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    Her Excellency Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile meets with BCIU corporate members.
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    H.E. Dr. Moncef Marzouki, President of Tunisia addresses BCIU membership.
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    Past award winners Ratan N. Tata, Carlos Slim, and Sergio Marchionne at annual BCIU Eisenhower Awards Gala.

What We Do and Who We Serve

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Upcoming Events


INDIA: Business to business roundtable luncheon with members of the private sector, co-hosted with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

  • 12:15pm - 2:15pm

World Health Organization: Promoting Reform and Stakeholder Engagement

  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Private Meetings with Ms. Annabel Lee, Economic and Energy Officer, Egyptian Affairs Office, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, U.S. Department of State

  • Egypt, NEAR EAST
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm

Roundtable Discussion in New York with His Excellency Ashok Kumar Mirpuri, Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the United States

  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm


Luncheon Discussion with Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez, Assistant Administrator for Global Health, Child and Maternal Survival Coordinator, USAID

  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in Washington, D.C. with Mr. Jonathan Stivers, USAID Assistant Administrator for Asia

  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in DC with Major General Khaled Megawer, Defense Attache, Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt

  • Egypt, NEAR EAST
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Luncheon Discussion in DC with Ms. Amanda Dory, Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, U.S. Department of Defense

  • United States, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Private Meetings in DC with Ms. Laura Hammel, (New) Intellectual Property Rights Attaché, U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro

  • 9:00am - 12:00pm

U.S. CUSTOMS & BORDER PROTECTION: 3/23 Breakfast with Hon. R. Gil Kerikowske, Commissioner, U.S. Customs & Border Protection

  • United States
  • 8:30am - 10:00am

EGYPT: 3/29 Competitiveness Forum in Cairo with The Honorable R. Stephen Beecroft, Ambassador of the United States to Egypt and Representatives from the Government of Egypt

  • Egypt
  • 8:30am - 12:30pm

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