Policy Briefs

Policy briefs address current issues pertaining to public policy, public administration, global affairs and development in Egypt and the MENA region, as well as in policy areas of interest to the community of PPAD/GAPP faculty and researchers.

Policy Brief 1 

A Reading of Recent Developments in the EU and Implications for Good Governance Reform in Egypt and MENA
Shahjahan Bhuiyan and Artan Karini

Policy Brief 2

The Two-State Solution After Trump
Allison Hodgkins

Policy Brief 3

A Renewed Detente or a Cold War Revisited
Magda Shahin and Reda Shehata

Policy Brief 4

Egypt’s New Regulatory Media System: Challenges and Opportunities
Rasha Allam

Policy Brief 5

Unleashing the Potentials of Youth Employment Programs in Egypt
Ghada Barsoum

Policy Brief 6

The League of Arab States and the Amman Summit: What next?
Nassif Hitti

Policy Brief 7

President Trump’s First Hundred Days: An Egyptian Perspective
Mohamed Tawfik

Policy Brief 8

The Failed Legacy of UN Resolution 181: Sacrificing Palestinian rights for political expediency
Nabil Elaraby

Policy Brief 9

International Cooperation in Responsibility-Sharing for Refugees in the Euro-Mediterranean Space
Ibrahim Awad and Nourhan Abdelaziz

Policy Brief 10

Egypt’s Broadcast Media Code of Ethics: Navigating Government Views and Professional Needs
Rasha Allam

Policy Brief 11

The Future of Governance in Developing Countries
B. Guy Peters

Policy Brief 12

The Future of Governance for Societal Security and Crisis Management
Per Lægreid

Policy Brief 13

Traditions in Public Administration and Development
Jose A. Puppim de Oliveira

Policy Brief 14

Institutional Trust and its Implications for Governance in Developing Countries
Ishtiaq Jamil

Policy Brief 15

COVID-19 Crisis in the Developing Countries: Some Critical Areas to Address
Hasan Muhammad Baniamin

Policy Brief 16

No Good Deed Should Go Unpunished: Managing Paradoxes of Public Work Arising from COVID-19
James L. Perry

Policy Brief 17

Enlightened Arab Governance
Nabil Fahmy

Policy Brief 18

Are Cities the Causes of or the Solutions to Climate Change?
José A. Puppim de Oliveira

Policy Brief 19

The Climate-Gender Nexus: A Deep Dive into the Egyptian Women’s Agricultural Sector
Logine Ahmed and Yehia Shaheen

Policy Brief 20

Shedding Light on Resilience Policy: Case Studies from Egypt, India, and the UK
Noura Wahby, Albert Sanghoon Park, and Rekha Bhangaonkar

Policy Brief 21

Opportunities in the Midst of Global Uncertainty: Evolving Implications for a Research Agenda
Noha El-Mikawy

Policy Brief 22

A Modest Case For Scholarly Nationalism
Alasdair Roberts

Policy Brief 23

Health Policy Design
M Ramesh

Policy Brief 24

Innovations and development, need bureaucracy
Rainer Kattel, Wolfgang Drechsler, Erkki Karo

Policy Brief 25

Improving Adaptability in Democratic Systems 
Alasdair Roberts