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A Small Network of Arab and German Academics Aspires to Have a Large Impact

Burton Bollag | 23 Mar 2020

An “academy” of early-career researchers in Germany and Arab countries promotes international, interdisciplinary research projects “on the boundary between science and society.”

Architecture Development Publishing

Modern Architecture in Cairo: An Unsung Treasure

Ursula Lindsey | 18 Mar 2020

Cairo Since 1900, by Mohamed Elshahed, documents a vibrant aspect of the city’s heritage that’s in danger of being erased.

Development Research Science

Egypt Hopes to Strengthen Scientific Research Through ‘Science Up’

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 10 Mar 2020

A new government program will use cash incentives, support for laboratory equipment, and a mentoring program to improve science at public universities. The program will focus first on mathematics and physics.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Finances Gender

Libyan Women Push for a Bigger Role in Rebuilding Their Country

Sarah Page | 08 Mar 2020

War has forced Libyan women to enter the job market, but they still are underrepresented in business and government and lack a significant role in the peace-building process.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Gender

Arab Youth Focus on Traditional Careers, Not Emerging Ones, Report Finds

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Feb 2020

In the Arab region, young people’s professional aspirations are not compatible with expected changes in employment markets, says a new report.

Architecture Development Technology & Online Learning

Engineers in Sharjah Are 3D-Printing Future Homes

Benjamin Plackett | 31 Jan 2020

The technology uses smart, robotic machines that could help countries continue building houses—or even refugee settlements—in times of emergency or during a labor shortage.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Development

Kuwaiti Group Seeks to Nurture Creativity by Changing Mind-Sets

Aisha Elgayar | 08 Jan 2020

Nuqat, an independent foundation, encourages creative thinking to solve problems in the Arab world through education and youth skills development.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Schools

Arab Adult Education Is Not Accessible for Many

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Dec 2019

Arab countries have made progress in their adult learning and education efforts, a new report from UNESCO says, but program participation rates remain low.

Development Research

Scholar Traces the Rise of Nongovernmental Organizations in Iraq

Edward Fox | 11 Nov 2019

Thousands of civil-society organizations sprang up after 2003, during Iraq’s postwar reconstruction. The historian Mehiyar Kathem is exploring how they evolved to represent political interests.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Health & Medicine

Will Arab Youth Reach Their Potential? The World Bank’s ‘Human Capital Index’ Offers Predictions

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Nov 2019

The institution’s new Human Capital Index indicates that many of the region’s youth face significant barriers in pursuing their full potential, but economists say it’s a more complicated than a single metric.




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