The May Chidiac Foundation Events Milestones

June 9 2016 | 10:59 AM

MCF has hosted influential figures in its annual FCM and WOFL conferences, especially from: BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya, BBC Arabic, CBC Network, ARTE, Sky News, Washington Post, Huffington Post etc. Al Shark Al Awsat, Al Hayat, UNHCR, UNESCO, Human Rights Watch MENA Division, Ministers of Finance, Social Development, Greycoats, Netways, SK3 Capital Group, Human Rights Activists and Lawyers, Founders and Presidents of NGOs, ambassadors from EU Delegations, Europe, Asia, United States, and Canada.

The May Chidiac Foundation is proud to have received prominent participants such as:

  • Ahmad Shihabeddine, Emmy Nominated Journalist, News Producer of Vice at Huffington Post
  • Alec Ross, Senior Adviser to Former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton
  • Alexandre Najjar, Attorney at Law, Director of “L’Orient Litteraire” and Winner of Numerous Prizes and Awards
  • Ali Jaber, The President of MBC Group
  • Alice Mckenzie, President of the International Press Institute (IPI)
  • His Excellency Dr. Amr Moussa, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs & Former Secretary General of the Arab League
  • Anousheh Ansari, The First Female Private Astronaut and First Space Ambassador
  • Arwa Damon, CNN’s Senior International Correspondent
  • Hanan Saab, President of the MENA Jury of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Award
  • Cécilia Sarkozy Attias, Former First Lady of France and President and Founder of the Cécilia Attias Foundation for Women
  • Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s Chief International Correspondent and Host of Amanpour
  • Claire Chazal, the News Director at TF1 and Romance Writer
  • Elizabeth Weymouth, The Senior Associate Editor of The Washington Post
  • Jim Clancy, International Veteran Journalist and Former CNN’s Correspondent/Anchor
  • John Daniszewski, Managing Editor of Associated Press and Board Member of the Pulitzer Prize
  • Mogens Schmidt, Former Director of the Bureau of Field Coordination at UNESCO.
  • Elizabeth Weymouth, The Senior Associate Editor of The Washington Post
  • Mohammad Mourad, Managing Director of Google MENA
  • Layla El Solh Hamadeh, Former Minister and Vice President of Prince Walid Ben Talal Foundation
  • Naguib Sawiris, Executive Chairman of Orascom Telecom Holding (OTH)
  • Octavia Nasr, founder of Bridges Media Consulting, and CNN’s Former Senior Editor of Mideast Affairs
  • Osman Sultan, CEO of Du
  • Pierre Choueiry, Chairman of Choueiry Group
  • Rana Sabbagh, Executive Director of Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism
  • Rania Bou Zeid, TIME’s Middle East Correspondent

MCF is proud to have won in record time, the reputation of organizing social and cultural events of international scales and standards. We are both humbled and proud to have received distinguished guests of high caliber from all over the world and have been endeavoring in realizing the maximum impact that a conference can achieve in one day.

In the 2012 MCF Award Ceremony, the Director of the “Audiovisuel Extérieur de France” Mrs. Marie Christine Saragosse and the director of “Reporters without Borders ” Christophe De Loire produced reports that stressed the importance of MCF’s contribution in supporting social welfare, development, freedom of speech, and raising the level of journalistic integrity through the foundation activities.

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