Join AUC’s GAPP Tahrir Dialogue with Mark Turnage – Lectures – Al-Ahram Weekly

Mark Turnage and Nabil Fahmy

American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus
Wed 22, 7pm – 8pm (online event): Join this virtual session of the Gerhart Center Social Discussions titled “The Egyptian State’s Efforts in Family Development and the Importance of the Role of Youth” with Hala Azzam , director general of research and international agreements at the National Population Council. The lecture will discuss the history of overpopulation in Egypt and government efforts – this will include population characteristics and the national population strategy. Azzam will also highlight the importance of the role of young people and how the National Population Council includes young people in its strategy. The link is
Moataz Al Alfi room and live broadcast
Thursday 23, 2-3:30 p.m.: The CUA Climate Change Initiative Launch features a lecture on the important leadership role of universities nationally and internationally in limiting the many dangers of climate change. Join AU Commission Chairperson Ahmed Dallal and UN High Level Climate Change Champion for Egypt, and International Monetary Fund Executive Director Mahmoud Mohei El Din (joining virtually) as they address the importance of using education and research to reduce our environmental footprint. The link is

French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
Media library
Fri 17, 12 p.m.: Start the day with Salma Mohsein who will make you discover lots of stories during your favorite story time meeting followed by a creative workshop. Mohsein is a gifted teacher and reader.

Italian cultural institute
Mon 20, 6 p.m. (Online): Veronica Raimo, candidate for the Strega Prize for her novel Niente di Vero, meets readers in Egypt. The meeting will be held online in Italian at the IIC.

Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC)
Al-Sheikh Rihan Street, near Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, Tel. 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Sat 18, 1:30-10:00 p.m.: The inaugural AUC Venture Lab Summit is a day filled with expert knowledge, networking opportunities, and the latest in the entrepreneurship ecosystem. The event will feature valuable panels and inspiring one-on-one discussions, exclusive workshops and startup presentations. From valuable panel discussions and inspiring one-on-one discussions to exclusive workshops and V-Lab Demo Day featuring presentations from our Spring’22 cohort of innovative startups.
Please note that although tickets are free, pre-event registration is essential to guarantee campus access for this event. Attendees will receive event confirmations after registration. On the day of the event, be sure to bring your national ID card and a face mask to be able to participate in the event.
Oriental Room
Monday 20, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.: The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) will be hosting the GAPP Tahrir Dialogue (103) titled “Lessons Learned from Cyberwarfare Between Ukraine and Russia and Why Cyberwars of the Future Will Be Different from U.S”. Thought. former Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs. This will be a hybrid event, panelists and guests will only attend in person from the Oriental Hall of the AUC Tahrir campus. This measure is taken due to regulations regarding the maximum capacity of the COVID-19 room. If you wish to attend in person, register on [email protected] In addition, the event will take place in the form of an online webinar; to join the event virtually, please click on the link below:
An English-Arabic translation will be available for participants. (Please note that you must present proof that you are fully vaccinated when accessing the AUC Tahrir campus).

A version of this article appeared in the June 16, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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