Join MPAC for Groundbreaking Event on Trans-Atlantic Muslim Relations in DC

May 11, 2012

The Muslim Public Affairs Council will be hosting a groundbreaking event on “Trans-Atlantic Relations Between U.S. & European Muslims” on Friday, May 11, in Washington, DC. The event will bring together business, civil society and political leaders to discuss how they can work together to build robust partnerships, healthy communities and strong civil societies in the U.S. and Europe.

The event starts at 7:30 p.m. and will include dinner and a keynote address from Joshua Foust of the American Security Project of the Atlantic Council. This will then be followed by a panel discussion focused on how American and British Muslim communities can work toward better partnerships in the areas of organizational development, Islam in the public square and national security.

The panel will be moderated by Haris Tarin, Director of MPAC’s Washington, DC, office and include the following panelists:

  • Mehdi Hasan – Senior Political Editor, New Statesman
  • Hussein Kanji – Partner Hostun Ventures, UK
  • Sonia Klien – Political Director, Veterans for National Security Foundation
  • Adam Such – Former Deputy Commanding Officer, 5th Special Forces Group

The diverse panel of speakers will explore the intersections between nonprofits, businesses and governments and how they can ensure that dynamic relationships are formed to address the needs of communities.

Space is limited. Pleasse RSVP to MPAC’s Program Assistant Marina Khattak at or 202-547-7701. The location will be sent to those who RSVP. 

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