Middle East

Initiatives: Middle East

Refugee Crisis: Farsi and Arabic speakers needed

One of the greatest needs in Germany and across Europe is for Arabic- and Farsi-speaking young men to engage with our colleagues who are working in refugee camps. The refugees have time on their hands, as they do not have jobs, are unfamiliar with the native languages of Europe and with European customs, and are […]

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CGS Exploring Refugee Crisis in Europe

Executive Director Henry Deneen and his wife, Celia, are in Europe for 6 weeks to study the refugee issue first-hand and explore creative ways CGS can respond to this worldwide crisis. CGS will provide regular reports on how lives are being impacted and changed in Lesvos, Greece; Malta; and Frankfurt, Germany. Update 1 - Refugee Crisis: Farsi and Arabic speakers needed

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Addressing Fear in America and the Middle East

In January 2010, CGS partnered with Carl Medearis and Ted Dekker in an epic conversation about America and the Middle East entitled, “Why Do You Fear Me?” The live web event was viewed in over 50 countries around the world, and drew an audience of over 2,500 people. The Chairman of the Board for CGS, […]

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Business and Academic Roundtables in Jordan

In June, 2006, the Center for Global Strategies (CGS) presented roundtable forums with business and academic professionals in Amman, Jordan. CGS’ delegation, led by Jonathan Moreno, CGS Chief Operating Officer, included a business school dean from Texas, three executives from Virginia and South Carolina, and a Ph.D. candidate from Georgia. The round-table participants included Jordanian […]

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Tourism in the Arabian Peninsula: An Exploration of Yemen

The Arabian Peninsula is known for its antique history, artifacts, and beautiful, rugged landscape. In February 2007, the Center for Global Strategies collaborated with forty Yemeni tourism experts in hosting a seminar in the country entitled “Tourism in Yemen: A Catalyst for the Future.” The seminar, hosted in Yemen by CGS professionals, focused on exploiting […]

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Yemen and the Global Economy: Strategies for Growth

In December, 2006, the Center for Global Strategies (CGS) presented conferences in Sana’a and Aden, Yemen entitled “Yemen and the Global Economy: Strategies for Growth.” More than 500Yemeni business and government professionals attended the conferences in the two cities. The conferences were designed to facilitate Yemeni-American economic cooperation, goodwill, and friendship, as well as lay […]

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Yemen and South Carolina: Delegations for the Future

Countries such as Yemen are fertile ground for the work of CGS. In August 2007, the Center for Global Strategies partnered with South Carolina’s private and public sector in hosting a trade delegation from Yemen that explored potential business, tourism, and educational opportunities. A dozen of Yemen’s top executives, government leaders, and private sector CEOs […]

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