Investing in Iraq: Reconstruction and the Role of the Energy Sector
Opening remarks by:
Frederick Kempe
President and Chief Executive Officer
Atlantic Council

A conversation with:
His Excellency Dr. Fareed Yasseen
Iraqi Ambassador to the United States
Majid Jafar
Chief Executive Officer
Crescent Petroleum
Ben Van Heuvelen
Editor in Chief
Iraq Oil Report

Hafez Ghanem 
Vice President, Middle East and North Africa 
World Bank
Moderated by:
Ellen Scholl
Deputy Director, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council


Please join the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center on Thursday, April 26 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. for a wide-ranging discussion on the state of investment in Iraq as the country rebuilds, featuring Iraq’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Fareed Jasseen.

On the heels of the Kuwait conference in February, and with an oil and gas bidding round and elections on the horizon, this wide-ranging conversation will focus on the state of investment in Iraq, including the role the energy sector can play in enabling recovery, and the challenges ahead in terms of rebuilding and recovery.

A networking reception will follow the event.

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Atlantic Council
1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor (West Tower Elevator) 
Washington, DC 

This event is open to press and on the record.

Metro and parking info