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Munā Nour reports the event where Professor Andreas van Agt, former Dutch prime minister, officially opened a Cairo-based Center for Arab-West Understanding.
The author writes about the meeting at El-Sawy Culture Wheel that brought together a host of diplomats, intellectuals and university professors as well as representatives of civil society organizations to discuss several important topics including crises management and freedom of expression.
On April 15, 2006, a discussion entitled "Freedom of expression and respect for ’the other’: How to respond if one is offended” was held at El-Sawy Culture Wheel, Zamālik, Cairo. Participants from seven Arab and European countries shared their views on how to avoid the so-called ’clash of...
Dr. Tarek Mitri, from the World Council of Churches, wrote a letter to the editor as a response to a letter about plans to expand the work of the RNSAW to more subjects and countries. He expressed his appreciation for the RNSAW’s good work and his pleasure to hear that there are plans to cover new...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman was interviewed by Egyptian TV to speak about the role of Western media in reporting on the attack in America. The questions directed at him made it obvious that there is a deep mistrust of Western reporting about the Arab and Islamic world. The interviewer believed that...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) received, a few months ago, a visit of a group of German journalists organized by Sarafea travel (www.sarafea.de). Veit Rasshofer, managing editor of the MidEast Policy Digest (www.arabmedia.de), expressed his appreciation for the work of Arab-West...
Andreas Van Agt, former Prime Minister of The Netherlands (1977-1982), wrote a letter recommending Arab-West Report (AWR). He wrote that AWR has taken on a vital work for the cause of intercultural understanding. He describes the work and efforts of AWR and comments that the greatest obstacle to...
An article about the work of the Center for Arab-West Understanding from Dutch newspaper Trouw. [Editor AWR: This article is very sharp. Senior editor Eildert Mulder has used formulations that Hulsman would never have used, but this is related to Mulder’s own experiences in Egypt and the Arab world...
In an interview with al-Masā’, director of the Center for Arab-West Understanding, Drs. Cornelis Hulsman, speaks about the 25 years he has spent in Egypt and his own experience with Egyptians.
The Ministry of Social Affairs is considering accepting the first Arab organization to defend Islam and attempt to understand and communicate with the other. It is called “The Center for Arab West Understanding.” It is established by a wide array of Muslim and Coptic thinkers and some Western...

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