On World Refugee Day, the head of the Al Ghurair Foundation calls on organizations to find ways to forge new alliances and partnerships for good.
This is not a day of celebration. It evokes some bittersweet memories, but also serves to remind the world of refugees’ daily increasing needs.
Organizations that offer scholarships to Syrian refugees find that psychosocial support is also needed to help them thrive.
With his death in March, the Arab region lost a leading advocate for citizenship, political rights, gender equality and justice.
Rising inflation, a currency in free fall, and a ban on raising fees for continuing students have put Syria’s private universities in a financial bind.
The collapse of the higher education system could prove an obstacle to peace-building after the conflict ends
Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.
Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.
Education officials suspended classes at schools and universities for two weeks. They cited coronavirus concerns, but a fuel crisis is also a factor.