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In association with the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS), IFI is pleased to announce “Five Years after the Arab Revolutions: The Arduous Road of Democratization and Future Prospects”, an academic conference to be held in Beirut from January 21-23, 2016.
The conference’s organizing committee welcomes submissions which respond to four focus areas, and which presents original research that drives forward the understanding of the Arab revolutions.
Kindly note that the deadline is July 1st, 2015.
You can find more information in English and Arabic
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May 18th, 2015

Social Policy and the “Arab Spring”
Dr. Hassan Hammoud
Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Lebanese American University

Audio | Video

May 15th, 2015

Report Launch
The Way Forward to Safeguard Water in Lebanon:
National Water Integrity Risk Assessment

with opening statements by H.E. Arthur Nazarian, Minister of Energy and Water, Lebanon

Audio | Video | H.E Arthur Nazarian speech

May 7th, 2015

The End of Development and Beginning of History: prospects for thinking, practice and justice in the Middle East
Bruce Currie-Alder, IDRC MENA Director & Samir Makdisi, AUB

Audio | Video | Summary

May 4th, 2015

Egypt's Moment of Truth Challenges and opportunities confronting socio-political actors
Dr. Mona Makram-Ebeid, Former Egyptian MP and Senator

Audio | Video

April 27th, 2015

Seminar in collaboration with the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED), AUB's Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and the Food Security Program
Food Security in Arab Countries Challenges and Prospects

Video | Audio | AFED's 7th Anual Report

April 22nd, 2015

(Re)making Libya, Four years after the revolution


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شارك فيها د. فواز طرابلسي؛ د. سعود المولى؛ العميد الركن هاني نخلة

استمع للندوة | شاهد الندوة

April 8, 2015

"A Quarter Century after the End of the Civil War Did We Turn a New Page?"
Carmen Abou Jaoude, Fabrizio Carboni, Wadad Halwani

Audio | Video | Summary

March 20th, 2015

Panel discussion 
Economics of Climate Change: The Cost of Doing Nothing

Audio 1 | Audio 2 | Video

March 19th, 2015

Syria and the Responsibility to Protect Refugees
Tendayi Achiume
Assistant Professor of Law at UCLA

Audio | Video | Summary


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