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On 28th June, the summer school group took an excursion to Sekem farm, an organic farm in the Egyptian desert, around 60km North East of Cairo. The students were there to discover the Sekem ethos, sustainable development with a holistic approach, and experience the living and learning intercultural...
On Sunday evening, Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, Minister of Investment and International Development, held a press conference to celebrate the new level of collaboration with the embassy of Sweden and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development - OECD to strengthen women’s participation in the...
Early Saturday morning, two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, Biqayq and Khurayṣ, were attacked by drones, temporarily halting oil production and slowing down natural gas production at the facilities.  Together, these two facilities produce 9.5 million barrels every day, over half of Saudi Arabia’s...
At a time when the topic of migration is at the center of debate, it is usual to take under scrutiny how foreigners coming to Western countries integrate. Do they learn the language of the host country? Do they open themselves to the local communities? Do they adapt to the new customs and...
A new report from the United Nations revealed that the number of global migrants reached 272 million in 2019, a 51 million increase compared to numbers in 2010. According to recent estimates, international migrants now represent 3.5 percent of the global population, compared to 2.8 percent in 2000.
On April 17, 2019, Tunisian humanitarian activist Ms. Rekaya al-Hafi [Ruqaiyya al-Ḥāfī] met with Mr. Laurens van Doeveren, Libya expert of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This meeting had been prepared by Cornelis Hulsman of the Center for Arab-West Understanding. It was attended by Mr....
Oil fell on Monday, September 30th and China’s economic outlook remained weak even after factoring in improvements in manufacturing data, a result of the ongoing trade war between China and the United States which weighs heavily on demand growth in the world’s largest crude oil importer.
During an interview on eXtra News, Ḥussayn ʿAbd al-Rāḍi, a researcher at the Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies, alleged that states in the region, namely the regimes in Qatar and Turkey, have invested in various terrorist organizations out of economic and self-interest, going on to argue that...
Political analysts disagree about whether or not the small-scale demonstrations held on Friday, September 21st against current Egyptian president ‘Abd al-Fattaḥ al-Sīsī will lead to a wave of new protests in the weeks to come, while one rights activist who took part in the protests discusses...
  Summary: The Egyptian Minister of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC), Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, took part in the first sessions of the National Consultation on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Egypt, entitled “Legislative reforms and governmental efforts to support women’s economic empowerment...

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