THE ISSAM FARES INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Making Sense of Turkey's Foreign Policy
The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) held a webinar titled “Making Sense of Turkey's Foreign policy" on Friday December 18, 2020. The webinar explored the drivers behind Turkey's - often described as - “aggressive adventurism" abroad, and whether it possesses the resources to sustain its assertive “emergent power" posturing, and its constant involvement in proliferated proxy warfare. The discussion also focused on the new US administrat
بالاشتراك مع الباروميتر العربي تم تنظيم حلقة حوار عبر الانترنت وذلك يوم الثلاثاء ١٥ كانون الأول/ديسمبر ٢٠٢٠ بتوقيت بيروت تحت عنوان: "الاستطلاع في زمن الكورونا: نتائج الباروميتر العربي، الدورة السادسة - لبنان سيتمّ عرض نتائج الاستطلاع خلال الحلقة من قِبل باحث رئيسي
The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs (IFI) at the American University of Beirut (AUB) hosted an online conversation with Yasmina Abdelilah, energy analyst at the Renewable Energy Division at the International Energy Agency (IEA) moderated by Marc Ayoub, researcher at the Energy Policy and Security Program at IFI. Titled “IEA's Renewables 2020 Analysis and Forecast to 2025 with a Focus on the MENA Region," the virtual discussion took place on Monday, December 14, 2020.
An online conference titled “School to College Transitions among Vulnerable Youth in Lebanon” was organized on Friday, December 11, 2020 to present the findings and outcomes of the “Pre-College Mentoring Program” project
In partnership with the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), an online conference (Webinar) was organized on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, titled "Genocide in the Middle East viewed through a Gender Lens" in order to address the root causes and consequences of the genocidal violence against women and girls.
Nile Water Rights
A Webinar titled: “Nile Water Rights” was organized on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 to tackle the water rights of the Nile riparian states and the current issue of the filling of the GERD. This event hosted speakers from various institutes and universities.