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Nadim Makdisi Fund
Issam Fares Institute Steering Committee
Arab and International Affairs
Civil Society Actors & Policymaking
Climate Change and Environment in the Arab World
Education and Youth Policy Research Program
Energy Policy and Security in the Middle East
Palestinian Oral History Archive
Refugee Research and Policy in the Arab World
Social Justice and Development Policy in the Arab World
Social Justice and the City
Research and Policy-making in the Arab World Program
UN in the Arab World
Youth in the Arab World
The Future of the "Islamic State" Provinces and Affiliates
Social Justice in the Arab World since 2010
Changing Ecologies of War and Humanitarianism - 2016
Five Years after the Arab Revolutions - 2016
Nadim Makdisi Memorial Fund Annual Lecture
Nadim Makdisi Memorial Fund Call for Research Proposals
Issam Fares Institute
The Research and Policy Forum on Climate Change and Environment in the Arab World
which aims to provide a mechanism that brings together AUB professors, other academics and researchers, civil society and policymakers to formulate environmental policies in the Arab world and to mitigate the impact of expected climate change scenarios and other environmental challenges.
IFI cordially invites you to the first lecture in its series
The Impact of Climate Change on the Arab World Lecture Series
"How climate change will impact multiple sectors in society: scenarios for Lebanon"
On Wednesday , February, 20, 2008,
Dr. Nadim Farajalla
, Assistant Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, AUB and Faculty Coordinator of the Research and Policy Forum on Climate Change and Environment in the Arab World.
H.E. Aud Lise Norheim Ambassador of Norway to Lebanon
"Facilitating peace processes: Can small countries like Norway play a role?"
Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 4-6pm, Bathish Auditorium, West Hall, AUB
Norway's ambassador to Lebanon Aud Lise Norheim will explain Norway's policies of maintaining contacts with all parties to a conflict, even when some parties are widely boycotted by other Western governments, with a view to facilitating movement towards successful peace negotiations to end the conflict. She was personally involved in such contacts with the African National Congress in South Africa, and will also look at Norway's peace-making efforts in Palestine, Sri Lanka and other conflicts.
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) at AUB
is pleased to announce the inaugural event of its research and policy-oriented program, jointly managed with the AUB Center for Behavioral Research (CBR), on
Public Policy and Governance Challenges of Palestinian Refugee Camps in the Arab World
A lecture and open discussion with:
"60 years later: Challenges of Palestinian refugee camps within their Arab host communities"
On Tuesday, February 12, 5-7pm, West Hall, Auditorium B, AUB
In June 2005, the UN Secretary General appointed Karen AbuZayd as Commissioner- General of UNRWA (the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees). She had previously served for five years as an Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and Deputy Commissioner-General of UNRWA. Before joining UNRWA, she worked for the UNHCR for 19 years. She began her humanitarian career in Sudan in 1981, dealing with Ugandan, Chadian, and Ethiopian refugees, and subsequently served in Namibia, Liberia, Geneva, and Sarajevo.