The New Frontiers of Economic Diplomacy

Breakfast & Panel Discussion at




Classification: Members only
Date & Time: Monday, 24 February 2020, 8.00 hrs to 10.00 hrs
Venue: Emirates Diplomatic Academy Auditorium,
Behind Falcon Tower on Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street, Al Hosn Palace District (location)


Dear SBC members,

The SBC Abu Dhabi, together with the BeNeLux Business Council has the pleasure to invite you for a breakfast and panel discussion on economic diplomacy at the Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA).

EDA is the UAE’s leading international relations and diplomacy institute. It was established in 2014 to provide outstanding education and training to the UAE diplomatic corps from trainee-diplomats to seasoned Ambassadors and to other governmental and non-governmental organizations.

The event will start with a word of welcome by H.E. Bernadino Leon, Director General EDA after which we will have a panel discussion including H.E. Lody Embrechts, Ambassador of The Netherlands, H.E. Elisabeth Cardoso, Ambassador of Luxembourg, H.E Antonio Álvarez Barthe, Ambassador of Spain and H.E. Massimo Baggi, Ambassador of Switzerland to the UAE.


To register, please send an email to the Swiss Business Council Abu Dhabi, Ms. Charoline Engel at

Please note that this is a free-of-charge event for Members-only. RSVP to this event is required.

We look forward to welcoming you!


Best regards,
Charoline Engel
Executive Director



This event is organized by the Benelux Business Council and supported by the SBC Abu Dhabi together with AmCham Abu Dhabi, Australian Business Group Abu Dhabi, Canadian Business Council, French Business Group Abu Dhabi, Netherlands Business Council Dubai and the Pakistan Business and Professional Council


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