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Johns Hopkins SAIS to host “Governing in a Post-Conflict Country in Transition” with Chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya and Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj

The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will host Chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya and Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj on September 27. The event is presented by the school’s Foreign Policy Institute (FPI) and its Conflict Management, African Studies, and Middle East Studies programs.
During the event, Hafed Al-Ghwell, a FPI Senior Fellow, will moderate a discussion in which Al-Sarraj will explain the challenges of governing in the midst of an ongoing conflict, Libya’s future, and collaboration with the U.S. and the international communities.
Fayez Al-Sarraj
Prime Minister, Libya
Daniel Serwer
Director of Conflict Management, Johns Hopkins SAIS
Hafed Al-Ghwell
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Institute
Time and Date
10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Friday, September 27, 2019
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20036
Media Contact
Jason Lucas
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
+1 (202) 663-5620 office
+1 (202) 422-2652 mobile
[email protected]
About the Speaker
Fayez Al-Sarraj has served as chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya and prime minister since December 2015. Al-Sarraj began his political career as a member of the National Dialogue Committee and was elected to the House of Representatives for the district of Andalus within the city of Tripoli. While serving in the House of Representatives, he was chairman of the Housing Committee and a member of the Energy Committee. Al-Sarraj previously served as a consultant in the Utilities Engineering Consultancy Office in Libya and worked in the private sector.
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school's interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
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