Events Featuring
Yousef Al Otaiba

Learn about upcoming events and read recaps of events attended by Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba, including conferences, conventions, forums, panels, celebrations, charitable and community events, and other functions.

On the Same Page: America’s Middle East Allies and Regional Threats

January 15, 2021
In light of the Abraham Accords, The Foundation for Defense of Democracies hosted Ambassador Al Otaiba, Bahrain’s Ambassador to the US, Abdulla R. Al Khalifa, and Israel’s Ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, to discuss how all three nation’s plan to tackle Middle East peace and conflict in the future.
Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba joined a discussion at The Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD).
UAE to US Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba

AAM’s 2020 Virtual Awards Dinner

December 10, 2020
Yousef Al Otaiba joined creative leaders from around the world at America Abroad Media’s (AMM) 2020 Virtual Awards Dinner to discuss his long-time efforts to establish what is now known as the Abraham Accords.

Foreign Policy’s Future Diplomats PeaceGame

December 9, 2020
Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba welcomes participants of the 2020 Future Diplomats PeaceGame. Organized by Foreign Policy, this year’s event is focused on challenging early-career diplomats to mitigate the impact of the global coronavirus pandemic.
Yousef Al Otaiba virtually welcomes the Future Diplomats PeaceGame
UAE Ambassador to the US, Yousef Al Otaiba, attended a virtual foreign policy discussion at the Hudson Institute.

The Hudson Institute: A Discussion with Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba

December 8, 2020
The Hudson Institute hosted Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba for a virtual discussion on foreign policy and UAE-US relations.

The Emirates Mars Mission

July 20, 2020

In July 2020, the UAE successfully launched the long-anticipated “Hope Probe” and became the first Arab nation to embark on a mission to Mars. As the region’s first interplanetary spacecraft, Hope represents the UAE’s deep-rooted commitment to space exploration and will serve as the Red Planet’s first-ever weather satellite.

The UAE launched the Hope Probe and became the first Middle Eastern nation to embark on a mission to Mars.
Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba provided the welcome at the FIRST Global Challenge Robotics Competition.

FIRST Global Challenge Robotics Competition

October 24-27, 2019

In October 2019, the Dubai Future Foundation organized a competition to promote passion for STEM education and innovation in youth. Ambassador Al Otaiba provided a welcome to help kick off the event.

US-UAE Business Council Roundtable Luncheon

April 23, 2019

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba brought together US business leaders and senior executives to understand the UAE’s commercial, trade, and economic priorities in 2019.

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba hosted a US-UAE Business Council roundtable luncheon.

2018 Aspen Security Forum

August 17, 2018

At the 2018 Aspen Security Forum, Ambassador Al Otaiba joined a panel on security in the Middle East. During the discussion, he expanded on the UAE’s efforts to keep Iran from dominating Yemen and the entire region.

2017 ABANA Achievement
Award Dinner

October 10, 2017

Ambassador Yousef Al Otaiba introduced the recipient of the 2017 ABANA Achievement Award, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Global Market Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh. The ABANA Achievement Award recognizes outstanding leaders committed to financial and economic cooperation between the US, Middle East and North Africa.