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A Summary of the Past Decade’s Emotional Rollercoaster

Here's an attempt to summarise the past decade's emotional rollercoaster. In 2009, I was living in the city that never sleeps. Moving to Cairo was the best decision of my life, despite the fact that everyone told me I was crazy to quit a great job in DC and move without one.  But something told… Continue reading A Summary of the Past Decade’s Emotional Rollercoaster

Academic/Policy Papers

Yemen’s Independent Youth and Their Role in the National Dialogue Conference – Triggering a Change in Political Culture

Read full policy paper here. In March 2013, a six-month National Dialogue Conference (NDC) began. It has brought together 565 diverse participants, among them representatives of Yemen's independent youth, who were essential in starting the 2011 uprising. The Conference is tasked with putting forward decisions on major topics related to Yemen's future. In July, a… Continue reading Yemen’s Independent Youth and Their Role in the National Dialogue Conference – Triggering a Change in Political Culture