The youth network is a Carnegie Middle East Center initiative that focuses on engaging with the emerging generation of Arab thinkers and authors on a variety of issues relevant to them.
The Carnegie Middle East Center convenes closed strategy meetings with leading think tanks from around the Middle East and North Africa, designed to increase cooperation and coordination between them.
The Carnegie Middle East Center and the Thomson Reuters Foundation held a media workshop which brought together a large group of young scholars and communications professionals from various think tanks across the Middle East and North Africa region.
Carnegie Endowment Professional development workshops, led by Carnegie global experts, are intensive workshops dedicated to policy writing for junior and senior scholars and writers. The workshops include sessions on how to structure policy articles for maximum impact, how publications influence the global policy community, and how writers can place and promote their publications to contribute to policy debates.
The Carnegie Middle East Center and several regional partners convened a series of workshops designed to study the transitions underway in the Middle East and North Africa region.
In a joint initiative, Carnegie’s Washington-based Middle East Program and the Carnegie Middle East Center convened a group of senior policymakers and party leaders from Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya to explore the specific challenges facing emerging Arab political parties in defining their platforms and positions in an increasingly polarized political environment.
Carnegie experts, together with the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Morocco, convened a variety of scholars, officials, and civil society members from across the Middle East and North Africa to examine the status of women under the new dynamics imposed by the Arab transitions.
Security sector transformation, particularly during the Arab transitions, is a key research interest for the Carnegie Middle East Center, which has hosted a series of closed roundtables and large public conferences on the subject.
The citizenship education project hosts a series of regional conferences, particularly in Egypt, Tunisia, and Lebanon, intended to convene top education experts and teachers to discuss the inclusion of citizenship education in the national curricula of Arab countries.
The Carnegie Middle East Center and the Stabilisation Unit at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office convened a group of experts and officials in a facilitated workshop to discuss the findings of the Unit’s assessment report on Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon.
The Carnegie Middle East Center’s citizenship and social justice project includes a series of dialogues that explore the ideological backgrounds to the unfulfilled promise of social justice in Arab countries and the challenges and options moving forward.
Carnegie’s Washington-based Middle East Program and the Carnegie Middle East Center convened a workshop that sought to examine potential longer-term scenarios for the West Bank and Gaza.
A nuclear deal with Iran could help revive the country’s energy sector, with serious effects on consumers and producers, especially in the Middle East.
Qatar wants to increase its influence and break free from Saudi Arabia’s orbit. But its miscalculations and domestic and international challenges make that difficult.
Since 2011, Egypt has been facing one of the—if not the—direst sociopolitical crises in its modern history. Will Egypt’s socioeconomic problems overwhelm the next government and doom it to failure?
Despite its contradictions, Tunisia’s new constitution has paved the way for effective reform. But more work must be done to truly put the country on a stable, democratic path.
Four factors help explain how Tunisia was able to reach a landmark political compromise and put its democratic transition back on track.
Syria’s civil war is helping destabilize the city of Tripoli and threatening other parts of Lebanon. But today’s challenges have plagued Lebanon since long before the Syrian uprising.
The Syrian crisis is entering its fourth year without a clear resolution in sight. The West should look beyond the Geneva II conference and implement a comprehensive strategy to push the conflict toward a settlement.
A decade after Saddam Hussein’s fall, Iraq still lacks a centralized foreign policy. Until Baghdad resolves the issues polarizing the country, Iraqi foreign policy will remain disjointed and incoherent.
Despite paying lip service to reform, many Arab nations’ education programs fail to prepare students to become contributing members of open, pluralistic systems.
Algeria’s scheme to help hold off social unrest by redistributing substantial oil wealth cannot be sustained indefinitely. The regime must reform or face collapse.
Food security has been eroded in Syria over the last few years, with production of main crops falling by varying degrees mainly due to the impact of the conflict on fertilizers, the disruption of trade routes, and the reduction of subsidies on fuel.
A look at how to sever the link between criminality and conflict in Syria.
While financial awareness and education have a long way to go before Syria’s financial sector can reach its true potential, the country was and remains underbanked and underinsured by all measures.
It is useful to consider what processes are implicated in the ongoing reconstruction experiences of Iraq and Lebanon and what, in turn, these experiences can reveal about the Syrian case moving forward.
Alongside the impact of the civil war taking place in Syria, the mass displacement of Syrians since 2011 is widely acknowledged as the most severe and pressing humanitarian catastrophe today.
Public services in the West Bank and Gaza have shown an outstanding level of resilience that is likely to continue even if security, political, or economic situations deteriorate.
In the long term, the EU has managed to keep alive—even if only on life support—a diplomatic process based on a two-state solution.
Hamas is going through a difficult transformation on various levels, and it might need some time to recover its stability.
The Carnegie Middle East Center works with regional partners to build the capacity of emerging scholars and institutions in the Middle East and North Africa.
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