Meeting World


Harley frequently meets with political leaders from across the international community to address issues relating to how technology is impacting geopolitics, US foreign policy, Gulf security, and the advancement of Jewish and Christian ties. 

Since the 1990s, Harley has participated in Anti-Defamation League delegations to promote peace between Israel and the Palestinians meeting on numerous occasions with PA President Yasser Arafat and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Harley maintains deep relationships with Gulf leaders. His strong ties to the region began in 1998 on a mission with the Anti-Defamation League to discuss the implications of Iraq’s war in Kuwait and more broadly US-Saudi relations. Since then, Harley has met with the leadership from the Gulf and broader Middle East including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt, Turkey, Israel, and the Palestinian Authority.



Beyond the Middle East, Harley’s expertise extends to South-East Asia having participated in 2002 on a mission with the American Jewish Congress to meet with China’s political leadership to discuss US-China collaboration and Chinese-Taiwanese relations.

Harley’s leadership has led him to advance the interests and security of Jewish communities around the world. As part of a mission with the Anti-Defamation League, Harley Lippman met with Pope John Paul II in 1997, and as former President of ISGAP, Harley met with Pope Frances on multiple occasions and set up a working team with the Vatican to protect Christian communities across the Middle East.