European press association for the arab world award
The European press association for the arab world in collaboration with some European associations, hands a yearly award to two individuals: Arab and European, as an appreciation for the effort in the European-Arab collaboration. This award is given for the effort made by these two individuals in order to bring the Arab world closer to Europe and for their role in promoting these ancient relationships and pushing them into further development. The award began in 2015, where a cocktail party was held in one of the European institutions and with the participation of European and Arab politicians and decision makers with wide media coverage. The 2015 award ceremony was held in Paris at the military school on Tuesday 26 of January, 2016 and was given to Dr, Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi, General Director of the Emirates Center for the strategic Studies and Research and also Mr, Philip Folio, Secretary of the Defense Committee of the French Parliament.