BEI President Amb. Farooq Sobhan attended the Ministerial Meeting and related events at the White House Summit Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) on February 18 – 19, 2015 in Washington DC

Date: 18-19 February 2014

At the invitation of the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Amb. Farooq Sobhan, President of the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute visited Washington DC  to participate in the February 18-19 Ministerial White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) at the State Department.

Amb. Sobhan also participated in the following events:

1.The Roles of Women and Youth in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism organized by the Global Center
2.New Research and Effective Approaches for CVE organized by the US Institute of Peace
3.Discussion on human rights and other issues in Myanmar with Tom Malinowski, Assistant  Secretary of State.