Abu Dhabi: Dr Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi, Director-General of the Emirates Centre of Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR), has won the Fondazione Mediterraneo’s Mediterranean Award for Diplomacy 2014, one of the most prestigious awards in the Euro-Mediterranean area, in recognition of his efforts in promoting dialogue and knowledge-based diplomacy.

Al Suwaidi described the award as “a recognition of the efforts and contributions of UAE under the leadership of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the promotion of the culture of global peace and coexistence, security, stability and development across the world”.