Ambassador Alice G. Wells Prepared remarks, September 18, 2016 Discussion on Refugee Issues

Today the world is facing an unprecedented challenge – the number of forcibly displaced people is the largest ever recorded.  Conflicts raging in places like Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, Libya and South Sudan have produced 65 million refugees, internally displaced, or people seeking asylum across the globe – including here in Jordan. That’s more than ...
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Beyond The Rhetoric of False Choices: The Case for Lasting U.S. Engagement in the Middle East

  Alice G. Wells, The Ambassador of the United States to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Remarks to the Columbia University Middle East Research Center – as prepared   Thank you, Safwan, for your warm introduction and for this opportunity to speak to such a diverse and renowned audience at the Columbia University Middle East ...
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Creating a Future of Prosperity: The U.S.-Jordanian Partnership

Creating a Future of Prosperity: The U.S.-Jordanian Partnership November 15, 2015 Alice G. Wells Ambassador of the United States to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Remarks as Prepared Thank you so much for your warm welcome. I am pleased to be here today on the eve of Global Entrepreneurship Week to celebrate Jordan’s entrepreneurs and ...
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U.S.-Jordan Partnership: Realizing Jordan’s Economic Potential

Alice G. Wells, The Ambassador of the United States to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan June 9, 2015 Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum Remarks as prepared Your Excellency Dr. Talal Abu-Ghazaleh, Your Esteemed Ministers, members of the diplomatic corps, business leaders, and other distinguished guests. It is a great honor for me to address the Talal ...
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U.S. And Jordan: An Alliance Against Violent Extremism

Alice G. Wells The Ambassador of the United States to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan May 12, 2015 World Affairs Council Remarks as prepared Good evening. Before I begin, I would first like to thank Your Excellency, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Majali for your years of dedication to advancing Jordan’s broad-minded foreign policy, including your ...
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Advancing Women’s Empowerment: A Shared Vision for the United States and Jordan

Alice G. Wells, The Ambassador of the United States of America to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. March 16, 2015 Remarks as Prepared Good afternoon. I would like to thank Dr. Ekhleif Tarawneh, the President of this great institution, for his exemplary leadership of Jordan’s oldest and largest university, and for his commitment to bilateral ...
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Shared Challenges: Jordan, the United States, and the Path Forward

Ambassador Alice G. Wells, United States Ambassador to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, February 18, 2015 As prepared Good afternoon: Before I begin, I would first like to thank His Royal Highness, Prince El Hassan bin Talal – thank you, your Royal Highness, for your dedication to advancing mutual understanding through the Arab Thought Forum ...
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