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Leadership for Government Excellence Programme Receives Prestigious Award

Hosted in collaboration with AUC’s School of Business and School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, the Leadership for Government Excellence Programme (LEP) was awarded the prestigious Excellence in Practice Award – Silver Award from the European Foundation for Management Development.

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Dean Noha El-Mikawy chats with Anthony Bebbington

Noha El-Mikawy, dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, chats with Ford Foundation International Director for Natural Resources and Climate Change and Higgins Professor of Environment and Society in the Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, USA Anthony Bebbington.

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Professor Shahjahan Bhuiyan Receives Prestigious Award for Public Policy Research in Global South

Shahjahan Bhuiyan, associate professor in AUC's Department of Public Policy and Administration and associate dean for Administration and Undergraduate Studies, has received the Transition and Developing Economies Award from the International Public Policy Association

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Three photos of Carere placed in a line. Carere sits at a table in the street with Egyptian food in front of her, sharing suhoor with her neighbors. Carere smiles and poses with a peace-sign in front of a shop selling lanterns in downtown Cairo. Carere smiles and stands next to a mascot of a Ramadan character near Talaat Harb, holding fresh strawberry juice.

Ramadan from the Heart of Cairo

International student Sara Carere has never experienced a month quite like Ramadan in Egypt.

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Saudi-Iran Agreement Brokered by China: Regional Implications

Saudi Arabia and Iran agreed to re-establish diplomatic ties earlier this month in a negotiation mediated by China.

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AUC Faculty Develop New Courses on Climate Change, Sustainability During 2023 Research and Creativity Convention

Two courses aimed at informing and empowering AUC students to lead the charge against climate change won this year’s Core Curriculum Course Competition during AUC’s 2023 Research and Creativity Convention (RCC).

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Screenshots from three documentary films on youtube. The top screenshot is a shot of branches of a date tree from beneath with the words "Quorsaya People" in Arabic and English. The middle photo is a screenshot of a video showing a shot of the nile from a small boat with a small island in the distance, with the words "Nile Inhabitants" in Arabic and English. The bottom image is a screenshot of a video of date trees from far away with the text "Golden Fingers" in Arabic in English, all with video play button

Graduate Students Receive International Recognition for Documentary Films

Three graduate students from the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism were recently recognized internationally for their documentary films by the Broadcast Education

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Movement for governance in MENA Region

Noha El-Mikawy, dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, chats with Asli Bali, president-elect of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA). Bali has been a professor of law at Yale University since July 2022, a former professor of law at UCLA School of Law, the founding director of the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA, and the former director of the UCLA Center for Near Eastern Studies.

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CMRS Hosts the 'High-Level General Forum Meeting' the concluding event of EHUB's 1st phase

CMRS hosted the “High-Level General Forum Meeting” as the concluding event of the first phase of the Egyptian Migration Hub (EHUB) project in Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Campus.

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EHUB sectoral Meetings Host Stakeholders for a wider discussion on Migration issues.

Under the framework of the EHUB project, CMRS hosted four sectoral meetings between August and December 2022. Each meeting revolved around a specific topic derived from the main themes discussed in the project’s official launch in June 2022. Topics Discussed were Migration Data, Protection of Smuggled Migrants and Victims of Trafficking in Egypt, Skills Matching of Egyptian Migrant Workers in the International Labor Market, and Examining the Socio-economic Conditions of Migrants and Refugees in Egypt: Policies, Partnerships, and Practices.

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Forecasting the Middle East for 2023

"The trajectory of rising discontent driven by economic pressures is the other critical development to watch. Whether such discontent leads to a renewed wave of Arab-spring-like movements against incumbent regimes, or remains as isolated cases of protest is difficult to predict, however."  Karim Haggag, professor of practice and director of Middle East Studies shares his views on forcasting the middle east for 2023. 

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EHUB Organizes Media Training on Migration issues

CMRS, in the framework of the EHUB, recently organized a five days training program at AUC Tahrir Campus in December directed towards media personnel. The training was designed to provide an opportunity for professionals in media and communications to gain knowledge about the field of migration, covering a wide range of topics, including an introduction to migration terminologies, policy frameworks and key players, Egyptian Migration: Volumes and Destinations, Migration Governance Frameworks as well as Introduction to Refugee Law. 

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Business as Usual? The Past, Present and Future of Biden's Middle East Policy

As the U.S. midterm elections passed this November it remains clear that the U.S. public is deeply divided by partisan lines.

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Gender and Climate: The Importance of Intersectionality

As climate change continues to degrade the environment, disrupt people’s livelihoods and threaten social stability, it has become increasingly important to analyze its impacts and solutions through an intersectional lens.

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Decolonization of Knowledge

Noha El-Mikawy, Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, chats with Alasdair Roberts, inaugural director of the School of Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, as well as Jocelyne Bourgon, visiting scholar at the Canada School of Public Service on the Decolonization of Knowledge Production. 

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