civil Aviation Authority
    Developing a regional hub
  • Nick Lyne
    Senior Staff Writer, FIRST
    Gambia's forgotten heroes
  • Nick Lyne
    Senior Staff Writer, FIRST
    Africa's smallest country

Kuwait

  • Rt Hon Lord Hurd of Westwell CH CBE
    Chairman, FIRST Advisory Council
    Introduction
  • H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
    Message
  • His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
    Amir of the State of Kuwait
    Message
  • Profile of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
    Amir of the State of Kuwait
    Maintaining a delicate balance
  • Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah Mubarak Al-Sabah
    Minister of Information and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, State of Kuwait
    A mutually beneficial relationship
  • H.E. Hani Hussein
    Minister of Oil, State of Kuwait
    The importance of open dialogue
  • H.E. Frank Baker OBE
    Ambassador of the United Kingdom to the State of Kuwait
    An important sign of friendship
  • H.E. Khaled Al-Duwaisan GCVO
    Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to the United Kingdom
    A strengthening partnership
  • Rt Hon Sir John Major KG CH
    Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
    Message
  • Rt Hon Tony Blair
    Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Quartet Representative to the Middle East
    Shared sacrifices, common goals
  • Alderman Roger Gifford
    Lord Mayor of the City of London
    Sharing skills and experience
  • Dr Abdullah Bishara
    Former GCC Secretary General and Coordinator of the British-Kuwait Friendship Society
    The best of friends
  • Nick Lyne
    Senior Staff Writer, FIRST
    Kuwait and Britain: Lasting ties
  • Ibrahim S. Dabdoub
    Group CEO, National Bank of Kuwait Group
    Strategic issues facing Kuwait
  • Nick Lyne
    Senior Staff Writer, FIRST
    Poised for a new era of growth
  • Nick Lyne
    Senior Staff Writer, FIRST
    Making more of gas reserves
  • Abdulwahab A. Al-Bader
    Director General, KFAED
    Helping friends in need
  • Dr Adnan Shihab-Eldin
    Director General, KFAS
    Promoting science in the gulf
  • Ali Mohammed Thunayan Al-Ghanim
    Chairman, Kuwait Chamber of Commerce & Industry
    A private sector champion
  • Mohammad Saleh Yousef Behbehani
    President, Mohammad Saleh & Reza Yousuf Behbehani Company
    A well respected partner
  • Michel Accad
    Chief Executive Officer, Gulf Bank
    Delivering on promises
  • Tarek Sultan
    Chairman and Managing Director, Agility
    Bringing agility to logistics
  • Eduardo Eguren
    Chief Executive Officer, Burgan Bank Group
    The right global formula
  • Diraar Y. Alghanim
    Chairman and Managing Director, 'Markaz'
    A spur of investment
  • Anwar Abdullah Al-Mulla
    Deputy Chairman and CEO, Al Mulla Group
    A proud history of success

Tunisia

  • Rt Hon Lord Hurd of Westwell CH CBE
    Chairman, First Advisory Council
    Introduction
  • Stuart Popham
    Chairman of Chatham House
    Message
  • Robin Niblett
    Director of Chatham House
    A platform for informed debate
  • H.E. Moncef Marzouki
    President of the Republic of Tunisia
    Moncef Marzouki's balancing act
  • Rachid Ghannouchi
    Head of The Ennahda Party
    Nothing to fear
  • H.E. Moncef Marzouki
    President of the Republic of Tunisia
    Putting human lives first
  • Rachid Ghannouchi
    Head of The Ennahda Party
    Harmonising Islam and democracy
  • Waqas Ahmed
    Global Correspondent, FIRST
    Recalling the Tunisian Polymath
  • Rafik Abdessalem
    Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tunisia
    Pursuing an active diplomacy
  • Riadh Bettaieb
    Minister for Investment and International Cooperation, Tunisia
    Investing in democracy
  • Wided Bouchamaoui
    President, Tunisian Employer' Association for Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA)
    A new era for industry and trade
  • Nick Lyne
    Senior Staff Writer, FIRST
    Great expectations
  • Sihem Badi
    Minister of Womaen's Affairs, Tunisia
    Ensuring the rights of women
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    In pursuit of history
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    Crafting a constitution
  • Tarak Cherif
    President, CONECT
    Facilitating growth