An annual poll of young Arab men and women provides private data for policy makers and a public report that reads the pulse of youth opinion in the region.
Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
The organization gives young Palestinians a voice in their homeland, and shares their heritage locally and abroad.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.
At a workshop in Amman, a Palestinian teaching assistant meets young refugees of war in Syria, Iraq and Sudan.
Some universities in the Middle East have added services based on Western models. Others offer no services at all.
Mental health is a significant problem across the Middle East, experts say, but treatment and support often are not easy to find.
New platforms seek to democratize problem-solving by tapping the wisdom of the crowd.
Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.