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Nadia Djeffal

البلد : Algeria
الموضوعات : Political sciences, Public Policy Making, European Neighbourhood Politicy
نبذة : Nadia holds a Master's Degree in Public Policy Making and a Bachelor's Degree in Political sciences from the Université d'Alger 3 – Algeria. She is currenlty completing her PhD in Political Science. Her main research focuses on the European Neighbourhood Politicy towards the South States. She is a member of the Algerian Business Women Network since its creation in January 2016. It aims at strengthening the role of civil society (especially women) in the economic development.

Serena Abi Khalil

البلد : Lebanon
نبذة : Serena holds a Master 1 in International Geostrategic Economics from the University of Pantheon-Assass (Paris II) in Paris, France and a BA in Economics from the University of Saint-Joseph, Lebanon. Her focus was on Political Economy and Intergenerational Debt. She worked as a Project Coordinator on EU-MED projects at the Arab NGO Network for Development. Previously she has undergone a 6 months internship at the Arab NGO Network for Development focusing on Private-Public Partnerships and several economic policies. She has also undergone a training at the Macro-fiscal and Strategic Debt Departments of the Ministry of Finance in Lebanon.

Moundir LASSASSI

البلد : Algeria
الموضوعات : Economics, Applied Economics and Statistics
نبذة : Accreditation to Supervise Research, Higher National School of Statistics and Applied Economics (ENSSEA) ex – INPS – Algiers – Algeria PhD in Economics, Speciality: Applied Economics and Statistics AIX-MARSEILLE School of Economics(AMSE)- France Master in Economics and Applied Statistics, Speciality: Statistics, Higher National School of Statistics and Applied Economics (ENSSEA) Ex-INPS Ben Aknoun – Algiers -October 2004 – July 2007 Experience: Researcher, Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée pour le Développement (CREAD) (Since 2006) Team leader, Centre de Recherche en Economie Appliquée pour le Développement (CREAD) (Since 2014) Descriptive Statistics Teacher, Algiers University II – Human Sciences Faculty, Bouzaréah – Algiers – ALGERIA. 2010-2011 Data Analysis Teacher, Higher National School of Statistics and Applied Economics (ENSSEA) Ex-INPS Ben Aknoun – Algiers – ALGERIA. 2009-2010

Farah Kobaissy

البلد : Lebanon

Hamza Hamouchene

البلد : Algeria
الموضوعات : Food sovereignty
نبذة : Hamza Hamouchene is a London-based Algerian researcher-activist, commentator and a founding member of Algeria Solidarity Campaign (ASC), and Environmental Justice North Africa (EJNA). He previously worked for War on Want, Global Justice Now and Platform London on issues of extractivism, resources, land and food sovereignty as well as climate, environmental, and trade justice. He is the author/editor of two books: “The Struggle for Energy Democracy in the Maghreb” (2017) and "The Coming Revolution to North Africa: The Struggle for Climate Justice" (2015). He also contributed book chapters to “Voices of Liberation: Frantz Fanon” (2014) and “The Palgrave Encyclopaedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism” (2016). His other writings have appeared in the Guardian, Middle East Eye, Counterpunch, New Internationalist, Jadaliyya, openDemocracy, ROAR magazine, Pambazuka, Nawaat, El Watan and the Huffington Post. Arab Watch 2018-2019 Arab Watch On Economic and Social Rights 2019 on Right to food

Michal Samaha

البلد : Lebanon
نبذة : Michel holds a Master in Social-Urban Development and Public Action from St-Quentin-En-Yvelines University- France, and a Master in Economics from EHESS-Paris, France. He is currently pursuing his PhD in West Paris University, Nanterre La Defense – France. He currently works as a Project Manager for UNDP in Beirut, Lebanon. Michel is also an instructor, he teaches Urban Economics at the Lebanese University (Urban Planning Department) and Economics at Lebanese American University of Beirut.

ABDELNASSER DJABI

البلد : Algeria
الموضوعات : Sociology
نبذة : Professor of sociology at the University of Algiers II Nacer Djabi is a professor of sociology at the University of Algiers II and researcher at the Centre de recherche en économie appliquée et développement (CREAD). He is the author of several works, including El Wazir el-Djazaïri: oussol wa massarat [The Algerian Minister: Principles and Paths] (2001), Algérie: Etat et élites (2008), and Limada ta'akhara ar-rabïe el-Djazaïri? [Why is the Algerian Spring late?] (2012).

Wael Zein

البلد : Lebanon
نبذة : Wael holds Ph.D in public Law, from the University of Grenoble II, Label from the Doctoral school of Law in the Middle East, and MA in Public Law from Lebanese University. He is currently working as the Head of the Law section in Arab Center for Research in Communication, leads all legal study in the center and acts as the Counselor for the Center. He undertook several research including on privatization Law in Lebanon, analysis of the Telecommunications act in Lebanon and legal aspects of telecommunications liberalization. He is a member of the Beirut Bar Association.

Redouane Boudjemaa

البلد : Algeria
الموضوعات : Media and Communications
نبذة : Professor of Media and Communications, University of Algiers

Ibrahim Abdelkheir

البلد : Sudan
نبذة : Ibrahim holds a MSc. in international Education and Development from Oslo and Akershus University College – Norway, and a BSc. in Economic and Social Studies from the University of Khartoum – Sudan. He withholds the position of a Programs Deputy Manager at the Sudanese Development Call Organization (NIDAA). He is responsible for assisting the Programs Manager in supervising and monitoring the performance of the project officers, writing proposals, reporting, fundraising, and building relations with donors. He is also a part-time lecturer at the University of Science and Technology in Khartoum.

Fadel Habib

البلد : Bahrain
الموضوعات : Education
نبذة : على الصعيد المهني، عمل حبيب مدرسًا مدة 15 عاماً في وزارة التربية والتعليم، كما يعمل أستاذاً محاضراً في عدد من الجامعات والمعاهد الوطنية، إلى جانب عمله مستشاراً للبرامج التدريبية، وقضى سنوات عديدة في العمل الأهلي في المجال الاجتماعي والثقافي والتربوي. كما نشر حبيب العديد من المؤلفات والمقالات وصدر له كتابان، ونال مؤخراً درجة دكتوراه الفلسفة في التربية من جامعة عين شمس بمجمهورية مصر العربية في موضوع تجديد الخطاب الديني، بعد نيله الماجستير في تضمين مفاهيم حقوق الإنسان في المناهج التعليمية. Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights: Right to Education, Right to Work2012

Saba Hamed Mohamed Hamed

البلد : Sudan
الموضوعات : International Trade and Development
نبذة : Saba Hamed works at present as a Training coordinator at Sudanese Development Call Organization. She completed a BS in Agricultural Economics and a MS in International Trade and Development in the University of Khartoum. Trade being a principal area of research for Mrs. Hamed, she undertook research on Sudanese agricultural export competitiveness in international market. Moreover she undertook training on WTO accession of Sudan. ith the National Population Council and the Ministry of Welfare and Social Security in co- operation with ESCWA in localization of MDGs until it becomes SDGs. and coordinate many workshops in SDGE, the last one I coordinate was "NO ONE Behind Program" it was partnership between NIDAA, ANND and CIVISUS. I also got a preparatory training certification for project Management Professional (PMP) Exam.

said Najah Ismail

البلد : Bahrain
الموضوعات : Education
نبذة : 2012 Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights: Right to Education, Right to Work

Samah Hussein Abd Elrahim Abd Elghaffar

البلد : Sudan
الموضوعات : Political Science and Strategic Studies
نبذة : Samah Abd Elghaffar is the Chairperson of Group for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. She holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science and Strategic Studies and a Master degree in Political Science from the University of Khartoum. Currently she has been proceeding in her PhD studies. Her research interests cover a wide range of areas i.e. peace, security and conflict studies, economic development, oil in Sudan, local development. In 2005, she contributed to a program on Alternative Economic Policies, at University of Khartoum, in cooperation with Freidrich Ebert Foundation. Samah is taking up a coordination role in a national campaign on the implications of Sudan's accession to the WTO.

Jasim Ghuloom

البلد : Bahrain
نبذة : Arab Watch 2014 :Social Protection in the Arab World: the Crisis of the State Exposed

Vicky Maurer

الموضوعات : International and European law
نبذة : Vicky holds a Master's degree in International and European law from Université Pierre-Mendès-France (Grenoble) a Master's degree in international, European and compared Law, with a specialty in International Law from University Jean Moulin (Lyon III) and a Law degree from the Catholic University of Lyon – France. Since August 2016, she works as a Program and Advocacy Assistant at the Human Rights Information and Training Center (Geneva), a NGO which provides knowledge, information services and trainings, related to human rights in the MENA region. In addition to administrative assistance support, she is responsible for project cycle management, prepares workshops, meetings and workshops and attends UN and CSOs meetings.

Walid Nozahi

البلد : Bahrain

Aliénor Barbier

الموضوعات : International Relations in foreign languages, (Italian & English)
نبذة : Alienor Barbier (Lebanon) Aliénor Barbier specialized in the study of International Relations in foreign languages (Italian & English) at the University of Bordeaux III, in France. Her focus was on the analysis of principles, structure and implementation of international law and policy, notably within the frame of economic integration and aid effectiveness. She is now enrolled in a Master's Degree in Crises and Humanitarian Action and currently completing a 4 months internship within the Arab NGO Network of Development.

Hasan Ali Alaali

البلد : Bahrain

Mohammad Baker Elnajjar

البلد : Bahrain

Ahmad Awad

البلد : Jordan
الموضوعات : Political Economy
نبذة : Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights: Right to Education, Right to Work 2012 Arab Watch 2014 :Social Protection in the Arab World: the Crisis of the State Exposed

Asma Khader

البلد : Jordan
الموضوعات : Women, Children's Rights, Human Rights
نبذة : Asma Khader (Jordan), a lawyer and human rights activist, is President of Sisterhood Is Global Institute/Jordan (SIGI/J) and Secretary General of the Jordanian National Commission for Women. She is former Minister of Culture & Government Spokesperson for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and former President of the Jordanian Women's Union. A member of the Arab Lawyer's Union, the Arab Organization for Human Rights, the Executive Committee of the International Commission of Jurists, and the Advisory Committee of the Women's Division of Human Rights Watch, she has received numerous awards and honors for her work. Asma has written and spoken widely on the topics of women, children's rights, and human rights. She recently served on the UN International Commission of Inquiry investigating human rights violations in Libya.

Amal Abu-Jeries

البلد : Jordan
نبذة : Amal holds a MA in International Studies and a BA in Foreign Languages (German and English) from Jordan Univerity – Amman. She has been working with the Amman Office of the German Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) since April 2014 as Program Manager Jordan. In this capacity, she coordinates and monitors the activities, which FES implements in Jordan on a broad range of topics and with partners ranging from the Jordanian Parliament and Government to trade unions, media and civil society organizations

Ibrahim Saif

البلد : Jordan
الموضوعات : Economics
نبذة : PhD, MSc, Economics, University of London An economist specializing in the political economy of the Middle East, his research focuses on economies in transition, international trade with an emphasis on Jordan and the Middle East, institutional governance, and labor-market economics. In addition , Saif serves as a consultant to numerous international organizations including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the International Labor Organization. He is also a fellow with the Economic Research Forum and a member of the Global Development Network.

Ibtesam Al-Atiyat

البلد : Jordan
الموضوعات : Sociology, Anthropology
نبذة : Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology; RACE program advisor Ibtesam AlAtiyat teaches The Arab World, Introduction to Sociology, Sociological Theory and Global Interdependence. She started teaching at St. Olaf late in 2009 after teaching at the German Jordanian University and the UN International Leadership Institute in Amman, Jordan; the Freie Universitaet Berlin in Germany and the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. AlAtiyat is a native of Jordan, and has received her BA and MA degrees in Sociology from the University of Jordan. Her PhD was received from the Freie Universitaet Berlin Germany.

Hussam Hussein

البلد : Jordan
الموضوعات : International Relations, water policies
نبذة : Hussam is a Lecturer and Research Fellow in International Relations at the University of Oxford. He is focusing on Hydropolitics in the Jordan and Nile River Basins. His past research focused on the role of discourses in shaping water policies. Hussam is member of the Water Security Research Centre and of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia and of the Department in International Agricultural Policy and Environmental Governance, University of Kassel

Alia Hindawi

البلد : Jordan
الموضوعات : migration
نبذة : Alia Hindawi. Alia Hindawi has been working in the field of migration for over a decade, with experience covering emergency, transit, and development contexts. ... Her academic and professional interests include migration, labour market, international relations, and economics

Faouzi Boukhriss

البلد : Morocco
الموضوعات : Sociology
نبذة : Prof de Sociologie Chef Departement Sociologie et Philosophie Faculté des Lettres et des Sciences Humaines

Anas Elhasnaoui

البلد : Morocco
الموضوعات : Economic Social and Cultural Rights
نبذة : Economic Social and Cultural Rights, Financing development (Investment Promotion, Migration and development, Corporate Social Responsibility, mobilization of Diasporas), development effectiveness, Social protection floors and civil society action

jamal bendahmane

البلد : Morocco

Ahmed Chiba

البلد : Morocco
الموضوعات : Economics
نبذة : Officer at the Ministry of Economy and Finance since 1993, handling the Sustainable Development folder. He is very active with associations and trade unions being the cofounder of associations against corruption in Morocco in 1999, a member of Transparency Morocco since 1999 and co-founder of National Defense instance of Public Goods (INDBP). And Co-founder of the National Union of Finance in 1996. He holds the general university diploma (DEUG) in Law (University of Clermont Ferrand), a BS in Economics and a Diploma in Planning and Urbanism (Industrial Development and Competitiveness).

Salaheddine Lemaizi

البلد : Morocco
الموضوعات : Social issues, privatization, free trade agreements, Economics
نبذة : Salaheddine Lemaizi is a journalist working on social issues for news magazine L'Observateur du Maroc. He has written extensively on privatization in Morocco, the global economic crisis, impact of free trade agreements on right to health. He has several reports and investigations covering social policies in Morocco including street children, HIV/AIDS, health related issues as well as pharmaceutical policy. In 2012, he started his Masters studies on journalism and multimedia studies. He obtained a Bachelor degree on Journalism in Casablanca and has certificates in Humanities and Political Science from the University of Montreal. He has been rewarded for Investigative Journalists by the Ministry of Communication and Moroccan Association. Since 2006, Salaheddine is an active member of ATTAC Morocco, where he closely works on issues related to debt, IMF, and privatization policies.

Mohamed said Saadi

البلد : Morocco
الموضوعات : Economics, Gender and Development, Euro-Mediterranean Partnership
نبذة : Mr. Saadi is consultant and Thesis Director at the Graduate Institute of Commerce and Business Administration of Casablanca (ISCAE). He has taught Economics and Management at the ISCAE and the Faculties of Law and Economics of Casablanca and Marrakech from 1972 to 2010.He was also an expert and Member of the Gender and Development Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa and Secretary of State for Social Protection, Family and Childhood. Mr. Saadi was a research fellow at Princeton University (1997/1998) and Fulbrighter at the University of Texas at Austin(1993).He has written numerous books and publications on Business groups and Development, the Moroccan Economy, Gender and Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, and is a social activist. His research topics cover rethinking development models and developmental states, the impact of the neoliberal and global crisis on Arab countries, industrialization and industrial policies

Kawtar Rerhrhaye

البلد : Morocco
الموضوعات : Economics and Social Sciences Applied to Agriculture (ESSAA), Food security
نبذة : Kawtar holds a PhD in Economics and Social Sciences Applied to Agriculture (ESSAA) from the Agronomic and Veterinary Institute (IAV) Hassan II of Rabat. Her research thesis was “Agricultural Governance in the light of the Food Security Challenges of Cereals in Morocco «Case of soft wheat». Currently she is consulting with ANND, for the Arab Watch 2018 Report, as an expert in governance of food security. Apart from food law, food security and sovereignty, her area of expertise cover governance and strategy of organizations, governance (The institutional economy, Transaction costs, and public choice), development economics and eeconometrics.

Mina Houjib

البلد : Morocco

Chifai Abdelhakim

البلد : Morocco
الموضوعات : Law and International Relations
نبذة : Mr. Chafiai Abdelhakim is an active member (and former President) of Espace Associative. He holds a Master's degree in Law and International Relations and a Ph.D in systems analysis and control. He is currently a University professor and academic advisor at Hassan II University in Casablanca. He is a member of the fair trade agreements monitoring network in Morocco, and a member of the access to medicine network. Mr. Abdelhakim works as a trainer in Human rights and contributed to the several studies related to development issues

Nisren Nagi Al amidi

البلد : Iraq
نبذة : Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights: Right to Education, Right to Work 2012

Abbas Alshirif

البلد : Iraq

Hanaa Salih

البلد : Iraq

Hasan Latif Khadhim

البلد : Iraq

Samir Aita

البلد : Syria
نبذة : Samir Aita was born in Damascus (Syria) in 1954 and is an alumnus of the Ecole Polytechnique and Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. He obtained DEA postgraduate qualifications from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and Institut National des Sciences et Techniques Nucléaires (INSTN). He also graduated from HEC Management (CPA-HEC). He started his career at the Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) and its subsidiaries, prior to going to the private sector. In 1994, he joined an Arab group as advisor to the CEO, and at the same time became CEO of Framasoft during its restructuring. In 1999, he set up a consulting company in economics and information technologies: A Concept. For two years, he was advisor to the Chairman of Société Générale in Lebanon, then technical director at the ERF economic research center in Egypt. From 2005 to 2013, he was Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of Le Monde Diplomatique Arabic Editions. Samir Aita is also economist and international consultant, Chair of the Arab Economists Circle Samir Aita is the General Manager of A CONCEPT, President of the Cercle des Economistes arabes and Editor in Chief and General Manager of Le Monde diplomatique éditions arabes. Mr.Aita founded A Concept www.mafhoum.com in 2000, a consulting firm in economy and information technologies. In 2005, he created Le Monde Diplomatique éditions arabes, in partnership with the French edition. He continues today to run the two companies. Within the framework of A Concept, he consulted for different international (UNDP, European Union, World Bank, ESCWA, ILO, etc.), for Arab countries' governments (in finance and ICT ), as well as for several industrial firms (cement, chemistry, energy and tourism). In 2009, he was elected President of the Cercle des Economistes Arabes www.economistesarabes.org .

Nabil Marzouk

البلد : Syria
الموضوعات : Economics

Salma Kahale

البلد : Syria
نبذة : Salma Kahale is the executive director of Dawlaty, an organization which supports the engagement of civil society actors and young people in democratic transition processes through capacity building, community mobilization, and advocacy. Dawlaty is based in Beirut with centers in Syria and staff in six Syrian provinces. Kahale is also a founding member of Planet Syria, a campaign that includes 114 Syrian groups and over 60 international groups advocating an end to barrel bombs, the promotion of a no-fly zone, and meaningful peace negotiations in order to stop violence in Syria. Previously, she worked on child protection and youth engagement in Syria with Save the Children, UNICEF, and Mercy Corps, as well as with Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Kahale worked in the Office of the First Lady (OFL) on youth engagement and civil society issues until 2011 when she left for political reasons.

Rabie Nasr

البلد : Syria
الموضوعات : macroeconomic policies, growth, poverty, conflict dynamics, Economics
نبذة : Rabie Nasser is a co-founder of the Syrian Center for Policy Research (SCPR), working as researcher in macroeconomic policies, inclusive growth, poverty, and conflict dynamics. He obtained a B.A. in Economics from Damascus University in 1999. He has a MSc in Economics from Leicester University, UK. Before joining SCPR, Nasser worked for the State Planning Commission as Chief Economist and Director General of Macroeconomic Management Directorate. Afterwards, he worked as an Economic Researcher at the Arab Planning Institute in Kuwait. He then moved on to work as a senior researcher for the Syrian Development Research Center that conducts studies, evaluations, and applied research.

Hassan Abbas

البلد : Syria

Jihad Yazigi

البلد : Syria
الموضوعات : Syrian economic affairs
نبذة : Jihad Yazigi is a Syrian journalist who specializes in covering Syrian economic affairs. He is the founder and editor in chief of The Syria Report, an economics news bulletin. He is also the co-founder of the Syrian Observer, which translates articles from Syrian publications into English

Iyad Amra

البلد : Palestine
نبذة : Co-Founder Researcher Social and Economic Policies Monitor (Al Marsad)

Firas Jaber

البلد : Palestine
الموضوعات : Sociology, socio-economic development issues, Palestinian Private Sector Development,, Economic and industrial zone
نبذة : Firas Jaber is the co-founder and researcher of the Social and Economic Policies Monitor in Ramallah, which cooperates with the Palestinian NGO Network. He holds a Bachelor and Master Degree in Sociology. He collaborated with several organizations as a researcher, including with Cawtar in Tunisia and Bisan Center for Research and Development in Palestine. His research tackles socio-economic development issues, women economic empowerment, Palestinian Private Sector Development, and economic and industrial zones

Naser Abdelkarim MUFREJ

البلد : Palestine
الموضوعات : Economic Policy
نبذة : An expert in economic policy in Palestine Dr. Naser Abdelkarim was former Director General at Private Sector Development Center from 2012 to 2017, when he assisted in writing the national plan for economic recovery for Gaza on behalf Palestine government. He was also engaged in consulting work on private sector development for the EU, DFID, etc. He has expertise in economic policy and accounting. He is currently Visiting Professor at Al-Quds University in Palestine. He graduated with a Ph.D degree in Accounting and Finance at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Ayman Abdel Majid

البلد : Palestine
نبذة : Ayman Rezeqallah is a researcher and survey unit coordinator at the Center for Development Studies at Birzeit University. He has spent nearly 20 years in community research and development, programmes focused on research methodology, marginalised groups and community development in Palestine and the Diaspora. He received his Master's Degree in Gender and Development at Birzeit University in 2006, and is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Social Sciences at the Lebanese University of Beirut, as of 2019. Click here to visit his profile at Birzeit University

Ryiad Salameh

البلد : Palestine

Mohsen AbuRamdan

البلد : Palestine

Jamil Hilal

البلد : Palestine
الموضوعات : Sociology
نبذة : He is a sociologist at Birzeit University and a senior research fellow at the Palestinian Institution for the Study of Democracy (Muwatin) in Ramallah. Hilal previously served as lecturer at the University of Durham, and was a research fellow at Oxford University. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Poverty Commission and a major contributor to its 1998 National Poverty Report. Hilal has been a member of the Palestinian National Council since 1983.

Reem Abdelhaliem Mahmoud

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Economics & Political, Science
نبذة : Reem holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Faculty of Economics & Political Science - Cairo University., where she currently gives lectures on Rights-based Budgeting and Principles of Economics. In addition, she works as the Senior Economist at TAKWEEN for integrated development of Urban Areas for an Oxfam-AU Washington project. She also works as an economic consultant at the Social and Economic Justice Input at Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights. She published several papers on pro-poor public expenditure, inflation, social justice, austerity measures, minimum wage in Egypt.

Wael Mohamed Ibrahim Hussein

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Economy, Political Sciences
نبذة : Wael Gamal is an Egyptian commentator, senior economic journalist and activist, currently the Managing Editor of Al Shorouk Daily Newspaper in Egypt. He graduated in 1993 from the Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences of Cairo University, where he received a Post-Graduate Diploma in political sciences. His academic background is in both political science and finance and has over 16 years of experience in journalism with local and international media (print and broadcasting). He has worked as an economic journalist for several renowned Egyptian newspapers, as well as an economic reporter for BBC Arabic Service and Thomson Reuters. He has also contributed to the launch of Al- Borsa Al-Youm, business daily supplement of the Financial Al-Alam Al-Youm and CNBC Arabia bureau in Cairo, and Al Shorouk daily independent Egyptian newspaper. In 2001, he was granted a Chevening Scholarship from the British Government to complete his investment and finance postgraduate Diploma from Middlesex University in London. He is a certified media trainer in the Middle East with the BBC and Thomson Reuters. Mr. Gamal writes a weekly column in Al Shorouk and has produced several research papers in media affairs and political economy. Besides, Wael was one of the leading founding members of the Anti Globalization Egyptian Group AGEG in mid-nineties and Drop Egypt's Debt Campaign in 2011.

Salma Hussein

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Public Policy
نبذة : Salma holds a Master's of Public Policy, with a focus on media from the American University in Cairo, and a B.Sc in Economics and Political Science from Cairo University – Egypt. Since 2015, she withholds the position of a Researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights. She has been a main trainer for mid-career journalists, political parties and CSOs for approximately 20 years. She is also an Opinion writer for Al-Shorouk newspaper since 2009. Her previous experience includes working as an economic Editor, economic Reporter and a Producer and TV presenter.

Mona azzat abdelmeguid hassan

البلد : Egypt
نبذة : Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights: Right to Education, Right to Work 2012 Arab Watch 2014 :Social Protection in the Arab World: the Crisis of the State Exposed

Howaida Roman

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Politics
نبذة : Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights: Right to Education, Right to Work 2012

Mohsen Hilal

البلد : Egypt

Mahinour El-Badrawi

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : political science, International Law and International Relations
نبذة : Mahinour El-Badrawi works as a researcher at the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESRs). She has a Bachelor degree in political science with a specialization in International Law and International Relations from the American University in Cairo-AUC. She is currently an LLM student in International Human Rights Law at AUC. At ECESR, Mahinour works as an officer of the International Financial Institutions Monitoring and Foreign Debt Program. She researches human rights violations related to social and economic rights. Within her focus on IFIs, she has been conducting state policy analysis in order to study and understand the borrowing policies of the Egyptian state and its effects on the economic and social rights of the citizens.

Yousry Moustafa

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : environmental science
نبذة : Freelance Consultant Yousry worked as senior advisor at the GIZ Project for strengthening the role of the National Population Council in Egypt. He has work experience with many NGOs as staff member, board member and consultant . He also served as a human rights consultant for Ford Foundation, MENA region office. He has published several studies and research papers on human rights, citizenship, democracy, and identity politics in the Arab region. Yoursy holds a Master's degree in environmental science from the Zagazig University of Egypt.

Magda Ghonem

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Socio-economist

Saker Elnour

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Poverty Dynamics, Public Policy, Gender and Work,, Agri-food system Dynamics;, Environmentalism of the poor, socio-ecological system
نبذة : Saker El nour currently Associate Researcher at the UMR 201 Développement et Sociétés (Paris 1, IRD), Institute of Research for Development. Saker does research in Egypt, Lebanon, Arab World about Poverty Dynamics, Public Policy, Gender and Work, Agri-food system Dynamics; Environmentalism of the poor and socio-ecological system. Their most recent publication is• “Dam, rice and state: environmental racism against Nile Delta peasants”

Abdel Mawla Ismail

البلد : Egypt

Mohamed ELAGATI

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : civil society, social movements, political reform
نبذة : Mohamed El Agati is the director of the Arab Forum for Alternative Studies (AFA) and social sciences researcher., published several papers and edited books on civil society, social movements, and political reform in the Arab region. He holds an MA in Political Development from Cairo university

Riham Bahi

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : International and Public Affairs, International Relations and Comparative Politics
نبذة : Riham Bahi is an Associate Professor of international relations at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University. Dr. Bahi is also a visiting Professor at the American University in Cairo. Dr. Bahi earned her PhD in International and Public Affairs from Northeastern University in Boston, where she also received her MA in International Relations and Comparative Politics. She has experience in program and curriculum development, capacity building programs for faculty and students, and running short-term study abroad programs in Egypt for American students. She worked as the academic coordinator for Amideast Education Abroad Program, where she designed and implemented one of its kind Education program for American students studying in Egypt for one academic year. استاذة العلاقات الدولية المساعد بكلية الإقتصاد والعلوم السياسية، بجامعة القاهرة. كما تعمل أيضا كأستاذ زائر بالجامعة الأمريكية بالقاهرة. حصلت على درجة الدكتوراه في الشئون الدولية و العامة من جامعة نورث إيسترن بولاية بوسطن، كما حصلت على درجة الماجستير في العلاقات الدولية و السياسة المقارنة من نفس الجامعة. و تمتلك خبرة طويلة في مجال تطوير البرامج والمناهج الدراسية، وبرامج رفع قدرات أعضاء هيئة التدريس والطلاب. عملت كمنسق لمشروع النوع الاجتماعي في التعليم العالي، بالتعاون مع وزارة التعليم العالي المصرية والجامعة الحرة في برلين والذى تموله الهيئة الألمانية للتبادل العلمي . عملت كمدرب لتعميم مراعاة منظور النوع الإجتماعي gender mainstreaming ، وإدماج حقوق الإنسان في التعليم العالي . كما شاركت في عدد من المشاريع البحثية المتعلقة بالتعليم العالي مثل المسؤولية المدنية في الجامعات العربية، مع الجمعية اللبنانية لعلوم التربية في بيروت و بتمويل من مؤسسة فورد، و ذلك في الفترة ما بين 2014-2016 ؛ و جودة التعليم العالي والإنصاف: فعالية البرامج السياسية العلوم في الجامعات المصرية الخاصة والعامة، مع مركز البحوث الاجتماعية بالجامعة الأمريكية بالقاهرة، بتمويل من مؤسسة فورد، و ذلك في الفترة مابين 2014-2016. حوكمة الجامعات في مصر وتونس ما بعد الربيع العربي، مع مجلس بحوث العلوم الاجتماعية بنيويورك بالولايات المتحدة الأمريكية، بتمويل من مؤسسة فورد، و ذلك في الفترة مابين 2011-2013. وتشمل اهتماماتها البحثية العلاقات الدولية و السياسة الخارجية والحوكمة العالمية، النسوية الإسلامية.

Ashraf Osman Mohammed Elhassan

البلد : Sudan
الموضوعات : Political Sciences
نبذة : أستاذ العلوم السياسية في الجامعة الوطنية بالسودان، عمل مديراً لمركز دراسات السلام والتنمية بجامعة القضارف وكذلك رئيساً لمركز تحليل النزاعات بجامعة أم درمان الإسلامية، حاصل على دكتوراة الفلسفة في العلوم السياسية في العام 2009، تشمل اهتماماته البحثية ، الحركات الدينية، سياسات الهوية و التعددية الاثنية والثقافية

Hasan Abdel Ati

البلد : Sudan
الموضوعات : Development
نبذة : بكلاريوس بدرجة الشرف فى الجغرافيا من جامعة الخرطوم، ماجستير التخطيط الاقليمى و دكتوراة فى تخطيط التنمية الريفية من جامعة ويلز بالمملكة المتحدة استاذ مشارك سابق بجامعة الخرطوم، مستشار لبرنامج الأمم المتحدة الانمائى، و استاذ زائر بجامعات جوبا، سوانزى (ويلز) و بيرقن (النرويج). حاليا مدير أدج للاستشارات و البحوث بالخرطوم و التى من خلالها يتعاون مع منظمات الأمم المتحدو ة البنك الدولى والمنظمات الدولية غير الحكومية محرر لأاكثر من 8 كتب العديد من المقالات المشورة فى مجالات التنمية و البييئة و السكان و المجتمع المدنى أمين عام المنتدى المدنى القومى (السودان) و عضو شبكة المنظمات العربية غير الحكومية للتنمية

Samah Hussein Abd Elrahim Abd Elghaffar

البلد : Sudan
الموضوعات : Political Science and Strategic Studies, peace, security and conflict studies, economic development
نبذة : Samah Abd Elghaffar is the Chairperson of Group for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. She holds a Bachelor degree in Political Science and Strategic Studies and a Master degree in Political Science from the University of Khartoum. Currently she has been proceeding in her PhD studies. Her research interests cover a wide range of areas i.e. peace, security and conflict studies, economic development, oil in Sudan, local development. In 2005, she contributed to a program on Alternative Economic Policies, at University of Khartoum, in cooperation with Freidrich Ebert Foundation. Samah is taking up a coordination role in a national campaign on the implications of Sudan's accession to the WTO.

Ali Abdel Aziz Salih

البلد : Sudan

Shadin Alfadil

البلد : Sudan
نبذة : Communication and Advocacy Officer at The Sudanese Development Call Organisation (Nidaa)

Slaheddine Jourchi

البلد : Tunisia
الموضوعات : journalist and political analyst
نبذة : Slaheddine Jourchi is a journalist, writer and human rights activist. He co-founded the Islamic Group “Al Jamaa al islmya” in Tunisia and contributed to the creation the "progressive Islamic group," which made its priorities to engage in religious reform. He worked as editor to several magazines and newspapers. He is the lead coordinator of research work for Arab NGO Network for Development. Since February 2011 he is a member and spokesperson of the national committee for fact-findings on Abuses and violations in Tunisia. The Committee was formed after the revolution.

Souad TRIKI

البلد : Tunisia

Jihen Chandoul

البلد : Tunisia
الموضوعات : International Public Law
نبذة : Jihen holds a MA in International Public Law from the Université de Nanterre and a MA in Economic and Public Policies from Sciences Po – France. She withholds the position of an Advocacy and Capacity Building officer at the Observatoire Tunisien de l'Économie – Tunisia. She has several publications in French, including “Le partenariat de Deauville, à l'origine des politiques économiques en Tunisie” (2015) and “Les garanties juridiques aux investisseurs étrangers: le CIRDI, un jugement neutre ou indépendant?” (2014). She also took part in several conferences on International Trade, Debt, Tax justice and Human Rights.

Mohamed Mondher Belghith

البلد : Tunisia

Azzam Mahjoub

البلد : Tunisia

Karim Trabelsi

البلد : Tunisia

Abdel Jalil Badawi

البلد : Tunisia

Leila Benzarti

البلد : Tunisia
نبذة : Arab Watch 2014 :Social Protection in the Arab World: the Crisis of the State Exposed

Monji Amami

البلد : Tunisia
الموضوعات : labor policies and rights, economic and social rights
نبذة : Mongi El Amami is part of the Tunisia Association for Local Democratic Development. He has been responsible for the Research and Documentation Center at the Confederation of Trade Unions in Tunisia. Mongi researches labor policies and rights, economic and social rights, corporate social responsibility, among other related issues.

Abdel Wahab ben Hafideh

البلد : Tunisia

Sami Aouadi

البلد : Tunisia

Chokri ELFIDHA

البلد : Tunisia
نبذة : Professor of Marketing at ESSEC – University of Tunis President of Association Tunisia Plus He is an Associate Professor of Marketing at ESSEC Business School University of Tunis. Professor Elfidha's research focuses on decision-making and digital marketing. He is senior consultant since 2000 in several companies. Pr. Elfidha is President of Tunisia+ association and treasurer of Tunisian Marketing Association. Head of the Master E-Management & the master Digital Marketing ESSEC (from 2006 until now).

Riad Khalifah

البلد : Tunisia

Mustapha Tlili

البلد : Tunisia
نبذة : Mr. Tlili is the Executive Secretary of ATUC since 2014. Previously, Mr. Tlili was the Regional Director for the Arab countries in the International Trade Union Confederation. The Executive Secretary has held several high level positions such as Executive Director of the Maghreb Trade Union Confederation, Advisor of the General Secretary of Arab Maghreb Union and Director of EuropeAid Project in the South Mediterranean Region. Mr. Tlili was also a Tunisian Diplomat and a Member of the Permanent Mission of Tunisia in Geneva in charge of the relations with the International Labour Organization.

Monjia Al Hadfi

البلد : Tunisia
نبذة : Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights: Right to Education, Right to Work 2012

Hatem Koutrane

البلد : Tunisia

Karim ben Kahla

البلد : Tunisia
نبذة : Karim Ben Kahla est titulaire d'un DEA en Stratégies industrielles et d'un doctorat en théories des organisations de l'Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (1996) Il est professeur d'Université à l'école supérieure de commerce de Tunis, président du think-tank "Cercle kheireddine" et de l'association "Nouvelle Chance" pour l'emploi des jeunes. Ancien directeur de l'Institut Supérieur de Comptabilité et d'Administration des Entreprises de Tunis (2009-2014) et de l'école doctorale d'économie et de gestion de l'université la Manouba. Ses travaux de recherche portent sur la gouvernance, l'évaluation des politiques publiques, le capital humain, le changement institutionnel et organisationnel, la RSE, les stratégies de développement et l'épistémologie des sciences. Pr. Ben Kahla a dirigé une dizaine de missions d'évaluation de la gouvernance de pays africains (volet politiques économiques et gouvernance des entreprises en Égypte, Algérie, Bénin, Cote d'ivoire, Sénégal, Ouganda, Burkina, Soudan, Mali, etc.) pour l'Union Africaine, il est expert auprès de la Banque mondiale, la BAD, le BIT, FAO, PNUD, etc. Ses travaux d'expertise ont porté sur le développement régional, l'emploi, la gouvernance, les réformes institutionnelles, la lutte contre la corruption, le capital humain, les politiques éducatives, les stratégies organisationnelles, la décentralisation, les stratégies des villes, la sécurité alimentaire, etc. Il a notamment contribué à l'élaboration de l'objectif national de développement durable en matière de gouvernance de la Tunisie (PNUD-MDCI); l'étude prospective sur le contrat social en Tunisie en 2025 (Institut Tunisien des études stratégiques); la revue stratégique de la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle de la Tunisie (FAO); la stratégie nationale de l'emploi de Tunisie (OIT,2019); la stratégie nationale de développement régional (GIZ-MDCI,2019); l'élaboration des lignes directrices de la gouvernance et de la RSE des entreprises en Afrique (Union Africaine), l'évaluation du pilotage de la décentralisation en Tunisie, etc.. Pr. Ben Kahla a également été membre du collège de l'instance de régulation du secteur des télécommunications et de l'internet en Tunisie (INT) et, en tant qu'administrateur indépendant, il préside le comité d'investissement de STB- Invest. Pr. Ben Kahla est également l'auteur d'une quarantaine d'articles scientifiques, a dirigé une douzaine de thèses de doctorats et a présidé plusieurs commissions de recrutement et de réflexion sur l'économie, l'administration, l'éducation et l'enseignement supérieur en Tunisie

Ali Nusayri

البلد : Yemen
نبذة : ARAB WATCH ON ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RIGHTS 2016 : INFORMAL LABOR

Ali Saif Abdo Kolaib

البلد : Yemen
نبذة : رصد الحقوق الاقتصادية والاجتماعية في البمدان العربية 2014

Adel Abdullah Gabiri

البلد : Yemen
نبذة : First Economic Affairs Officer at UN-ESCWA

Sidina Ould Khatri Elatigh

البلد : Mauritania

Mohamed Ahmed El Mahbouby

البلد : Mauritania

Nabil Abdo

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : Sustainable Development and Organizations
نبذة : Nabil holds a Master's degree in Sustainable Development and Organizations from the University of Paris Dauphine – France, and a BA in Economics (minor Political Studies) from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. He is a researcher specialized in socioeconomic issues and policies, and has conducted research on development, labour, migration, the informal economy, taxes, gender equality and social justice. He has an extensive experience in research working with many institutions amongst which the International Labour Office and the ANND. In parallel, he is an economics instructor at the Lebanese American University in Beirut.

Najib Issa

البلد : Lebanon

Zeina Abla

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : Economics
نبذة :

Zeina Abla has 20 plus years of research experience in development studies across Lebanon and the Arab region. Her research interests include: political economy of development, conflict sensitivity analysis, the global development agendas, gender and labour issues. She served as a consultant for several UN and international organizations. She worked previously in economic research and taught at the Lebanese American University. Zeina has a Master in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.


Hassan Sherry

البلد : Lebanon
نبذة : Hassan Sherry worked as a Research Officer at the Arab NGO Network for Development. His research focuses on trade and investment policies, tax policies as well as the role of international financial institutions in the Arab region and assessing their impact on development as well as on economic and social rights of citizens and local communities of Arab countries. Hassan also worked in Carnegie Middle East Centre (CMEC) in the capacity of Research Assistant. His research at Carnegie focused on social justice, citizenship and education in the Arab region post-uprisings. 4 He co-authored a study published recently, entitled "Arab Uprisings and Social Justice: Implications of IMF Subsidy Reform Policies”, which was discussed during 2013 Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. He also authored a study “Post-war Lebanon and the influence of international financial institutions: A Merchant Republic”, originally published by the Lebanese-based organization Lebanon Support. Hassan graduated from the University of Manchester (UoM), UK, with a Master of Science Degree in Development Economics and Policy. He has earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the American University of Beirut (AUB).

Rabih Fakhri

البلد : Lebanon
نبذة : ARAB WATCH ON ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL RIGHTS 2016 : INFORMAL LABOR

Diala Chehade

البلد : Lebanon

Adib Nehme

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : التنمية والسياسات الاجتماعية ومكافحة الفقر
نبذة : اديب نعمه خبير ومستشار في التنمية والسياسات الاجتماعية ومكافحة الفقر. يعمل حاليا مستشارا لدى شبكة المنظمات العربية غير الحكومية للتنمية، ومستشارا حرا في قضايا التنمية. عمل بصفة مستشار اقليمي لأهداف التنمية المستدامة والسياسات الاجتماعية والحوكمة لدى اللجنة الاقتصادية والاجتماعية لغرب آسيا – اسكوا، التابعة للأمم المتحدة بين عام 2009 و2018. عمل بين 1995 و2004 مستشارا لدى مكتب برنامج الامم المتحدة الانمائي في بيروت، ومديرا لمشروع بناء القدرات للحد من الفقر التابع لبرنامج الامم المتحدة الانمائي ووزارة الشؤون الاجتماعية، ومديرا لمشروع هبة البنك الدولي لوزارة الشؤون الاجتماعية. انتقل بين عامي 2004 و2009 للعمل في المكتب الاقليمي لبرنامج الامم المتحدة الانمائي في البلدان العربية، مستشارا اقليميا في قضايا الفقر واهداف الالفية. محام في الاستئناف مسجل لدى نقابة المحامين في طرابلس، يحمل شهادة دبلوم دراسات معمقة في العلوم الاجتماعية، بالإضافة الى اجازة في الحقوق واجازة في الفلسفة من الجامعة اللبنانية. خبرته في العمل متنوعة وتشمل: استشارات وابحاث في القضايا الاجتماعية والتنمية؛ الحوارات الوطنية، اهداف الالفية، الفقر المتعدد الابعاد، التدريب في مسائل التنمية، الحوكمة وإدارة الحوارات الوطنية. مدرب، وناشط في المجتمع المدني، اضافة الى خبرة صحفية. عمل مع مختلف الشركاء التنمويين: امم متحدة، البنك الدولي، حكومات، منظمات غير حكومية دولية واقليمية ووطنية، أكاديميون، اعلاميون...الخ. شارك في عدة مؤتمرات دولية واقليمية، وساهم في اعداد التقارير الوطنية او الاقليمية، او تولى مسؤولية اعدادها. لديه عدد من الكتب والابحاث والمقالات المنشورة في قضايا تنموية مختلفة. من ضمنها تقارير التنمية البشرية واهداف الالفية في لبنان والاردن والعراق والبحرين؛ وادلة تدريب عن تكييف اهداف الالفية وطنيا، عن التنمية المحلية واهداف الالفية، وتمكين المرأة، ودليل موجه للبرلمانيين. كما نسق اعمال تقرير الفتاة العربية المراهقة عام 2003، ونسق تحضير وكتابة التقرير الاول عن تطبيق اتفاقية حقوق الطفل في لبنان (1998 – 2003)، وساهم تقرير لبنان الى قمة كوبنهاغن، والتقارير الاقليمية للشبكة المنظمات العربية غير الحكومية للتنمية. ونفذ عشرات دورات التدريب في مجالات مختلفة. ساهم في تصميم دليل الحاجات الاساسية غير المشبعة الذي استخدم لقياس الفقر في لبنان وفي الدول العربية، وتولى مسؤولية او ساهم في تصميم الدراسات التي اعتمدت هذه المقاربة. صمم دليل الحرمان الحضري، واعد التقرير عن الحرمان الحضري في طرابلس الذي صدر خلال عام 2015. صدر له مؤخرا كتاب الدولة الغنائمية والربيع العربي (2014)، والتضامن الشعبي العربي: من النهضة الى الربيع العربي (2016). لبناني من مواليد 1956.

Said Issa

البلد : Lebanon
نبذة : باحث في الانتروبولوجيا الاقتصادية Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights: Right to Education, Right to Work 2012

Salwa Saad

البلد : Lebanon
نبذة : Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights: Right to Education, Right to Work 2012

Jade Said

البلد : Lebanon

Sanaa Abou Chacra

البلد : Lebanon

Mohamad Lotfi

البلد : Lebanon
نبذة : Arab Watch on Economic and Social Rights: Right to Education, Right to Work 2012

Marie Noel Abi Yaghi

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : Political Sciences
نبذة : Director, Lebanon Support: Wrote research proposals and coordinated research projects, Contributed to and edited other Lebanon Support publications. Managed the research team composed of consultants, research assistants and interns. Consultant, for Arab NGO Network for Development: developing, in the frame a national paper on social protection in Lebanon. Research consultant, for Handicap International, Lebanon: developing a national report on disability to be used for advocacy and lobbying for policy reform. She holds a PhD in Political Science from University of in Political Sciences, Saint Joseph University, Political Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, France. Masters of Research Science Institute Beirut, Lebanon. And a Masters in Political Science, Saint Joseph University, Political Science Institute, Beirut, Lebanon. Arab Watch 2014 :Social Protection in the Arab World: the Crisis of the State Exposed

Samer Abdallah

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : Business and Economics
نبذة : Currently occupies the position "Policies Officer" with World Learning in Lebanon. World Learning is a US-based non-profit organization active on civil society empowerment and education. Formerly the Programs Manger with the Lebanese Association for Democratic Elections, a Lebanese non-profit organization that promotes transparency and democracy of elections through monitoring and advocating for policy reform. Formerly the General Coordinator of Nahwa Al Muwatiniya (NAAM) a Lebanese non-profit organization that promotes citizenship education, policy reform and active citizen participation in policy making. He holds a BA in Business and Economics from the Arab Open University in Beirut, Lebanon.

Lina alam eddine

البلد : Lebanon
نبذة : Lina Alameddine is the Founding Director of the Partnership Center for Development & Democracy (PCDD), an advocacy and institutional development non-profit organization with operations in Lebanon and the greater Middle East region. She is a leader with over 17 years of experience in the promotion of democracy and in efforts to strengthen civil society in the Middle East. Ms. Alameddine has earned a track record of success through her work with local, regional and international organizations and agencies active in democracy and development in the region. During her six years with the National Democratic Institute (NDI), Ms. Alameddine as the Training Program Manager trained political leaders and practitioners from civil society organizations throughout the Arab world. As the Director of PCDD, Ms. Alameddine managed her staff to work with civil society organizations to design and manage advocacy campaigns, conduct organizational assessments, develop and implement outreach strategies and organizational strategic plans, build networks, train trainers and manage educational systems. Ms. Alameddine, a MEPI Alumnae, is a champion of women's rights and has trained female political leaders and civil society practitioners throughout the Arab world to be more active in public life. Together with PCDD, she has established training programs and advocacy campaigns that have increased maternity pay and leave time for new mothers and was recognized by the World Justice Forum (2008) for her work to increase women's access to health-related information. In each case, she has strengthened women's capacity to exercise and expand their rights as citizens. Ms. Alameddine holds a Bachelor's degree in Educational Sciences, a Master's degree in Educational Administration and Training Systems and is currently finalizing her doctorate in Women Leadership titled ” Exploring Women's Leadership in Schools: Lebanese Female Principals' Leadership Practices in Public and Private Secondary Schools”.

Chafiq Choueib

البلد : Lebanon

Manar Zaiter

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : Human Rights
نبذة : Lawyer at the Beirut bar Association since 2004 working as a legal advisor with many international and local organizations in Lebanon Working as a Project coordinator for many regional and local project related women's issues in Lebanon Trainer with International, regional and local organizations on human and women rights , international mechanism for protection human rights Participated in the preparation of many Manuel and studies on Human rights issues The Executive Director of the Lebanese Women Democratic gathering. Mrs. Zeiater is a lawyer at the Beirut bar Association since 2004 and has been working as a legal advisor with many international and local organizations in Lebanon. She has been working as a project coordinator for many regional and local projects related to women's issues in Lebanon. Mrs. Zeiater is also a trainer on human and women rights, international mechanism for protection human rights. She has undertaken several trainings for international and national organizations and participated in the preparation of manuals and studies on human rights issues

Kinda Mohamadieh

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : Economics
نبذة : Kinda Mohamadieh currently works as legal advisor and senior researcher at the Third World Network. Previously she served as senior researcher at the South Centre in Geneva for six and a half years, as a senior policy advisor at the Arab NGO Network for Development where she worked for 9 years. She is also a PhD candidate at the Department of International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Kinda does research in investment and trade law, corporate accountability and corporate legal theory, and international human rights law. Her most recent publications is “Challenges of Investment Treaties on Policy Areas of Concern to Developing Countries” and “The Future of Investor-State Dispute Settlement Deliberated at UNCITRAL".

Roland Riachi

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : political economy, political ecology
نبذة : Roland Riachi is an Associate Researcher at the Department of Political Studies and Public Administration (PSPA) at the American University of Beirut (AUB). He is currently based in Paris and has previously worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the PSPA. Roland's research topics include political economy and political ecology, with an emphasis on environmental, water and food studies in the MENA region. Roland has served as an economist in different United Nations agencies - Escwa and ILO. R. He was recently appointed to be the Senior Writer of Lebanon's Labor Force and Household Living Conditions Survey 2018-19 report (LFHLCS). He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Grenoble, an M.A. in Environmental Economics from the University of Paris Sorbonne and a B.Sc. in Economics Engineering from the Toulouse School of Economics.

Kanj Hamade

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : Agricultural Economics and Rural Development
نبذة : Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Present Lebanese University Teaches at the faculty of Agriculture, and the Faculty of Economics and business Management. Research interests include: Mixed methods - Rural development initiatives Rural Livelihood and shock coping strategies - social exclusion and marginalization processes.

Sami Ofeish

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : Political Sciences and International Affairs
نبذة : Chairperson, Department of Political Science and International Affairs at University of Balamand

Mohammed A. Mossallem

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Economics
نبذة : Mohamed Morsallem is the coordinator of the Foreign Aid, Investment and Trade Program in the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR). He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the American University in Cairo. Between 2007 and 2012, Mohamed worked as a researcher and as an investment analyst in International Finance Corporation (IFC), World Bank Group in Cairo. He has completed several training courses on financial modeling, credit frameworks, market analysis, valuation, financial structuring and developmental impact. He has independently produced market intelligence reports for several sectors and organized and participated in business development meetings establishing/managing relationships with new clients. At the EIPR, he is setting up the aid, trade and investment program, and he is interested in debt issues

Hebatallah Mahmoud Abdelraouf Khalil

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Sociology
نبذة : Heba Khalil is currently a PhD student in Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She's also a researcher at the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR), where she previously served as Research Head and Deputy Director, respectively. She holds a BA in Political science, and an LLM in International Human Rights law. Her research work covers a range of social and economic issues in egypt, including macro-economic policies, investment policies, labor issues, social movements, and rural egypt.

Osama Diab

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Media, Culture and Identity, Political Sciences
نبذة : Osama holds an MA in Media, Culture and Identity from Roehampton University in United Kingdom and in 2017 will complete his PhD in Political Science in Ghent University. Osama currently works as a Transparency and Anti-Corruption Researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and produces policy and position papers on the recovery of looted assets and other corruption related topics. He conducts research on budget transparency and on the inclusion of economic crimes in processes of transitional justice in post-dictatorship societies. He is also a freelance Journalist producing long-form and investigative stories and opinion articles on a wide range of social, economic and political topics in a number international publications including The Guardian, The New Statesman, Rolling Stone Middle East, and The Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR), and local publications such as al-Ahram, al-Shorouk and Mada Masr.

Mohamed Sayed Abdelaziz Gad

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Media Department, social protection policies, health and social justice
نبذة : Mohammed is a Journalist and holds a BA in Media Department from Ain Shams University. He has worked in several newspapers Economics Department including Al Shorouk and Aswat Masriya (Egyptian Voices). His work covered several issues, including debt restructuring in Egypt, public-private partnerships, tax justice, social protection policies on subjects related to education, health and social justice, trade agreements and negative impacts on developing countries.

Shahir George Ishak Girguis

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Economics and Political Science
نبذة : Shaheer George works as the Labor Rights researcher in the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR). He Graduated from the faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University in 2006 and finished his master's degree in Political Science at the American University in Cairo (AUC) in 2013. Shaheer works on issues related to the informal labor market tackling, prospects of social dialogue to safeguard social and economic rights, in addition to freedom of association and the right to strike. He also writes weekly articles in Egyptian newspaper “al-tahrir”.

Norhan Mohamed Sherif Mohamed Hassan

البلد : Egypt
نبذة : Researcher at the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, Cairo. Her tasks at the center include: Conducting research on health care budget equity for 2013/2014 for use in policy formulation and litigation purposes, utilizing international mechanisms that pressure for ensuring economic and social rights of citizens, Conducting reports on tax policies and financial policies and relating them to human rights, coordinating the campaign on tax justice.

Bahaa Ezzelarab

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Political Science
نبذة : Bahaa received his Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto – Canada, a Masters of Law from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London – UK, and a B.A. in Political Science from the American University in Cairo – Egypt. Bahaa is responsible for identifying and communicating business and human rights issues in the MENA region, in addition to forging ties with local civil society actors, engaging with businesses and informing them about applicable international standards. Bahaa is also Legal Consultant at Thebes Consultancy, where he is involved in legal advisory and consultancy projects, and is in charge of the monthly Egypt Legal Update.

Amena Sharaf

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Environmental Justice, Law
نبذة : Amena holds a Bachelor of Law from Ain Shams University – Egypt. She is the Environmental Justice Officer and Lead Researcher at the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights since 2014. Her daily work includes compiling and analyzing information about different environmental topics (i.e. industrial water pollution and renewable energy), as well as field visits. She also provides evidence and material for environment litigation. Previously, she worked as a Plan and Risk Consultant for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). Since 2011, she stands as a Climate Ambassador, for the DEMENA Youth Program in Egypt.

Salma Hussein

البلد : Egypt
الموضوعات : Public Policy, Economics and Political Science
نبذة : Salma holds a Master's of Public Policy, with a focus on media from the American University in Cairo, and a B.Sc in Economics and Political Science from Cairo University – Egypt. Since 2015, she withholds the position of a Researcher at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights. She has been a main trainer for mid-career journalists, political parties and CSOs for approximately 20 years. She is also an Opinion writer for Al-Shorouk newspaper since 2009. Her previous experience includes working as an economic Editor, economic Reporter and a Producer and TV presenter.

MERIEME BENKHOUYA

البلد : Morocco
الموضوعات : Public Finance Management, Foreign Trade
نبذة : Meriem holds a Master's in Public Finance Management from la Sorbonne Paris 1, a diploma in Foreign Trade from Lille University – France and a Certificate of achievement in Foreign and International Trade from ISCAE – Morocco. She currently works for the General Treasury of the Kingdom of Morocco as a Head of the Training service. Meriem is particularly involved in the fields of economic, social, cultural and environmental rights. She represented Morocco in local and regional associative events and the MENA in international civil society forums. She is a member of Espace Associatif and the Moroccan Organization for Human Rights.

Siham Zidal

البلد : Morocco
الموضوعات : Political Sciences
نبذة : Siham Zidal holds a Master degree on Political Sciences from the University Mohammed V in Rabat, a BA in Economics with a focus on applied economics and a Diplôme des Etudes Universitaires Générales in Economics from the same university. Since October 2012 she withholds the position of Project Manager in Espace Associatif. She has advanced knowledge in strategies and policies of development, civil society issues and solidarity economy.

TABIT NADOUA

البلد : Morocco
الموضوعات : Solidarity and Social Economy and Sustainable Development
نبذة : Nadoua holds an MA in Solidarity and Social Economy and Sustainable Development from FSJE Marrakesh, a BA in Economics with a focus on SMEs at FSJE Rabat Agdal, a DEUG in Economics from the faculty of Mohamed V Agdal and a diploma in teaching. She withholds the position of a teacher in the public sector since 2012 and she is a project manager for the Ouargui association since 2014. Tabit is a part of a focus group on Trade at the University of Mohamed V, and has over 7 years of experience in the humanitarian field.

MOULDI GUESSOUMI

البلد : Tunisia
الموضوعات : Humanities and Social Sciences
نبذة : Mouldi Guessoumi is an Assistant Professor in University of Tunis. He obtained a PhD from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of Tunis University with his thesis on “The Employers' Association in Tunisia: its composition, structure and social and political participation”. Mouldi has several researches and publications on development policy and social dialogue in Tunisia, trade unions, economic policy and structural reform in Tunisia and Tunisian revolution. He has been and active member of the Temimi Foundation for Scientific Research and Documentation since 2000. Moreover since 2008 he is a member of the Research Unit in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of Manouba University.

Layla RIAHI

البلد : Tunisia
نبذة : Layla Riahi is an architect graduated with a PHD from the Marsillia University in France, and professor of architecture at the National school of Architecture at Tunis. She is an activist in civil society and participated at the different stage of Tunisia post-revolution as the organisation of the Constituent Assembly elections. She founded with another group of association and Tunisian young people a campaign against the IMF stand-by agreement signed in May 2013 by Tunisia. The campaign consisted in advocating against the conditionalities of the IMF stand-by agreement, in popularising the negative impact of the economic reforms on Tunisian people and raise public awareness on the risk of impoverishment of the country. Since then, she committed herself as a researcher and responsible of the vulgarization section in the Tunisian Observatory of Economy, an organisation aiming at challenging economic reform and policies in Tunisia as a watchdog and monitoring IFIs activities in Tunisia. In this framework, she contributed to several studies on debt, trade and energetic issues and especially to the study on the new investment code and its impact on development (https://debateconomietunisie.wordpress.com/).

Hafawa Rebhi

البلد : Tunisia
الموضوعات : public policies, social and, economic rights, migration, Development, Energy
نبذة : Hafawa Rebhi is an independent Tunisian journalist. She has been covering the transition in Tunisia since 2011, with a special focus on public policies, social and economic rights, migration, development and energy. She writes in French, Arabic and English.She got awards and scholarships to cover the 15th International Anti- Corruption Conference in Brasilia, Brazil (2012), the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2013), and recently the 16th International Anti- Corruption Conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Hafawa is currently a member of Journalists for Transparency (J4T), a collective of journalists and storytellers who explore issues of transparency and corruption around the globe.

Ebtissem Jbabli Houas

البلد : Tunisia
الموضوعات : Environmental Law, Common Law
نبذة : Ibtissem Jbebli is a member of the Tunisian Parliament since December 2014 and member of the executive committee of Nidaa Tounes. She is the president of the sectorial committee of the education, culture, youth, sports and childhood, member of the parliamentary permanent committee of administrative affairs and armed forces, member of the special parliamentary committee of the revolution's martyrs. She holds a Master degree in Environmental Law from the University of Political and Economic Sciences in Tunis, and currently is studying her Masters in Common Law. She took part in several conferences on Democracy in the Arab world, the role of the parliamentary assemblies in designing and implementing decentralized state / local governance and democratic representation and women's political rights.

Hiba Ibrahim Almarie

البلد : Jordan
نبذة : Hiba Almarie is an Economic Research Assistant at the Phenix Center. She coordinates a project that aims at monitoring the interventions of the European Banks (EBRD and EIB) in Jordan. She has a Bachelor's degree in Business Economy, graduated from the University of Jordan.

LauraFatma Ibrahim Adwan

البلد : Palestine
الموضوعات : Master programme in Sociology
نبذة : She is part of a research team at the Social and Economic Policies Monitor (Al-Marsad) in Ramallah, interested in analyzing intervention models and existing developmental initiatives based on excessive privatization. She worked on a research project in a rural town in Palestine which examined different farmers' responses to what the study calls “the economy of uprooting”. The most recent study she did was based in the southern part of Jordan Valley to examine the productive potential of agricultural cooperatives. She is also working on completing an academic research as part of her PhD study at the University of Bergen, recording the refuge experience of the Iraqi society in Jordan from an anthropological perspective. She graduated from Damascus university with a degree in English literature and later completed a Master programme in Sociology at Birzeit University.

Feras Salahaldeen Methkal Jaber

البلد : Palestine
الموضوعات : Sociology
نبذة : Firas Jaber is the co-founder and researcher of the Social and Economic Policies Monitor in Ramallah, which cooperates with the Palestinian NGO Network. He holds a Bachelor and Master Degree in Sociology. He collaborated with several organizations as a researcher, including with Cawtar in Tunisia and Bisan Center for Research and Development in Palestine. His research tackles socio-economic development issues, women economic empowerment, Palestinian Private Sector Development, and economic and industrial zones.

Lena Meari

البلد : Palestine
الموضوعات : Anthropology, Gender, Law and Development Studies
نبذة : Lena holds Post-doc degree from Columbia University Center for Palestine Studies, a PhD in Anthropology from University of California, and MA in Gender, Law and Development Studies from Birzeit University and MA in Clinical Psychology from Tel Aviv University. She is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Institute of Women Studies in Birzeit University. She teaches courses on critical questions of development, settler colonialism, qualitative research methods, Anthropological readings of revolutionary movements, anti-colonial feminist thought. She has several publications (articles and book chapters) and took part in several research projects, including Gender and Households in Communities Under Threat: Addressing the Needs of Palestinian Men, Women and Children in “Area C” of the West Bank” and Gender equity research and engagement with Critical Social Movements and Actors for the Institute of Women Studies, “Development, Inequality and Popular Mobilizations: Towards Opening a Horizon for Alternative Development” for Arab Council for the Social sciences.

Kifah Zuhour

البلد : Palestine
الموضوعات : Business Administration
نبذة : Kifah holds a MBA and a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Birzeit University, Ramallah – Palestine. She works as a Program Officer at the Social and Economic Policies' Monitor (Al Marsad) since 2015, where she leads the design and the development of several program strategies and plans. Her previous experience includes workin as a Grants Officer and Compliance for the Catholic Relief Services and the Norwegian Refugee Council in East Jerusalem and Ramallah, and as a Procurement & Compliance Officer for AMIDEAST in Al-Bireh – Palestine.

Leila Kabalan

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : Economics, International Relations
نبذة : Leila holds a MA in Economics and a MA in International Relations from Syracuse University – New York, and a BA in International Relations with an emphasis on Economics from the Lebanese American University – Lebanon. She withholds the position of a Researcher and Program coordinator for the Social Justice and Development Policy Program at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut. She manages several projects such as the effects of labor liberalization on labor unions and movements in eight Arab countries. She presented her work within the theme of Inequalities and Social Justice under Neoliberalism: Perspectives from the Global South at the South- South Institute (Durban, South Africa).

NASIM ABOU GHANEM

البلد : Lebanon
الموضوعات : International Politics-International Relations
نبذة : Nassim holds a MA in International Politics-International Relations from the University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom and BA in Business Administration with International Marketing emphasis, from the American University of Beirut. He worked as a Research officer at the Arab NGO Network for Development. Previously he worked as a senior collaborative Provision Officer at British Academy in Lebanon. He still collaborates with the Academy as a Lecturer, teaching Cardiff Metropolitan University Programme modules including on contemporary issues in International Political Economic, business in Global Context, money banking and risk and international global marketing.