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Empowering Our Youth & Rethinking Leadership

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Al Manaar Cultural Heritage Centre

244 Acklam Road

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The RTP Talks series continues with renowned philathropist, businessman and leading global thinker, Wadah Khanfar, in conversation with RTP Founder Omar Salha.

President of Al Sharq Forum & Former Director-General of the Al Jazeera Network, he is a board member of the International Crisis Group and Global Editors Network (GEN). Khanfar was named as one of Foreign Policy's Top 100 global thinkers of 2011, as well as one of Fast Company's 'Most Creative People in Business' of the year. In addition, Khanfar is ranked as one of the most 'Powerful People in the World' by Forbes Magazine, named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (Davos), recognized as the 3rd most influential Arab in the world by Arabian Business, and one of the most influential Muslims in the world (Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre).

Khanfar started his career with Al Jazeera in 1997 covering some of the world's key political zones. Khanfar's first role in the organisation was as an analyst correspondent in South Africa. In 2001/2002, he was a war correspondent in Afghanistan, and during the war in Iraq, he reported from Kurdish-controlled territory in the north. Later, he was appointed as the Chief of the Baghdad Bureau.

Khanfar became Managing Director of the Al Jazeera Channel in 2003, and Director General of the Al Jazeera Network in 2006. One of his first mandates as managing director was to launch the Al Jazeera Code of Ethics and Al Jazeera's Code of Conduct in July 2004 at the First Al Jazeera International Forum.

Join #RTPTalks for an evening of robust dialogue and exchange of ideas on topics, including: Millenials & Leadership, Youth Empowerment, New Journalism in the 21st Century, Sport, Islam and Social Activism and Identity Politics.

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Atrium Hall

Al Manaar Cultural Heritage Centre

244 Acklam Road

London

W10 5YG

United Kingdom

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