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Award Archive 2009

Economic Creativity Award

The central Bank of Lebanon has offered the country high protection from the repercussions of the global economic crisis, keeping the Lebanese pound steady and maintaining high liquidity and monetary stability.  Its procedures and regulations have minimised the effects seen elsewhere of high-risk activities especially in the real estate sector.

Artistic Creativity Award

The El Sawy Culturewheel is a cultural center founded by engineer Mohammed El Sawy six years ago.  Named in honour of his father, the writer and former Egyptian Minister of Culture Abdel-Moneim El Sawy, and his novel ‘Waterwheel’.

Technological Creativity Award

A world-renowned leader in radiology research, Elias Adam Zerhouni has championed breakthrough science that leads to tangible health benefits for people in need. He was President of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) from 2002 to 2008.

Literary Creativity Award

The ‘Cry of Gulls’ is a novel that centres on the personality and perspective of the individual within the Arab and the Western world, bringing together diverse nationalities and cultural personae in face-to-face encounters.

Scientific Creativity Award

Established in 1976 at the initiative of the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Foundation is acclaimed throughout the Arab world for its numerous scientific projects and the publication of specialized periodicals and books, including encyclopedias.

Media Creativity Award

A distinguished journalist and author, highly respected by both the Egyptian and international press for his editorial independence, non-partisanship and the strength of his authorial voice.

Social Creativity Award

The community of the Bil’in village has a unique approach to the challenge of occupation, the seizure of land and unemployment reaching almost 70% of its population.

Economic Creativity Award

Riad Salameh gained experience of global financial markets at Merrill Lynch in Paris, where he was vice-president and financial advisor.